arts & entertainment

Gold Run Preschool Facility Opens This Week
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Telluride boasts solid programs and facilities for preschool-aged children, infant care still an issue for local working families.
Bike to Work, Shop, Play!
by William Woody
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-five bike racks spring up in downtown Montrose, thanks to DDA donation program.
R&R | You Me & Apollo Brought Soul Rock to Naggy McGee’s
by Adam E. Smith
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Find out what happens when Fort Collins soul rock band You Me & Apollo plays a rowdy Irish pub in Grand Junction.
Tipis and Yurts: How They’re Made
by Peter Shelton
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado Yurt Company, based in Montrose with roots in Ridgway, will be featured this month on the Science Channel series How It’s Made.
Montrose Humanitarian Wins Lotto Jackpot
by Samantha Wright
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Nora Duckworth of Montrose, co-founder of Western Colorado Friends of the Himalaya, has a few ideas about how to spend the $6.2 million Lotto Jackpot she won last week.
Fire Consumes Biodiesel Fuel Shed
by Peter Shelton
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A fire totally destroyed an outbuilding used to process biodiesel fuel between Ridgway and Ouray last week.
Chow Down Takes a Natural Approach to Pet Health
by William Woody
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The owners of the newly created Chow Down Pet Supplies host a grand opening Saturday for their new downtown store specializing in dog and cat nutrition.
ELEVATED | The Nutcracker, Wine 102, and a Climbing Botanist
by Leslie Vreeland
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Nutcracker in Montrose, Wine 102 in Telluride, and a Climbing Botanist in Durango, all in the arts this week.
Yule Fest Comes to Ouray This Weekend
by Samantha Wright
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The weekend features live music at two venues, the annual Wine, Chocolate & Cheese Fest, visits with Santa for the kids and the pets, and great shopping opportunities at local small businesses, man...
Telluride’s World Cup Enters Skicross Era
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s December event is the first World Cup competition to bring skicross and snowboardcross together.
City Commits LOT Funds To Support Wright Opera House
by Samantha Wright
Dec 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray City Council agreed this week to designate a small allocation of Lodging and Occupancy Tax dollars for the Wright Opera House.
‘Tis the Season For Giving in Telluride
by Samantha Wright
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
They may have started out as baskets, but these days, the beneficiaries of Telluride’s Angel Baskets program actually receive large overstuffed boxes filled to the brim with holiday goodies and nec...
Montrose Merchants Call Small Business Saturday a Big Success
by William Woody
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"It was incredible. At times there was so many people that I didn't know if they would all fit," said Sonja Horn, owner of Fabula, a downtown home gift boutique.
Mill Creates Jobs, Plays Role in Healthy Forests
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Forest Products Manager Norm Birtcher gives a public presentation earlier this month on what the mill needs to survive.
Highway Crossing Now a Walk in the Park
by Peter Shelton
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With its new crossing guards and safety patrol program, Ridgway Elementary is encouraging kids to walk and ride their bikes to school.
Ouray Native Vies for Spot on Paralympic Snowboarding Team
by Samantha Wright
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray local Heidi Duce begins training full time at Copper Mountain Resort next month in hopes of qualifying to become a part of the first-ever USA Women’s Paralympic Snowboarding team.
Master Fly-Tying Classes Coming to Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose fly-fishing shop, Potamoi Anglers, will host two master fly-tiers for classes in December and January.
ELEVATED | Curtis, Chorus and Alice
by Leslie Vreeland
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Native American photography exhibit in Montrose, a musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland in Telluride, and an a capella Christmas concert in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
Telluride Ski Resort Kicks Off 40th Season
by Martinique Davis
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Skiers and snowboarders celebrate the start of the Telluride Ski Area’s 40th season this week, with the 2012-13 ski season officially beginning Thursday, Nov. 22.
Pot Ordinance Approved, DDA Funded
by William Woody
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing public health safety, economic well being and the preservation of peace, the Montrose City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading of city ordinance 2309, a temporary moratori...