San Miguel County Newswire

San Miguel County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Miguel County, CO.

Results 1 - 20 of 62 in San Miguel County, CO

  1. The Ten Worst Avalanches in Colorado HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Denver Westword

    ... in their beds when snow came crashing down Mt. Elbert from 13,000 feet. 7. Mendota Mine over Telluride, San Miguel County (1883) It was almost Christmas in 1883 - December 23, to be exact - when an avalanche swept away most of the buildings at the ...

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  2. Move over, Oprah, Telluride pushes ahead with affordable housing planRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | The Gazette

    ... homes listed for sale in Telluride through December average $2.3 million and about $1.5 million in all of San Miguel County, and $505,600 for all of Colorado. That compares to $95,000 in neighboring Dolores County. Unfortunately not everyone wants ...

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  3. Tour bus goes off highway near Telluride; no injuriesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 6 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... 145 when two of its tires went off the roadway Thursday night. The bus stayed upright. According to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office, the passengers were from the Alpine Ski Club of Phoenix. It says a school bus took them to a temporary ...

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  4. Tour bus goes off highway near Telluride; no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | The Progress

    ... 145 when two of its tires went off the roadway Thursday night. The bus stayed upright. According to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office, a 20-mile stretch of the highway was closed and a school bus was sent to the scene to take the passengers to ...

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  5. Tour Bus Goes Off The Edge Of HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | CBS Local

    ... bus were uninjured. The bus was righted just after 9 p.m. The highway remained closed According to the San Miguel County Sheriff, everyone will continue on to Telluride. Those on board the bus were transported to a temporary shelter while the bus ...

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  6. Blotter for 12-26-16Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 25 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The San Miguel Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for a southwest Colorado man who is wanted on multiple offenses and is considered armed and dangerous. He allegedly assaulted his wife Friday night and was last seen at his residence in Egnar in San Miguel County, which is located on the Utah border about 35 miles east of Monticello, Utah.

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  7. 6bzk_creel_familyRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 18 | The Telluride Watch

    Todd Creel, owner and broker of Prospect Realty, has been helping to unite buyers and sellers throughout Telluride, Mountain Village and San Miguel County since 1987.

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  8. $18M Telluride penthouse up for auction boasts limestone floors reclaimed from European castlesRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... Auctions . Furnishings and art are included in the sale. LOCATION : Across the street from the historic San Miguel County Courthouse on Telluride's main drag, the condo - 300 W. Colorado Ave. Unit 3 - covers the entire top floor of the Elks ...

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  9. $18M Telluride penthouse up for auction boasts limestone floors reclaimed from European castlesRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... Auctions . Furnishings and art are included in the sale. LOCATION : Across the street from the historic San Miguel County Courthouse on Telluride's main drag, the condo - 300 W. Colorado Ave. Unit 3 - covers the entire top floor of the Elks ...

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  10. San Miguel County objects to oil, gas leasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | TheDenverChannel

    Commissioners in San Miguel County say they intend to protest plans to lease federal lands for possible oil and gas drilling. A U.S. Bureau of Land Management lease sale in February could offer petroleum developers an opportunity to bid on developing almost 11,000 acres in San Miguel County.

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  11. Solar program could save Florence $1.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... other governmental agencies in Colorado with this program including Breckenridge, Telluride, Lakewood and San Miguel County.

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  12. Fall poetry reading, open mic and workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... editor, community arts leader, and politician who has served as Green Party County Commissioner in San Miguel County since 2000. He was named the first Western Slope Poet Laureate and has published several books of poetry. Educated seven years in a ...

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  13. Fall poetry reading, open mic and workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... editor, community arts leader, and politician who has served as Green Party County Commissioner in San Miguel County since 2000. He was named the first Western Slope Poet Laureate and has published several books of poetry. Educated seven years in a ...

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  14. Mountain News: Big snow year or just something average?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Pique News Magazine

    ... Colo. - An avowed environmentalist is making the case for a coal-fired power plant. The enviro is San Miguel County Commissioner Art Goodtimes, the only member of the Green Party in elected office in Colorado. The power plant is at Nucla, which is ...

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  15. Mountain News: Are booming summers too much of a good thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Pique News Magazine

    Five years since the recession was in the rear-view mirror, and summers at mountain resorts in Colorado just keep getting busier and busier. Is it too busy? "We have to work our butts off to make it work financially to live here, but if we have to sacrifice our quality of life now, it's no longer worth it," said Hillary Cooper, a long-time resident of Telluride and soon to be a San Miguel County commissioner.

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  16. Colorado's economy strong, may get peckishRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Colorado's economy will continue to grow over the next year or so, but it won't be as good as in recent years, economic forecasters told state lawmakers Tuesday. At the same time, the specter of a recession continues to loom, said Natalie Mullis, chief economist for the Legislative Council.

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  17. Ruling keeps public access to Telluride trailRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Hikers of Gold Hill Road on the Upper Bear Creek Basin in San Miguel County won't have to worry about not being able to access those trails near Telluride. That's because the Colorado Supreme Court last week denied a review of a Court of Appeals decision that upheld a San Miguel District Court's ruling to keep access through the area open to the public.

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  18. Two Fatally Injured In Motorglider Accident In ColoradoRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Two people were fatally injured Wednesday in a motorglider accident in Telluride, CO, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office. The pilot of the aircraft was well-known local pilot Robert "Glider Bob" Saunders, the Sheriff's office said in a news release.

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  19. Coroner identifies second of two men killed in Telluride aircraft crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Denver Post

    ... Fork, was a passenger in the plane piloted by 64-year-old Robert "Glider Bob" Saunders. Emil Sante, the San Miguel County coroner, said Thursday a decision on cause and manner of death for the two men is pending further investigation. Saunders was ...

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  20. 2 men die in motorized glider crash at Telluride Ski ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    The San Miguel County Sheriff's Office says the fixed-wing glider crashed in the Prospect Basin area Wednesday afternoon, killing 64-year-old Robert Saunders and another Colorado man whose name has not been released. Saunders, known in the area as "Glider Bob," owned and operated "Glide Telluride," which offers year-round glider rides out of Telluride Regional Airport.

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