Born on this day: B.J. THOMAS, STAN FREBERG, GARRISON KEILLOR, LENORE HECKLER, KAREN JOWDY FRIEDMAN, ROGER MANKE, ADRIANE SOKOLOWSKI, STEPHANIE JORET-BAYLESS, STEVE HASKELL, MATA HARI, FRED BLACKBURN, JESSICA BAER, MICHAEL BOWMAN, ANNIE KUHLES, LISA STECK-GILLEN, JAMIE LEE BREYER, ALICE MARTIN, TRACY BOYCE, KATE WADDELL
At the Nugget: 5:30pm & 8:00pm YESTERDAY (1h 56min PG-13)
There will be a celebration of the amazing life of Jeff Badger today at the Elks Lodge, from 4-10pm, with two live bands performing. The public is invited to attend. Donations to the Badger Family will be accepted at the memorial and at Alpine Bank.
The Sunset Concert Series presents Pierce Edens w/ the Dirty Grass Players, tonight, 6-8pm, in Mountain Village. KOTO will be broadcasting the show tonight!
The San Miguel Housing Authority’s housing lottery for Longwill16 and Silver Jack is now open. It closes Thursday, August 29th at noon. For guidelines and an application, visit smhra.org/lotteryinfo or stop by the SMRHA Office at 820 Black Bear Rd. #G17. Applications are accepted by appointment only. There will be a walk through of the Silver Jack Site this evening, 5pm. Meet outside of the WPL. Please meet on time. There will be a Housing Lottery Informational meeting Thursday, August 8, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM at the Wilkinson Public Library.
The Telluride Historical Museum will be screening Ken Burns' documentary, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Episode 5, The Rising Road on Sunday, August 25 at the Michael D. Palm Theatre. Ken Burns will be in attendance to introduce the film, entertain a Q&A, and participate in a book and DVD signing after. Purchase Tickets online or call the Museum at 970.728.3344 to reserve your spot!
One to One Youth Mentoring’s 10th Annual Top Chef and Taste of Telluride Competition takes place tomorrow, 5:30-9pm at the Peaks Resort. Tickets available at onetoonetelluride.org or call 970-728-0885.
County Road K69- Bridal Veil- will be closed to all traffic (foot, bicycles and motor vehicles) August 5th – August 8th, 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Road crews will be rebuilding roadway and building retaining walls. There will be large rocks being moved high above the valley that have the potential of rolling down into the valley. Please respect this closure for your own safety. For any questions, please call 327-4835.
The CSU Extension Office is offering a Greenhouse Management Class on Saturday, August 24th 9:30 to noon at the Placerville Schoolhouse for the class. Please call 970-327-4393 to reserve your spot
The 35th Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Arts and Crafts Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, August 10th-11th. More info available at ridgwayrendevous.com
Writer and poet Albert Flynn DeSilver will present a writing & mindfulness workshop at the Wilkinson Library, August 22 at 6:00 PM. More information can be found at www.albertflynndesilver.com
The Center for Mental Health Telluride invites the public to a community open house to tour the new behavioral health location in Telluride and meet their local staff. Thursday, August 29th from 1-3 p.m at 238 E. Colorado Ave., Suite 9 (Located above U.S. Bank.) Call 970.252.3200 for more information – No RSVP necessary.
Join Montrose Kayak and Surf and the City of Montrose for FUNC Fest August 9 and 10 at the Montrose Water Sports Park! More information for the weekend can be found at Montrose-Kayak.com or call 970-249-8730.
On July 20th, Joanne and Roudy Roudebush's Barn exploded in flames. It contained a lifetime of cowboy paraphernalia and every piece of tack (saddles and bridles), collected over the course of his 40 years of cowboyisms. An account is set up at Alpine Bank and a GoFundMe has been set up at www.gofundme.com/f/roudy039s-barn-raising. A community gathering is in the works. Any donations of bridles, saddles, blankets, pads, bits and reins would be graciously accepted at that gathering or by appointment in Telluride or Norwood. Please contact Patti Duax at 970-729-0459 with any questions.