Telluride School District Ranks High

The Telluride School District recently announced it is Accredited with Distinction by the state of Colorado. This represents the highest level the state ranks schools. This accreditation is based on Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) testing, ACT scores, preparation of students for post-secondary success, school safety measures, attendance and drop-out rates, and is determined by … Read More

First Snow in Telluride

Well, August is not yet over, but high in the Peaks surrounding Telluride and Mountain Village, we saw our first snowfall last night. I am sure it will disappear in a few days, but serves as a reminder to make your reservations, get some new ski or snowboard gear, check up on Telluride Real Estate … Read More

Telluride Association of Realtors Gives $10,000 to Airline Guarantee

Recently the Telluride Association of Realtors gave $10,000 to the Telluride Airline Guarantee Program, helping to ensure larger capacity flights and more options to the Telluride community, currently through the Montrose Airport, for the winter season. Flights come through Newark, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Southern California. As the current President … Read More

Mountain Village Hotel is Dead

The hotel project at the entrance to Mountain Village has been declared dead. A developer who hoped to build a hotel and affordable housing development near the gate to Mountain Village at the intersection of Arizona Street and Mountain Village Boulevard recently announced the plan would go no further, but that he hopes to build … Read More

Telluride Blues and Brews

Saturday Headliner Announced! Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Band will headline Saturday Night of the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival. Playing together for just a handful of dates this power blues band has never played the Telluride Town Park Main Stage in this format. Other performers include BB King and George Thorogood and the Destroyers, … Read More

Telluride’s July 2010 Real Estate Numbers

July was another strong month for Telluride regional real estate. Overall we saw 35 sales with $29.5 million in dollar volume. The data eclipses the same time period in 2009 by 95% in number of transactions and 119% in dollar volume. Year to date 2010 is up considerably vs 2009. We continue to gain ground … Read More

Phish in Telluride with both Set Lists

Well, we are half way through Phish in Telluride. So far the 9,000 or so fans that are here couldn’t be more behaved and this attraction only adds to the folklore of Telluride and the performance, sound and light production was phenominal on our Town Park stage. The impact is far less than Bluegrass Festival. … Read More

Monsoon Season in Telluride

It s officially monsoon season, in Telluride, Colorado, when heavy thunderclouds unleash their fury in the summer afternoons. These storms usually start in mid-July and can linger through the beginning of September. Monsoon season is the result of a change in the way moisture moves off the Pacific Ocean and takes three ingredients for these … Read More