San Juan Silver Stage, July – August – September 2019

Features: Ecologically-responsible  development; High and low-country hiking trails; Farm-to-Table; Enchanted Gardens; Ridgway Rendezvous & area cultural activities; Mini- horses and mini-pig pets; Montrose Community Connections. Featured artists: Silverton metal artists, Carol Wilkins and Ken Webb. 

SW Colorado


Arts, Entertainment & Adventures


 Follow the Water. Resource-responsible Development from the “outside-in”.  Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• Awesome, Amazing, Alpine Adventures’. Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• Enchanted Gardens. Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• Farm to Table. Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• County Fairs and Rodeo. Written by Edrin Stadelman.

• Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail—Montrose to Ouray. Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• Preserving Alpine Trails. Written by Samantha Tisdel Wright.

• West End Trail Alliance. Written by Deb Barr.

• Low Alpine Hiking. Written by Ninah Hunter.

• A Shared Passion for Making Art from Metal. Written by Samantha Tisdel Wright.

 Mighty Mini Horse Therapy. Written by Alice Billings.

• This Little Piggy. Written by Debra Lueck.

Regional Articles

Montrose, Colorado
• Montrose Community Connection. Written by Kathryn R. Burke.

• Montrose County Ditch Systems. Written by Deb Barr.

Ridgway, Colorado
• Ridgway — Fabulous Food — Yum! Written by Ninah Hunter.

• Ridgway. 1st Friday, June – September. Written by Ninah Hunter.

• Ridgway Rendezvous. Written by Ashley King-Grambley.

Ouray, Colorado
• Fun, Food, and Fantastic ShoppingWritten by Samantha Tisdel Wright.

• Art, Music, & Entertainment in Ouray.

Silverton, Colorado
• Silverton’s Greene Street. Gifts & Galleries. Written by Samantha Tisdel Wright.

Delta, Colorado
• Delta 2nd Saturday Stroll. Written by Ann Barker.

Cedaredge. Hotchkiss, Paonia, Colorado
• Small Towns, Big Entertainment. Staff story


• Publisher’s Corner, Kathryn R. Burke. ‘Sharing and Caring for our Resources’.

• MEDC, Sandy Head. Montrose Economic Development Corp.

• Community Living Services, Eva Veitch. ‘I am an Age Distrupter, and Proud of it’.

• Senior Resources, Marilynn Huesby. ’50+ Pay it Forward’.

• Money Matters, Jim Elder. Finance Editor. ‘Sometimes IT Happens’.

• Living Well, Real Estate, Ninah Hunter. Real Estate Editor.

• Dr Renee, Pets, Renee Rumrill, DVM. ‘Foxtails’.

• Trail Tales, Ken Reyher. ”Reaching Back’.

• Book Review, Sara Rinne. Trails Less Traveled.


• Art & Entertainment
See A&E Section

– A Shared Passion for Making Art from Metal. Written by Samantha Tisdel Wright. Images: Samantha Tisdel Wright and Kathryn R. Burke.

– Quilt Show or Art Show? It’s Both! Written by Debra Lueck.

– 36th San Juan Chamber MusicFest. Written by Heather Greisz. Images: Courtesy OPAG.

– Ouray’s Artists’ Alpine Holiday.

– Ridgway Rendezvous. Written by Ashley King-Grambley. Images: Courtesy Weehawken.

– Great Things on the Horizon at the Sherbino. Written by Ashley King-Grambley. Image: Kathryn R. Burke.

• Books
Book Review, Sara Rinne. Trails Less Traveled: 27 Adventurous Hikes out of Ouray, Colorado. Kelvin Kent.

• Community

• Finance

Money Matters. Sometimes IT Happens. Written by Jim Elder, Finance Editor.

• Health

• History

Trail Tales. Reaching Back.  Ken Reyher.

• Pets

Perfect Pets. Mighty Mini Horses. Alice Billings.

Dr. Renee. Foxtails. Renee Rumrill, DVM.

This Little Piggy. Debra Lueck.

• Real Estate

A Better Fit? Downsizing.  Ninah Hunter, Real Estate Editor.

• Recreation

• Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail—Kathryn R. Burke.

• West End Trail Alliance. Deb Barr.

• Low Alpine Hiking. Ninah Hunter.

• Seniors

I Am an Age Disrupter and Proud of It!!! Eva Veitch, Region 10 Community Living Services Program Director.

50+ Pay It Forward‘. Marilynn Huseby.

• Service Organizations

Senior Center Dances. Staff story.

Volunteers Are the Lifeblood of Our Community

• Calendars

Featured Events

Regional Calendar
Arts, Entertainment & Events

Presenrations & Talks
Health & Fitness
50+ Adventures