1. Sheriff Issues Winter Driving Preparedness Tips -- More Snow Forecasted for March

    Recent heavy snowfall means great skiing, but with it comes difficult driving conditions and increased avalanche risk. With more snow forecasted, Sheriff Bill Masters is issuing some emergency preparedness driving tips. Read on...
  2. Local Telluride Backcountry Skier Killed in Avalanche --Second Avalanche Death in Two Weeks in Regi

    A local Telluride man who was reported overdue from skiing in the backcountry Sunday was found today (Monday) just before 2pm by Search and Rescue teams. Read on...
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Office of the Sheriff

The Office of the Sheriff is overseen by an independent elected official, the County Sheriff.  Sheriff William 'Bill' Masters was first appointed to fill the previous Sheriff's term in 1980 and he is currently the longest serving Sheriff in Colorado's history.

Sheriff Bill is committed to providing quality service to the community.  Email the Sheriff with suggestions or comments anytime. 

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Sheriff Bill Masters

Masters, Bill