arts & entertainment

No Niño Promises Only a ‘Wild Card’ Winter
by Peter Shelton
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At the 2012 Avalanche and Winter Weather Coordination Meeting, NWS forecaster Joe Ramey looked ahead to the coming No Niño winter.
Warm Coats and Clothing Distributed at THS
by Samantha Wright
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not too late to donate items for the warm clothing drive.
One-Stop Shopping, Training and Recording at Montrose Music
by William Woody
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Owner Ken Crombie opened the doors of Montrose Music in late July, and has been hard at working tearing down the walls to access an adjacent vacant space for the creation of music classrooms and a ...
R&R | Roma Bar Hosts Conscious Southern Hip-Hop Outfit the Nappy Roots, Joint Point to Play the Sheridan
by Adam E. Smith
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Once legendary venue hosts iconic rappers the Nappy Roots in a show that proves they still got it.
Ski Area Won’t Bend On Pre-Season Closure
by Samantha Wright
Nov 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A local petition to manage uphill hiking and skiing makes the rounds, but the Telluride Ski & Golf Company “feels strongly” that closures stay in place.
Uranium Mill Advocates, Opponents Face Off in Nucla
by Samantha Wright
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday promised to hold some fireworks, as dozens of members of the public made their way to tiny Nucla from across the Western Slope to express their very strong opinions on the matter of whether ...
We’ve Legalized Pot. Now What?
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters, a longtime and vocal critic of the War on Drugs, says “I’m not thrilled” about the the passage of Amendment 64.
MONTROSE COUNTY BRIEFS | Despite Short Notice, Ryan Campaign Event Went Well
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Waiving fees expected to encourage home building… Hickenlooper’s Appointment Dismays Montrose Commissioners…Budget Meeting Scheduled.
Holiday Road-Trip: U.S. Capitol Tree Rolls Through Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The a 73-foot-tall Engelmann spruce was felled earlier this month and will arrive in Washington D.C. just after Thanksgiving along with nearly 3,000 ornaments crafted by Colorado school children.

Downtown Montrose Draws New Businesses
by William Woody
Nov 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Take a look around downtown Montrose today and residents can see, with a trained eye, that those “for sale” and "for rent" signs are slowing fading away.
R&R | 90s Alternative Music Flashbacks Headline Western Slope Venues
by Adam E. Smith
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Anders Osborne brought monstrous sound to the 37th Annual KOTO Halloween Bash.
Tennessee’s Black Lillies Headline Mountain Air Fundraiser  
by Samantha Wright
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Black Lillies headline a classy fundraiser at Ouray’s Wright Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 3 in support of next summer’s Mountain Air Music Series.

Telluride Chef Eliza Gavin It to Makes Prime Time
by Martinique Davis
Oct 21, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Owner of 221 South Oak restaurant in Telluride is one of 21 “chef-testants” on season ten of the popular reality cooking show, filmed in Seattle.
R&R | Matisyahu Lights Up The Sheridan and The Regional Rundown
by Adam E. Smith
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Matisyahu in review and Janiva Magness leads the regional rundown.
Ridgway’s Historic Sherbino Theatre Is Born Again
by Leslie Vreeland
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The freshly restored historic Sherbino Theater gets a grand opening celebration this weekend in Ridgway.
Recyclables Are Big Business at Recla Metals
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
People are finding that everything from discarded microwaves to Christmas lights – anything shiny, and a lot that is not – can earn them a few extra dollars.
R&R | Jimkata Revisited, Matisyahu Hits Telluride and The Regional Rundown
by Adam Smith
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Jimkata makes a statement in Durango; Matisyahu and more this week
Celebrate the Restoration of Naturita's Uranium Drive-In Sign This Weekend
by Watch Staff
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“Whether you came to the drive-in with your families, on a date, in the trunk of a car or by bicycle,come join us and reminisce about this historic sign and celebrate Naturita’s past, present and f...
Art Partners Program Boosts Self-Esteem, Fosters Community
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Art Partners is a youth-mentoring program that promotes the use of the arts to channel energy into positive behavior in young people.
R&R | Regional Rundown: Four Cities Bringing an Eclectic Assortment of Bands
by Adam E. Smith
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Western Slope gets hit with an eclectic music lineup this week.