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A ‘Simple But Powerful Technique Called Mindfulness’
by Watch Staff
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Mountain School is teaching mindfulness in 15-minute lessons, an ideal length for integrating into the school day.  
Bridal Veil Living Classroom Presentations Dec. 9
by Watch Staff
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Bridal Veil Living Classroom students present details about their summer research at Honga's Lotus Petal on Monday, Dec. 9.
NTSB Says Airplane in Cedaredge Crash Might Have Broken Apart Midflight
by Watch Staff
Dec 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board suggests the small Cessna T210M airplane that crashed near Cedaredge on Nov. 19 might have broken up in mid-air, killing th...
Deal to Preserve Black Canyon Golf Course in the Works
by William Woody
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The city could take over the management of the course, purchase the course or enter into a lease agreement with the private Montrose Land Company.
Response Plan to Combat Spruce Beetle, SAD Being Drafted
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Stakeholders throughout the region got a glimpse of the severity of Sudden Aspen Decline and the spruce beetle infestation problem on the GMUG at a daylong meeting hosted by the Western Colorado La...
Telluride First in Condé Nast Reader’s Poll, Second Year in a Row
by Samuel Adams
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked ski resorts based on hotels, terrain, lifts, lines and aprés-ski events. This is the third year in a row that Telluride ranked within the poll’s top three slots.
One-of-a-Kind Ski Tree Evokes Holiday Spirit
by Samuel Adams
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The 12-foot-high Telluride Ski Tree will be inaugurated Friday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., kicking off two weekends of Holiday Prelude fun in Telluride and Mountain Village.
‘Fatalgram’ Offers Potential Insights Into Revenue-Virginius Accident
by Samantha Wright
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The report goes on to outline a number of “best practices” which, if properly executed, could possibly have prevented the accident.
MHS’s ‘Chieftain’ Newspaper Isn’t Afraid to Tackle Tough Subjects
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If a story stirs some controversy, the paper’s staff are happy to know that what they write is being read and perhaps the conversations they spark will enable more understanding and learning.
Ice Farmers Grow Fat Crop for Opening Day at Ouray Ice Park
by Samantha Wright
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Ice farming season is in full swing at the Ouray Ice Park, and according to chief ice farmer Dan Chehayl, the ice is coming in nice and fat, boding well for opening day at the Park in just two shor...
Elderly Woman Injured in Downtown Fire  
by William Woody
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The fire was likely caused by a combination of a burning cigarette and portable oxygen.
North Fork Stakeholders Lauding BLM’s Inclusion of Alternative Plan
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Local stakeholders have worked the past year-and-a-half in a grassroots effort to craft the North Fork Alternative Plan, which is intended to protect the agriculturally rich valley from future oil ...
Noel Night Kicks Off Holiday Prelude, Wednesday, Dec. 4
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
The longstanding tradition of Noel Night – on the first Wednesday of December, when participating Telluride stores and restaurants offer food, beverages and discounts has evolved into an unofficial...
MONTROSE BRIEFS | Kathy Ellis Will Not Face Charges for Carrying Gun to Airport
by William Woody
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Black Canyon Golf Course Negotiations Continue...New Control at Black Canyon Jet Center
Mountain Village Gondola Granted ‘Contribution Project’ Status
by Watch Staff
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The new status offers donors 25 percent state and federal income tax credits, up to a $100,000 maximum credit.
Montrose Man Identified as Lone Fatality Of Last Week’s Plane Crash
by William Woody
Dec 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Transportation Safety Board has not released its preliminary report on the accident.
Ouray Community Takes Stock of 2020 Economic Development Plan
by Samantha Wright
Dec 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Ouray took stock of its 2020 Economic Development Plan last week, reporting that many goals have been met, and others have proved unrealistic.
SAN MIGUEL COUNTY BRIEFS | Goodtimes Opposes Naming Post Office for Schwarzkopf
by Samuel Adams
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Because Commissioner Elaine Fischer attended the meeting via phone, the commissioners will discuss the renaming at the next meeting.
Council To Decide If Rec Center Funding Will Go Before Voters
by William Woody
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Recreation District Board of Directors voted last week to ask the Montrose City Council to place a sales tax increase in front of voters next spring to raise $11.7 million to go toward...
Telluride Library Starts Search for Permanent Director
by Samuel Adams
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The position has been advertised and the Wilkinson Board hopes to fill the position in the early spring.