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Durango Lawyer Joins Democratic Field of Candidates for HD-59
by Samantha Wright
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
J. Paul Brown will face a fierce battle against a Democratic candidate in November. The question is, which one?
Goodtimes Throws Hat in Ring for Fifth Term
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
District 3 San Miguel County Commissioner says the county has done a responsible job and considering the difficult economic times, the county remains in great shape.
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<b>STREET THEATER</b> – Protesters from the North Fork Valley brandished signs calling for a moratorium on natural gas leasing in Delta County. Twenty-two parcels comprising 30,000 acres near the towns of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford have been nominated for the Aug. 9 sale. (Photo by Peter Shelton)
‘Don’t Frack the North Fork’
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
With the theme “Don’t Frack the Fork,” protesters from the North Fork Valley gathered in Montrose to protest oil-and-gas leasing in Delta County.
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<b>DISTRICT 3</b> Commissioner candidate Don Batchelder (with wife Patty Bennett) has served as commissioner before, as well as mayor and town manager of Ridgway. He is running again, he says, because he misses the “mental stimulation” of tackling Ouray County’s ongoing challenges. (Courtesy photo)
Batchelder and Flowers Announce Ouray BOCC Runs
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Republicans announced last week that they will seek their party nomination to run for Heidi Albritton’s term-limited county commissioner seat.
Montrose Swimmer Repeats State Title, New Class 4A Record
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose High School girls swim team brought home a state gold medal and seventh place overall.
Montrose Jeans Westerner Says Thanks and Goodbye After 40 Years
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose staple to sell everything before closing.
Dog Park Fundraising Gets Underway in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of the Ouray Dog Park have shifted into fundraising mode to make their vision a reality.
13th Annual Telluride Comedy Festival
America’s Favorite Funnymen Come to Telluride
by Watch Staff
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride funnyman Jeb Berrier brings his cast of comedians, including Rob Corddry, Seth Morris, Jason Mantzoukas, Jon Daly, Scot Armstrong, Owen Burke, Nick Thune and more, to town for 13th Annual...
Telluride Ski Resort Increases Enforcement of Temporarily Closed, In-bounds Terrain
by Martinique Davis
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The resort’s ski patrol and security departments have stepped-up their boundary patrols following a flurry of internal closure violations.
Sheriff Says Skiing in Bear Creek Is ‘Unprotectable’
by Marta Tarbell
Feb 15, 2012 | 5 5 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of the Feb. 13 death of longtime Telluride resident Nate Soules, Sheriff Bill Masters reminds snowriders, yet again, that skiing in Bear Creek is dangerous and ‘unprotectable.’
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Racers climbed the dirt road of Cottonwood pass during last years Queen stage from Gunnison to Aspen. Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Telluride Organizes to Host Its Biggest Event Ever
by Seth Cagin
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose will also benefit from August’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge.
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Avalanche Kills Sidecountry Snowboarder in Bear Creek
by Martinique Davis
Feb 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service for Telluride resident Nate Soules will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, at 12 p.m., at St. Patrick's Church
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RODEO AND JULIET – (Chris and Jan Harris) perform in concert at the Wright Opera House in Ouray on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. (Courtesy photos)
Rodeo and Juliet at the Wright Opera House
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
‘The Adventures of Rodeo and Juliet’ comes to the Wright Opera House for a Valentine’s Day concert.
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HOME BOY – Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club freestyle skier Troy Tully hit the top jump on the Hermit bump course Tuesday during practice session for the upcoming NorAms in Telluride (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
World-Class Mogul Course Draws World Cup Hopefuls
by Martinique Davis
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The first-ever Telluride-hosted NorAm mogul event converges on Hermit ski run this week.
Bennet: Long-Grounded FAA Bill Good for TEX, Economy
by Watch Staff
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The bill authorizes funding for the FAA for the next four years, including $3.35 billion per year for the Airport Improvement Program, which provides grants to airports in Colorado like TEX.
San Juan Mountain Guides Set to Change Hands
by Samantha Wright
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A new owner and new era for San Juan Mountain Guides.
Fitness Ridge Telluride’s ‘Elite Wellness Program’ Comes to the Peaks
by Watch Staff
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A limited number of health-conscious travelers seeking an all-inclusive fitness program can experience Fitness Ridge Telluride, April 8-May 26.
'Race to Nowhere' Questions High-Stakes Culture of America’s Schools
by Jesse James McTigue
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Why are today’s kids engaged in so many activities, and to what end?
Going Above and Beyond
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Animal Shelter manager is awarded for her hard work and compassion on the job.
Judge Halts Progress on Kansas Power Plant
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In a court ruling, District Judge Emmett Sullivan declares Rural Utilities Service violated NEPA by failing to prepare an EIS.