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Horsefly Brewing Co. Wins Concession at Montrose Airport
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who pass through security at Montrose Regional Airport can soon order food and locally brewed beer while waiting for their flight.
Woody ‘Battles’ a Montrose SWAT Team Preparing For the 'Human Factor'
by William Woody
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s All About Preparing for the ‘Human Factor’ in Real-life Situations
Montrose Seventh Grader Named People-to-People Student Ambassador
by William Woody
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Matthew Gardner, a seventh grader at Columbine Middle School was accepted into the People to People Ambassador Program this year, will travel to the Netherlands, England, France, Germany, Belgium, ...
Marijuana Edibles Brought to Olathe School, Investigation Ongoing
by William Woody
Jan 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the Montrose County Sheriff's department, at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the high school for a report of suspected drug activity on campus.
Underwood Resigns; Ouray Council Seeks Candidates to Fill Vacancy
by By Samantha Wright
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Letters of intent will be accepted by the City of Ouray for the next two weeks, said Mayor Pam Larson.
Measure B Now Officially on the Ballot
by William Woody
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters to decide if .3 percent sales tax hike will fund rec center.
KOTO to Hold Special Election
by Samuel Adams
Jan 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to criticisms of recent actions leading to the departure of longtime KOTO Special Events Coordinator Janice Zink, the radio’s board will hold a special election for four of its seven seats.
CDOT Looks to Locals for Help Stabilizing Rockfall on Red Mountain Pass
by Samantha Wright
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Local resources on both sides of Red Mountain Pass have mobilized this week in a massive coordinated effort to reopen US 550.
Region’s New 911 Dispatch Center Goes Live
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The new 911-dispatch center, which serves a total of 31 agencies throughout the region including law enforcement and emergency response organizations in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties, wen...
Chad Peele Mountaineering Slideshow Supports Playground Initiative
by Samantha Wright
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The show, aptly titled “The Wanderings of a Mountain Guide”, is a fundraiser for the Ridgway Elementary School Playground Initiative.
UPDATED: Committee Says Florida Aviation Firm Meets Minimum Airport FBO Standards
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A second bidder, TSG Aviation, a subsidiary of the Telluride Ski Resort, did not meet minimum qualifications.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS | $1.9 Million Streetscape Bond Question Destined For Ridgway Ballot
by Samantha Wright
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Lake O’ Acquisition Moves Forward...Student Liason to Council Program Gains Traction...Axel Project Charity Ride Planned for Aug. 30
Glasier, Young Appointed to Hospital Trustee Board
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark Young and George Glasier, two of five applicants who interviewed for board vacancies, were appointed to the Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees this week in a 2-1, 3-0 vote by the Cou...
MV Council Bans Retail Pot – For Now
by Samuel Adams
Jan 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
The moratorium must be extended, or pot sales banned permanently, by the end of March.
Gus Kenworthy Heads to Sochi
by Martinique Davis
Jan 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride homeboy named to first-ever U.S. Olympic Ski Slopestyle Team
Grand Junction Man Sentenced to Prison for Sending Threats
by Watch Staff
Jan 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
According to court documents, as well as facts presented to the jury during trial, a person called the Grand Junction Police Department to report threatening Facebook posts.
PILT Finds Vehicle in Farm Bill
by Samantha Wright and Samuel Adams
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
A reduction or elimination of federal payments in lieu of taxes would be particularly devastating for many southwestern Colorado counties that have already had to make severe budget cuts.
Montrose Schools Will Accept Grants, Even if Funded by Pot
by Samuel Adams
Jan 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
While Telluride permits retail pot sales, Montrose does not. But tax revenues from retail marijuana sales are expected to benefit school districts including Montrose, many of which do not allow ret...
Wilderness Is Theme for Mountainfilm’s 2014 Moving Mountains Symposium
by Watch Staff
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountainfilm in Telluride will explore a wide range of issues associated with wilderness during its Moving Mountains Symposium, May 23, 2014.
Masters Seeks 10th Term as San Miguel County Sheriff
by Watch Staff
Jan 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters announced that he has officially filed with the Colorado Secretary of State seeking re-election as the San Miguel County sheriff in the upcoming el...