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New Ridgway Salon Offers Style and Substance
by Samantha Wright
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Ernst Baer’s career has spanned decades, continents and 24 employment relationships with top salons. He’s just gotten back from an attempt at “retirement,” and is now styling hair at Bernard’s, nam...
Facing Declines in Revenue, Wilkinson Library to Close on Sundays
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 17, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A decline in property values is having a big impact on Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library.
BLM seeks comments on the Ridgway Travel
by Watch Staff
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Uncompahgre Field Office is seeking public comments on four alternatives for an interconnecting trail system on public lands managed by the BLM about two miles northeast of Ridgway.
Looking to the Future, Montrose Rec District Buys a Piece of Land
by Watch Staff
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With a new community recreation center as the ultimate goal, the Montrose Recreation District last week announced its purchase of a bank-owned 26 acres with lottery funds.
Telluride’s ‘Crown Jewel’ Opera House Turns 100
by Martinique Davis
Dec 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Sheridan Opera House celebrates its 100th anniversary with a year-long series of events, starting with Vaudeville Night, Dec. 30.
Mountain Village Owners Say Yes to Dial-A-Ride
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The future of Mountain Village’s Dial-A-Ride taxi service may be coming into focus, now that Mountain Village property owners have weighed in.
Meltdown! What Climate Change Means for the Snowsports Industry.
by Peter Shelton
Dec 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A new study from the University of New Hampshire quantifies the economic damage done to the snowsports industry by a warming climate.
Shroomfest, The Ride Compete For Mid-August Date
by Samantha Wright
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After well over two hours of often antagonistic comments, and with no end in sight, council agreed to continue reviewing the matter at a special joint meeting at 10 a.m. this Friday, Dec. 14, where...
New Technology Brings Efficiency, Safety to Regional Airports
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Wide Area Multilateration will allow air traffic controllers to track aircraft in mountainous areas that have previously been outside radar coverage.
Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Amendment 64 Proclamation
by Watch Staff
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The declaration formalizes the amendment as part of the Colorado Constitution and makes legal the personal use, possession and limited home-growing of marijuana for adults.
Grand Mesa Hosts First-Ever USSA Nordic Races
by Peter Shelton
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With the only snow in the state, the Grand Mesa Nordic Council stepped up to host two days of USSA-sanctioned nordic races last weekend.
Gold Run Preschool Facility Opens This Week
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Telluride boasts solid programs and facilities for preschool-aged children, infant care still an issue for local working families.
Bike to Work, Shop, Play!
by William Woody
Dec 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-five bike racks spring up in downtown Montrose, thanks to DDA donation program.
A Watershed Moment: Telluride, Idarado Enter Settlement Agreement
by Samantha Wright
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A decades-long legal battle over the town’s water supply appears to be over.
The Art of Skiing
by Watch Staff
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
TSSC freestyle Skier sells art to fundraise for those who can’t afford to ski.
No Behemoth Capital Projects Loom In 2013 Budget
by Samantha Wright
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After working to refine the City of Ouray’s 2013 budget for the past two months, the Ouray City Council holds its final budget work session Thursday Dec. 6.
Montrose County Institutes Fee for CORA Requests
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Do to a recent onset of public records requests, Montrose County now has a fee in place to cover the cost of staff time in retrieving those requests.
DMEA Shelters Members from Tri-State Rate Increase, for Now
by Watch Staff
Dec 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Delta-Montrose Electric Association the Board of Directors unanimously approved the cooperative’s 2013 budget.
CAIC, San Juan Field School to Conduct Avi Forum
by Martinique Davis
Dec 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the full extent of the San Juan winter to come remains a big question mark, there is little doubt that winter will be here eventually, bringing with it the region’s well-earned reputation ...
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Amendment 64: One of the ‘Biggies’ Coming Up in 2013
by Peter Shelton
Dec 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray County BOCC bought a new water tank, got hopeful about tires, and contemplated recreational marijuana at its meeting this week.