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Welcome Home Montrose Gears Up for Returning Veterans
by Watch Staff
Dec 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Decorating Safety Reminders for Families…Lifesavers Ball Fundraiser Coming Jan. 14…Mark Crossley Dies in Montrose
On the Table at the Valley Food Forum
by Caitlin Switzer, The Montrose Mirror
Dec 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Farmers, nutrition experts, business owners, executives and others discuss new ways to bring locally grown foods and products to hungry consumers.
Montrose County Assessor Brad Hughes of the Year
by Watch Staff
Dec 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
'I was surprised and honored to receive this recognition from my peers; definitely a highlight in my professional career.'
Feds Seeking Comment on 3D Seismic Carbon Dioxide Exploration Proposal
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kinder Morgan CO2 Company is proposing a three-dimensional seismic exploration of 134 square miles of public and private lands that include the area around Glade Lake and lands on the east and west...
Telluride, Montrose To Host Stages of 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
by Samantha Wright
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring it on! USA Pro Cycling Challenge races toward the Western Slope in 2012.
Appeals Court Upholds Uranium Mill Special Use Permit
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
While disappointed in the decision, Sheep Mountain Alliance says some good came out of the legal challenge.
Sheep Mountain Alliance Files Suit Against Pacificorp for Polluting San Miguel River
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The suit alleges the company violated the conditions of its federal discharge permit at the Silver Bell tailings site.
CAIC Opens New Offices in Ouray, Telluride
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
As the CAIC expands its presence in the San Juans, local backcountry travelers have a chance to support the under-funded organization with fundraisers Thursday and Friday nights in Ouray and Tellur...
Telluride’s Hagen Kearney to Enter World Cup SBX Starting Gate This Weekend
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Kearney and his younger brother Harry were among the six young snowboarders invited to last week’s camp, and according to U.S. Snowboard Team coach Peter Foley, both Kearney boys showed their prowe...
The World Cup’s Best Ride With TSSC
by Jesse James McTigue
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local snowboarders ripped it up with World Cup champions last Thursday in Telluride.
City Council Cool to Idea of Sales Tax Increase
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Recreation District got a cool reception from the Montrose City Council regarding a sales tax increase to fund a new community recreation center.
Udall, Bennet Secure Five-Month Stay on Post Office Closures
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Postal Service agrees to a five-month moratorium on closing postal facilities, protecting rural Colorado jobs while Congress gets to work on comprehensive postal reform.
Native Daughter Opens Glow Day Spa in Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Glow Day Spa is the new project of native daughter Mimi Worswick.
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2012
$15 Discount on Locals’ Tix Jan. 9-31, 81435 Zipcode Required
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
With an eye to stalling scalpers, and to facilitating regional residents’ access to the event, discounted tickets for Town of Telluride residents go on sale Jan. 9-31, significantly earlier than in...
MV Council Braces for Bleak Financial Future
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
MV Council passes a “workable” budget, while bracing for a future of shaky financial footing.
Henderson Will Seek a Second Term
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
District 1 Commissioner and Montrose native Ron Henderson has announced he will seek reelection to a second term next year.
Montrose High School Wrestling Team is Small in Numbers but Full of Talent
by Dana Shellhorn
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose wrestlers managed to win despite losing points from empty weight classes.
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A 'Ginger Party' Is Planned for Mid-January
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ginger Perkins died on Dec. 9 after being in intensive care following a car accident on Nov. 3.
The Rites of Winter
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Avalanche Management: It's all in a day's work for the Telluride Ski Patrol.
Lynn Padgett Named Commissioner of the Year
by Peter Shelton
Dec 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray County Commissioner Lynn Padgett was named Commissioner of the Year by Colorado Counties, Inc.