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High-Efficiency System Installed at Wastewater Facility
by Watch Staff
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray Public School rolled out the red carpet for Gov. Hickenlooper and two state legislators on Thursday, May 23 for a bill signing ceremony celebrating new legislation which seeks to make Col...
Remembering Paul Haining
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor John Hickenlooper and Leonard Haining at the May 23 dedication ceremonies for the Paul Haining Memorial Bridge, in Placerville. The dedication comes after a passionate effort led by a grou...
Mattivi, Dunlap Join 52 Other Colo. Sheriffs in Gun Legislation Lawsuit
by Gus Jarvis and Peter Shelton
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel’s Bill Masters Declines to Sign On
Crested Butte Drops Price of Season Pass
May 29, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Unlimited skiing and no blackout dates, at nearly half the cost.
Volunteer Training for Downtown Business Development Survey Thursday Night
by William Woody
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Work begins on a market analysis of downtown Montrose.
TELLURIDE BRIEFS | First Quarter Financials Show Strong Start to Year
by Samantha Wright
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Data for the first financial quarter show town coffers to be 10 percent ahead of last year for January, February and March in terms of sales tax income.
Help Float Hope’s Ark at Upcoming Fundraising Dinner
by Samantha Wright
May 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A unique fundraising dinner for an equally unique new nonprofit that is making a profound difference in the lives of at-risk children and neglected horses.
Tipton to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Ouray Next Tuesday
by Samantha Wright
May 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The contentious San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act will likely be a topic of discussion.
Who Moved My Cheese? RAT Fest Returns to Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
May 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The 3rd annual RAT Fest returns to Ridway’s Hartwell Park amid growing excitement for new mountain bike trail building in the area.
Report Suggests Another Strong Year in Real Estate
by Gus Jarvis
May 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Brokers in the region are enthusiastic for 2013’s possibilities in more ways than one.
Hickenlooper Visits Ouray School to Sign School Safety Bill Into Law
by Samantha Wright
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray Public School rolled out the red carpet for Gov. Hickenlooper and two state legislators on May 23 for a bill signing ceremony celebrating new legislation that seeks to make Colorado’s sch...
Montrose Commissioners May Offer Funding to American Lands Council
by Gus Jarvis
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The organization's mission is to secure state control and ownership of federal public lands.
Making Sounds of Freedom and Sacrifice
by William Woody
May 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers and staff with Welcome Home Montrose are creating new patriotic wind chimes to decorate Montrose with in observance of Memorial Day.
Delta County Expert Describes Fracking Process
by Peter Shelton
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The “miracle” of fracking may come soon to a drill rig near you.
Dutch’s Appeal Could be Dropped if Owner Does Not Appear
by William Woody
May 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The owner of Dutch, the 107-pound dog accused of attacking a Montrose woman last year, is defying a court order while appealing to another court to stay the dog's euthanasia order.
Galloping Goose No. 4 Is Back Home
by Martinique Davis
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a full restoration at Ridgway’s Railroad Museum, the historic railcar is back in Telluride.
In Aftermath of Audit, Public Works Director Is Out
by Gus Jarvis
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Assistant Public Works Director Dan Loncar has been named interim director of Montrose County’s public works department.
Pot Sales Snuffed, New City Ordinance Clear Council's First Reading
by William Woody
May 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Acknowledging the vote of the people, Montrose City Councilors are working to become one of the first municipalities in the state to permanently ban retail marijuana sales.
UPDATED: Community Demands Answers as Third Cop Quits Department
by Samantha Wright
May 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Justin Crandall, the sole officer to remain in the department, said some basic services provided by the department may be curtailed for moment, including VIN inspections and fingerprinting.
Naturita Man Busted for Possession of Meth
by Watch Staff
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ronald McGuffee was arrested on a 7th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrant for Unlawful Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance With Intent to Distribute.