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Food, Volunteers, Cash and Help With Energy Bills
by Caitlin Switzer, The Montrose Mirror
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Holiday wish lists for Montrose nonprofits.
Council Majority: Tighten Main Street Restrictions and Clarify Tree Regs
by Seth Cagin
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of Telluride will look at revising existing provisions of the land use code next year.
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<b>ON THE SCENE</b> – Members of various search-and-rescue teams (left) tasked with recovering the final two bodies at last weekend’s plane crash gathered Tuesday at the incident command post on CR 110 (Cement Creek) outside Silverton. (Photo by Mike Bryson)
Four Bodies Recovered From Crash Site Near Silverton
by Samantha Wright
Dec 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The victims were flying from their home in Durango to a holiday party.
Rico Post Office Is Off the Chopping Block
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Rico is spared, but Ophir, and a slew of other Western Colorado towns, await their fate as USPS continues to look for solutions to its budget shortfalls.
Ski Resort Opens for 2011-2012 Season
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
With snow in the forecast, and improvements to the base area in Mountain Village in the form of yet another round of Telluride Ski and Golf Co.-operated retail stores opening this week, it’s shapin...
New Radio Station Ushers in a Winter of Chill
by Samantha Wright
Dec 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular Ouray-based Internet radio station has found a home on the air in Telluride.
M.V. Police Chief Broady Completes FBI National Academy Program
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Police Department Chief Chris Broady graduated from the 246 Session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va., in November.
Ten Friends Arts and Crafts Show at Ute Indian Museum on Saturday
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten Friends, local artisans, hold seventh annual show at Ute Indian Museum.
New Hwy 62 Bridge to Begin Construction in March
by Peter Shelton
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Planning Commission pondered the new highway bridge over the Uncompahgre River, slated to begin construction in March.
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<b>ROUNDABOUT RIBBON</b> — Mayor Pro Tem Carol McDermott used big scissors to officially open a new roundabout at Ogden and Woodgate roads, one of two roundabouts to open in Montrose in the past week, the first in the city’s history. (Photo by Beverly Corbell)
Montrose Installs Its First Roundabouts
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Roundabouts, new to Montrose, will help with student safety.
'TIS THE SEASON
A Regional Roundup of Holiday Events
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no shortage of holiday activities in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties, and many special events start this weekend.
Mental Health for Drug-Addicted Inmates
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Seventh Judicial District’s Sheriffs’ Departments and the Center for Mental Health team up to help offer counseling for inmates with drug problems.
Ouray County Cares: New Name, 27 Years of Holiday Giving
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It used to be called Ridgway Cares. Now the annual holiday giving group, organized for the past 27 years by Ridgway Community Pride, is changing its name to reflect its countywide efforts on behalf...
Ouray Tries for Designation as Creative District
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Arts and business people in Ouray County are applying for official designation as a Colorado Creative District.
Holiday Decorating with Wildlife in Mind
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Unfortunately, not a year goes by without wildlife officers being called to rescue animals caught in wired lights, or to remove decorations stuck on animals' horns, antlers, heads or legs.
Toys, Food Landing in Montrose to Help Local Veterans
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to help from Colorado’s aviation community, veterans in need in Montrose and Delta will have a brighter holiday season, thanks to a new and unique charity drive.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Telluride Regional Receives “Outstanding Airport” Award
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Regional Receives “Outstanding Airport” Award … School District CEO Takes State Honors
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<b>CO-CLIMBERS AND AUTHORS</b> Diane and Charlie Winger will be at Hastings Book Store in Montrose from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday to sign copies of their latest book, <i>Because It’s There – A Photographic Journey</i>, along with copies of previous guidebooks the two have written. (Courtesy photo)
‘Because It’s There’ Authors to Sign Books Saturday in Montrose
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A mountain-climbing Montrose couple has published a new photo book.
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<b>STEALING FROM THE ONE PERCENT</b> – Lady Prissy (Jessie Abt) counted her cash during rehearsal of the Young People’s Theater production of <i>Robin Hood</i> on Tuesday. The zany musical play opens Friday evening at the Sheridan Opera House, with additional shows Saturday and Sunday. All performances are at 6 p.m. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
ARTS BRIEFS
‘Robin Hood’ – With a Twist or Two – at the Sheridan Opera House
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Charlie and Diane Winger share their love of outdoor adventures…‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Sunday at the Palm with Special Guest screenwriter Jeff Price…
New House Plan Shifts Ouray County to District 59
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
After a redistricting proposal was rejected by the Colorado Supreme Court, a new proposal for state House Districts has less impact on southwestern Colorado.