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Bidder 70 Screening and Discussion Monday at the Palm
by Martinique Davis
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Earth Day film screening of Gage & Gage’s Bidder 70 to coincide with Tim DeChristopher’s release from prison, complete with a post-screening live-stream appearance from the recently released enviro...
Connect With Nature and Community During Earth Week Montrose 2013
by Samantha Wright
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In honor of the occasion, the City of Montrose has lined up a whole week’s worth of events celebrating its commitment to a cleaner, greener, healthier community and planet.
Tipton’s Small Hydro Bill Passes House
by Watch Staff
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The bill simplifies permitting for small hydro development on Bureau of Reclamation facilities by eliminating duplicative environmental analysis.
OURAY BRIEFS | City Noise Violations: 'Common Sense' Prevails
by Samantha Wright
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Council decided to err on the side of simplicity and allow enforcement of the city’s noise ordinance to continue to be complaint-driven and handled on a case-by-case basis.
City, DDA Partner for Retail Sales Enhancement Plan
by William Woody
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose's new Retail Sales Enhancement plan features low administration that councilors say mark a good start in reinvesting tax dollars into growth in the business and tourism sectors.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS | Ridgway’s New Tag Line: Think Outside
by Peter Shelton
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s town council got a first look at a new logo, approved outside tables for the True Grit, and gave the Weaver family another two years to build a required pedestrian bridge.
Despite Housing Crash Scars, Montrose Market Looking Up
by William Woody
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
"There's the glimmer of hope that things are starting to move up," Community Development Director Kerwin Jensen told Montrose City councilors early this month.
UPDATED | Florida Man Killed in Black Canyon Fall
by William Woody
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigators believe the man fell near his intended route in the national park.
Ouray County Historical Museum Reopens Thursday
by Watch Staff
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On tap this summer at the Ouray County Historical Museum: New exhibits, events and activities, including a John Fielder photography workshop.
BLM Releases Names of Oil and Gas Lease Nominators
by Peter Shelton
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The BLM also decided this week not to appeal a U.S. District Court ruling ordering the names to be released.
Public Hearing on Gravel Pit Proposal Set for April 25
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Rocky Mountain Aggregate and Construction, LLC proposes to build and operate the Uncompahgre Gravel Pit on 247.76 acres of land south of Montrose.
Ah Haa School of the Arts Forms the Telluride Painting Academy
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Ah Haa School for the Arts has announced its formation of the Telluride Painting Academy, with longtime instructor Robert Weatherford as its artistic director.
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Set Up Hotline for Worried Family Members
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
511 Colorado runners in Boston Marathon, including two from Montrose and two from Telluride who the crossed finish line
City and Rec District Apply for Water Park Grant
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Montrose and the Montrose Recreation District have jointly applied for GOCO grant money to build a whitewater park.
Third Annual San Juan Mining Conference at Moseley Arts Center
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Juan Mining Conference will celebrate its third year of free public education Thursday, April 18-Friday, April 19, in Lake City’s Moseley Arts Center.
Low-Cost Rehab to Downtown Buildings Can Draw Private Investment
by William Woody
Apr 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
DDA Executive Director Scott Shine believes public-and-private partnerships with the city can not only rehabilitate the city’s older buildings, but help bring in even more private investments.
Montrose Veterans Programs Earn All-America City Consideration
by Watch Staff
Apr 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose representatives have applied for the honor of being named an All-America City for the city’s continued work in helping military veterans.
Ridgway's Dick Crabb Dies at Home
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 660 660 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s longtime official weather observer and Volunteer Fire Department stalwart Dick Crabb died at home on April 3 following a brief illness. He was 64.
Dial-A-Ride, Sunset Concert Series Live On
by Martinique Davis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Owners Association votes to continue funding Dial-A-Ride and the Sunset Concert Series. Taxi service will remain free to residents and guests; summer music series to utilize more l...
Former Ouray Pastor Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
by Peter Shelton
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Ouray pastor Dick Craft was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography.