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<b>SAN JUAN COUNTY</b> Commissioner Pete McKay traced the boundary line of the proposed San Juans Wilderness expansion on a map last week at a “listening session” in Silverton sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton. (Photo by Samantha Wright)
Second ‘Listening Session’ on Wilderness Expansion
by Samantha Wright
Nov 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Scott Tipton keeps on listening to his constituents, but hasn’t indicated which way he’ll swing on wilderness bill.
Rep. Coram Announces He’ll Run Again for State House District 58
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Coram told a crowd of about 50 of the party faithful that he was proud that he had helped bring some bipartisan bills forward in the legislature, and helped kill a lot of bad bills.
Montrose City Council Passes Updated Emergency Management
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn appealed to the council to pass the ordinance, to “help to mitigate and manage any type of emergency, disaster or civil disorder that [we] could possibly have here i...
2012 Budget Gets Mixed Reviews from Public
by Peter Shelton
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed 2012 budget for Montrose County garnered mixed reviews from the public at a presentation this week.
San Miguel County Represents at State Volleyball Tourney
by Martinique Davis
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride and Norwood both sent volleyball teams to State this year, giving both programs bragging rights as one of the Elite Eight teams in their division.
Montrose Attempted Murder Fugitive Captured 26 Years Later
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
After 26 years on the lam, attempted murderer Raul Perez-Ramirez has been captured and returned to Montrose to face charges.
Ski Season Starts With Wednesday Fundraiser
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Until Wednesday, Nov. 23, when the Telluride Ski Resort hosts its traditional “First Tracks Wednesday,” the traditional day-before-Thanksgiving fundraiser for the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club w...
RIDGWAY BRIEFS
Ridgway Mulls Electric Car Rally
by Peter Shelton
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
An electric car rally, a moratorium on smart meters, a new BMX trail, and other issues came before the Ridgway Town Council last week.
Christmas Tree Permits Available Monday
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
BLM and USFS Christmas tree permits on sale Monday throughout Western Slope.
Indians Lose 38-7, Go Down in Playoffs First Round
by Dana Shellhorn
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose football team came out ‘flat’ in its home playoff game.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Montrose Bucks Go on Sale Monday
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Weatherization Program Helping Families Save…CSU Master Gardener Applications Now Available…Nonprofit Holiday Bazaar Saturday.
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort Now a Soaker’s Paradise
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time ever, the Chipeta’s pools will be open during the winter thanks to new solar-heating panels, and there’s more hot news to come next spring.
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"Peach Valley" by Kurt Isgreen
‘Art on Trout Road’ Hosts 20th Annual Show Saturday-Sunday
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ceramicist, landscape artist and watercolorist featured at Art on Trout Road.
A New Window on an Ancient Crafts
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A modern-day take on the ancient arts of weaving, spinning and related fiber crafts at the 34th Annual Weavers Guild Show and Sale, Saturday, in Montrose.
Society Turn Roundabout Set for Construction Next Summer
by Seth Cagin
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Town Council asks CDOT for the lowest illumination possible without compromising safety.
The Four Secret Ingredients of Success
by Samantha Wright
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Local products are key to two Ouray businesses, which just keep expanding.
Junior Chef Program Held in Three Montrose Schools This Month
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Budding chefs at Montrose County schools are learning kitchen skills early.
Court Says Doctor Charged in Patient Deaths Can Remain Free On Bail
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Sam Jahani, who ran clinics in Montrose, Grand Junction and Delta, pleaded not guilty in September to multiple charges.
Montrose School Board Election Too Close to Call
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Incumbent Barbara Bynum will keep the seat until the election is decided.