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COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Horny Toad Partners With Telluride AIDS Benefit
by Watch Staff
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright Futures ahead ...
Clarice Rhoda Schmid
Dec. 12, 1918–Dec. 15, 2011
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarice Schmid dies in Hesperus, at 93
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Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) clinched victory Friday afternoon in the first snowboard cross race of the 2012 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup on Lower Misty Maiden. Jacobellis successfully competed in the women's final against last year's winner Dominique Maltais (CAN) and Deborah Anthonioz (FRA) and thus locked in the first ever victory of an US athlete in Telluride. Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Jacobellis Grabs Gold in Telluride’s Third Snowboard FIS World Cup
by Watch Staff
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Win Marks First American Gold in Three-Year-Old Event; Baumgartner/Cheever a Close Second in SBX Team Final
RIDGWAY BRIEFS
Emotional Hearing on Smart Meters Ends in Activist’s Collapse
by Peter Shelton
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
An emotional meeting on smart meters in Ridgway ended abruptly last Wednesday when anti-smart meter activist Jean McDonnel collapsed with an aortic aneurysm.
SMPA Installing New Digital Meters Already in Thousands of Homes, But Concerns Still Linger
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who are electrically sensitive, there seem to be no easy answers as SMPA moves toward upgrading its grid.
TSG Works to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TSG signs on as one of Climate Challenge program’s flagship resorts
GOCO Grant Puts Ice Park Acquisition Within Reach
by Samantha Wright
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Just in time for Ice Festival, Ouray is poised to seal Ice Park land deal with USFS.
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AL FRESCO – Ouray 4th graders Judah Preston, Tammy Iverson and Kacie Meraz caught up on some reading during recess on a recent chilly afternoon. The Ouray School has responded to challenging economic times by finding ways to tighten its belt without leaving kids and teachers out in the cold. (Photo by Samantha Wright)
Tough Financial Times for Ouray School in Wake of Prop 103
by Samantha Wright
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite sharp cuts in funding, the Ouray Schools have found ways to make it all work.
Partial Lineup for Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2012
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Tickets are selling fast.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
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.