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Highway Crossing Now a Walk in the Park
by Peter Shelton
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With its new crossing guards and safety patrol program, Ridgway Elementary is encouraging kids to walk and ride their bikes to school.
Ouray Native Vies for Spot on Paralympic Snowboarding Team
by Samantha Wright
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray local Heidi Duce begins training full time at Copper Mountain Resort next month in hopes of qualifying to become a part of the first-ever USA Women’s Paralympic Snowboarding team.
Master Fly-Tying Classes Coming to Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose fly-fishing shop, Potamoi Anglers, will host two master fly-tiers for classes in December and January.
Construction of New Telluride Roundabout to Resume in April
by Watch Staff
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Colorado Department of Transportation and Williams Construction has suspended work on the reconstruction of the intersection at SH 145 at Society Turn, approximately three miles west of Telluri...
Local Philanthropist Makes $25,000 Pledge of Matching Funds
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ridgway Chautauqua Society have announced that a Ridgway resident has pledged $25,000 in matching funds to help the Sherbino Theater complete its renovation plans
Telluride Ski Resort Kicks Off 40th Season
by Martinique Davis
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Skiers and snowboarders celebrate the start of the Telluride Ski Area’s 40th season this week, with the 2012-13 ski season officially beginning Thursday, Nov. 22.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS | Town Passes Annual Audit With Flying Colors
by Peter Shelton
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s town council heard about its audit, about a facelift for the Visitor Center, results of the Streetscape survey, and a proposal for electronic recycling at its November meeting last week.
SMPA Plans Rate Increases Beginning 2013
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a wholesale power increase from the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, the San Miguel Power Association Board of Directors has started the process to implement a rate incr...
County Manager Finalists Announced
by Watch Staff
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Applicants Jeffrey Baker, Roy “Rick” Eckert, Dale Hancock, Michael McNees and Jim Stahle were selected from a group of 40 people who applied for the position of Montrose County Manager.
How Many Festivals Is Too Many?
by Samantha Wright
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Town Council weighs the fate of The Ride Festival.
In Call-Up, Cell Tower in Norwood Approved
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It was ultimately agreed upon that, given the timing of the process and a lack of other proven alternative sites, the Weaver Property was the best site, despite concerns over its scenic quality.
PATT Sponsors Sixth Annual Holiday Pasta Bar
by Samantha Wright
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
“Celebrity” chefs will be on hand at three different stations to make your pasta just the way you want it, with pesto sauce, al fredo or marinara and a choice of meats and toppings.
Pot Ordinance Approved, DDA Funded
by William Woody
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing public health safety, economic well being and the preservation of peace, the Montrose City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading of city ordinance 2309, a temporary moratori...
Telluride, Idarado Poised to Resolve Bridal Veil Water Dispute
by Samantha Wright
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“We think this will enable the town to fully utilize our water rights into the future, for a hundred years if not more.”
North Fork Parcels Back on the Auction Block
by Peter Shelton
Nov 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The BLM announced last week it was putting 20 controversial oil-and-gas lease parcels in the North Fork Valley back up for bid, in the Feb. 2013 lease sale.
No Niño Promises Only a ‘Wild Card’ Winter
by Peter Shelton
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At the 2012 Avalanche and Winter Weather Coordination Meeting, NWS forecaster Joe Ramey looked ahead to the coming No Niño winter.
Unconscious Teen Moved to Denver Children’s Hospital
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After being hit by a semi truck while riding his bike in early October, a still-unconscious 14-year-old Tommy Thomas has been moved to Denver Children’s Hospital. An account has been set up at the ...
Montrose Thanksgiving Dinner Readies 2,000 Meals
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
One hundred and ten turkeys are being cooked for this year’s Montrose Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Friendship Hall.
Warm Coats and Clothing Distributed at THS
by Samantha Wright
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not too late to donate items for the warm clothing drive.
One-Stop Shopping, Training and Recording at Montrose Music
by William Woody
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Owner Ken Crombie opened the doors of Montrose Music in late July, and has been hard at working tearing down the walls to access an adjacent vacant space for the creation of music classrooms and a ...