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GUEST COMMENTARY | Libraries Change to Accommodate Changing Times
by Judy Thompson, President, and the Wilkinson Library Board of Trustees
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Why, regrettably, the Wilkinson Public Library is now closed on Sundays.
Piñon Ridge License Back in the Hands of CDPHE
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge sends the uranium mill licensing decision back to the CDPHE, which initially granted Energy Fuels a radioactive materials license in 2011.
The Buck Stops With Chuck at Telski
by Seth Cagin
Jan 17, 2013 | 9 9 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The owner of the Telluride Ski Resort has no intention of stepping back from day-to-day management of the business and no interest in selling.
‘So Long as the Game Lasts and the Indians Are at Peace With the White People’
by Watch Staff
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The State of Colorado and the Ute Mountain Ute tribe signed an agreement last week to define and guarantee Indian hunting, fishing and gathering rights beyond the reservation.
Batchelder Sells Efficiency, Padgett Wants to Avoid Madness
by Peter Shelton
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray’s county commissioners met in a work session Monday to discuss goals for 2013.
College Fair Coming to Norwood on Jan. 22
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The college fair is open to everyone, current and potential adult college students, parents, high school students and all adult learners interested in options for higher education and how to pay fo...
Influenza Is Here, With Hotspots Around Region
by Martinique Davis
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride is seeing uptick in influenza and norovirus since Christmas holiday; Montrose and Ouray counties have not been as hard – yet.
Hospital Trustee Board Now Has Quorum
by William Woody
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees has a quorum following new appointments by the BOCC.
Encore, Ines! German Climber Scores Yet Another Ice Fest Upset
by Samantha Wright
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost every contender managed the lower portion of the climb and many exhibited jaw-dropping, head-scratching feats of strength and flexibility as they figured out how to tackle the complexities a...
Ridgway Area Trails Group Parties at the Sherbino
by Watch Staff
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ridgway Area Trails Group is hosting a party this Saturday at the Sherbino to discuss BLM’s single-track trails plan.

Despite Council Concerns, Pavilion Moves Forward
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cost and timing challenges cause some on council to argue against proceeding on improves to the Town Park Pavilion…Council discusses skier traffic jam at gondola spur
Library Board Hears Objections To Sunday Closure
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In December the Wilkinson Public Library announced it would close on Sundays to help close a budget deficit; a crowd gathered Tuesday to protest the decision.
Beth Hess Recovering From Car Accident
by Watch Staff
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County resident Beth Hess is recovering at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Grand Junction, from injuries suffered in a Jan. 4 car accident.
Study Lays Out Future Of Water Supply and Demands in the West
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Future water demands in the entire river basin were analyzed under various hypothetical situations including population growth, potential savings from conservation, and differing economic conditions.
Commissioners Fill Vacancies On Montrose Hospital Board
by William Woody
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ongoing Disputes Over Control of MMH
Telluride Leaders Endorse Gun Reforms
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday’s event has been coordinated by the grassroots gun violence prevention advocacy organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
In the New Year, TMVOA Faces Budget Challenges
by Martinique Davis
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
President Jeff Proteau says the Town of Mountain Village Owners’ Association will seek more input from its members as it faces funding challenges
Allegiant Air Offering Two-for-One Airfares
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to a collaborative effort between the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, the Telluride Ski Resort, the Telluride Tourism Board, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort, two-for-one airl...
Amendment 64 Crops Up for Discussion in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The city has months to consider whether to restrict or regulate pot businesses