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School Board Holds Workshop to Discuss Mil Levy, District Transparency
by William Woody
Feb 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
"Down to the penny," is the rallying cry from members of the Montrose School Board in their assurances of transparency to voters, who will decide on a mil levy override in November that would pay f...
Coram Introduces Social Security Number Protection Bill
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 26, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
House Bill 14-1141 prohibits an entity with a board of directors, including an advisory board, from requiring an unpaid member of the board to disclose his or her social security number in order to...
Commissioners Tweak Rules Allowing More Pot Cultivation
by Samuel Adams
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Restrictions on pot businesses in the Ilium Valley are lifted, but limits imposed on Wright’s Mesa.
Forecasters Call for Snow, Increasing Avalanche Danger
by Samuel Adams
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Careful out there, backcountry skiers, NWS forecasters call for heavy snow, and avalanche forecasters said it could get dangerous in the northern San Juans.
OURAY BRIEFS | Business Owner Brad Clark Appointed to Ouray Planning Commission
by Samantha Wright
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
City Administrator Performance Evaluation...Council Retreat....
Mountaineer Steve House Presents Lecture at Sherbino Theater
by Samantha Wright
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The lecture, titled “Nanga Parbat and Beyond”, is a joint fundraiser for the Sherbino Theater and the Ouray Nordic Council, and is part of the Sherbino Theater’s new lecture series, Conversations w...
Former U.S. Marine Cycles Cross-Country for Veterans
by Samuel Adams
Feb 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Marine Rob Jones travels through Mountain Village and Telluride to promote his cross-country fundraising effort for veteran charities.
TELLURIDE TOWN BRIEFS | Town Considers Regional Transit Authority
by Samuel Adams
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town Council considers an authority with taxing power, discusses initial phases of a water efficiency plan, and approves a GOCO grant for community pool.
iPads come to Montrose Oak Grove Elementary School
by William Woody
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The new age of digital technology has found its way to Oak Grove, the district's oldest school, founded in the 1880s.
A Place For Fish to Thrive
by William Woody
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
David Blauch of Ecological Resources Consultants said the work will improve the aquatic habitat for all native fish species and create a better low-flow channel in the river.
Equal-Rights Milestone at Core of Gay Ski Week
by Marta Tarbell
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Equal-rights activists Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami are the honorary chairs of this year’s Telluride Gay Ski Week.
Man Faces Five Counts of Felony Menacing After Allegedly Threatening Officers
by Watch Staff
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The incident, which began as a domestic violence call and ended with Pendorff allegedly pointing his handgun at Ouray Police Department officers.
Defendant in Elder Abuse Case Found Guilty of Harassment
by Samantha Wright
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
As terms of her probation, Deluca was ordered to undergo an anger management evaluation and to not work with the elderly.
JFK's Man of La Mancha Scholarship Applications Available
by Watch Staff
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Each fall, JFK awards grants to deserving individuals, organizations and programs that support and empower the youth of the San Miguel River Watershed.
Rocky Road to Economic Recovery for Silverton and Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Motorists traveling over Red Mountain Pass during the afternoon of Feb. 16 were pelted with rocks as they drove past the Ruby Walls rockfall mitigation area.
Wintery Fun Abounds at Cabin Fever Day in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The annual event is put on by the City of Ouray’s Parks and Recreation Committee, and provides wintery outdoor fun for the whole family. There will be ski and snowboard races, sled races, a jump co...
The Sweet Taste of Silver
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Gus Kenworthy’s Olympic experience has changed his life, a few dogs’ lives and is bringing the silver medal to Telluride.
A Venture Accelerator, Unplugged
by Samuel Adams
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Venture Accelerator’s inaugural year was hailed a success. In its sophomore year, it boasts more structure and a stronger mentor network.
Ridgway Hydropower Plant Poised to Go Online
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past three decades the Ridgway Dam’s pent-up power production potential has gone unrealized. Now, that is about to change.
SMC Commissioners Approve Pot Cultivation Amendment
by Samuel Adams
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel County Commissioners approved a land use code amendment that could allow for marijuana cultivation and infused products production outside the Ilium Industrial Park.