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Victims in Saturday Crash ID’d by Hometown Paper
by William Thornton, AL.com
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Tributes began appearing early Sunday morning among friends of pilot Jimmy Hill and passengers Katrina Barksdale, her two sons Kobe and Xander, and a cousin, Seth McDuffie.
Women’s Forum Launches New Series With ‘Sex in the Box Canyon’ Discussion
by Samantha Wright
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
“This could get messy,” warned Olivia St. Claire, pulling a frosted chocolate donut out of her bag, and offering a scandalous suggestion about what to do with it (and a man) in bed.
Montrose Hosts Internationally Acclaimed Adventure Film Festival
by Marta Tarbell
Mar 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose joins forces with climbing capitals – including Chamonix, France; Santiago, Chile; Sydney, Australia; and Asheville, N.C. – to host the internationally acclaimed Adventure Film Festival, A...
KOTO Appoints Jerry Greene to Board
by Samuel Adams
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The KOTO board unanimously appointed the longtime Telluride resident and KOTO co-founder to fill a board seat vacated by Liz Salem, who resigned in January.
Telluride Collects More Than $20K in January Pot Sales
by Samuel Adams
Mar 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The State of Colorado released its initial revenue figures for retail marijuana sold in January. Telluride saw considerable revenues from the new commerce.
So Far in 2014, Marijuana Offenses in Line With Last Year’s Figures
by William Woody
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
From January through March 2013, there were 13 documented offenses relating to the drug; seven of those cases involved minors. So far in 2014, there have been 17 cases involving marijuana, six of t...
OBITUARY | Jaime Nicole Scoville
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service to celebrate Jaime's life will be held in Ridgway Town Park on Thursday, March 20 at 2 p.m. Please bring a chair and dress warmly.
Service Saturday for Eliot Muckerman
by Watch Staff
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Join family and friends for an informal community gathering in honor of Muckerman on Saturday, March 22, from 5-7p.m. at the Sheridan Opera House.
Norwood Man Injured in Avalanche Near Ophir
by Samuel Adams
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
An Ophir slide caught and injured a skier, who then slid 1,400 vertical feet, fracturing his femur, according to a San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Celebrate Gus Kenworthy on Main Street this Friday
by Samuel Adams
Mar 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes, he will have his puppies Mama, Jake and Rosa that he adopted in Sochi with him during the celebration.
New Testing Begins Shift to All-Digital Assessments
by William Woody
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose School District moving from national TCAP to Colorado-developed CMAS.
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Baskfield, Peters Appointed to Fill Planning Commission Vacancies
by Samantha Wright
Mar 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
County Commissioner Mike Fedel moved to appoint Baskfield and Peters after a lengthy interview process that also included applicants Sheelagh Williams and John Mitchell of Ridgway.
Long-term Investigation Leads to Extensive Meth Bust
by Watch Staff
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The Drug Trafficking Organization had confirmed connections to Las Vegas, California and into high level Mexican drug cartel subjects.
Tipton’s Hermosa Creek Legislation Advances in House
by Samantha Wright
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The legislation seeks to protect the Hermosa Creek Watershed – a 108,000 acre area in the San Juan National Forest between Durango and Silverton – by designating 38,000 acres of new Wilderness.
Telluride Fire Festival Gets Nod From Council
by Samuel Adams
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Festival organizers Chris Myers, a former councilor, and Erin Ries, hope to bring art installations, “art cars,” and fire performers employing controlled and creative uses of fire.
Regional Transit Service Survey Pitched for Montrose, Telluride
by William Woody
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose city staff are preparing to go before councils in Telluride and Mountain Village with a proposal to provide the region with a reliable cost-effective public transit system.
Hospital Trustees Begin Anew, Headed in New Direction
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
While there were few substantial decisions made at Tuesday’s meeting, the trustees indicated they intended to perform their duties as a board in a different manner than the previous boards have in ...
City Interviewing Two for Golf Position at Black Canyon
by William Woody
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
After further review of budget expenditures, and recognizing the need for an experienced golf course manager, City Manager Bill Bell said the city carved out an annual salary of $30,000 to $35,000 ...
Film Commissioner Touts Fledgling Incentive Program
by Samantha Wright
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado has been attracting more and more film and television projects over the past two years, thanks to its fledgling film incentive program, created through the passage of House Bill 1286 in 2012.
Search Is on for Telluride Medical Center Site
by Samuel Adams
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Medical Center, long in need of a new, larger facility, will begin its search in earnest next week.