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Main Street's Road Map
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Downtown Development Authority businesses, property owners and residents are invited to learn about a new Plan of Development.
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<b>BACK ON THE MOUNTAIN</b> – Former Telluride resident Daniel Fulton, seriously injured in a December 2010 collision with a tree while snowboarding, returned to Telluride Mountain Saturday, with the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
Disabled Veterans Take to the Slopes Through TASP Winter Adventure Camp
by Martinique Davis
Feb 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program provides recreational opportunities to disabled veterans this week during its Winter Adventure Camp.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS
Ridgway’s Comprehensive Plan Ratified
by Peter Shelton
Feb 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Town Council ratified its Comprehensive Plan and Parks and Trails Plan at last week’s meeting.
Ouray Middle School Gets Top Marks for Improvement From CDE
by Samantha Wright
Feb 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Ouray Middle School, no child is left behind.
County Eyes a Lift Ticket Surcharge to Fund Bear Creek Rescues
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 17, 2012 | 5 5 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telski CEO Dave Riley argues that a tax on tickets would not be equitable.
Improvements Could Be in Future For Montrose's McNeil and Ute Parks
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Rec District is going after a GOCO Grant to fund field improvements, a sensory playground, river trails and an adult fitness area at Ute and McNeil parks.
Four-Wheelers Rally for Alpine Ranger Project
by Samantha Wright
Feb 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Four-wheel enthusiasts are helping keep a backcountry ranger program chugging along.
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Nate, Hilary and Ben Soules
Service, Celebration for Nate Soules Saturday
by Watch Staff
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 12 p.m., at St. Patrick’s Church, for Nate Soules.
Transition Towns: Sustainability Movement Comes to Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A five-year-old movement begun in England, Transition Towns has inspired over 160 communities worldwide, including Boulder and Bayfield, to become more sustainable and more flexible.
Durango Lawyer Joins Democratic Field of Candidates for HD-59
by Samantha Wright
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
J. Paul Brown will face a fierce battle against a Democratic candidate in November. The question is, which one?
Goodtimes Throws Hat in Ring for Fifth Term
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
District 3 San Miguel County Commissioner says the county has done a responsible job and considering the difficult economic times, the county remains in great shape.
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<b>STREET THEATER</b> – Protesters from the North Fork Valley brandished signs calling for a moratorium on natural gas leasing in Delta County. Twenty-two parcels comprising 30,000 acres near the towns of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford have been nominated for the Aug. 9 sale. (Photo by Peter Shelton)
‘Don’t Frack the North Fork’
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
With the theme “Don’t Frack the Fork,” protesters from the North Fork Valley gathered in Montrose to protest oil-and-gas leasing in Delta County.
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<b>DISTRICT 3</b> Commissioner candidate Don Batchelder (with wife Patty Bennett) has served as commissioner before, as well as mayor and town manager of Ridgway. He is running again, he says, because he misses the “mental stimulation” of tackling Ouray County’s ongoing challenges. (Courtesy photo)
Batchelder and Flowers Announce Ouray BOCC Runs
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Republicans announced last week that they will seek their party nomination to run for Heidi Albritton’s term-limited county commissioner seat.
Montrose Swimmer Repeats State Title, New Class 4A Record
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose High School girls swim team brought home a state gold medal and seventh place overall.
Montrose Jeans Westerner Says Thanks and Goodbye After 40 Years
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose staple to sell everything before closing.
Dog Park Fundraising Gets Underway in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of the Ouray Dog Park have shifted into fundraising mode to make their vision a reality.
13th Annual Telluride Comedy Festival
America’s Favorite Funnymen Come to Telluride
by Watch Staff
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride funnyman Jeb Berrier brings his cast of comedians, including Rob Corddry, Seth Morris, Jason Mantzoukas, Jon Daly, Scot Armstrong, Owen Burke, Nick Thune and more, to town for 13th Annual...
Telluride Ski Resort Increases Enforcement of Temporarily Closed, In-bounds Terrain
by Martinique Davis
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The resort’s ski patrol and security departments have stepped-up their boundary patrols following a flurry of internal closure violations.
Sheriff Says Skiing in Bear Creek Is ‘Unprotectable’
by Marta Tarbell
Feb 15, 2012 | 5 5 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of the Feb. 13 death of longtime Telluride resident Nate Soules, Sheriff Bill Masters reminds snowriders, yet again, that skiing in Bear Creek is dangerous and ‘unprotectable.’
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Racers climbed the dirt road of Cottonwood pass during last years Queen stage from Gunnison to Aspen. Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Telluride Organizes to Host Its Biggest Event Ever
by Seth Cagin
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose will also benefit from August’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge.