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State Hopes to Find Solution to Mule Deer Decline
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding a series of seven public meetings around the state to develop a strategy that not only halts the current trend but increase mule deer population to the set ob...
Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing
by William Woody
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The voters have spoken, and the Montrose Recreation District is moving forward in creating a citizen oversight committee for the project.
New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating
by William Woody
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year the City of Montrose spends $4,375,000 to maintain its water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
WPL Announces New Director
by Samuel Adams
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride library board hires the library’s Budget and Collections Coordinator as the new executive director.
Telluride Council Could Soon Change Marijuana Manufacturing Rules
by Samuel Adams
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The production of hash oil and other concentrates pose a danger to Telluride, council said, but small-scale kitchens don’t.
2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?
by Marta Tarbell
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Authors Douglas Brinkley and Jared Diamond are just two of the scheduled speakers for Telluride Mountainfilm’s Moving Mountains Symposium, on Friday, May 23.
A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building
by William Woody
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
History is the focus, as the 120-year-old Knights of Pythias building’s restoration enters its fourth month; the corner building next to the Fox Theater, where Budget Line Furniture was located for...
Ridgway Grad Launches West Africa Project
by Watch Staff
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway High School alum and movement-based educator Kelsey Fox Bennett has been invited to work with students at two schools in West Africa to offer education training to accelerate learning and h...
Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review
by Samuel Adams
Apr 03, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Town Council asks for more clarification before it will vote on a request for zoning waivers for the ambitious development project.
Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.
by William Woody
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed 0.3 percent city sales tax increase to build a community recreation center in Montrose received 52 percent of the vote versus 47 percent against it.
Jonny Copp’s Dream Lives on in Adventure Film Festival  
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Along with films, the Adventure Film Festival will bring a host of speakers, activities and open discussions to Montrose April 4-6.
Measure A Passes by Large Margin in Ridgway
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Measure A asked voters to increase town property taxes by $160,000 annually to help finance the town’s $2 million cash match obligation for a $10.5 million grant.
Colorado Senate Passes Small Hydro Legislation
by Samantha Wright
Mar 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
The bill compliments last year’s streamlining of permitting requirements for small hydro at the federal level.
Montrose School District Budget Comes Into Focus
by William Woody
Mar 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Until state lawmakers in Denver figure out how much to reduce the "negative factor," Montrose County RE-1J educators are using an educated guess for the amount of new revenue to be used in the 2014...
Ouray County Commissioner Mike Fedel Will Not Seek Re-Election
by Watch Staff
Mar 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The announcement was made at the Ouray County Republican Assembly on Tuesday, March 25, according to party chair Susan Watson.
Ambassador Thomas Graham Addresses Telluride
by Samuel Adams
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride hosted Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. discussed nuclear nonproliferation and nuclear energy at a specially convened meeting Thursday.
Fate of Pandora Mill Unknown
Mar 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners expressed a desire to preserve the historic structure at their meeting last Wednesday, March 19. Just how to preserve it is not yet clear.
Celebrate Ski Town Culture at Scrapple Fest
by Samuel Adams
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Now comes Scrapple Fest, a 1970s-and-80s-themed costume party, complete with a pig roast, a pig chase (mimicking a pivotal scene in the film) and finally, at 8 p.m., a 35 mm screening of the film i...
Plane, Victims Retrieved From Ridgway Reservoir
by Samantha Wright
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives from the aircraft company and the salvage team are now preparing the plane wreckage for transport to Greeley, where the investigation will be headquartered.
Oprah Buys $10.85 Million Land Parcel in Mountain Village
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
She’s back! Oprah WInfrey has returned to Telluride, buying two lots, totaling 60 acres, making it the largest single property in Mountain Village.