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‘Free Bear Creek…Again’
TMC Hosts Meeting Tonight
by Jesse James McTigue
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Policy in regards to Bear Creek access from the eastern boundary of the Telluride Ski Area has changed regularly over the past two decades, but one thing has remained constant: People have continue...
Supreme Court Affirms New Congressional District Maps
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For now, it seems Democrats have won the battle for new congressional district maps in Colorado.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Telluride Tourism Board Announces Annual Meeting
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Faces of Nepal presentation at Wilkinson Library… Vote on Three new State Natural Areas, Including Miramonte Reservoir… Public Presentation of Draft Uncompahgre Watershed Plan.
CHRISTMAS 2011
With 17 Days Left ’Til Christmas, There’s Plenty to Do
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Holiday activities in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties continue this week and next, right up until Christmas day. Check out what each community has to offer, from Yule Fest in Ouray to Jingl...
Visual Impacts Once Again Bring Out the Crowds
by Peter Shelton
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Always controversial, the latest visual impact update before the Ouray BOCC brought out a standing room crowd.
Bob Brickell | Dec. 17, 1927 – Oct. 29, 2011
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
1980s KOTO radio newsman Bob Brickell passed away at age 83.
ARTS BRIEFS
Magic Circle Theatre Auditions for Sweeney Todd
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SAF/Telluride Theatre Present Barry
Angel Baskets: Delivering Altruism for the Holidays
by Martinique Davis
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The list of groups, organizations and individuals that make the Angel Baskets magic happen are too numerous to count.
Food, Volunteers, Cash and Help With Energy Bills
by Caitlin Switzer, The Montrose Mirror
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Holiday wish lists for Montrose nonprofits.
Council Majority: Tighten Main Street Restrictions and Clarify Tree Regs
by Seth Cagin
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of Telluride will look at revising existing provisions of the land use code next year.
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<b>ON THE SCENE</b> – Members of various search-and-rescue teams (left) tasked with recovering the final two bodies at last weekend’s plane crash gathered Tuesday at the incident command post on CR 110 (Cement Creek) outside Silverton. (Photo by Mike Bryson)
Four Bodies Recovered From Crash Site Near Silverton
by Samantha Wright
Dec 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The victims were flying from their home in Durango to a holiday party.
Rico Post Office Is Off the Chopping Block
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Rico is spared, but Ophir, and a slew of other Western Colorado towns, await their fate as USPS continues to look for solutions to its budget shortfalls.
Ski Resort Opens for 2011-2012 Season
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
With snow in the forecast, and improvements to the base area in Mountain Village in the form of yet another round of Telluride Ski and Golf Co.-operated retail stores opening this week, it’s shapin...
New Radio Station Ushers in a Winter of Chill
by Samantha Wright
Dec 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular Ouray-based Internet radio station has found a home on the air in Telluride.
M.V. Police Chief Broady Completes FBI National Academy Program
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Police Department Chief Chris Broady graduated from the 246 Session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va., in November.
Ten Friends Arts and Crafts Show at Ute Indian Museum on Saturday
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten Friends, local artisans, hold seventh annual show at Ute Indian Museum.
New Hwy 62 Bridge to Begin Construction in March
by Peter Shelton
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Planning Commission pondered the new highway bridge over the Uncompahgre River, slated to begin construction in March.
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<b>ROUNDABOUT RIBBON</b> — Mayor Pro Tem Carol McDermott used big scissors to officially open a new roundabout at Ogden and Woodgate roads, one of two roundabouts to open in Montrose in the past week, the first in the city’s history. (Photo by Beverly Corbell)
Montrose Installs Its First Roundabouts
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Roundabouts, new to Montrose, will help with student safety.
'TIS THE SEASON
A Regional Roundup of Holiday Events
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no shortage of holiday activities in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties, and many special events start this weekend.
Mental Health for Drug-Addicted Inmates
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Seventh Judicial District’s Sheriffs’ Departments and the Center for Mental Health team up to help offer counseling for inmates with drug problems.