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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 | 23 23 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.
MHS Student Creates Initiative to Get Teens to Vote
by Watch Staff
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
By the end of the day Thursday, with support from Montrose High School staffers and representatives from the League of Women Voters, he signed up more than 50 students.
Two Bear Creek Access Gates Now Open
by Watch Staff
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to their proximity to private property, some gates will not return but two access gates are now open.
Paralympic Snowboarder Heidi Jo Duce Takes 5th in Sochi
by Samantha Wright
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
But three rounds of brutal competition on an icy course at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center sent many contenders crashing spectacularly or (in Duce’s case) slipping out-of-bounds.
Effects of Pilot Shortage Hits Nation’s Regional Airports
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Denver flights to Telluride will be suspended from April to June.
Ouray Wins Battle to Have Its Water Rights Re-Tabulated
by Samantha Wright
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The decision hinged on the timing of the state’s historic adjudications of water rights in the late 1800s.
New Hotel Proposed for East End of Main Street
by Samuel Adams
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed Hotel Ajax would bring a new full-service hotel to Telluride, helping meet a longstanding town goal of adding hot beds.
OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’
by William Woody
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
With an eye to sales, city ups budget for partnering in creation and promotion of special events.
Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb
by Samuel Adams
Mar 13, 2014 | 8 8 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
'He Was the Voice of the Town,' Says Mayor Stu Fraser
Pinhead Institute Executive Director to Step Down
by Watch Staff
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
“It has been an incredible learning experience; I have met some of the most brilliant and incredible people, and have loved so many moments with this organization,” said Pinhead Institute’s Sonchia...