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Chow Down Takes a Natural Approach to Pet Health
by William Woody
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The owners of the newly created Chow Down Pet Supplies host a grand opening Saturday for their new downtown store specializing in dog and cat nutrition.
Contentious at Times, Montrose County Budget Is Presented
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Board of County Commissioners believes the proposed 2013 budget, which was presented to the public at Friendship Hall on Tuesday evening, is responsible and has the best interests of t...
New Ordinance Spells Out Rules For Drinking In Town Park
by Samantha Wright
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A four-year experiment with open containers in Town Park came to an abrupt end last Friday, Nov. 30 when a newly-adopted ordinance went into effect spelling out guidelines pertaining to when and wh...
Amendment 64 Strikes a Nerve in Montrose County
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 06, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“From my perspective, I am not looking for a way to make this happen, I am looking for a way to not let this happen in this county,” Commissioner Gary Ellis said on Monday.
Yule Fest Comes to Ouray This Weekend
by Samantha Wright
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The weekend features live music at two venues, the annual Wine, Chocolate & Cheese Fest, visits with Santa for the kids and the pets, and great shopping opportunities at local small businesses, man...
In Plea Deal, Norwood Boy Sentenced to Probation
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A 15-year-old Norwood boy, who pleaded guilty in October to involvement in a sexual assault on a 13-year-old student in February, was sentenced on Monday to ongoing probation, community service and...
Telluride’s World Cup Enters Skicross Era
by Martinique Davis
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s December event is the first World Cup competition to bring skicross and snowboardcross together.
‘Telluride Gives’  Ushers In a New Era of Online Philanthropy
by Samantha Wright
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
From Dec. 12 through Dec. 14, donors will be encouraged to log onto the website www.telluridegives.org to give money to their favorite local nonprofit organization.
City Commits LOT Funds To Support Wright Opera House
by Samantha Wright
Dec 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray City Council agreed this week to designate a small allocation of Lodging and Occupancy Tax dollars for the Wright Opera House.
State Begins Project to Safeguard Open Mines in West End
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Colorado Division  of Reclamation of Mining & Safety is developing a new project to safeguard coal mines in the Norwood, Naturita and Nucla area.  
Telluride Medical Center Thinks Head First
by Watch Staff
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Medical Center has a new tool for treating concussions called the Think Head First program.
‘Tis the Season For Giving in Telluride
by Samantha Wright
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
They may have started out as baskets, but these days, the beneficiaries of Telluride’s Angel Baskets program actually receive large overstuffed boxes filled to the brim with holiday goodies and nec...
Montrose Merchants Call Small Business Saturday a Big Success
by William Woody
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"It was incredible. At times there was so many people that I didn't know if they would all fit," said Sonja Horn, owner of Fabula, a downtown home gift boutique.
Longtime Area Banker, Dave Wood, Dies at 82
by Watch Staff
Nov 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Citizens State Bank of Ouray President Dave Wood dies.
Air Organization, Telluride Tourism Bureau Become One
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
For years, many have called on the two organizations to work closely together. On Tuesday, that became a reality.
U.S., Mexico Sign Far-Reaching Water Agreement
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
An agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Colorado River Basin States promises to stave off water wars, for the next five years at least.
Ignacio Outfitter Guilty of Wildlife Violations
by Watch Staff
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert C. Peck, 66, the owner of Antler Meadows Outfitters in Ignacio, has been convicted of numerous wildlife law violations by Colorado's 6th Judicial District Court in Durango.
Telluride, Crested Butte Partner to Offer Joint Six-Day Pass
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Season pass holders at Telluride and Crested Butte are now eligible for discounts at both resorts.
Sen. Mark Udall Calls on Lame Duck Congress to Pass Mining Reclamation Fund Legislation
by Samantha Wright
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Udall pushes for legislation allowing western states to tap federal funds earmarked for coal mine clean-up, and use them for abandoned hard rock mining sites instead.
Mill Creates Jobs, Plays Role in Healthy Forests
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Forest Products Manager Norm Birtcher gives a public presentation earlier this month on what the mill needs to survive.