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Program Aims at Suicide Prevention, the Man’s Way
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Man Therapy aims to provide men approaching crisis, and their loved ones, a website to learn more about men’s mental health.
Local Family Unveils Wizard Emporium and Framing
by Martinique Davis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride family unveils Wizard Emporium, a locally and sustainably minded gift shop.
Telluride Olive Oil Co. Comes to Main Street
by Martinique Davis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Foodies Rejoice!
Aril Wine Debuts To Top Marks
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When Harmon Brown and his wife, Joanne, bought a home in California’s Napa Valley in 2006, they were not thinking of starting a winery.
Feds Halt Colorado’s Fiber-Optic Freeway Project
by Samantha Wright
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
EAGLENet Says It’s Just a ‘Temporary Postponement’   WESTERN SAN JUANS – The Broomfield-based telecommunications co-op EAGLENet Alliance is waiting for a determination from the feds in the coming w...
Ridgway’s Dr. Sherwood Moves Out on His Own
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Longtime Ridgway doc, Dave Sherwood, has left Mountain Medical to start his own practice.
Energy Fuels Continues to Expand Its Uranium Resources
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
While it seeks approval for the proposed Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County, Energy Fuels invests in the largest the largest known uranium deposit in the United States in Virginia.
Best Appliance and Home Gallery to Close Its Doors
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1995, customers from around the region including Telluride, Ouray, Ridgway and Montrose have purchased home appliances – everything from refrigerators to stoves to washing machines – from Bes...
Seed-Storage Warehouse Opens Northwest of Delta
by William Woody
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Grass and forb seed, critical for habitat restoration, are being collected in a new 9.000-square-foot facility northwest of Delta.
As Assessed Valuations Decline, So Does County Budget
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
While the county maintains ‘healthy’ reserves, those savings may be needed in the next five years.
Improvement of Locally Grown Foods Topic at Jan. 10 Forum
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Organized into three primary categories – including crops, livestock and business management – the daylong forum will bring a wealth of knowledge to both long-time and prospective food producers on...
Wright Opera House Welcomes New Executive Director
by Samantha Wright
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year promises to be a good one for the Wright Opera House, as s the grand old theater building in the heart of the National Historic District of Ouray celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2013.
Gen. Schwarzkopf Remembered in Telluride
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who died on Dec. 27, is remembered in Telluride as an activist/philanthropist.
Telluride 8th Grader Discovers Jurassic Era Dinosaur Fossil
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Telluride 8th grader discovered an Ilium Valley fossil that likely belongs to one of the most fearsome dinosaurs: the Allosaurus.
Toward Ridgway’s Future: DOLA Returns With Main Street Report
by Peter Shelton
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of a state-sponsored Main Street Program, a report on Ridgway’s economic-development future will be presented Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Town Hall.
Making Healthier Communities, One Photo at a Time
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Following creative photojournalism work from some Montrose and Olathe residents, as well as some Vista Charter School students, a plan to improve healthy lifestyle options in the two communities is...
Pavilion Team Hustles to Define Project’s Scope
by Samantha Wright
Dec 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Town Council must decide in January whether to postpone some elements of the Pavilion project in order to stay under-budget.
Neil Armstrong Scholarship Established for STEM Students
by Watch Staff
Dec 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The family and friends of Neil Armstrong and the Telluride Foundation have created a Neil Armstrong Scholarship Fund to honor the achievements and character of the late American hero and astronaut ...
Protests Pour in to BLM Over North Fork Leasing
by Peter Shelton
Dec 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Formal protests poured in to the BLM over oil and gas leases slated for the auction block in February.
Montrose County Dubs 2013 ‘The Year of PRIDE’
by William Woody
Dec 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County administration officials are working to develop a new identity for the coming new year, emphasizing a high level of professionalism, fiscal responsibility and leadership accountabil...