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BLM Releases Names of Oil and Gas Lease Nominators
by Peter Shelton
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The BLM also decided this week not to appeal a U.S. District Court ruling ordering the names to be released.
Public Hearing on Gravel Pit Proposal Set for April 25
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Rocky Mountain Aggregate and Construction, LLC proposes to build and operate the Uncompahgre Gravel Pit on 247.76 acres of land south of Montrose.
Ah Haa School of the Arts Forms the Telluride Painting Academy
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Ah Haa School for the Arts has announced its formation of the Telluride Painting Academy, with longtime instructor Robert Weatherford as its artistic director.
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Set Up Hotline for Worried Family Members
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
511 Colorado runners in Boston Marathon, including two from Montrose and two from Telluride who the crossed finish line
City and Rec District Apply for Water Park Grant
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Montrose and the Montrose Recreation District have jointly applied for GOCO grant money to build a whitewater park.
Third Annual San Juan Mining Conference at Moseley Arts Center
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Juan Mining Conference will celebrate its third year of free public education Thursday, April 18-Friday, April 19, in Lake City’s Moseley Arts Center.
Low-Cost Rehab to Downtown Buildings Can Draw Private Investment
by William Woody
Apr 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
DDA Executive Director Scott Shine believes public-and-private partnerships with the city can not only rehabilitate the city’s older buildings, but help bring in even more private investments.
Montrose Veterans Programs Earn All-America City Consideration
by Watch Staff
Apr 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose representatives have applied for the honor of being named an All-America City for the city’s continued work in helping military veterans.
Ridgway's Dick Crabb Dies at Home
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 660 660 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s longtime official weather observer and Volunteer Fire Department stalwart Dick Crabb died at home on April 3 following a brief illness. He was 64.
Dial-A-Ride, Sunset Concert Series Live On
by Martinique Davis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Owners Association votes to continue funding Dial-A-Ride and the Sunset Concert Series. Taxi service will remain free to residents and guests; summer music series to utilize more l...
Former Ouray Pastor Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
by Peter Shelton
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Ouray pastor Dick Craft was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Kindergarten Registration for 2013-2014 School Year
by Watch Staff
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Women’s Business Alliance of Colorado Hosts 2013 Annual Leadership Summit...Montrose Wine and Food Festival... Exploring Educational Opportunities in the North Fork Valley
Ready to Skin Up the Mountain? Telski Says Go For It.
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent administrative decision by the Telluride Ski and Golf Co. is a reversal of a no-access policy put into place in the spring of 2012.
‘Witch Doctors’ Head to Ft. Carson, and 947th Engineer Co. Comes to Montrose
by William Woody
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Say hello, say goodbye: 928th Medical Company relocates to the Front Range, and the 947th Engineer Company comes to Montrose
Montanya Distillers Named Distiller of the Year
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
With smooth-tasting rum and a lively bar in Crested Butte, Montanya Distillers is on the rise.
Skier Evacuated After Tumbling Down Bear Creek Couloir
by Watch Staff
Apr 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
After falling approximately 1,000 feet down the San Joaquin Couloir and suffering head injuries, a skier was successfully rescued and flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.
Split Estate Comes to Wright Opera House
by Watch Staff
Apr 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The film is a powerful documentary about the social and environmental impacts of natural gas drilling in Garfield County.
Alley Cat Scavenger Hunt Comes to Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The event on Saturday, April 13, will raise money for the Ridgway Area Mountainbike School.
Fourth Permaculture Design Certificate Offered this Summer
by Watch Staff
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Permaculture Design ... should be common knowledge for everyone,” said Robyn Wilson, facilitator and co-instructor for the UCSM’s fourth annual Permaculture Design course July 20-August 3.
Seeing Success, Region 10 Adds Even More Services
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
From a small business resource center to expanded assisted living services, Region 10 continues to leverage resources in providing a long list of services to its member communities.