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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Prepares to Reclaim Miramonte Reservoir
by Watch Staff
Apr 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Illegal stocking of smallmouth bass in Miramonte Reservoir will force Colorado Parks and Wildlife to partially drain the lake and treat it with an organic pesticide to kill all the fish in early fall.
Mountainfilm Tackles Climate Solutions
by Peter Shelton
Apr 06, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountainfilm Festival Director David Holbrooke is “hopeful but not naïve” about this year’s symposium topic, Climate Solutions.
TELLURIDE BRIEFS | Council Approves Steeper Fines for Trash Ordinance
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Traffic calming measures for Colorado Avenue in the works…Town expects SMVC access permit this summer.
Montrose County Contests Sage Grouse Numbers
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In addition to concerns about an overall negative economic impact, Montrose commissioners don’t believe population statistics on sage grouse are accurate.
Ouray Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Shore Up Water Rights
by Samantha Wright
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Ouray is once again bracing for a water call from downstream senior water rights holders this summer.
Responsibility for Gondola Funding Throws Wrench Into RTA
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 6 6 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Until Tuesday’s meeting, it seemed that members of the Telluride Town Council were ready to ask voters in November to approve the formation an RTA.
Deputies Seize Meth, Firearms, Drug Paraphernalia
by Watch Staff
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County Sheriff’s deputies seize meth, firearms and drug paraphernalia upon executing a traffic stop
Come Dressed for Spring Formal at First Friday Stroll
by Leslie Vreeland
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s time for First Friday Stroll, and downtown Montrose will be gussying up for the occasion.
Nugget Operators Luci Reeve and Jim Bedford Call It Quits
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
But the Telluride Film Festival announces they will name a new operator and the show will go on.
Settlement Reached in Tailings Contamination Near Ophir Turn
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A settlement was reached obligating PacifiCorp to investigate and take further remediation actions regarding the Silver Bell Tailings near the Ophir turn on U.S. Hwy. 145.
Resident Asked to Leave Council Meeting Following Heated Exchange
by William Woody
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Resident Carl Rite used the public comment period to hammer councilors and Montrose police about the high number of officers who responded to a tense standoff along South Townsend Ave. on Sunday.
Mountain Village Starts Water Conservation Early
by Martinique Davis
Apr 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The restrictions come on the heels of reports from the Colorado Water Availability Task Force that southwestern Colorado may experience drought conditions this spring and summer.
UPDATED: Suspect Remains Hospitalized After Police Standoff
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The man taken into custody Sunday night following a five-hour standoff with police is recovering from self-inflicted wounds from a box cutter and/or razor blades.
New Hospice Facility Opens on S. Fourth St.
by William Woody
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Hospice care is on the upswing in western Colorado, and a new facility, set for construction this fall, will more than triple the current Hospice’s space, and serve as a hub for training, counselin...
Bark-Beetle Damage Addressed at April 2 Forum
by Watch Staff
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Forum to address mounting bark-beetle damage in southwest Colorado.
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Finally, Visual Impacts Vote Scheduled
by Peter Shelton
Mar 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Visual impacts final vote; ‘No ice climbing’ sign comes down; county website hosting – all discussed by BOCC this week.
Telluride Apartments Applicant Cancels DRB Appearance
by Martinique Davis
Mar 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Meadows affordable housing development taken off agenda for Mountain Village DRB, postponed for later date; Eastern Partners will renotice all MV Meadows residents, providing more detailed informat...
Judge Rules in Favor of Night Flights at TEX
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, District Judge Mary Deganhart upheld the airport's 6 a.m. and 9 p.m operating hours, effectively ending a long and contentious legal dispute.
Residents and Club Members Sue Cornerstone Owners
by Peter Shelton
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The suit alleges that the new owners of the struggling development have stopped maintaining the golf course and clubhouse.
Community Leaders Launch Process to Study Future Healthcare Needs
by Seth Cagin
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The study could help answer the question about where a new medical center might be built, what it would contain, and how it would be funded.