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CSU-Extension Announces Food Growing Series
by Watch Staff
Feb 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Colorado State University Extension Office in San Miguel and West Montrose Counties is now accepting applications for its 13 week Food Growing Series.  
Commissioners Fill Vacant Seats on Planning Commission
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Kris Holstrom, Pam Hall and Marty Schmalz will return to the San Miguel County Planning Commission following their reappointments on Wednesday; Ian Bald and Kevin Kell are the commission’s newest m...
Colorado Courthouses Transitioning to Video Arraignment
by Samantha Wright
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
County Commissioner Lynn Padgett, who has worked hard to draw Ouray County into the digital age, spearheaded the effort to set up video arraignments at Ouray County Court.
CASA of the 7th Judicial District Welcomes New Volunteer Coordinator
by Watch Staff
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Affiliated with the national and state CASA organizations, CASA of the 7th Judicial District is the Western Slope’s regional affiliate, working to strengthen and stabilize families and provide voic...
Density, Walkability, Character: New Study Finds Housing Market Changing
by Peter Shelton
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A new study by the Sonoran Institute shows housing trends moving away from “bigger lots and homes farther away” and toward “character, walkability, and more urban-style amenities.”
Gun Control Debate Heats Up in Norwood
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite heated opposition from residents, the San Miguel Board of County Commissioners decided on Wednesday, in a vote of 2-1, to send a letter urging federal legislators to act immediately in supp...
City Council Will Not Renew Montrose ACT Contract
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose City Council voted to terminate the City’s contract with the Montrose Association of Commerce and Tourism on Jan. 22.
Starbucks in Mountain Village?
by Martinique Davis
Jan 31, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
New retail slated for Mountain Village, including the high country's first Starbucks.
Property Owners Invited to Weigh in on Historic Structures Survey
by Watch Staff
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Each open house meeting will be followed that evening by a special HARC work session at 6 p.m. (also at Town Hall) at which property owners will have a chance to outline specific concerns regarding...
OURAY SCHOOL BRIEFS | Ouray School Buckles Down on Safety
by Samantha Wright
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement personnel will begin making more frequent visits to the school to walk the halls and become familiar with the layout of the facility.
Grant Streamlines Preschool Funding
by Martinique Davis
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright Futures and Early Learning Ventures partner to provide new pilot program for preschools in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties.
First Friday Stroll Is for Lovers
by Leslie Vreeland
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In the words of A + Y Gallery’s Yesenia Duncan,the theme of this month’s First Friday Stroll is: “Love your community, love your downtown businesses, and love the one you’re with.”
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Partners SuperBowl XII
by Watch Staff
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
No cause of death declared regarding Jan. 22, Jan. 26 deaths in Ouray County..MHS Student Athlete Scholarship Available...Prevent frozen water lines...Montrose County Republican Women Scholarships....
‘28 Days of Generosity’ Takes Shape for February
by William Woody
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Montrose residents has come up with a 28-day plan for giving, dubbed 28 Days of Generosity, that begins on Friday, Feb. 1 (“Day to Share and Prepare for a Generous Month”).
UPDATED: 11-Year-Old Girl Thwarts Would-Be Abductor in Mountain Village
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Police Investigator Antony Morabito confirmed Sunday morning that a local 11-year-old girl was the subject of an attempted abduction yesterday, in Mountain Village.
Telluride Venture Accelerator Announces Four Winners
by Watch Staff
Jan 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The winners range from a brand-new startup to a business approaching $500,000 in annual sales and were selected after a competitive round of applications from 100 companies.
San Miguel County Extends Moratorium on Cell Towers
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The six month extension will allow time for the county land use code to be updated.
Ouray School Superintendent’s Contract Still In Question
by Samantha Wright
Jan 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray School Board member Don Mort continued to argue that it is unwise and to extend a multi-year contract that makes a portion of the school’s critical reserves untouchable.
Phase 1 of Green Gondola Project Gets the Green Light
by Martinique Davis
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
New “show the love” campaign aimed at reducing Gondola’s energy consumption.