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Streetscape Plan Seeks Input Through Online Survey
by Peter Shelton
Nov 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Streetscape Committee has sent out postcards asking local businesses and residents to take an online survey about plans to revitalize the historic downtown.
Emergency Repairs Authorized for Camp Bird Road
by Samantha Wright
Nov 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Repairs will get underway as soon as Thursday this week, weather-permitting, on an exposed 20-25 foot section of the Camp Bird Road in the vicinity of the “Drinking Cup”.
Telluride World Cup Organizers Enthusiastic
by Martinique Davis
Nov 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Skicross to make its Telluride World Cup debut, December 12-15.
Juvenile Charged With Starting Weber Fire
by Watch Staff
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The juvenile allegedly gathered up leaves and underbrush around a bush, and using a Bic lighter, lit the underbrush causing it to burn and ignite nearby timber, all located on BLM land in Weber Can...
Forest Service and Telski Announce Preseason Closure
by Martinique Davis
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
To insure preseason safety, Telski and the U.S. Forest Service announced this week that all trails and terrain on the Telluride Ski Area will be closed to all traffic, beginning Monday, Nov. 5.
What Next in the Waste Tire Saga?
by Peter Shelton
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A negotiated settlement to leave 4,000 waste tires in place on Butch Gunn’s property was rendered moot by recent determinations from the Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Public H...
TELLURIDE BRIEFS | Town Defends Piñon Ridge Settlement Agreement
by Samantha Wright
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Community members call foul play in Telluride’s decision to settle on Piñon Ridge matter.
School Improvement Team Highlights Needs in Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Community School Improvement Team (MCSIT), a volunteer group comprised of concerned citizens, has concluded its school-by-school, teacher-by-teacher survey, recording teacher feedback ...
TSG to Operate Conference Center?
by Martinique Davis
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Ski and Golf Co. might get into the business of conference center management, with the Mountain Village Town Council Friday vote to assign management of the Telluride Conference Cente...
City of Ouray and Alpenhof Poised to Enter Settlement Agreement
by Samantha Wright
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Alpenhof LLC sued the City of Ouray after the company’s development plans for a problematic parcel of land in north Ouray were thwarted by action of the Ouray City Council. Now the parties are pois...
Hometown Bruiser Heads to Roller Derby Championships

by Gus Jarvis
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Krisana “Brix Hithouse” Barrett, a former Montrose resident and a member of the 2003 Montrose High School graduating class, is the manager of a small Denver restaurant by day. By night, she’s a fie...
Michelle Haynes Next Region 10 Executive Director
by Watch Staff
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Michelle Haynes, a Montrose resident currently serving as director of the Region 10 Area Agency on Aging, will begin her new duties as executive director on Dec. 3.
$180 Four-Day Bluegrass Passes on Sale Now for SMC Residents
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of San Miguel County must present a proof of residency (a local ID or utility bill) at the time of purchase, and can buy two four-day passes. The $180 price, reflects a $15 discount off t...
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Providers Join Forces
by Watch Staff
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Clean Energy Collective gives the San Miguel Power Partners an opportunity to increase their reach to the underserved.
EcoAction Partners Seeks Funding From Local Governments
by Samantha Wright
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
With state grant funding at an end, EcoAction Partners is approaching the communities it serves, asking them to step up their contributions to keep the green ball rolling.
Historic Ranch Trades Hands in High-Stakes Deal
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Chimney Peak Ranch sells for $16.3 million.
New Camping Regs Set for Thunder Road, East Naturita Road
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
New camping restrictions will apply to the entire length of East Naturita Road and a two-mile segment of Thunder Road.
SAN MIGUEL COUNTY BRIEFS | Cell Tower Call-up Hearing Set for Nov. 7
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Commissioners Art Goodtimes and Joan May have questions about a proposed cellular tower in Norwood… Inconsistency in LUC Cleared Up With Amendment.
West End Asphalt Spill Prompts Response Concerns
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
County officials voice concerns about the integrity of state and federal agencies’ response to hazardous materials spills on highways in the region, after it was assumed that the cleanup of an Oct....
OURAY BRIEFS | Jeep Raffle Winner Claims His Prize
by Samantha Wright
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
OCRA Jeep goes home with 28-year-old Colorado Springs man.