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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.
Appeals Court Upholds Lease of Hospital
by William Woody
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld District Judge Jeff Heron's 2011 ruling in favor of the Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.  But mending the relationship between the warr...
SM Commissioner Candidates Square Off Over Environment and Other Issues
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The hot topic of discussion during Tuesday’s Sheep Mountain Alliance forum in Telluride was the settlement agreement the county entered into with Energy Fuels.
Big Bucks Flowing Into Padgett-Flowers Contest
by Samantha Wright
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Incumbent Ouray County Commissioner Lynn Padgett is leading Republican opponent Jack Flowers in the cash dash to win the seat for Ouray County Commissioner District 1, but not by much.
Hospital Trustee Blindsided by Pro-Henderson and White Mailer
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Nancy Medlock appeared at Monday’s MMH Inc. Board meeting to express her apologies and to say she was used by candidates David White and Ron Henderson.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | MMH Hosts Parkinson’s Support Group Oct. 29
by Watch Staff
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
First Annual Charity Dodgeball Tournament... Starting a Cottage Food Business Class Nov. 1... Wlildlife Migration Season Has Begun... Johnson Elementary Gets a Playing FIeld... Colorado AgrAbility ...
Ouray County Swinging Into Election
by Samantha Wright
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray County was named in an AP study as one of 106 swing-voting counties and cities in nine battleground states that voted for President Bush in 2004 and Obama in 2008.
November Workshops on Customizing Jobs for Arthritis Sufferers
by Watch Staff
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado AgrAbility, with support from Colorado’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, will host three free workshops covering disability on-site evaluations, resource information, equipment modi...
Dave Riley Takes the Helm at Sunshine Village
Oct 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort has named 26-year industry veteran Dave Riley, former CEO of Telluride Ski Resort, as senior vice president and chief operating officer.
Montrose Commissioners Denounce Udall’s Curecanti Boundary Act
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a letter to U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) asking him to reconsider the necessity of the Curecanti National Recreation Area Boundary ...
Appeals Court Upholds Montrose Hospital Lease
by Watch Staff
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Board of County Commissioners is disappointed that the court avoided the issue regarding the dramatic change of governance of the hospital.
State Dems Rally Troops in Ridgway
by Samantha Wright
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Colorado Democratic Party arrived in Ridgway big-time last Saturday morning, bearing news that the Obama campaign intends to open up a field office in town.