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SAN MIGUEL COUNTY BRIEFS | Goodtimes Opposes Naming Post Office for Schwarzkopf
by Samuel Adams
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Because Commissioner Elaine Fischer attended the meeting via phone, the commissioners will discuss the renaming at the next meeting.
Council To Decide If Rec Center Funding Will Go Before Voters
by William Woody
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Recreation District Board of Directors voted last week to ask the Montrose City Council to place a sales tax increase in front of voters next spring to raise $11.7 million to go toward...
Telluride Library Starts Search for Permanent Director
by Samuel Adams
Dec 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The position has been advertised and the Wilkinson Board hopes to fill the position in the early spring.
Ouray Mourns the Loss of a ‘Beautiful Soul’
by Samantha Wright
Nov 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Brilliant, spiritual, and exceptionally creative, Lahr touched the hearts of many people during her brief lifetime.
FBO Review Process Stirs Questions at Airport Advisory Board Meeting
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
County officials want to assure the public that once the county is able to publically vet and possibly make a decision on a new FBO, it will be done in a public arena.
Ridgway Town Council Considers New Ballot Question for RAMP Cash Match
by Samantha Wright
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The main issue up for discussion was whether the town should ask the community to approve a bond initiative in its regular election next spring, and if so, how much money the town should ask for.
Early Snow Builds Advance Bookings and Optimism in Telluride
by Samuel Adams
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
With a 39-inch base and thanks in part to a newly coordinated marketing effort, hotel and air reservations are up over last year.
Henderson Recovering, Moving Forward After Heart Surgery
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County Commissioner Ron Henderson and his wife, Diane, share their experience just six months after Ron underwent a quadruple bypass surgery.
MSHA Seeks Information From Mine Employees, Public About Fatal Accident
by Samantha Wright
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched a fatality investigation into the accident that killed two miners last week, and seeks the public’s help.
Telluride Town Clerk Retires After 24 Years on the Job
by Samuel Adams
Nov 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In her 24 years, she’s resolved runoff elections, survived breast cancer and recovered from a recent heart attack. The key to her success? Taking her roles of wife, mother and Telluride Town Clerk ...
Telluride Moves to Future With New Snowmaking Infrastructure, Technology
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 28, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In a perfect world, all 280 acres of Telluride’s terrain served by snowmaking would be open by Christmas. Thanks to Brandon Green’s work, that goal is now a step closer.
Service, Reception and Open House Planned for Zina Lahr
by Watch Staff
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
An open house celebrating Lahr’s life and creativity is also planned on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Wright Opera House in Ouray from 1-3 p.m.
MONTROSE BRIEFS | Payment Doubles for Recycled Materials Transport
by William Woody
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Negotiations continue over Black Canyon Golf Club...City Council Hears Complaints Over Water Late Fees.
Decoys Stolen Before Youth Hunting Seminar
by Watch Staff
Nov 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Many of the items stolen were the personal hunting equipment of a Ducks Unlimited member who was volunteering to teach the seminar.
DMEA Officials Pronounce South Canal Hydro-Generation a Success
by William Woody
Nov 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When water returns to the Gunnison Tunnel, its force will generate even more hydroelectricity to the DMEA grid than it did this year.
Six Candidates, Two Seats in TMVOA Election
by Watch Staff
Nov 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Mountain Village Owner’s Association will fill two open seats on its Board of Directors in its 2013 annual election.
Sheriff Masters Proposes New Detox Center
by Samuel Adams
Nov 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County could build a purpose-built facility in the proposed Telluride Medical Clinic on the Pearl Property, Masters suggested.
Cottonwood Second Graders Fundraise for Typhoon Victims
by William Woody
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
After the early-November landfall of typhoon Haiyan on the Philippine islands, a group of Montrose second graders began fundraising for its victims.
Wilkinson Library Board Works Toward December Budget Approval
by Samuel Adams
Nov 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
A survey reveals that salaries and benefits are In line with other local public employees.