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Montrose High School Earns Yearbook Design Recognition
by Watch Staff
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Along with design excellence, the annually published Look Book honors the important role well-crafted yearbooks play in helping schools chronicle the experiences, stories and achievements of students.
Sotomayor Event Shines Spotlight on Youth Advisory Council
by Samantha Wright
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids from the Colorado Youth Advisory Council played a key role in Chief Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s appearance at the judicial center in Denver last week.
Colorado Springs Man Rescued from Black Canyon
by Watch Staff
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The NPS said the rescue required the use of multiple hauling stations to move the injured hiker up 1,800 feet of loose rock and boulders, thick brush, cliffs and ledges.
Resource Center’s Johnson Wins PBS Award
by Martinique Davis
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Kara Johnson, education specialist with the San Miguel Resource Center, receives recognition for her work with kids in preventing sexual assault.
City of Montrose May Ship Recyclables to Front Range
by William Woody
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Montrose is initiating emergency recycling delivery after it could no longer ship to the SMARTS facility near Telluride as it undergoes improvements.
Inflatable ‘Wibits’ Woo Crowds of Kids to Hot Springs Pool
by Samantha Wright
May 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The pool reopened last week after a brief closure for spring cleaning with a giant inflatable modular obstacle course and outsized floating orb tethered in the 5-foot section, bobbing brightly and ...
In Battle of the Brains, Ouray School Comes in First Place
by Samantha Wright
May 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time, the brainy bunch consisting of Patrick Link, Nicholas Pieper, Daniel Degenhardt and newcomer Julia Vann remained undefeated throughout the entire season and brought back a First...
Montrose Fire District Secures Funds for New Radio Equipment
by Watch Staff
May 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The upgraded equipment will increase the center's functionality, operational stability and enhance the interface between dispatchers and emergency response personnel, including law enforcement, EMS...
Two Early Morning Earthquakes Rumble Near Ridgway
by Gus Jarvis
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A USGS geophysicist said they were the smallest magnitude earthquakes anyone “can actually feel.”
Valuations to Clobber Region's Libraries in 2014
by Peter Shelton
May 02, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Libraries around the region are facing a big funding shortfall in 2014 as revenues from property taxes drop.
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Citizens Demand More Time on Visual Impacts
by Peter Shelton
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray BOCC looks at visual impacts, again, along with high-country road signs, and Amendment 64 (recreational marijuana).
Wilderness Bill Redux in ENR Subcommittee
by Samantha Wright
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In his testimony, Udall stressed the bill’s grassroots origins and potential economic and environmental benefits to the region.
UPDATED: Energy Fuels Issued Radioactive Materials License, Again
by Gus Jarvis
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Once an air quality permit is in place, Energy Fuels is set to begin construction once uranium markets improve.
Telski Drops FIS World Cup Event
by Martinique Davis
May 02, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing concerns over resources Telski will no longer host the international ski and snowboardcross event.
Mud Fest Makes Muddy Mark on County
by Samantha Wright
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Numbers of attendees were up significantly from the previous year, and overall, the event was deemed a downright dirty success.
Montrose Sheriff Seeks Information on Dog Shooting
by Watch Staff
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The dog was found to have sustained and survived a gunshot to the head from a small caliber firearm.
TMRAO Is Now Colorado Flights Alliance
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
While its core mission to attract and retain air service to the region remains the same, the organization is taking an expanded outlook to engage the larger economic region.
Take a Colorado Cannabis Craze Trip
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Among Colorado's new marijuana-based businesses is an unlikely pot-centric board game created by Louisville based Hilljack Entertainment.
UPDATED: No Decision on Gravel Pit Special Use Permit
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday’s hearing before a capacity of community members in Friendship Hall, brought forth dozens of comments and concerns, both pro and con.
New Chamber of Commerce for Telluride Business Community
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 25, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Region Chamber of Commerce will operate as an umbrella organization, representing its membership and providing a host of much-needed products and services.