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COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Montrose Bucks Go on Sale Monday
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Weatherization Program Helping Families Save…CSU Master Gardener Applications Now Available…Nonprofit Holiday Bazaar Saturday.
Chipeta Solar Springs Resort Now a Soaker’s Paradise
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time ever, the Chipeta’s pools will be open during the winter thanks to new solar-heating panels, and there’s more hot news to come next spring.
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"Peach Valley" by Kurt Isgreen
‘Art on Trout Road’ Hosts 20th Annual Show Saturday-Sunday
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ceramicist, landscape artist and watercolorist featured at Art on Trout Road.
A New Window on an Ancient Crafts
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A modern-day take on the ancient arts of weaving, spinning and related fiber crafts at the 34th Annual Weavers Guild Show and Sale, Saturday, in Montrose.
Society Turn Roundabout Set for Construction Next Summer
by Seth Cagin
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Town Council asks CDOT for the lowest illumination possible without compromising safety.
The Four Secret Ingredients of Success
by Samantha Wright
Nov 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Local products are key to two Ouray businesses, which just keep expanding.
Junior Chef Program Held in Three Montrose Schools This Month
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Budding chefs at Montrose County schools are learning kitchen skills early.
Court Says Doctor Charged in Patient Deaths Can Remain Free On Bail
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Sam Jahani, who ran clinics in Montrose, Grand Junction and Delta, pleaded not guilty in September to multiple charges.
Montrose School Board Election Too Close to Call
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Incumbent Barbara Bynum will keep the seat until the election is decided.
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<b>WORKING REMOTE</b> – Louis and Sharon Blanchard paused in their office on Hastings Mesa, from which they run a successful plumbing and heating business – in their native Louisiana. (Courtesy photo)
High Country Neighbors With Business on the Bayou
by Karen Barnett
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Southerners Louis and Sharon Blanchard so loved their home on Hastings Mesa, they found a way to run the family business – in Louisiana – from the high country.
Miners Volleyball Earn Trip to State Tournament
by Martinique Davis
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s high school volleyball team earned a trip to the state tournament with two wins last weekend at regionals.
A New Entity, Telluride Theatre, Takes Flight
by Watch Staff
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s two theater companies merge, and hire a new executive director.
Local Activists Adopt Wild Horses From Spring Creek
by Peter Shelton
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway psychologist Susannah Smith is one of several local activists to adopt wild horses from the recent Spring Creek gather.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
UCSJ Introduces New Pastor
by Watch Staff
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
 DMEA Extends National Guard Outreach…Rockfall Mitigation Underway on Colo. State Hwy 145 South of Telluride… Montrose Interagency Fire Plans Winter Burns … Free Homemaking Services to Seniors
Montrose Memorial Hospital Wins T-System National Award for Excellence
by Watch Staff
Nov 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year, the firm recognizes hospitals that have most effectively used its clinical, business and technology solutions to improve the quality of patient care, operational processes and financial...
Montrose Hospital Signed Over to Nonprofit Group
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose County Commissioners say they are 'disappointed" and will continue to pursue legal action to stop the transfer.
A New Entity, Telluride Theatre, Takes Flight
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The new company is the result of a merger of the Telluride Repertory Theatre and SquidShow.
UPDATED, 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
Fraser Reelected Telluride Mayor
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters also returned Thom Carnevale to council and elected Kristen Permakoff to a first term.
J. Michael Brown, ‘Our Beloved Comet’
by Pete Connick
Nov 07, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Pete Connick remembers a friend ‘who moved the ball from Francis Warner’s worn-out miner’s mitt to a hippie ski bum paradise.’
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<b>MOMENT OF TRIUMPH</b> — Inge Cheatham of Montrose, at the end of her 488-mile trek over the Pyrenees mountains, basking in the glow of completing the Camino de Santiago. (Courtesy photo)
Montrose Woman Walks 400-Mile Camino de Santiago in Europe
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Before she went, Cheatham had been on a different kind of journey when she learned of the recurrence of cancer she had beaten ten years before.