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LOCAL MARKETS are stocking up on reusable grocery bags to encourage patrons to stop using disposable plastic bags. (File photo)
#10 STORY OF 2010
One of the First Towns in the Country to Ban Indoor Smoking, Now Telluride Decides to Ban Plastic Bags
by Watch Staff
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2010, Telluride became the first community in the state to ban the distribution of plastic bags.
Delta Police Officers Absolved in Shooting Death of Local Man
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Delta’s Police Chief says the town and family are still grieving for a man shot by police.
Good Ice Coming In at Ouray Ice Park
by Peter Shelton
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Colder weather means the Ouray Ice Festival is on schedule for Jan. 6-9.
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Musk Thistle (Carduus nutans) and scentless chamomile (Matricaria perforata)
County’s Weed Management Plan Seeing Success
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Several species of weeds have been completely eradicated in San Miguel County ... for now.
BOOK REVIEW
Bob Rubadeau Finds the Pulpy Satire at Telluride’s Heart in Gatsby’s Last Resort
by Seth Cagin
Dec 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A local author delivers a mystery set in a Telluride of his vivid imagination.
Montrose DA Arrested for Second Time This Year
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Myrl Serra is arrested again, this time for violating bond conditions.
Telluride Express Now Offering Affordable Local Taxi Service
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Express will use this year to measure the need for a local taxi service in Telluride.
San Miguel County Briefs
by Karen James
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County passes 2011 budget… BOCC supports Society Turn roundabout… Commissioners want lower San Miguel River instream flow
REGIONAL BRIEFS
Antler Collectors Face Restrictions
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Forest Service Seeks Comment on Roadless Baseline Studies…Antler Collectors Face Restrictions
Suspect in Custody in Ridgway Break-ins
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ridgway Marshal’s office has announced a suspect in custody regarding the rash of break-ins in Ridgway.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Solar PV System Nearly Complete
by Karen James
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A new solar PV system going online at the Telluride Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant will cut energy use at the facility by 10 percent – which is a drop in the bucket compared to residential and...
Countdown to a Final Comprehensive Plan
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
More than two years in the making, a final version of Mountain Village’s first comprehensive plan will be unveiled to the community next Tuesday, Dec. 28.
New DA Selected for Seventh Judicial District
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Former assistant DA chosen to fill shoes of indicted Serra.
O’Brien’s Pub Hosts Darts and Poker Leagues
by Peter Shelton
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
O’Brien’s Pub in Ouray is offering league play in games of skill.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Ham Radio Class to Be Offered
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ham radio class…San Miguel County to open DMV office… Honoring 9/11 fallen hero George Cain…Decorate the ‘Angel Tree’
Snowshoe Races Jan. 8 at Black Canyon National Park
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
New snowshoe race at Black Canyon will raise funds for nonprofit foundation.
David and Goliath: Silverton and Qwest Battle Over Fiber Optic Line
by Peter Shelton
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Silverton is battling telecommunications giant Qwest for a linkup with the rest of Colorado.
Montrose To Ponder Fate of City Manager Battling Cancer
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Long-time Montrose city manager, stricken with cancer, will soon run out of leave time.
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Auberge Residences at Element 52
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
New board officers for Ouray Chamber Resort Assn… SMPA projects no rate increases for 2011… Auberge residences at Element 52.
ARTS BRIEFS
Randolph Sings ‘Two Pesos Pobres’ at New Orleans Fundraiser
by Watch Staff
Dec 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway Resident John Randolph performed ‘Two Pesos Pobres’ in New Orleans at the Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs on Dec. 8…Telluride’s Lustre Gallery celebrates its fifth anniversar...