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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.
With Help From Students, Permanent Outdoor Stage Could Be a Reality in Ridgway
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A new permanent outdoor performance stage designed and built by architecture graduate students in Hartwell Park could be a reality next summer after the Ridgway Town Council conditionally approved ...
Signs of Economic Improvement in Preliminary Budget?
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The county is projecting an increase in revenues from property, sales and use taxes.
Piñon Ridge Hearing Process Gets Underway
by Samantha Wright
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A public hearing process convened in Nucla this week gives advocates and opponents of the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill a chance to make their case.
Army Corps of Engineers Says Tires Must Go
by Samantha Wright
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has put the kibosh on an engineered proposal that would leave Laurence “Butch” Gunn’s illegal tire dump in place.
Animal Shelter Celebrates Move to Angel Ridge Ranch
by Samantha Wright
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Second Chance Humane Society celebrates the one-year anniversary of moving its animal shelter to Angel Ridge Ranch.
Getting Back to Our Roots
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Valley farmers are adapting new ways of farming to keep their soil healthier.
Montrose Commissioners Wary of Deal for Additional Airport FBO
by William Woody
Oct 17, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In August, Phoenix, Ariz.-based Cutter Aviation, a highly respected FBO sent a letter to the county commissioners asking to begin negotiations to pursue a second FBO at the airport. Cutter would ma...
Woods Lake Now Home to Native Cutthroat Trout
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Once the population is established at Woods Lake, the habitat will provide the brood-stock, which will eventually assist in cutthroat conservation efforts throughout the Dolores and Gunnison river ...
Ouray Student Is National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
by Samantha Wright
Oct 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At Ouray School, senior Patrick Link has developed a reputation for excellence, inspiring fellow students and teachers alike.
REEL Things Launches Plastic-Free Schools Contest
by Martinique Davis
Oct 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The hands-on educational contest is aimed at giving students a framework to create change within their communities.
Creating New Life Downtown
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose's downtown is looking to the future, and planners and business owners are optimistic.