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West End School District Counting On Ballot Issue For New School
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters in the West End School District face an important $8.9 million bond issue in November that would build a new PK-12 school at the site of the outdated Nucla High School.

In the Weeds at Montrose Schools
by William Woody
Oct 12, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Lack of staff, resources, money and larger class sizes are all serious issues the Montrose County School District RE-1J faces, with aging infrastructure coming up against modern-day operating budgets.
TELLURIDE BRIEFS | Council Grapples With Annexation Request
by Samantha Wright
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Tomboy annexation proposal draws ire from neighbors.
In Final Debate, Challengers Ask for a Nonpartisan Commissioner Race
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 11, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Montrose County Commissioner candidates faced off for the last time before the November election.
Nurturing ‘An Ecosystem of Entrepreneurs’
by Marta Tarbell
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Foundation CEO Paul Major asked, “Can you do good and make money at the same time?”
EAGLE-Net Fiber Project Spurs CenturyLink Action
by Samantha Wright
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The rapid deployment of EAGLE-Net’s fiberoptic broadband network has spurred upgrades by local telecom provider CenturyLink.
Tri-State Hands Down Another Wholesale Power Cost Increase
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Rising costs suggest the sobering reality that coal-fired energy is no longer the cheapest form of energy production for Tri-State’s consumers.
Recyclables Are Big Business at Recla Metals
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
People are finding that everything from discarded microwaves to Christmas lights – anything shiny, and a lot that is not – can earn them a few extra dollars.
Democrats Stump in Montrose in Support of Obama
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, state Sen. Gail Schwartz and U.S. senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet stopped in Montrose last week to rally support for President Barack Obama’s bid ...
Race Brings Hope to Those Dealing With Breast Cancer
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Annual walk/run/cycle in Montrose this Saturday supports the breast cancer fight.
Officers Looking for Information Related to Poaching Incident
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The elk had been shot with a rifle, its head had been cut off and removed and it had only been partially field-dressed.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Meaningful Mindfulness, a Workshop With John Bruna, Oct. 12-14

by Watch Staff
Oct 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Medical Center Annual Health Fair Saturday, Oct. 13
… Tri-County Resources Welcomes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
… Health Officials Urge Residents to Get Vaccinat...
Celebrate the Restoration of Naturita's Uranium Drive-In Sign This Weekend
by Watch Staff
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“Whether you came to the drive-in with your families, on a date, in the trunk of a car or by bicycle,come join us and reminisce about this historic sign and celebrate Naturita’s past, present and f...
Telluride and San Miguel County Bow Step Back From Piñon Ridge Battle
by Samantha Wright
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of Telluride and San Miguel County reached a settlement agreement this week with Piñon Ridge uranium mill developer Energy Fuels.
Declining Revenues Expected for San Miguel County
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County will continue to ratchet down its budget as a five-year general fund projection indicates continued declines in revenues to the county.
Consultants Do Whirlwind Tour of Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Oct 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A Department of Local Affairs Main Street Team visited Ridgway last week to help the town think about next steps in downtown redevelopment.
Montrose Memorial Hospital Prepares for the Future
by Kati O'Hare
Oct 06, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Properties acquired by Montrose Memorial Hospital part of long-term growth plan.
Camp Bird Investors Seize Reins at Historic Mine
by Samantha Wright
Oct 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Camp Bird Mine financing deal closes, but transfer of ownership is still months away.
Christian Center Endorses ‘Pulpit Freedom Sunday’
by Samantha Wright
Oct 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
This Sunday, over a thousand religious leaders across the country plan to engage in political activity from the pulpit by openly endorsing or opposing candidates, in violation of federal statute an...
Southern Ute Tribe Traditional Spiritual Leader Edward Bent Box Dies at 92
by Watch Staff
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Red Ute (Edward Bent Box’s Indian name) began to follow the traditional spiritual path of the Ute People in 1952, entering the Sundance Lodge on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation, south of Towao. He...