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‘Multiple Injuries’ the Official Cause of Patrick Morris’s Death
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the tragic death of “Dancing Patrick” Morris, the official manner of death is accidental.
Swonger’s Back in the Race for House District 59
by Samantha Wright
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Patrick Swonger, DQ’d by party officials, will petition his way onto the Democratic primary ballot.
Telluride to Purchase 100 Acres of Open Space Near Bear Creek Preserve
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of Telluride is closing April 30 on 13 mining claims totaling just over 100 acres of open space.
OURAY BRIEFS
Funds Keep Rolling in for Ouray Ice Park Purchase
by Samantha Wright
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray inches ever-closer toward closing a deal to purchase a key parcel of U.S. Forest Service land in the heart of the Ouray Ice Park.
Three Council Seats and the Mayor’s Chair
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The nominating period for Ridgway Town Council elections runs through Feb. 17. Three council seats and the mayor’s chair are up.
Ridgway Man Charged With Child Sexual Abuse
by Watch Staff
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
RIDGWAY – A 39-year-old Ridgway man appeared at a bond hearing in Ouray County Court on Thursday, Feb. 2 on charges of child sexual abuse, and is now being held at the Montrose County Detention Cen...
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Montrose County Hosts Vaccination Clinic Friday,
Feb. 10
by Watch Staff
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County Hosting 10th Vaccination Clinic…Roland McCook to Speak on History of the Ute People…Local Mushers Shine at the Grand Mesa Sled Dog Races…San Miguel Power Partners Open House Event i...
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TIME TO BUY? – With foreclosure numbers dropping and sales increasing, there are indications that the worst real estate market conditions are behind us, and in some areas, prices are beginning to stabilize. (Photos by Watch Staff)
Is Real Estate Finally on the Rebound?
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The question is no longer “if” but “how long will the recovery take.”
Santorum Grabs Majority of Local Republicans' Vote
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Rick Santorum wins area voters and the states presidential hopeful nomination at caucuses.
Mining and Fiber Optic Development Clogged in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mining, fiberoptics, and “Building a Prosperous Ouray”
Proposed Capital Improvement Funding Ballot Initiative Axed in Work Session
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Council votes down proposed sales tax increase, for now.
Inaugural TEDxTellurideLive Simulcast Feb. 29 at the Palm
by Watch Staff
Feb 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The theme of this year’s TED Conference is “Full Spectrum.”
Two Popular Cross-Country Trails Will No Longer Be Groomed
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to lynx habitat, future grooming of “Tom’s Loop” and “South Meadow Trail” must go through a proper process and analysis with the U.S. Forest Service.
Tipton Turns Ear Toward Telluride for Third Wilderness Listening Session
by Samantha Wright
Feb 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Still on the fence about the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Bill, Tipton will not attend third “listening session” in Telluride next week.
ROCC Honors Dee Williams as Citizen of the Year
by Watch Staff
Feb 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray’s civic powerhouse, Dee Williams, is this year’s Ridgway-Ouray Community Council Citizen of the Year.
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<b>ON THE STUMP</b> – GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum made a stop in Montrose on Saturday looking for support in Tuesday’s Colorado Primary. (Photos by Gus Jarvis)
Santorum in Montrose: ‘We Need a Sharp Contrast.’
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 04, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Republican candidate told a large audience on Saturday that he’s a true conservative who can offer a sharp contrast to President Obama.
Telluride’s ‘Town Doc’ David Homer Going to Uncompahgre Medical Center
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In a bittersweet decision, Dr. David Homer his following his passion and has accepted a full-time position as medical director of the UMC in Norwood.
Home Safe Program Will Not Continue
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
While there is a need for the free late night transportation program, operating such a service is complicated and few answers have yet to be found.
SAN MIGUEL COUNTY BRIEFS
Not Enough Data to Support Moratorium on Smart Meters
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
While commiserating those who are affected by smart meters, the commissioners believe there is not enough data to make a strong case for or against them…BOCC makes its collective voice heard on a v...
For the Homeless: The Importance of the Little Things
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
New soup kitchen provides more than soup in Montrose.