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Telluride Institute Launches Watershed Film Series
by Peter Shelton
Jan 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
With ever more demands placed on the Colorado River and its tributaries, the Telluride Institute is launching a new initiative on water, beginning with with the screening next week of the Redford C...
Forever Fund Grant Announces 2012 Grant Recipients
by Watch Staff
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past two decades the Montrose Community Foundation has given more than a half-million dollars to local charities every year through its Forever Fund grant program.
Mule Deer Foundation Montrose Launch, and Banquet
by Watch Staff
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MONTROSE – The National Mule Deer Foundation is launching an Uncompahgre Mule Deer Chapter on the Western Slope of Colorado in Montrose, organized by Chairmen Mark Harmon and Bruce Leben, who will ...
TASP Fundraiser With Erik Weihenmayer
by Watch Staff
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dinner in the Dark, a fundraiser for Telluride Adaptive Sports Program, will feature an inspiring presentation by Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind adventurer to summit Mt. Everest.
Ouray Ice Festival Swings Into High Gear This Weekend
by Samantha Wright
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not just for seasoned climbers, but anyone interested in finding out what the sport is all about.
Sherbino Theater Meets Its Match
by Watch Staff
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Sherbino Theater met its fundraising goal in late 2012, earning$25,000 in matching funds from an anonymous Ridgway donor.
Program Aims at Suicide Prevention, the Man’s Way
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Man Therapy aims to provide men approaching crisis, and their loved ones, a website to learn more about men’s mental health.
Local Family Unveils Wizard Emporium and Framing
by Martinique Davis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride family unveils Wizard Emporium, a locally and sustainably minded gift shop.
Telluride Olive Oil Co. Comes to Main Street
by Martinique Davis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Foodies Rejoice!
Aril Wine Debuts To Top Marks
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When Harmon Brown and his wife, Joanne, bought a home in California’s Napa Valley in 2006, they were not thinking of starting a winery.
Feds Halt Colorado’s Fiber-Optic Freeway Project
by Samantha Wright
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
EAGLENet Says It’s Just a ‘Temporary Postponement’   WESTERN SAN JUANS – The Broomfield-based telecommunications co-op EAGLENet Alliance is waiting for a determination from the feds in the coming w...
Ridgway’s Dr. Sherwood Moves Out on His Own
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Longtime Ridgway doc, Dave Sherwood, has left Mountain Medical to start his own practice.
Energy Fuels Continues to Expand Its Uranium Resources
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
While it seeks approval for the proposed Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County, Energy Fuels invests in the largest the largest known uranium deposit in the United States in Virginia.
Best Appliance and Home Gallery to Close Its Doors
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1995, customers from around the region including Telluride, Ouray, Ridgway and Montrose have purchased home appliances – everything from refrigerators to stoves to washing machines – from Bes...
Seed-Storage Warehouse Opens Northwest of Delta
by William Woody
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Grass and forb seed, critical for habitat restoration, are being collected in a new 9.000-square-foot facility northwest of Delta.
As Assessed Valuations Decline, So Does County Budget
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
While the county maintains ‘healthy’ reserves, those savings may be needed in the next five years.
Improvement of Locally Grown Foods Topic at Jan. 10 Forum
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Organized into three primary categories – including crops, livestock and business management – the daylong forum will bring a wealth of knowledge to both long-time and prospective food producers on...
Wright Opera House Welcomes New Executive Director
by Samantha Wright
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year promises to be a good one for the Wright Opera House, as s the grand old theater building in the heart of the National Historic District of Ouray celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2013.
Gen. Schwarzkopf Remembered in Telluride
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who died on Dec. 27, is remembered in Telluride as an activist/philanthropist.
Telluride 8th Grader Discovers Jurassic Era Dinosaur Fossil
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A Telluride 8th grader discovered an Ilium Valley fossil that likely belongs to one of the most fearsome dinosaurs: the Allosaurus.