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Local Rodeo Royalty Receive Welcome at National Western Stock Show
by Watch Staff
Feb 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Ouray County Rodeo Royalty recently traveled to Denver to showcase their western spirit at the National Western Stock Show.
Four Apply for Ouray Council Vacancy
by Samantha Wright
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Ouray City Clerk/Treasurer Kathy Elmont, applicants include Bette Maurer, Paul Sunderland, Sara Sharpe and Carl Cockle.
U.S. 550 Over Red Mountain Pass to Open Twice Daily, Beginning Jan. 31
by Watch Staff
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Beginning Friday, Jan. 31, Red Mountain Pass will be open to single-lane, alternating traffic two times a day – once from 6:30-8:30 a.m. and again and from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Got Health Insurance? TCHN Hosts Enrollment Fairs Throughout Region
by Samantha Wright
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Feb. 15 is the next immediate deadline to select a private health insurance plan through Connect for Health Colorado that will take effect March 1, 2014. Open enrollment for the marketplace closes ...
Lawsuit Challenges County’s Consideration of a 2nd Fixed-Base Operator at Montrose Airport
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The suit by the airport’s current FBO operator asks the county to show cause why public records they have requested have not been made available.
SMRC Hosts 19th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fling With an Olympic Feeling
by Samuel Adams
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel Resource Center will hold an Olympic-themed Chocolate Lovers’ Fling this weekend, which acts as the nonprofit’s main fundraising event of the year.
OURAY BRIEFS | Underwood Resigns; Council Seeks Candidates to Fill Vacancy
by Samantha Wright
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray City Council will appoint a new councilor at its upcoming meeting on Monday, Feb. 3, following Councilor Michael Underwood’s resignation last week.
Major Development Proposed for Central Telluride
by Samuel Adams
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
If approved and built, the “Four Corners” at Pacific and Fir streets, could extend commerce south of main street to the gondola.
Compassionate Care From Compassionate People
by William Woody
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
HopeWest breaks ground on new Montrose care center.
Rommel Takes the Helm at EcoAction Partners
by Samuel Adams
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
EcoAction Partners has hired Heather Rommel to helm the nonprofit organization focused on reducing regional greenhouse gas emissions.
MV Announces Open Council Seat
by Watch Staff
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilor Richard Child is stepping down from his position as councilor.
Montrose Couple Loves Football, Heads to Super Bowl
by William Woody
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Through the NFL's ticket exchange, with ticket prices ranging from $2,000 to $89,000, Todd bought two of the cheapest tickets available for seats about 40 rows from the field, overlooking an end zone.
Horsefly Brewing Co. Wins Concession at Montrose Airport
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who pass through security at Montrose Regional Airport can soon order food and locally brewed beer while waiting for their flight.
Woody ‘Battles’ a Montrose SWAT Team Preparing For the 'Human Factor'
by William Woody
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s All About Preparing for the ‘Human Factor’ in Real-life Situations
Montrose Seventh Grader Named People-to-People Student Ambassador
by William Woody
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Matthew Gardner, a seventh grader at Columbine Middle School was accepted into the People to People Ambassador Program this year, will travel to the Netherlands, England, France, Germany, Belgium, ...
Marijuana Edibles Brought to Olathe School, Investigation Ongoing
by William Woody
Jan 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the Montrose County Sheriff's department, at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the high school for a report of suspected drug activity on campus.
Underwood Resigns; Ouray Council Seeks Candidates to Fill Vacancy
by By Samantha Wright
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Letters of intent will be accepted by the City of Ouray for the next two weeks, said Mayor Pam Larson.
Measure B Now Officially on the Ballot
by William Woody
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters to decide if .3 percent sales tax hike will fund rec center.
KOTO to Hold Special Election
by Samuel Adams
Jan 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to criticisms of recent actions leading to the departure of longtime KOTO Special Events Coordinator Janice Zink, the radio’s board will hold a special election for four of its seven seats.
CDOT Looks to Locals for Help Stabilizing Rockfall on Red Mountain Pass
by Samantha Wright
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Local resources on both sides of Red Mountain Pass have mobilized this week in a massive coordinated effort to reopen US 550.