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Encore, Ines! German Climber Scores Yet Another Ice Fest Upset
by Samantha Wright
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost every contender managed the lower portion of the climb and many exhibited jaw-dropping, head-scratching feats of strength and flexibility as they figured out how to tackle the complexities a...
Ridgway Area Trails Group Parties at the Sherbino
by Watch Staff
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ridgway Area Trails Group is hosting a party this Saturday at the Sherbino to discuss BLM’s single-track trails plan.

Despite Council Concerns, Pavilion Moves Forward
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Cost and timing challenges cause some on council to argue against proceeding on improves to the Town Park Pavilion…Council discusses skier traffic jam at gondola spur
Library Board Hears Objections To Sunday Closure
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In December the Wilkinson Public Library announced it would close on Sundays to help close a budget deficit; a crowd gathered Tuesday to protest the decision.
Beth Hess Recovering From Car Accident
by Watch Staff
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County resident Beth Hess is recovering at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Grand Junction, from injuries suffered in a Jan. 4 car accident.
Study Lays Out Future Of Water Supply and Demands in the West
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Future water demands in the entire river basin were analyzed under various hypothetical situations including population growth, potential savings from conservation, and differing economic conditions.
Commissioners Fill Vacancies On Montrose Hospital Board
by William Woody
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ongoing Disputes Over Control of MMH
Telluride Leaders Endorse Gun Reforms
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday’s event has been coordinated by the grassroots gun violence prevention advocacy organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
In the New Year, TMVOA Faces Budget Challenges
by Martinique Davis
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
President Jeff Proteau says the Town of Mountain Village Owners’ Association will seek more input from its members as it faces funding challenges
Allegiant Air Offering Two-for-One Airfares
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanks to a collaborative effort between the Telluride Montrose Regional Air Organization, the Telluride Ski Resort, the Telluride Tourism Board, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort, two-for-one airl...
Amendment 64 Crops Up for Discussion in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The city has months to consider whether to restrict or regulate pot businesses
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 | 17 17 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride family unveils Wizard Emporium, a locally and sustainably minded gift shop.