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Buy Daffodils, Fund Cancer Research, Treatment
by Watch Staff
Mar 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days comes to San Miguel, Ouray counties Wednesday, March 7.
Good Samaritan Policy on Mine Cleanup Has Growing Support
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Mines and the water problems they cause often aren’t addressed because of certain provisions in the federal Clean Water Act that hold people back from initiating cleanup efforts due to fear of liab...
Montrose's 12-Week Summer Event on Track for Success
by Kati O'Hare
Mar 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Positive Communication with the City and County is a hopeful sign of a successful for this summer’s Main in Motion.
Tipton Supports Extension of Tax Incentive for Land Preservation
by Watch Staff
Mar 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Conservation Easement Incentive Act enjoys strong bipartisan support in Congress.
Study Indicates That Salvage Logging Doesn’t Hinder Wildfire Recovery
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 10 years after the huge Burn Canyon fire, the area is recovering equally well in areas that were logged and areas that weren’t.
Our Rapidly Shrinking Water Supply
by Eric Ming
Mar 02, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Chris Landry is on the leading edge of snow science, trying to determine how much fresh water we can realistically expect, in the watershed – and beyond.
Library's eBook Service Gains Popularity
by Kati O'Hare
Mar 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Checking out library books for electronic devises becoming popular.
Paradox Sports Adaptive Ice Climbing Weekend Returns to Ouray March 2-4
by Samantha Wright
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“Other-abled” athletes challenge themselves in a sport they may not have thought possible given their physical limitations at the Paradox Sports Ice Climbing Weekend in Ouray.
Grand Junction Conference Seeks to Build Awareness for a Misunderstood Disease
by Samantha Wright
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The First Annual Western Slope Lymphedema Awareness Day happens at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction this Saturday, March 3. The free day-long conference is hosted by the Ridgway-based Lymphede...
March 9, 1961-Friday, Feb. 24, 2012
Leigh Cannon, Dead at 50, Remembered as Athlete, Homemaker
by Marta Tarbell
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A potluck Celebration of her Life will be held Saturday, March 3, at the Elks, at 5:30 p.m.; members and guests are welcome. A funeral mass will be held for Leigh Well Rogers Cannon, Saturday, Marc...
Snowpack Levels Improve But Still ‘Playing Catch-up’
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
After a dismal start to the winter season, weather patterns shifted and February proved to be a snowy month. The real question is if March can bring snowpack levels up to seasonal averages.
The Peaks Adds New Laser Center to its Health and Fitness Repertoire
by Martinique Davis
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The new Peaks Laser Center brings state-of-the-arts cosmetic laser treatments to the mountains.
Elaine Fischer Seeking Another Term as Commissioner
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Elaine Fischer: ‘I am really committed to our citizens and it’s important to me to be a good elected official and represent my community well.’
Padgett to Seek a Second Term as Ouray County Commissioner
by Samantha Wright
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Announcement further defines field for upcoming BOCC election.
Uniting Fresh Foods With Local Forks
by Kati O'Hare
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Valley Food Partnership in Montrose is working to establish an online network to help farmers find customers and customers find produce.
Report Suggests There Is No Need for Water Pipelines to Front Range
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A consortium of conservation groups report that Colorado can exceed the water needs of 1.4 million people in the Arkansans River Basin through 2050 without new large scale water diversions and pipe...
Every Stitch Counts
by Kati O'Hare
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Two sisters help girls in Africa by putting their sewing machines to work.
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<b>WINNING EFFORT</b> – The Ouray Trojans faced off against the DeBeque Dragons in the first round of games at the District 1A Tournament in Olathe last Thursday, Feb. 23, ultimately winning the game by a single basket, but lost their next match-up against the Plateau Valley Cowboys the following night. (Photo by Samantha Wright)
Lady Demons, Lady Mavericks Ride District Titles to Regionals
by Samantha Wright
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Demons, Mavericks and Miners advance to Regionals this weekend.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Saving Energy and Saving Money
by Watch Staff
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday March 2, from 8:30-10 a.m. at Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library, TNCC’s Green Business Roundtable (GBR) and EcoAction Workshop will highlight the success stories from the MSEI grant pr...