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Fishing Pier Proposed at Crystal Lake
by Samantha Wright
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Forest Service fisheries biologist Matt Dare has come up with a plan to not only preserve but enhance accessibility to the Crystal Lake fishing area going into the future.
Mountain Village Agrees to Help Telluride Fund Aug. 20 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
by Martinique Davis
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village will match Telluride’s $37,500 to help fund the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, which is expected to bring many thousands to Telluride for stage one of the race.
Out of a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Road Construction, A Sigh of Relief
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Bids came in too high for construction of the Society Turn roundabout this summer but don’t worry, there are plenty of other road construction projects slated for this summer.
Court Date With JetAway Yields No Answers for Montrose County
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Yet another round in an ongoing six-year legal battle unfolds in a Denver courtroom.
CLUB 20 Health Care Discussions Kick Off in Ouray Next Week
by Samantha Wright
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Community leaders in Ouray will add their voices to a new regional health care discussion next Thursday.
Senior Brings Home State Wrestling Title for Montrose
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Along with the first place finish for Georgon Hudson, Montrose High Finishes Fifth at State Wrestling Tournament.
Two of Five Norwood Home Invasion Participants Plead Guilty
by Watch Staff
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two of the five participants in the Sept. 6-7 Norwood home invasion – Brisa Felix-Gonzales and her husband, Juan Carresco-Lopez – plead guilty to felony charges.
TED ‘Coffee-Break-Length Talks’ Come to the Palm
by Marta Tarbell
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
TEDxTellurideLive simulcast screens at the Palm Wed., Feb. 29-Thursday, March 1
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
dZi Foundation Brings Mountainfilm to Ouray
by Watch Staff
Feb 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Food safety classes…Radon Awareness Class in the West End…Skin cancer screening clinic honors Gary Wright…Top Gear America Features Ouray County.
State's Implementation of Tourism Act Produces Frustration
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County’s application was different from others submitted to the state, but perhaps it more closely followed the guidelines.
With Dates Secure, KOTO to Host Late-August Music Festival
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The only question left: Who’s going to be the headliner?
Main Street's Road Map
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Downtown Development Authority businesses, property owners and residents are invited to learn about a new Plan of Development.
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<b>BACK ON THE MOUNTAIN</b> – Former Telluride resident Daniel Fulton, seriously injured in a December 2010 collision with a tree while snowboarding, returned to Telluride Mountain Saturday, with the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
Disabled Veterans Take to the Slopes Through TASP Winter Adventure Camp
by Martinique Davis
Feb 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program provides recreational opportunities to disabled veterans this week during its Winter Adventure Camp.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS
Ridgway’s Comprehensive Plan Ratified
by Peter Shelton
Feb 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Town Council ratified its Comprehensive Plan and Parks and Trails Plan at last week’s meeting.
Ouray Middle School Gets Top Marks for Improvement From CDE
by Samantha Wright
Feb 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Ouray Middle School, no child is left behind.
County Eyes a Lift Ticket Surcharge to Fund Bear Creek Rescues
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 17, 2012 | 5 5 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telski CEO Dave Riley argues that a tax on tickets would not be equitable.
Improvements Could Be in Future For Montrose's McNeil and Ute Parks
by Kati O'Hare
Feb 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Rec District is going after a GOCO Grant to fund field improvements, a sensory playground, river trails and an adult fitness area at Ute and McNeil parks.
Four-Wheelers Rally for Alpine Ranger Project
by Samantha Wright
Feb 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Four-wheel enthusiasts are helping keep a backcountry ranger program chugging along.
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Nate, Hilary and Ben Soules
Service, Celebration for Nate Soules Saturday
by Watch Staff
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 12 p.m., at St. Patrick’s Church, for Nate Soules.
Transition Towns: Sustainability Movement Comes to Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Feb 16, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A five-year-old movement begun in England, Transition Towns has inspired over 160 communities worldwide, including Boulder and Bayfield, to become more sustainable and more flexible.