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Rico Resident Amber Kenyon in ICU After Ophir Loop Car Accident
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 18, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Since arriving at hospital, Amber Kenyon remains unconscious but has made “great little baby steps” in recovering.
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Bridal Veil Falls Claim Life of Climbing Legend
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
An accomplished world climber and author, Jack Roberts was a fixture in the local climbing community.
Two Parachute Men Face Charges in Montana Jogger’s Death
by Watch Staff
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Lester Vann Waters, 47, and Michael Keith Spell, 22, of Parachute, face charges in death of Sidney, Montana high school math instructor Sherry Arnold, who disappeared more than a week ago.
Denver Woman Dies in Ski Accident at Silverton Mountain
by Samantha Wright
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Sydney Elizabeth Owens slid 1,500 feet on steep, ungroomed terrain.
Home Safe Suspended Following Sunday Morning Accident
by Marta Tarbell
Jan 16, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The program, which started in 2003, transported over 25,000 passengers home from Telluride bars.
SMPA’s Demand Rates Continue to Confound
by Peter Shelton
Jan 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t smart meters this time, but the quarterly Tri County meeting in Ridgway did focus on a knotty aspect of San Miguel Power Association’s service: demand rates.
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<b>PATRICK MORRIS</b> – Standing outside Season’s Harvest Natural Foods four years ago, in Ridgway, which he co-owned with longtime partner Melissa Johnson. Morris died in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 15, after being hit by a vehicle. (Watch file photo)
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Patrick Morris Dies in Early-Morning Accident on Main Street
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Patrick Morris, 52, had 'inexplicably' laid down in front of the taxi's front wheel as it prepared to depart.
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The road up to the entrance on the North Rim of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. (Photo by Brett Schreckengost)
Biking the Back Roads
by Eric Ming
Jan 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
"When I go biking, I am mentally far, far away from civilization. The world is breaking someone else's heart." – Diane Ackerman
Hanging Flume Lecture and Slideshow Coming Jan. 24
by Watch Staff
Jan 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
An expert on the historic Hanging Flume above the San Miguel River will give an illustrated talk at the KAFM Radio Room in Grand Junction Jan. 24.
TELLURIDE BRIEFS
Council Disagrees on Future of Instant Runoff Voting
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Tuesday’s council meeting included discussions on funding a summer airline guarantee program, instant runoff voting, and making Telluride a one-precinct town.
Go Burlesque at This Weekend’s Lifesavers Ball
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The burlesque circus is back and bigger than ever at the Telluride Conference Center.
New Year, New Owners at Bon Ton and St. Elmo
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Front Range, Telluride duo acquire historic Ouray businesses.
Margo Talbot Headlines Chicks with Picks
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend, Talbot ushers in a new season of Chicks With Picks women’s ice climbing clinics with a slideshow presentation at the Ouray Community Center on Saturday, Jan. 14 that promises to take ...
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Radon Awareness Classes In Montrose
by Watch Staff
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Four-course Fundraiser for Southwest Institute Jan. 19… January is School Board Recognition Month… MMH Health Fair Scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25
Go High For Nordic Bliss
by Martinique Davis
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In a low-snow winter, the Telluride Nordic Association has opened more track-skiing terrain atop Lizard Head Pass; clinics this Saturday.
Mystery Climber Stages Upset to Claim Ice Fest Prize
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Crowds of climbers thrill to exciting photo finish at Ouray Ice Festival competition.
Over the Holidays, Visitors Turned to Telluride for Its Snow
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It may not seem like it but Telluride had some of the best early season snow in the country and sales at Telluride Regional Airport are proving it.
SMPA Inks Purchase Agreement for Power From Solar Garden
by Watch Staff
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Clean Energy Collective, an innovator of community-based clean energy facilities, has finalized a power purchase agreement with the San Miguel Power Association for all the energy output from the C...
Draft Watershed Plan to Be Unveiled Thursday
by Watch Staff
Jan 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
After three years of hard work the Uncompahgre Waterhshed Partnership is unveiling its draft watershed plan.
Chapman Proposes Conference Center in National Park
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 11, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The developer of an inholding in the Black Canyon National Park seeks a buyer who will donate it to the park service.