U.S. 550 May Fully Open By This Weekend
by Watch Staff
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the recent snows over the past several days, the Colorado Department of Transportation reports that crews are making good progress on installing rockfall fencing along a portion of US 550 R...
State Releases 2012-2013 Student Dropout Report
by William Woody
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 98 of the 3,192 students enrolled in Montrose district schools dropped out over the course of the 2012-13 school year. Male students dropped out at twice the rate of female students (...
OSHA Slaps Star Mine Operations With Hazardous Workplace Citations
by Samantha Wright
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The inspection resulted in a number of workplace hazard citations being issued on Jan. 24, regarding improper storage of flammable chemicals, failure to provide an eyewash station for employees dea...
Commissioners Toss Three MMH Trustees From Board
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
In the ongoing dispute over control of the Montrose Memorial Hospital, the flashpoint is a trustee's background check.
Ouray County Clerk Michelle Nauer Seeks Sixth Term
by Watch Staff
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Nauer moved to Ouray in 1981 and soon began working as a deputy clerk for Ouray County’s former longtime clerk, the late Addie Sim.
Ouray Trail Group to Receive ROCC Outstanding Citizen Award
by Watch Staff
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray Trail Group will receive the Outstanding Citizen Award from the Ridgway-Ouray Community Council at ROCC’s 20th annual Spaghetti Dinner, Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Ouray Community Center.
Wright Opera to Close as Interior Restoration Gets Underway
by Watch Staff
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The so-called “Access Project” includes the installation of a much needed elevator, improvements to the central staircase, and a makeover of both the downstairs and upstairs lobbies.
TEX Reports Bump in Traffic in December
by Samuel Adams
Feb 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Outbound and inbound private aircraft numbers are up at Telluride Regional Airport, but commercial aircraft numbers remain sluggish in the wake of new FAA regulations.
Casolari Seeks Third Term as Ouray County Treasurer
by Watch Staff
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray County Treasurer Jeannine Casolari has announced that she is seeking reelection in November.
VIR 2.0: Ouray County Embarks on Next Phase of Visual Impact Talks
by Samantha Wright
Feb 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Among the items dropped, at least for now, was the planning commission’s recommendation to dramatically expand the number of roads in the county subject to Visual Impact Regulations.
Lack of Daycare Facilities a Problem for Working Families
by William Woody
Feb 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose City Council recently amended and approved a new ordinance allowing child-care providers to apply for conditional use permits to open new daycare centers within the city's three medica...
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 | 63 63 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.