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Heidi Duce Wins Bronze at International Adaptive Snowboarding Competition
by Samantha Wright
Jan 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For her winning ways last weekend, Duce is now ranked third overall (in the world) and second in the U.S.
SPORTS WATCH | Either Te’o Is Guilty or Really Gullible - Or Both?
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s hard to believe he’s innocent in this. All of the stories told, I think Te’o and his entire family are behind it.
Chicks With Picks Slideshow Presenters Announced
by Samantha Wright
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
From jaw-dropping cliff drops to shower-curtain wall descents, Gannett has embarked on a lifetime journey to “save our snow."
The Buck Stops With Chuck at Telski
by Seth Cagin
Jan 17, 2013 | 9 9 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The owner of the Telluride Ski Resort has no intention of stepping back from day-to-day management of the business and no interest in selling.
Influenza Is Here, With Hotspots Around Region
by Martinique Davis
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride is seeing uptick in influenza and norovirus since Christmas holiday; Montrose and Ouray counties have not been as hard – yet.
Hospital Trustee Board Now Has Quorum
by William Woody
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees has a quorum following new appointments by the BOCC.
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...
Globe-Trotting Runner Shares Secrets of Success
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The 57-year-old retired school teacher from Austin, Texas (now a city councilor in Ouray) has run marathons in all 50 states, and all seven continents. So far, in his lifetime, he’s bagged a total ...
18th Annual Ouray Ice Festival Jan. 10-13
by Samantha Wright
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Ice climbers from around the world are flocking to Ouray in anticipation of the 18th Annual Ouray Ice Festival, Thursday, Jan. 10- Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
SPORTS WATCH | After Sunday’s Win, Colts Make Playoff Picture More Interesting
by Gus Jarvis
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
You can look at all kinds of stats to judge a team, but when a team rallies around a coach recovering from leukemia, it’s immeasurable. And that’s why the Colts may now be the team to beat in the p...
RAT, BLM Closer to Building Mountain Bike Trails
by Peter Shelton
Dec 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway Area Trails (RAT) has big plans for new mountain bike trails, and resulting economic stimulus.
#1 STORY OF 2012 | After Intense Campaigns, Nov. 6 Election Brings Little Change
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
From the Presidential race to Senate and House races to local county commissioner races, the 2012 election brought little change.
#2 STORY OF 2012 | Opponents, Proponents Square Off Over Uranium Mill, Again
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If the issuance of a radioactive materials license for the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill seemed to signal the end of its approval process, 2012 signaled it’s restart.
#3 STORY OF 2012 | Region Reels From Extreme Weather Conditions
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
From fickle weather patterns in the winter to extremely hot and dry weather conditions in the summer, 2012 was a year of weather extremes that left their mark.
#4 STORY OF 2012 | After Long Build Up, Pro Cycle Tour Comes to Telluride, Montrose
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
First there was great anticipation in Telluride and Montrose. Then there was a debate over whether the Pro Cycle Tour was worth the effort.
#5 STORY OF 2012 | After Decades of Litigation, Telluride Secures Its Water
by Watch Staff
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride finally secures its right to develop a new municipal water supply in Bridal Veil Basin, complete with a water treatment plant at the foot of Black Bear Pass.
2012: A Year in Sports
by Martinique Davis
Dec 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Local athletes basked in the glow of the sports spotlight in 2012, as our little corner of southwest Colorado established once again that it yields big athletic talent.
Ouray Ice Park Opens Saturday
by Samantha Wright
Dec 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The lack of snow this winter, coupled with a recent cold snap, has led to ideal ice making conditions leading up to opening day at the Ouray Ice Park this Saturday, Dec. 22.
Can We Make Our Schools Safe?
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
As funerals continue for 26 victims of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the White House voices support for reinstating a ban on assault weapons, school and ...