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Montrose Merchants Call Small Business Saturday a Big Success
by William Woody
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
"It was incredible. At times there was so many people that I didn't know if they would all fit," said Sonja Horn, owner of Fabula, a downtown home gift boutique.
Mill Creates Jobs, Plays Role in Healthy Forests
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Forest Products Manager Norm Birtcher gives a public presentation earlier this month on what the mill needs to survive.
Highway Crossing Now a Walk in the Park
by Peter Shelton
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With its new crossing guards and safety patrol program, Ridgway Elementary is encouraging kids to walk and ride their bikes to school.
Ouray Native Vies for Spot on Paralympic Snowboarding Team
by Samantha Wright
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray local Heidi Duce begins training full time at Copper Mountain Resort next month in hopes of qualifying to become a part of the first-ever USA Women’s Paralympic Snowboarding team.
Master Fly-Tying Classes Coming to Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose fly-fishing shop, Potamoi Anglers, will host two master fly-tiers for classes in December and January.
Telluride Ski Resort Kicks Off 40th Season
by Martinique Davis
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Skiers and snowboarders celebrate the start of the Telluride Ski Area’s 40th season this week, with the 2012-13 ski season officially beginning Thursday, Nov. 22.
Pot Ordinance Approved, DDA Funded
by William Woody
Nov 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing public health safety, economic well being and the preservation of peace, the Montrose City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading of city ordinance 2309, a temporary moratori...
Ouray School Scores Honors with San Juan Basin League
by Samantha Wright
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Juan Basin League recognized two Ouray High School athletes and one OHS coach in its fall sport All-Conference and Honorable Mention All-Conference lineup.
No Niño Promises Only a ‘Wild Card’ Winter
by Peter Shelton
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At the 2012 Avalanche and Winter Weather Coordination Meeting, NWS forecaster Joe Ramey looked ahead to the coming No Niño winter.
Warm Coats and Clothing Distributed at THS
by Samantha Wright
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not too late to donate items for the warm clothing drive.
One-Stop Shopping, Training and Recording at Montrose Music
by William Woody
Nov 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Owner Ken Crombie opened the doors of Montrose Music in late July, and has been hard at working tearing down the walls to access an adjacent vacant space for the creation of music classrooms and a ...
Ski Area Won’t Bend On Pre-Season Closure
by Samantha Wright
Nov 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A local petition to manage uphill hiking and skiing makes the rounds, but the Telluride Ski & Golf Company “feels strongly” that closures stay in place.
SPORTS WATCH | From High School to the Majors: Is Walt Weiss Ready?
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Is the Colorado Rockies Owner/Chief Executive Officer Dick Monfort being cheap or does he really have faith that Walt Weiss, who was named the Rockies new manager last week, can turn this fledgling...
Uranium Mill Advocates, Opponents Face Off in Nucla
by Samantha Wright
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday promised to hold some fireworks, as dozens of members of the public made their way to tiny Nucla from across the Western Slope to express their very strong opinions on the matter of whether ...
We’ve Legalized Pot. Now What?
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters, a longtime and vocal critic of the War on Drugs, says “I’m not thrilled” about the the passage of Amendment 64.
MONTROSE COUNTY BRIEFS | Despite Short Notice, Ryan Campaign Event Went Well
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Waiving fees expected to encourage home building… Hickenlooper’s Appointment Dismays Montrose Commissioners…Budget Meeting Scheduled.
Holiday Road-Trip: U.S. Capitol Tree Rolls Through Montrose
by William Woody
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The a 73-foot-tall Engelmann spruce was felled earlier this month and will arrive in Washington D.C. just after Thanksgiving along with nearly 3,000 ornaments crafted by Colorado school children.

Downtown Montrose Draws New Businesses
by William Woody
Nov 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Take a look around downtown Montrose today and residents can see, with a trained eye, that those “for sale” and "for rent" signs are slowing fading away.
250 Young Runners Throng Town Park Saturday for 5k
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Teams of girls ages 8-12 from Durango, Pagosa Springs, Dolores, Nucla, Naturita, Norwood, and Telluride, who all began their twice-a-week after-school training sessions when school started earlier ...
Steel Climbing Tower Installed at Ouray Ice Park
by Samantha Wright
Nov 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A 3.5 ton, 25-foot tall steel structure, painted powder blue to blend in with the ice, will serve as a launching pad for the Ouray Ice Festival’s future.