Man’s Rampage Endangers Motorists, Officers Injured
One witness said Trinidad was "trying to hit every passing car with the hammer."
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New Forest Service Policy Expands Summer Recreation in Telluride
On Tuesday, the Forest Service announced that it has finalized its policy guidelines that open opportunities for ski areas to promote year-round recreation activities that are natural resource-based.
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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Assembling the ‘Scrapple’ Soundtrack
Geoff Hanson writes about the making of the soundtrack of his 1996 film, ‘Scrapple,’ and reminisces about his early days with Taj Majal.
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BOCC Meeting Regarding Airport Fixed-Base Operator Will be Postponed
In response to their constituents’ inquiries, the board wants to ensure adequate time for constituents to review the contract.
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NEW: Commissioner Henderson Admitted to Hospital
Fr: Montrose County News Release MONTROSE — This morning, Commissioner Ron Henderson was admitted to Montrose Memorial Hospital. He is being treated for a blockage.
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SPORTS WATCH | Who Knew Roy Could Turn the Avs Around So Fast?
Yes, playoff hockey is back in Colorado, and there’s plenty to look forward to here in Avalanche country as the National Hockey League playoffs get underway this week.
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TELLURIDE TRUFFLE
Since 1997, Telluride Truffle has become a confectionary staple in Telluride. Piping hot cocoa, handcrafted truffles and irresistible ice cream sundaes are served year-round in Telluride, Mountain ...
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DOLA Grant Means Big Savings for Ridgway Taxpayers
The Measure A ballot initiative to partially fund Ridgway’s long-awaited Streetscape project got a lot sweeter this week.
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Telluride Marks 100 Days of Retail Pot Sales
Retail pot sales are still strong after the industry’s first 100 days, but some problems remain.
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Hobbs’ Contract Still In Limbo, Interim Superintendent Arrives Next Week
The sub-context hung heavy in the room, following the ongoing saga surrounding the fate of Ridgway School District Superintendent Cheryl Gomez (who has resigned) and Secondary School Principal Jim ...
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Two Fires Sparked Near Norwood
Norwood fire crews and the county sheriff’s office responded to two fires in Norwood on Saturday afternoon.
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Man Arrested for Town Park Assault
A stolen iPhone, a fight and an attack with a wrench leaves one man with a serious head wound and hospitalization.
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Winch Launch Glider Demo Lifts Off at Delta’s Blake Field this Saturday
Flight instructor, pilot and winch launch gliding enthusiast Jim Pilkington of Ouray is at the helm of the event. He will be using a winch that he owns to launch fellow glider pilot Carl Keil into ...
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Bob Nicholson Appointed New Mayor of Montrose
Outgoing Mayor Judy Ann Files congratulated Nicholson before the councilors moved into their new seats on the bench.
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Attention Western Slope Caregivers
Mark the date Tuesday, May 13, 2014 on your calendar.
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ELEVATED | Poetry, Jazz and a Walk on the Wild Side
A jazz artist in Ridgway, a guided hike in Canyonlands, and a poet nominated for the Colorado Book Award, all in the arts this week.
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UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO
The Montrose County Commissioners say that FAA Grant Assurance regulations are essentially making the decision that a second FBO will be approved at Montrose Regional Airport.
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Ouray County Grandstands Project Clears Budget Hurdles
The agreement was made with the stipulation that to the degree possible, local subcontractors will have the opportunity to participate in the project.
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GUEST COMMENTARY | Water Plan Process Gets Scrutiny in Gunnison County
The next meeting of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable takes place Monday, June 2, at 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose, and precedes a “State of the River” informational event.
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GUEST COMMENTARY | Gunnison Basin Plan Focuses on Value of Agricultural Water
Current efforts to develop a Colorado Water Plan have been largely driven by a large projected gap between urban water needs and developed supplies, but Gunnison Basin water planners focus on the g...
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