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DOLA Grant Means Big Savings for Ridgway Taxpayers
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Measure A ballot initiative to partially fund Ridgway’s long-awaited Streetscape project got a lot sweeter this week.
Telluride Marks 100 Days of Retail Pot Sales
by Samuel Adams
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Retail pot sales are still strong after the industry’s first 100 days, but some problems remain.
Hobbs’ Contract Still In Limbo, Interim Superintendent Arrives Next Week
by Samantha Wright
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Two Fires Sparked Near Norwood
by Samuel Adams
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Norwood fire crews and the county sheriff’s office responded to two fires in Norwood on Saturday afternoon.
Man Arrested for Town Park Assault
by Samuel Adams
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A stolen iPhone, a fight and an attack with a wrench leaves one man with a serious head wound and hospitalization.
Winch Launch Glider Demo Lifts Off at Delta’s Blake Field this Saturday
by Samantha Wright
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Bob Nicholson Appointed New Mayor of Montrose
by William Woody
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Outgoing Mayor Judy Ann Files congratulated Nicholson before the councilors moved into their new seats on the bench.
UPDATED: County to Ink Agreement for Second FBO
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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.
Ouray County Grandstands Project Clears Budget Hurdles
by Samantha Wright
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The agreement was made with the stipulation that to the degree possible, local subcontractors will have the opportunity to participate in the project.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Launches Summerfest Contest
by Samantha Wright
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
All contestants have to do is describe what flair they would bring to the campsite. It could be anything from sword-swallowing to storytelling to song-singing to fiddle playing to fixin’ a mean bar...
OURAY BRIEFS | Council Embraces Proposed Revisions to RV Parking Regulations
by Samantha Wright
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray residents will now be permitted to park an RV less than 25 feet in length in front of their house on the city right-of-way for an unlimited amount of time.
Wildfire Presentation Highlights Respect, Prevention, Preparedness
by Watch Staff
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
April 17 ROCC event, titled Wildfire: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, features multi-media presentations from two experts in the field.
Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season
by Samuel Adams
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The ski season was a success for Telski, said its VP of sales and marketing, thanks to a healthy snowfall and new marketing effort.
GOCO Awards $100K to Ridgway School Playground Renovation Project
by Samantha Wright
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Phase One, to be built this summer, includes an inner pathway, bouldering wall, zip line, preschool play area, and outdoor classroom with shade sails, all with ADA-compliant access.
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Ruminations on Taj Majal and the Making of ‘Scrapple’
by Geoff Hanson
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
It will be the subject of his next two editions of ‘One Step Ahead of the Blues,’ airing Wednesdays, April 17 and 24 on KOTO-FM radio, 3-5 p.m.
Ridgway School Board Takes Steps to Hire Interim Superintendent
by Samantha Wright
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The festering controversy has taken its toll on the Ridgway School Board.
Bottle Rocket Blasts Through Window, Lands in Couple’s Bed
by Watch Staff
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
“Our initial reaction was screaming, obviously, when the glass shattered,” said Russell Clark, of the bottle rocket that crashed through his window early Monday morning, setting fire to the blinds.
Accident Claims Life of Soldier Working in Montrose, Injuries Another
by William Woody
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
An accident last Sunday that claimed the life of a National Guard soldier working in Montrose is being called a "tragic loss," and the 947th Engineer Company stationed in Montrose is planning a mem...
County Moves Forward With Envisioned Transit Authority
by Samuel Adams
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In a unanimous vote, the San Miguel County Commissioners last week became the first local government to move forward with the creation of a regional transit authority.
Inspiring a Generation of Healthy Eaters
by Samuel Adams
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s off to the state finals for the Telluride Grow Dome girls.