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Remembering Jim Davidson
by Art Goodtimes
Apr 25, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 668 668 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride native Jim Davidson, founder of the iconic San Miguel Journal, died at home in Crestone, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, April 21.
The Long Road Home
by William Woody
Apr 25, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Heath and Jesse McCombs joined the Army after graduating from Montrose High School, well over a decade ago. Today, thanks to a boost from the Warrior Resource Center, their new business, Montrose A...
After No-Show, Dismissal Sought of Appeal for Dutch
by William Woody
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Attorneys representing the City of Montrose are seeking the dismissal of an appeal by the owner of the 107-pound American Allaunt canine named Dutch sentenced to death after attacking a woman last ...
Despite Persistent Drought Fire Season Forecast Is Average
by Seth Cagin
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
While snowpack is up over last year, the amount of water in state reservoirs is down. The Climate Prediction Center at NOAA is forecasting above average temperatures for the summer and persistent d...
OURAY BRIEFS | Cops Bristle at Newly Imposed Schedule
by Samantha Wright
Apr 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The police chief stressed that the new work schedule is not a good fit for his small, understaffed department which optimally should have five full-time officers,
UPDATED: Victim in April 23 Collision Identified
by Watch Staff
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose resident Blaine Tankersley died in an accident in the southbound lane of Colo. Hwy. 550 early Tuesday morning.
3D Seismic Project Approved for Lands Near Dove Creek
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Explosive charges will send energy waves into the earth and the reflected waves will be recorded on the surface and then processed to provide an underground geologic profile map.
Region 10 Launches Small Business Resource Center
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
New program offers small businesses educational programming in areas of starting a new business, using QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel and developing a professional business plan.
Bidder 70 Screening and Discussion Monday at the Palm
by Martinique Davis
Apr 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Earth Day film screening of Gage & Gage’s Bidder 70 to coincide with Tim DeChristopher’s release from prison, complete with a post-screening live-stream appearance from the recently released enviro...
Connect With Nature and Community During Earth Week Montrose 2013
by Samantha Wright
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In honor of the occasion, the City of Montrose has lined up a whole week’s worth of events celebrating its commitment to a cleaner, greener, healthier community and planet.
Tipton’s Small Hydro Bill Passes House
by Watch Staff
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The bill simplifies permitting for small hydro development on Bureau of Reclamation facilities by eliminating duplicative environmental analysis.
OURAY BRIEFS | City Noise Violations: 'Common Sense' Prevails
by Samantha Wright
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Council decided to err on the side of simplicity and allow enforcement of the city’s noise ordinance to continue to be complaint-driven and handled on a case-by-case basis.
City, DDA Partner for Retail Sales Enhancement Plan
by William Woody
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose's new Retail Sales Enhancement plan features low administration that councilors say mark a good start in reinvesting tax dollars into growth in the business and tourism sectors.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS | Ridgway’s New Tag Line: Think Outside
by Peter Shelton
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s town council got a first look at a new logo, approved outside tables for the True Grit, and gave the Weaver family another two years to build a required pedestrian bridge.
Despite Housing Crash Scars, Montrose Market Looking Up
by William Woody
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
"There's the glimmer of hope that things are starting to move up," Community Development Director Kerwin Jensen told Montrose City councilors early this month.
UPDATED | Florida Man Killed in Black Canyon Fall
by William Woody
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigators believe the man fell near his intended route in the national park.
Ouray County Historical Museum Reopens Thursday
by Watch Staff
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On tap this summer at the Ouray County Historical Museum: New exhibits, events and activities, including a John Fielder photography workshop.
BLM Releases Names of Oil and Gas Lease Nominators
by Peter Shelton
Apr 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The BLM also decided this week not to appeal a U.S. District Court ruling ordering the names to be released.
Public Hearing on Gravel Pit Proposal Set for April 25
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Rocky Mountain Aggregate and Construction, LLC proposes to build and operate the Uncompahgre Gravel Pit on 247.76 acres of land south of Montrose.
Ah Haa School of the Arts Forms the Telluride Painting Academy
by Watch Staff
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Ah Haa School for the Arts has announced its formation of the Telluride Painting Academy, with longtime instructor Robert Weatherford as its artistic director.