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GMUG National Forests Anticipate Prescribed Burning
by Watch Staff
Mar 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 2,500-5,000 acres of burns to assist in managing fuel (vegetation) buildup and accomplishing wildlife habitat improvement projects are either “ready to go” or are being planned for.
Cimarron Books and Coffee House Changes Hands
by Peter Shelton
Mar 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
New Cimarron Books and Coffee House owner/barista Eric Palumbo has a nose for coffee and a preference for apolitical argument.
Daylight Savings Time Comes to Lifts 4, 5
by Watch Staff
Mar 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Ski Resort will keep lifts 4 and 5 open until 4:30 p.m. for the rest of the season; other lift operating hours will remain the same.
Encouraged by Trends, Brokers Hope 2012 Was ‘Bottom Out’ Year
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most striking statistic is that the median sale price of single-family homes within the City of Montrose is stabilizing.
With Telluride Council Assent, Transit Authority Proposal Chugs Toward Ballot
by Samantha Wright
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It appears likely that Telluride’s electorate will have to decide in November on the formation of a Regional Transit Authority, and the means by which to fund it.  
Work Session Shines Light On Camp Bird Road Conflict
by Samantha Wright
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
People wishing to access the backcountry beyond Senator Gulch frequently park their cars near the gate, blocking mine traffic and equipment.
A Community Celebrates a Life Cut Short
by Marta Tarbell
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
‘No energy gets created in the universe, and none is destroyed.’
High Country Snowpack Remains Well Below Normal
by Peter Shelton
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite recent snowstorms, the “snow bank” in the high country is low on water.
Zip Into History in Silverton This Summer
by Samantha Wright
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If all goes according to plan, thrill-seekers young and old will be flocking to Silverton this summer for a chance to fly along a totally unique, mile-long zip line course that blends history with ...
SMVC Receives Sketch PUD Approvals for Mill and Deep Creek Parcels
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With Tuesday’s approval of the conceptual sketch plans, SMVC has satisfied the first two of five steps in the county’s land use process to develop the two parcels.
OURAY BRIEFS | Private Pot Club Discussion Exposes Philosophical Rift
by Samantha Wright
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
So far, no private clubs for the consumption of marijuana exist in Ouray, but some city councilors see no reason to prohibit them.
All Points Transit Seeks Public Input on Route Adjustments
by Gus Jarvis
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
All Points Transit Executive Director Terri Wilcox says the goal for the next year is to get more people who need mobility onto the public bus routes in Montrose.
A Community-Wide Call to Aid the Homeless
by William Woody
Mar 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 50 percent of those surveyed in the study reported to suffer from some form of a mental health disorder. On top of that, 44 percent said they additionally suffer from substance abuse.
Anonymous Donation Launches Montrose Recreation Foundation
by Peter Shelton
Mar 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A new foundation in Montrose, launched last month with a $10,000 anonymous gift, aims to support recreational opportunities.
Ridgway Hydropower Project Coming Along
by Peter Shelton
Mar 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Hydropower from the Ridgway dam could be flowing into the grid as early as next winter.
Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities Put Students Ahead of the Pack
by Samantha Wright
Mar 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking college-concurrent courses requires a huge commitment on the part of the students with hopes they will pay off upon entering college.
Dr. Peter Hackett Steps Down from Telluride Medical Center
by Watch Staff
Mar 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Hackett will continue as the director of the Institute for Altitude Medicine at the Medical Center.
Bomb Squads’ Investigation Closes Colo. Hwy. 50
by Watch Staff
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado Hwy. 50, from Montrose to Gunnison, was reopened at approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday night, following a three-hour investigation that determined a suspicious object found near the highway...
UPDATED STORY: 2-Year-Old Axel Charrette Killed in Mexico
by Watch Staff
Mar 07, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Memorial set for Tuesday has moved to the 4-H Event Center in Ridgway, with food and refreshments provided by area businesses.