The sexual assault on a 13-year-old Norwood boy by three other Norwood boys at the State Wrestling Tournament last February and the divide it created in the local community is The Watch’s No. 10 st...
From the Presidential race to Senate and House races to local county commissioner races, the 2012 election brought little change.
If the issuance of a radioactive materials license for the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill seemed to signal the end of its approval process, 2012 signaled it’s restart.
From fickle weather patterns in the winter to extremely hot and dry weather conditions in the summer, 2012 was a year of weather extremes that left their mark.
First there was great anticipation in Telluride and Montrose. Then there was a debate over whether the Pro Cycle Tour was worth the effort.
Telluride finally secures its right to develop a new municipal water supply in Bridal Veil Basin, complete with a water treatment plant at the foot of Black Bear Pass.
Next month, Mountain Village Mayor Bob Delves will step down from as mayor; he will stay on as a councilor until his four-year term wraps up in June.
The Ouray School Board stalled on talks this week regarding the terms of a pending new contract for Superintendent/Principal Scott Pankow, and agreed to hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs...
2013 Budget approved…Wright out as Veterans Services Officer.
Telluride’s public radio station, KOTO, has agreed to flip-flop the dates of its two music festivals next summer, resolving a heated “David and Goliath” conflict with Telluride Mushroom Festival su...
“Out of all the candidates, Mr. Eckert’s name kept surfacing toward the top and he ended up on the top. It was a good search,” said Commissioner Gary Ellis.
The lack of snow this winter, coupled with a recent cold snap, has led to ideal ice making conditions leading up to opening day at the Ouray Ice Park this Saturday, Dec. 22.
A new Environmental Protection Agency policy on polluted mine water clean-up by Good Samaritan groups has met with mixed reaction in the environmental community.
David Anthony Roesener, 32, of Montrose is being held without bond at the Mesa County Jail for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.
Mental illness “seems to be…the commonality in all these mass homicides,” says Governor John Hickenlooper at a press conference announcing his $18.5 million plan to expand state mental health servi...
As funerals continue for 26 victims of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and the White House voices support for reinstating a ban on assault weapons, school and ...
Right now, there are homeless military veterans camping out in the woods of the Uncompahgre Plateau, west of Montrose, she reports, alone and in the cold. Welcome Home Montrose Warrior Resource Cen...
Ridgway extremist Scott Kennett stars in the new Warren Miller movie, Flow State, screening this Sunday, Dec. 23, at the Sheridan Opera House.
The Ouray Chamber Resort Association Board of Directors welcomed two new board members this week, Heather Clark and Michelle Haynes.
The 2013 route, announced on Wednesday, will start in Aspen and end in Denver.