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Montrose County to Accept Second FBO Agreement
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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.
Telski Finishes Healthy Ski Season
by Samuel Adams
Apr 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 33 33 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 | 34 34 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 | 43 43 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 | 37 37 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 | 22 22 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 | 33 33 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 | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s off to the state finals for the Telluride Grow Dome girls.
State Hopes to Find Solution to Mule Deer Decline
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding a series of seven public meetings around the state to develop a strategy that not only halts the current trend but increase mule deer population to the set ob...
Rec District Moves Forward With CRC Design, Financing
by William Woody
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The voters have spoken, and the Montrose Recreation District is moving forward in creating a citizen oversight committee for the project.
New Sewer Projects Keep City Constantly Updating
by William Woody
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year the City of Montrose spends $4,375,000 to maintain its water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
WPL Announces New Director
by Samuel Adams
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride library board hires the library’s Budget and Collections Coordinator as the new executive director.
Telluride Council Could Soon Change Marijuana Manufacturing Rules
by Samuel Adams
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The production of hash oil and other concentrates pose a danger to Telluride, council said, but small-scale kitchens don’t.
2014 MOUNTAINFILM | Have We Lost Our Wilderness?
by Marta Tarbell
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Authors Douglas Brinkley and Jared Diamond are just two of the scheduled speakers for Telluride Mountainfilm’s Moving Mountains Symposium, on Friday, May 23.
A New Era for the Knights of Pythias Building
by William Woody
Apr 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
History is the focus, as the 120-year-old Knights of Pythias building’s restoration enters its fourth month; the corner building next to the Fox Theater, where Budget Line Furniture was located for...
Change in Application Extends Four Corners Review
by Samuel Adams
Apr 03, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Town Council asks for more clarification before it will vote on a request for zoning waivers for the ambitious development project.
Yes on B! Voters Approve Montrose Rec Center.
by William Woody
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed 0.3 percent city sales tax increase to build a community recreation center in Montrose received 52 percent of the vote versus 47 percent against it.
Jonny Copp’s Dream Lives on in Adventure Film Festival  
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Along with films, the Adventure Film Festival will bring a host of speakers, activities and open discussions to Montrose April 4-6.
Measure A Passes by Large Margin in Ridgway
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Measure A asked voters to increase town property taxes by $160,000 annually to help finance the town’s $2 million cash match obligation for a $10.5 million grant.