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Udall, Bennet Secure Five-Month Stay on Post Office Closures
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Postal Service agrees to a five-month moratorium on closing postal facilities, protecting rural Colorado jobs while Congress gets to work on comprehensive postal reform.
Native Daughter Opens Glow Day Spa in Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Glow Day Spa is the new project of native daughter Mimi Worswick.
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2012
$15 Discount on Locals’ Tix Jan. 9-31, 81435 Zipcode Required
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
With an eye to stalling scalpers, and to facilitating regional residents’ access to the event, discounted tickets for Town of Telluride residents go on sale Jan. 9-31, significantly earlier than in...
MV Council Braces for Bleak Financial Future
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
MV Council passes a “workable” budget, while bracing for a future of shaky financial footing.
Henderson Will Seek a Second Term
by Peter Shelton
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
District 1 Commissioner and Montrose native Ron Henderson has announced he will seek reelection to a second term next year.
Montrose High School Wrestling Team is Small in Numbers but Full of Talent
by Dana Shellhorn
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose wrestlers managed to win despite losing points from empty weight classes.
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A 'Ginger Party' Is Planned for Mid-January
by Marta Tarbell
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ginger Perkins died on Dec. 9 after being in intensive care following a car accident on Nov. 3.
The Rites of Winter
by Martinique Davis
Dec 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Avalanche Management: It's all in a day's work for the Telluride Ski Patrol.
Lynn Padgett Named Commissioner of the Year
by Peter Shelton
Dec 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray County Commissioner Lynn Padgett was named Commissioner of the Year by Colorado Counties, Inc.
State Delays Fracking Disclosure Decision
by Watch Staff
Dec 11, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorado regulators have decided to wait a week before deliberating on new rules requiring the disclosure of fracking chemicals.
Telluride’s Hagen Kearney to Enter SBX Starting Gate for First-Ever World Cup This Weekend
by Martinique Davis
Dec 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Kearny earned a coveted “Coach’s Discretion” spot following last week’s US Snowboard Team training camp in Telluride.
Next Summer's US Pro Cycling Challenge Will Pass Thorough the Western San Juans
Dec 08, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride and either Ouray or Montrose will be host cities.
‘Free Bear Creek…Again’
TMC Hosts Meeting Tonight
by Jesse James McTigue
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Policy in regards to Bear Creek access from the eastern boundary of the Telluride Ski Area has changed regularly over the past two decades, but one thing has remained constant: People have continue...
Supreme Court Affirms New Congressional District Maps
by Gus Jarvis
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For now, it seems Democrats have won the battle for new congressional district maps in Colorado.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Telluride Tourism Board Announces Annual Meeting
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Faces of Nepal presentation at Wilkinson Library… Vote on Three new State Natural Areas, Including Miramonte Reservoir… Public Presentation of Draft Uncompahgre Watershed Plan.
CHRISTMAS 2011
With 17 Days Left ’Til Christmas, There’s Plenty to Do
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Holiday activities in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties continue this week and next, right up until Christmas day. Check out what each community has to offer, from Yule Fest in Ouray to Jingl...
Visual Impacts Once Again Bring Out the Crowds
by Peter Shelton
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Always controversial, the latest visual impact update before the Ouray BOCC brought out a standing room crowd.
Bob Brickell | Dec. 17, 1927 – Oct. 29, 2011
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
1980s KOTO radio newsman Bob Brickell passed away at age 83.
ARTS BRIEFS
Magic Circle Theatre Auditions for Sweeney Todd
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SAF/Telluride Theatre Present Barry
Angel Baskets: Delivering Altruism for the Holidays
by Martinique Davis
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The list of groups, organizations and individuals that make the Angel Baskets magic happen are too numerous to count.