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Ridgway's Dick Crabb Dies at Home
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 660 660 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s longtime official weather observer and Volunteer Fire Department stalwart Dick Crabb died at home on April 3 following a brief illness. He was 64.
Dial-A-Ride, Sunset Concert Series Live On
by Martinique Davis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountain Village Owners Association votes to continue funding Dial-A-Ride and the Sunset Concert Series. Taxi service will remain free to residents and guests; summer music series to utilize more l...
Former Ouray Pastor Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
by Peter Shelton
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Ouray pastor Dick Craft was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for possession of child pornography.
COMMUNITY BRIEFS | Kindergarten Registration for 2013-2014 School Year
by Watch Staff
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Women’s Business Alliance of Colorado Hosts 2013 Annual Leadership Summit...Montrose Wine and Food Festival... Exploring Educational Opportunities in the North Fork Valley
Ready to Skin Up the Mountain? Telski Says Go For It.
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent administrative decision by the Telluride Ski and Golf Co. is a reversal of a no-access policy put into place in the spring of 2012.
‘Witch Doctors’ Head to Ft. Carson, and 947th Engineer Co. Comes to Montrose
by William Woody
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Say hello, say goodbye: 928th Medical Company relocates to the Front Range, and the 947th Engineer Company comes to Montrose
Montanya Distillers Named Distiller of the Year
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
With smooth-tasting rum and a lively bar in Crested Butte, Montanya Distillers is on the rise.
Skier Evacuated After Tumbling Down Bear Creek Couloir
by Watch Staff
Apr 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
After falling approximately 1,000 feet down the San Joaquin Couloir and suffering head injuries, a skier was successfully rescued and flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.
Split Estate Comes to Wright Opera House
by Watch Staff
Apr 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The film is a powerful documentary about the social and environmental impacts of natural gas drilling in Garfield County.
Alley Cat Scavenger Hunt Comes to Ridgway
by Peter Shelton
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The event on Saturday, April 13, will raise money for the Ridgway Area Mountainbike School.
Fourth Permaculture Design Certificate Offered this Summer
by Watch Staff
Apr 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Permaculture Design ... should be common knowledge for everyone,” said Robyn Wilson, facilitator and co-instructor for the UCSM’s fourth annual Permaculture Design course July 20-August 3.
Seeing Success, Region 10 Adds Even More Services
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
From a small business resource center to expanded assisted living services, Region 10 continues to leverage resources in providing a long list of services to its member communities.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Prepares to Reclaim Miramonte Reservoir
by Watch Staff
Apr 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Illegal stocking of smallmouth bass in Miramonte Reservoir will force Colorado Parks and Wildlife to partially drain the lake and treat it with an organic pesticide to kill all the fish in early fall.
Mountainfilm Tackles Climate Solutions
by Peter Shelton
Apr 06, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountainfilm Festival Director David Holbrooke is “hopeful but not naïve” about this year’s symposium topic, Climate Solutions.
TELLURIDE BRIEFS | Council Approves Steeper Fines for Trash Ordinance
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Traffic calming measures for Colorado Avenue in the works…Town expects SMVC access permit this summer.
Montrose County Contests Sage Grouse Numbers
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In addition to concerns about an overall negative economic impact, Montrose commissioners don’t believe population statistics on sage grouse are accurate.
Ouray Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Shore Up Water Rights
by Samantha Wright
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Ouray is once again bracing for a water call from downstream senior water rights holders this summer.
Responsibility for Gondola Funding Throws Wrench Into RTA
by Gus Jarvis
Apr 04, 2013 | 6 6 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Until Tuesday’s meeting, it seemed that members of the Telluride Town Council were ready to ask voters in November to approve the formation an RTA.
Deputies Seize Meth, Firearms, Drug Paraphernalia
by Watch Staff
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose County Sheriff’s deputies seize meth, firearms and drug paraphernalia upon executing a traffic stop
Come Dressed for Spring Formal at First Friday Stroll
by Leslie Vreeland
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s time for First Friday Stroll, and downtown Montrose will be gussying up for the occasion.