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New Hope For the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act?
by By Samantha Wright
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Wilderness supporters across the region on Thursday applauded Sen. Mark Udall’s reintroduction of the San Juan Mountains Wilderness Bill, piece of grassroots legislation that would federally preser...
Judge Rules Death for Dutch
by William Woody
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Municipal Court Judge Richard Brown, saying he was "not willing to take the risk" of letting Dutch live to bite again, upheld a court order that the dog be euthanized.
Application Deadline for Library Trustee Seat Extended
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
An up-for-assignment seat on the Wilkinson Library Board of Directors will now be filled on March 6.
ROCC Honors Pat Willits as Outstanding Citizen for 2013
by Peter Shelton
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether Pat Willits is managing a controversial mining cleanup, a tension-filled town council meeting or the rebirth of the Sherbino Theater, he typically proceeds with a cool head and an easy smile.
Montrose Leaders Fear That Federal and Global Government Is Eroding the American Way of Life
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 14, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was generally agreed upon by members of the two entities that they would work together to fight any federal regulations that they potentially see as infringing on the rights of Americans.
Norwood Resident Fined in West End Poaching Spree
by Watch Staff
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Three men in the Norwood area who admitted to being involved with poaching two mule deer bucks have paid hefty fines and may lose their hunting privileges for many years.
7-Year-Old Airlifted After Ski Accident Condition ‘Improved’
by Watch Staff
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Telluride Ski and Golf Co. spokesman, the “impact” of the collision caused injuries that led to a Flight for Life to St. Mary’s Hospital, in Grand Junction.
Montrose as a College Town?
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A downtown campus would provide opportunities to students living in the region and might also draw students from around the state and country.
Watershed Group and Mining Company Partner on Proposed Reclamation Project
by Samantha Wright
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Caldera Mineral Resources LLC and the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership have formed an unlikely alliance with the goal of improving water quality at three abandoned mine sites near Ouray.
UPDATED: Judge Rules Vicious Dog Must Be Euthanized
by William Woody
Feb 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The ruling came at a hearing on Thursday morning. Judge Brown also ruled that the Dutch's owner, Jeremiah Aguilar, must pay a $500 fine, $1,000 in restitution and two days of jail time.
X Marks T\the Spot
by Samantha Wright
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
TEDxTellurideLive comes to the Palm Theater via simulcast on Wednesday, Feb. 27. It’s a TED-like experience at the local level, and best of all, community participants get to experience it for free.
CCAASE Dishes Out Dollars for Arts, Events and Nonprofits
by Samantha Wright
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
As usual, there were winners and losers in the process, with some organizations getting 100 percent of what they asked for, and others getting zilch.
New Health Care Provider in Ridgway Focuses on Wellness
by Peter Shelton
Feb 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Mountain Medical Center has a new family nurse practitioner whose focus is on wellness.
Mountainfilm Announces Climate Solutions as Symposium Theme for 2013
by Watch Staff
Feb 11, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“This is the right theme for our symposium because climate change is at a critical historical juncture,” said Mountainfilm Festival Director David Holbrooke.
Telluride Council Endorses EPA Clean Air Enforcement
by Samantha Wright
Feb 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Putting its money where its mouth is, council granted approval last week for Telluride’s investment in a new one-megawatt community-owned solar project.
Telluride’s First Paramedic Jill Masters Retires
by Martinique Davis
Feb 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Jill Masters, who began her career in emergency medical services in the early 1980s; after 25 years, is retiring. Or so she says.
Gourmet Delights at Over the Moon
Feb 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the Moon co-owners Maura Coulter and Hallie Coulter Conlin bring a far-ranging assortment, from gourmet cheeses to meats to hard-to-find delicacies (rose-petal confit, anyone?) to Telluride.
Revenue-Virginius Mine Poised to Enter Production Phase
by Samantha Wright
Feb 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Currently, 76 full-time workers are employed at the Revenue-Virginius Mine, where construction and rehabilitation work is being done both above and below ground.
Firearms, Mental Health, Moral Decline: Montrose Talks Gun Control
by Peter Shelton
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Wednesday Heidi’s Deli forum in Montrose was all about guns, gun control, and moral decline.
Forest Service to Begin Drafting New Water Rights Policy
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The directive is aimed at clarifying how much water will be available to ski areas on public land for snowmaking.