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Defendant in Elder Abuse Case Found Guilty of Harassment
by Samantha Wright
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
As terms of her probation, Deluca was ordered to undergo an anger management evaluation and to not work with the elderly.
JFK's Man of La Mancha Scholarship Applications Available
by Watch Staff
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Each fall, JFK awards grants to deserving individuals, organizations and programs that support and empower the youth of the San Miguel River Watershed.
Rocky Road to Economic Recovery for Silverton and Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Motorists traveling over Red Mountain Pass during the afternoon of Feb. 16 were pelted with rocks as they drove past the Ruby Walls rockfall mitigation area.
Wintery Fun Abounds at Cabin Fever Day in Ouray
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The annual event is put on by the City of Ouray’s Parks and Recreation Committee, and provides wintery outdoor fun for the whole family. There will be ski and snowboard races, sled races, a jump co...
The Sweet Taste of Silver
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Gus Kenworthy’s Olympic experience has changed his life, a few dogs’ lives and is bringing the silver medal to Telluride.
A Venture Accelerator, Unplugged
by Samuel Adams
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Venture Accelerator’s inaugural year was hailed a success. In its sophomore year, it boasts more structure and a stronger mentor network.
Ridgway Hydropower Plant Poised to Go Online
by Samantha Wright
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
For the past three decades the Ridgway Dam’s pent-up power production potential has gone unrealized. Now, that is about to change.
SMC Commissioners Approve Pot Cultivation Amendment
by Samuel Adams
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel County Commissioners approved a land use code amendment that could allow for marijuana cultivation and infused products production outside the Ilium Industrial Park.
RIDGWAY BRIEFS | Town Awards ‘Lake O’ Project to North Fork Company
by Samantha Wright
Feb 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Rundle Construction submitted the lowest of five bids to construct the Lake Otonowanda Rehabilitation Project, the aim of which is to dramatically expand the reservoir’s capacity.
Updated: Montrose Council Supports Measure B, Rec Center
by William Woody
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilor Kathy Ellis, who proclaimed herself the "most conservative" of all council members said the passage of Measure B will "put people back to work," and increase property values.
Citing Public Benefits, San Miguel BOCC Supports Wilson Peak Exchange
by Samuel Adams
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Miguel Board of County Commissioners announced its formal support of a massive land exchange on Wilson Peak, which could restore public access to the summit of the 14,000-foot peak.
Archaeologist Discusses Ute Rock Art Motifs at ROCC Talk
by Watch Staff
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Patterson will focus on her studies of Ute rock art “maps” on the Uncompahgre Plateau, particularly in the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and Dominquez-Escalante National Conservation Area.
Five Vie for Ouray Planning Commission Vacancy
by Samantha Wright
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Ouray residents Brad Clark, Carl Cockle, Mike Fedel, Chris Hinkson and Adam Kunz are all vying for the position.
Kenworthy Stranded – With Pups – in Russia
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Kenworthy gained international attention even before winning Silver in Sochi upon claiming the stray mother and four puppies.
UPDATED: Victims of Plane Crash Near Telluride Identified
by Samuel Adams
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
All three were experienced pilots from Arizona.
Telluride Community Discusses Pool Design
by Samuel Adams
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of Telluride’s project to build a new community pool began in earnest last week, as it began publicly discussing the designing and budgeting of the pool.
VIR Work Session Ducks Contentious Issues, Plucks ‘Low Hanging Fruit’
by Samantha Wright
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The general theme of Thursday’s work session was to focus on “low-hanging fruit”, fairly straight-forward issues that are not contentious, while leaving “high hanging fruit” types of philosophical ...
Knight, Rummel’s ‘DamNation’ to Premiere at SXSW
by Gus Jarvis
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
'DamNation' explores the rivers and landscapes that have been altered by dams as well as changing values in society, from the conquest and control of rivers to realizing human society is a part of ...
Shareholders Approve Golf Course Buyout
by William Woody
Feb 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Montrose will buy out the Black Canyon Golf Club for $675,000 from the Montrose Land Company.
Telluride Clinic Sees Jump in Pot-Related ER Visits
by Samuel Adams
Feb 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Consumers learn it’s easy to over-consume pot edibles, and may experience nausea and anxiety. Local pot shops and the industry are beefing up efforts to better educate customers.