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Ridgway’s Gary Woods Takes Honors in Hot Air Balloon Competition
by Beverly Corbell
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Gary Woods of Ridgway fares well at Albuquerque international balloon competition.
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Sourcegas Files Annual Gas Cost Adjustment
by Watch Staff
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Sourcegas files annual gas cost adjustment…William Hadley Thompson, June 12, 1925-Oct. 15, 2011… Hunter Dies From Heart Attack in San Miguel County…
Close State Loss, But Strong Play, for Indian Girls Softball
by Beverly Corbell
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Girls Softball may have lost at State, but they set a school record.
Grants Awarded to Twenty-Four Ouray County NonProfits
by Beverly Corbell
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two organizations, The Woman’s Club of Ouray and the Western Colorado Community Foundation, have announced fall 2011 grants to Ouray County nonprofits…
Silverton Newspaper Named National Historic Site in Journalism
by Watch Staff
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Silverton Standard & the Miner is designated a ‘National Historic Site in Journalism’
Students Paint Ouray on Community Service Day
by Peter Shelton
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ouray Schools decided to revive an older tradition and have students participate in a one-day Community Service Day.
Mountainfilm Awards $25,000 In Grants Initiative Program
by Watch Staff
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mountainfilm announces this year’s winners in its second year of offering its Grants Initiative Program.
Gold Run Housing Receives State Recognition
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Stu Fraser, Commissioner Elaine Fischer and housing Executive Director Shirley Diaz were on hand in Vail to accept Housing Colorado’s Eagle award earlier this month.
School Consolidation: A New Group Wants to Restart the Conversation
by Peter Shelton
Oct 27, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Consolidating the Ridgway and Ouray school districts has always been a contentious topic. A new group is trying to start the conversation anew.
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Halloween Fun for Every Age, From Montrose to Telluride to Cortez
by Watch Staff
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A Halloween roundup of events in Montrose, Ouray, Ridgway, Telluride, Norwood and Cortez.
Mountain Village Buckles Down for Trimmed 2012 Budget
by Martinique Davis
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharp reductions in property tax revenues paint a lean yet workable financial picture for Mountain Village.
Petition to Recall Montrose Commissioner Falls Short
by Beverly Corbell
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose County Clerk has ruled that 500 signatures were not “statutorily valid.”
Saturday’s First Annual Fall Fun Fest Helps Montrose Schools
by Beverly Corbell
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The first 500 kids get free admission to the new fall fun festival in downtown Montrose.
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High Water, Bureaucracy Delay Tire Cleanup
by Peter Shelton
Oct 27, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Many of the tires in the Uncompahgre River have been removed, but cleanup of the source, an illegal dump on private property, remains unresolved.
Judge’s Ruling to Have Little Effect on Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill
by Gus Jarvis
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Through new acquisitions, Energy Fuels Inc. looks to be one of the largest holders of conventional uranium resources in the U.S.
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REGIONAL CHAMPS – The Telluride-Norwood High School Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams took first among 2A schools at Regionals in Delta last week and now head to State. The girls team (top) consists of (left to right) Dorsi Valle, Rachel Hampton (Individual Champion in a course record time of 18:28.6), Jessie Hild, Josephine Bush, Katherine Bush, and Shelby Brier. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Bush)
Telluride High School Sports Teams On a Roll This Fall, with Volleyball, Soccer, and Cross-Country Teams All Forging Bold Paths Into Post-Season
by Martinique Davis
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a brilliant October for Telluride High School Sports.
Local Governments Consider Funding to Extend Gondola Season
by Seth Cagin
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping the gondola open later in the fall is seen as a key to building the shoulder season economy.
A Long Walk to a New Well
by Leslie Vreeland
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Middle School students are inspiring their younger classmates – and each other – to raise money for schoolchildren in Sudan.
Where Ridgway’s Top Chef Rules
by Leslie Vreeland
Oct 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Kate’s Place in Ridgway is Colorado’s top-rated restaurant, according to online travel website Trip Advisor.
After Rollover, Man Arrested for Smuggling Humans
by Watch Staff
Oct 26, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Police believe a car that crashed in western San Miguel County on Monday was part of a human smuggling operation.