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Measure B gets unanimously vote from Montrose City Council

Feb 19th @ 10:29 am

Montrose City Council members heard from citizens on the proposed recreation center. Future council member for district 2, Rex Swanson voiced his opinion in support of Measure B.  Council member Kathy Ellis read a 12 minute statement about misinformation and her support of Measure B and county benefits. Kathy Ellis said she voted against the [...]

Take a Colorado Cannabis Craze Trip

Apr 30th @ 8:17 am

by Gus Jarvis Apr 29, 2013 | 643 views | 0  | 3  |  |  CANNABIS CRAZE – Featuring beautiful custom artwork, the Colorado Cannabis Craze board game is the perfect gift for anyone who has ever felt “Rocky Mountain High.” (Courtesy image) New Board Game Features Eight Colorado Cities, Including Telluride and Montrose WESTERN SAN JUANS – With Colorado only one of two states to [...]

Ouray Cops Bristle at Newly Imposed Schedule

Apr 26th @ 6:37 am

From THE WATCH by Samantha Wright Apr 24, 2013 | 309 views | 0  | 3  |  |  SCHEDULING CONFLICT – Ouray Police Department officers Justin Crandall and Tony Schmidt expressed their frustration with a newly imposed schedule at a work session with the Ouray City Council last Thursday. (Photo by Samantha Wright) OURAY – Members of the Ouray Police Department sent a clear message to [...]

Future of Basin Clinic Remains Uncertain

Apr 26th @ 6:33 am

From THE WATCH by Gus Jarvis Apr 25, 2013 | 226 views | 0  | 2  |  |  Commissioner Henderson Says 400 Jobs Depend on the Rural Facility MONTROSE COUNTY – With its management agreement with the Montrose Memorial Hospital coming to an end on July 31, the Basin Clinic Board is desperately seeking a way to keep the rural clinic, located in Naturita, open for [...]

New Chamber of Commerce for Telluride Business Community

Apr 26th @ 6:31 am

From THE WATCH by Gus Jarvis Apr 25, 2013 | 609 views | 3  | 3  |  |  TELLURIDE – With the launching of the Telluride Region Chamber of Commerce earlier this year, businesses in Telluride, Mountain Village and downvalley now have an organization to turn to for representation, support and collaborative opportunities. Still in its infancy, with its early 2013 startup, Chief Executive Officer and [...]

Connect With Nature and Community During Earth Week Montrose 2013

Apr 19th @ 8:35 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Samantha Wright Apr 19, 2013 | 102 views | 0  | 1  |  |  DUST RUN? – After yet another wind-driven dust storm slammed the southwestern San Juans Tuesday night, a layer of dust completely covered the moguls beneath the Telluride-Mountain Village Gondola on Kids Hill Wednesday morning. Despite the dumping of much-needed moisture in recent weeks, the [...]

Montrose & Rec District Apply for Water Park Grant

Apr 15th @ 8:34 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Watch Staff Apr 15, 2013 | 65 views | 0  | 1  |  |  MONTROSE – The City of Montrose and the Montrose Recreation District submitted a joint application last month for a Great Outdoors Colorado grant of up to $350,000 to “substantially improve Baldridge Park,” Montrose’s most-used park complex. According to a press release, proposed improvements include [...]

More Mud Madness Headed for Ouray County

Apr 2nd @ 7:12 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Samantha Wright Apr 02, 2013 | 158 views | 0  | 1  |  |  MUD MADNESS at last year’s Ouray County Mud Fest held at the Ouray County Fairgrounds in Ridgway. (File photo) Second Annual Mud Fest Features 4X4 Obstacle Course, Motocross Expo and More OURAY COUNTY – The Ouray County Fairgrounds will be transformed into a giant [...]

Rural Mountain Districts Protest School Funding Plan

Mar 28th @ 6:47 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Samantha Wright Mar 26, 2013 | 255 views | 0  | 1  |  |  WESTERN SAN JUANS – Representatives from a so-called “gang of 20” Colorado school districts including Ouray, Ridgway, Norwood and Telluride traveled en masse to Denver  Tuesday to testify about how a new plan for funding Colorado’s schools would hurt their districts. By Wednesday afternoon, they [...]

A Community Celebrates a Life Cut Short

Mar 15th @ 7:11 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Marta Tarbell Mar 14, 2013 | 1769 views | 0  | 5  |  |  COMMUNITY SUPPORT – Brian Scranton, a family friend of the Charrette family, hugged a little girl before the start of a Tuesday’s memorial for 2-year-old Axel Charrette, who was killed on Feb. 28 in Mexico. (Photo by William Woody) OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT – A [...]

Encouraged by Trends Brokers Hope 2012 Was ‘Bottom Out’ Year

Mar 15th @ 7:06 am

This story comes from THE WATCH by Gus Jarvis Mar 14, 2013 | 224 views | 0  | 2  |  |  WESTERN SAN JUANS – With the number of sales continuing to increase, and median prices stabilizing, those watching regional real estate trends have reason to hope 2012 was the year the market bottomed out. While the total number of sales in Montrose County increased in [...]

2-Year-Old Axel Charrette of Ridgway Killed in Mexico

Mar 6th @ 7:26 am

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Uncompahgre Valley Marijuana Could Be a Growing Enterprise

Mar 4th @ 7:00 am

This story comes from THE WATCH Newspaper by Samantha Wright Feb 28, 2013 | 577 views | 0  | 1  |  |  OURAY COUNTY – Grand Mesa Growers is poised to expand its medical marijuana grow facility south of Ridgway to accommodate what it predicts will be a huge surge in recreational demand for its product next year with the full implementation of Amendment [...]

Local News & Sports Mar 4 (audio)

Mar 4th @ 6:54 am

Local News n Sports

Judge Imposes Penalties in Dutch Dog Case

Feb 15th @ 6:11 am

Jeremiah Aguilar has been ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution to the victim of a vicious animal attack that occurred on November 14, 2012.  Aguilar, the owner of the animal, had been found guilty on January 17 of violating the city’s vicious animals ordinance (City of Montrose Municipal Code, Section 6-2-9(A)).  The victim’s medical expenses [...]

Local News n Sports Feb 15 (audio)

Feb 15th @ 6:00 am

Local News n Sports