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Archive > February 2014

Harry Kearney Takes Gold at Mt. Baker

02/16/14 | By | More
Harry Kearney Takes Gold at Mt. Baker

TELLURIDE – Norwood snowboarder Harry Kearney soared back to the top of the finish line at the Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom this year, with a first place finish in the Pro Men category at 1:43:35. It marks the second time Kearney has snagged top honors at Mt. Baker, which he first won in 2011 […]

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Knight, Rummel’s ‘DamNation’ to Premiere at SXSW

02/16/14 | By | More
Knight, Rummel’s ‘DamNation’ to Premiere at SXSW

TELLURIDE – When Telluride filmmakers Ben Knight and Travis Rummel head to Austin, Tex., next month, DamNation, the culmination of three years of research, shooting, editing and just plain hard work will be showcased in the world premiere of their documentary at South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the biggest and innovative film, music and […]

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ALERT: “Large boulders the size of a person” fall onto HWY 62 MM7

ALERT: “Large boulders the size of a person” fall onto HWY 62 MM7

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R&R | West Water Outlaws Out to Prove Rock ‘n’ Roll Lives

02/15/14 | By | More
R&R | West Water Outlaws Out to Prove Rock ‘n’ Roll Lives

TELLURIDE – Forget what you may have heard. Rock ‘n roll is alive and well, being righteously personified by Boulder’s own West Water Outlaws. A sum of their heavy, distorted guitar riffs, thumping bass, wide open drums, and Blake Rooker’s vocals reminiscent of yesteryear greatness that defined heavy rock, the Outlaws are Colorado’s answer to […]

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SPORTS WATCH | Breaking Barriers, Michael Sam Now the Focus of 2014 N.F.L Draft

02/14/14 | By | More
SPORTS WATCH | Breaking Barriers, Michael Sam Now the Focus of 2014 N.F.L Draft

College football players from around the country, who have either graduated or have announced they’ll leave college early and enter the 2014 N.F.L. draft are more than likely busting their asses tirelessly training as they prepare to put their future on the line in the upcoming N.F.L Combine and the N.F.L. draft.  One brave player […]

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Shareholders Approve Golf Course Buyout

02/14/14 | By | More
Shareholders Approve Golf Course Buyout

MONTROSE – A long chapter in the history of the Black Canyon Golf Club officially came to an end Friday night with the majority of Montrose Land Company shareholders approving a $675,000 buyout from the city. The city will assume operations of the golf course, for municipal use. In a 30-minute meeting of MLC shareholders […]

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CAVALLO’S

02/14/14 | By | More
CAVALLO’S

Cavallo’s switched things up to offer breakfast, lunch and dinner from Thursdays through Mondays. Those of us who have become addicted to breakfast, brunch and lunch offerings will be pleased to know that nothing has changed on that front.

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Severe Accident Injures Three In Montrose Last Night

Severe Accident Injures Three In Montrose Last Night

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Telluride Clinic Sees Jump in Pot-Related ER Visits

02/13/14 | By | More
Telluride Clinic Sees Jump in Pot-Related ER Visits

TELLURIDE – Marijuana-related emergency room visits are on the rise in Telluride, according to Telluride Medical Center emergency room physician Daniel Hehir, MD. The spike in patients visiting the medical center due to over-consuming marijuana coincides with the recent opening of retail marijuana shops in Telluride, allowing anyone over 21 to purchase and consume the […]

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Trustees Reorganize, Fire Attorney, Take County Office Space

02/13/14 | By | More
Trustees Reorganize, Fire Attorney, Take County Office Space

MONTROSE – Following last week’s move by the Montrose County Commissioners to remove three volunteers from the Montrose Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, the remaining trustees held a special meeting on Monday where new officers were appointed, the board’s attorney, David Masters was fired, and Trustee Richard Harding was reseated with the board. Trustees J. […]

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Axel Charrette Day Celebrates Life of Free-Spirited Toddler

02/13/14 | By | More
Axel Charrette Day Celebrates Life of Free-Spirited Toddler

RIDGWAY – Community members are invited to gather at the Dennis Weaver Memorial Park at noon this Saturday, Feb. 15 to celebrate Axel Charrette Day, and to dedicate a plaque in honor of Axel’s life.  Festivities will take place at the Axel Loop trailhead, named for the Ridgway toddler who was murdered in Mexico last […]

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Kenworthy Grabs Silver in U.S. Podium Sweep

02/13/14 | By | More
Kenworthy Grabs Silver in U.S. Podium Sweep

TELLURIDE – Gus Kenworthy was part of a U.S. podium sweep in the men’s slopestyle skiing competition In the sport’s Olympic debut Thursday in Sochi, winning the silver medal. He took the podium early Thursday, alongside his close friends and teammates Joss Christensen, who took the gold medal, and Nick Goepper, who took the bronze […]

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School Board Approves November Tax Proposal

02/13/14 | By | More
School Board Approves November Tax Proposal

Meanwhile, Rec District Tax Question Heads to April Ballot MONTROSE — Montrose voters will consider two potential tax increases this year. One was put on the ballot by the Montrose School District RE-1J on Tuesday and seeks a November property tax to fund classroom improvements. The other, from the Montrose Recreation District, seeks a sales […]

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‘Ruby Gravity Attack’ Tested Mettle of CDOT Crews, Local Economies

02/13/14 | By | More
‘Ruby Gravity Attack’ Tested Mettle of CDOT Crews, Local Economies

WESTERN SAN JUANS – A month after a huge rockslide shut down U.S. 550/ Red Mountain Pass between Ouray and Silverton, the highway has finally completely reopened, allowing traffic and economic lifeblood to once more flow along the transportation artery between the two communities.  Intermittent travel twice a day has been possible since the end […]

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Fifteen Years of Funny S**t at the Sheridan Opera House

02/13/14 | By | More
Fifteen Years of Funny S**t at the Sheridan Opera House

Telluride Comedy Fest Brings Weekend of Laughter Feb. 13-16 TELLURIDE – What has become the gem of Telluride’s winter festivals, a weekend full of stand-up comedy, sketch comedy and improv from some of the country’s best comedians is once again coming to Telluride Feb. 13-16, when the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Jeb Berrier present the […]

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