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Business

Rocky Start Yields to Record-Breaking Summer in Ouray

10/23/14 | By | 41 More

The City of Ouray’s economy appears to have bounced back after a banner summer season that has lingered well into fall.

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Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

10/17/14 | By | 56 More
Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice Opens Saturday

Esther Dixon, owner of Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice, is a big fan of herbs and believes in the healing and preventative ability of natural antidotes.

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Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

10/15/14 | By | 48 More
Tim Frates’ Framing, Laser Engraving Opens at New Location in Montrose

Frates has the ability to customize awards, trophies, medals, signs, nameplates, and plaques all to what the customer needs and specifies.

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TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

10/09/14 | By | 203 More
TBC’s Go-To Winter Brew Brings Home the Gold, Again

‘Even after scaling up production nothing was lost and we still won again. We have the process nailed.’

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A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

10/09/14 | By | 410 More
A Classic American Burger Joint With a Healthy Twist

Instead of grilling or frying up an oily, greasy burger, they have harnessed the power of steam to cook their meat.

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Incentives Approved With Hopes Secure Reel Manufacturer’s Relocation to Montrose

10/08/14 | By | 162 More

Mayfly Outdoors plans to make Montrose its corporate headquarters, thanks to a incentives package approved last week.

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Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

10/07/14 | By | 120 More
Fortune Minerals Completes Purchase of Revenue Silver Mine

The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.

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It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

09/26/14 | By | 1,048 More
It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

The theme this year is Rodeo, with cowboys, bull riders and other rodeo scenes are carved from the rows of corn.

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Hospitality Summit Announces Agenda and Speakers

09/26/14 | By | More

The Western Colorado Hospitality Summit is Oct. 23 and 24, held at the Montrose Pavilion.

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Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

09/18/14 | By | 204 More
Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.

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Mountainfilm Hires Sage Martin as New E.D.

09/17/14 | By | 167 More

Martin comes from the Telluride Mountain School, where she worked for the last eight years.

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Local Lingerie Business Aims to Support Women

09/16/14 | By | 145 More

Marmie Lingerie offers individual styling sessions and parties at home.

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Winter Airline Service Gets 20 Percent Boost

09/11/14 | By | 166 More

New flights from San Francisco and Phoenix, a doubling of New York/Newark jet service, and more!

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Breathe Easy, Move Better

09/09/14 | By | 70 More

“When the mind is freed from the maladies of the body, it flourishes spiritually, artistically, peacefully,” says Rolfer Vincent Martin.

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Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

09/04/14 | By | 887 More
Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

Owner Steve Omernik said the The Great Outdoors Company, located at 10 S. Selig Avenue in downtown Montrose, will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.

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Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

09/03/14 | By | 144 More
Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

Councilors said the city will hand over to MEDC money held in escrow following a July real-estate deal in the Airport Industrial Park .

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Cortina Unwrapped Signals Revival of Local Economy

08/27/14 | By | 231 More
Cortina Unwrapped Signals Revival of Local Economy

Wrapped in white plastic, Cortina was a glaring symbol of how hard the Great Recession hit Telluride.

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Buyer of Hotel Madeline Hopes to Improve Guest Experience

08/24/14 | By | 277 More

Initial concepts for improvements include enhanced arrival experience and lobby area, expanding the pool area, and creating a retail storefront for the Spa at Madeline.

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Fortune Announces New Terms for Acquisition of Revenue Silver Mine

08/21/14 | By | 101 More

The new terms include a significantly lower purchase price under an accelerated payment schedule, said Troy Nazarewicz, Fortune’s Investor Relations Manager.

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Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

08/21/14 | By | 382 More
Will Construction Boom Change the Face of Telluride?

The end of recession and a better economy ushers in a wave of new projects.

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ElderAdo Financial Honored by ‘Financial Advisor’ Magazine

08/19/14 | By | More

ElderAdo Financial is one of only 12 firms selected throughout Colorado.

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Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

08/18/14 | By | 87 More
Local Physical Therapist Utilizes Social Media to Help Patients

He is excited to announce that he has developed his new business Facebook page “Balanced Physical Therapy-Derek Tuohy.”

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Mountain Lodge Telluride Hires New Digital Marketing, Group Sales Manager

08/18/14 | By | 44 More

Ouellette will manage the property’s presence on all digital media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, SlideShare and dozens more.

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A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

08/16/14 | By | 570 More
A Sense of Motion Finds a Home in Montrose

SOM Footwear’s local manufacturing operations of simple, fashionable sneakers are up and running.

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Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

08/14/14 | By | 167 More
Telluride Food Tours: Not Just About Food

The tour meanders along the sunny streets, giving the tour an eclectic flair while avoiding monotony.

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VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

08/14/14 | By | 349 More
VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

Every summer, Olathe Spray Service Air Tractor planes and Bell helicopters buzz over rural the farmlands of the Western Slope.

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Telluride Region Real Estate Market Accelerates

08/13/14 | By | 128 More

Both the number and the dollar volume of sales in the first seven months of 2014 are six-year highs.

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33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Sweeps Through Town

08/12/14 | By | 68 More
33rd Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival Sweeps Through Town

Talks from the festival’s long list of presenters start Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Palm Theatre, and go on through Tuesday.

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Positive Real Estate Trends Continue in Montrose Area

08/09/14 | By | 42 More
Positive Real Estate Trends Continue in Montrose Area

At the end of the second quarter in 2013 the median single-family home price was approximately $162,000. This year, that median price is up to $170,000.

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Fortune Minerals Announces Extension of Revenue Silver Mine Purchase Agreement

08/05/14 | By | More

Fortune Revenue will continue to act as operator of the mine pending completion or termination of the transaction.

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Telluride Ski and Golf Welcomes Stalk It

08/04/14 | By | 29 More

Stalk It will be the official board company of the year-round resort located in Southwest Colorado.

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Telluride Thrift Shop Transfers to Second Chance Humane Society

08/01/14 | By | More
Telluride Thrift Shop Transfers to Second Chance Humane Society

Second Chance, will now be operating both shops to directly support animal rescue and outreach programs.

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VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

07/29/14 | By | 26 More
VIDEO: Telluride Snowmaking Upgrades Underway

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way.

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Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

07/28/14 | By | More
Felt App Gives New Life to Handwritten Cards

“There are certain special moments in life that email just isn’t good enough for.”

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Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

07/25/14 | By | 32 More
Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Rowan said the fire was contained by 5:30 a.m., and the building was unoccupied. No injuries were reported.

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Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

07/24/14 | By | 58 More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

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TEX Loses Commercial Air Service in September

07/23/14 | By | 102 More

Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service effective Sept. 16 due to pilot availability challenges after new FAA regulations went into effect.

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Healing Power Without the High

07/22/14 | By | 51 More
Healing Power Without the High

Mary Jane’s Medicinals Promises the Medicinal Benefits of Weed in a whole new way.

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New FedEx Facility Approved in Montrose

07/17/14 | By | More

During the hearing supporters and critics of MEDC volleyed back and forth about MEDC’s history in Montrose.

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FBO Agreement Signed, Proposal Released

07/16/14 | By | 25 More

Majestic Skies now has 36 months to begin construction on its controversial MTJ FBO project.

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MMH Recognized as a Community Value Five-Star Hospital

07/14/14 | By | More

Only two hospitals in Colorado were honored with this award.

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Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill and Assets Set to Be Sold for $2 Million

07/03/14 | By | 59 More

Once the transfer is completed, the planned uranium mill will move from a publicly traded company to a local private company.

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Allred’s Recognized by ‘Wine Spectator’ Magazine

07/03/14 | By | More
Allred’s Recognized by ‘Wine Spectator’ Magazine

Allred’s wine list has about 750 different labels and over 5,000 bottles in the cellar with numerous verticals, breadth and depth across regions and varietals.

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Go Where No One Goes With Alpine Scenic Tours

07/03/14 | By | More
Go Where No One Goes With Alpine Scenic Tours

Part geologist, part historian, part naturalist, and full-time comedian, Michael Lane is a natural both behind the wheel and in front of a group.

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Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

07/02/14 | By | More
Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

Brews and Bogeys is Horsefly’s third location in Montrose, joining their Main Street brewery and the small grill at Montrose Regional Airport.

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Fortune Minerals Settles in for Long Haul at Revenue Silver Mine

06/26/14 | By | 56 More
Fortune Minerals Settles in for Long Haul at Revenue Silver Mine

Work at the Revenue Silver Mine is progressing at a brisk clip, following the Canadian company’s move to acquire the property last month.

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Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

06/25/14 | By | More
Following Marijuana Legalization, Montrose Soils Business Booms

Jeremy Silva’s business is serving as a success story even though he doesn’t actually sell marijuana in any form.

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Realize Planning Kicks Off Third Year With New Location

06/24/14 | By | More

Realize Planning, LLC successfully kicked off its third year in style at its new office location next to The Peaks Resort & Spa.

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Azadi Fine Rugs Announces Semi-Finalists in American Dream Contest

06/24/14 | By | More
Azadi Fine Rugs Announces Semi-Finalists in American Dream Contest

The public is invited to attend the award ceremony on July 4, at 1 p.m. at Azadi Fine Rug’s Colorado Avenue location.

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Telski’s Martinique Prohaska and Chris Meyer Recognized for Excellence by CSCUSA

06/18/14 | By | More
Telski’s Martinique Prohaska and Chris Meyer Recognized for Excellence by CSCUSA

“Marti is tireless in her efforts to achieve the highest standards for our patrol,” said Scott Clements, the director of Telluride Ski Patrol, of Martinique Prohaska being named Ski Patroller of the Year.

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Nichols Resigns as DDA Executive Director

06/18/14 | By | More
Nichols Resigns as DDA Executive Director

“It’s a personal decision” for Nichols to move back to his North Carolina farm.

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In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

06/13/14 | By | More
In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

For 20 years, Montrose native Gary Krabbe has healed the injured from western Colorado and beyond.

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The New TCTV

06/09/14 | By | More

Telluride TV gets a makeover.

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Inn At Lost Creek Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

06/06/14 | By | More

The accolade is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Telluride Golf Club Brings New Instructor, New Technology

06/05/14 | By | More
Telluride Golf Club Brings New Instructor, New Technology

New putting and chipping greens, GPS technology, and the appointment of Dale Abraham as the club’s director of instruction.

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Ouray County Economic Development Consortium Takes Shape

05/29/14 | By | More

Community members are encouraged to join in a newly revived discussion about Ouray County Economic Development at two upcoming meetings in June.

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Grant to Study Food Hub Feasibility

05/15/14 | By | More

Could downtown Montrose host a commercial kitchen and food business inubator?

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The Watch’s Samantha Wright Wins Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award

04/30/14 | By | More

Judges selected 85 honorees from nearly 1,800 submissions.

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Suds & Grub Finds Its Inner Tavern

04/28/14 | By | More
Suds & Grub Finds Its Inner Tavern

The once smoke-filled bar known as Suds & Grub is reborn as Town Hall Tavern.

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Real Estate Market Shows Continued Signs of Health

04/28/14 | By | More

Real estate sales and volumes are up, foreclosures are down. But the market still has a long way to go.

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Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

04/21/14 | By | More
Montrose Poised to Become a Gigabyte City

City voters approved Measure A earlier this month, giving city officials the right to provide broadband, cable, phone and other telecommunication services.

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John Pryor Takes Helm at LightHawk

04/10/14 | By | More

LightHawk works to change how we view the earth by leveraging a network of 200 volunteer pilots to donate more than 400 flights a year to to approximately 250 conservation groups for scientific research, aerial photography and educational tours.

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OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

03/13/14 | By | More
OBT More Than ‘Just A Funding Source’

With an eye to sales, city ups budget for partnering in creation and promotion of special events.

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BUSINESS BRIEFS | ‘Made in Telluride Moment’ Promotion and Contest

01/09/14 | By | More
BUSINESS BRIEFS | ‘Made in Telluride Moment’ Promotion and Contest

Holiday Inn Express Suites Completes Renovation…Azadi Announces Angel Award Recipients…‘Made in Telluride Moment’ Promotion and Contest

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