UNCHAIN YOUR INNER DRAGON, PIRATE OR VIKING!

By Caitlin Switzer DELTA—(April 14,2014)  What’s that rumble you hear in the distance? It could just be the sound of Thunder Mountain Living History gearing up for a season of fun, family-style events. Western Colorado loves a festival, and the team at Thunder Mountain wants to make sure everyone has a great time—so come on out to the Third Annual …

RIDGWAY ROCKS 2014 WITH ARTS, HERITAGE EVENTS!

By Caitlin Switzer RIDGWAY—(April 14, 2014)  In Ridgway, where voters recently passed a $1.9 million bond to finance a streetscape plan that has been in the works for more than a decade, excitement for the 2014 summer season could be not be greater. The town’s historic Clinton Street district is especially lively these days, with the Colorado Boy Brewpub, the …

LANDOWNERS FORCED TO FILE SUIT TO REMOVE TRESPASSER, COMPOUND

Mirror staff report MONTROSE—(April 14, 2014)  The collection of scrappy buildings scattered along the canyon rim are obviously placed to take advantage of the high country view from the top edge of Spring Creek Canyon. However, the structures also reveal a case in which private property rights have tumbled through the cracks. When an acquaintance viewed an aerial photo from …

WESTERN COLORADO WELCOMES FULL SLATE OF EVENTS!

By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL—(April 14, 2014)  As the mercury rises, Western Colorado also warms up with a number of fun events designed to appeal to just about everyone. Here in Montrose,  Blue Sky Music Presents continues to host concerts, including the upcoming Tommy Castro show at Turn of the Century Saloon May 20, while the Annual Montrose Wine & Food …

LOCAL AUTHOR NAMED A FINALIST IN STATE BOOK AWARDS

By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL-(April 14, 2014)  Officially, he is retired. However, the second career that Jeff Burch, a 30-year U.S. Forest Service veteran, has launched as an author has taken on a life of its own. After creating and releasing a poster, View Looking South from Montrose, in 2001, Burch went on to publish two picture books of local mountains. …

REGION 10 TO HOST CAREGIVER SUMMIT AT GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(April 14, 2014)  On May 13, Region 10 Community Living Services joins forces with private business owners, non-profits and other community organizations to host a Caregiver Summit & Retreat from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.at Grace Community Church (16731 Woodgate Road). The event will feature Keynote Speaker Norman Bouchard, as well as a variety of session topics …