CITIZENS CONSIDER LAWSUIT TO PROTECT NORTH FORK VALLEY

By Caitlin Switzer  REGIONAL—(February 6)  Since its formation in 2009, the non-profit advocacy group Citizens for a Healthy Community (CFHC) has grown exponentially, to a membership more than 300 strong. Members include some of the nation’s most respected writers and proponents of the emerging farm-to-table movement. And yet, CHFC Director Jim Ramey is concerned that its collective “voice” is still …

GESSLER STOPS IN MONTROSE ON LISTENING TOUR, HEARS FEEDBACK ON 2012 ELECTION

MONTROSE—(February 6)  When Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler stopped at the fairgrounds in Montrose last Wednesday morning, turnout was sparse, limited mainly to elections professionals and political types. After all, Gessler was there to listen, not to present. Although he spoke briefly, the Secretary of State spent much of the time talking and responding to audience questions.   “I …

TBD !

Staff Report MONTROSE—(February 6) Last year, the State of Colorado gathered concerned citizens and community leaders from across the state—including here in Montrose– in a series of collaborative meetings designed to gather input about some of the most crucial issues affecting our collective future. In November 2012, To Be Determined (TBD) Colorado released its final report, which included feedback on …

About Arcadia….

By J. Berndt  MONTROSE–(February 6) Take a few steps back in time to the 1800’s, when a man by the name of Curtis Haskill and his wife opened a general store and a toll gate, right off of West Main Street nestled in the trees down by the river. The Haskills’ business thrived while Dave Wood’s new freighting company transported …