JAZZ IT UP… IN TELLURIDE!

By Caitlin Switzer TELLURIDE—(June 18, 2013)  Every note has meaning, and echoes exponentially in the box canyon with a power that belongs only to Telluride and the San Juans. It is America’s most original, improvisational art form, performed in a place unique in all the world. For 37 years, jazz aficionados have returned to Telluride to celebrate jazz in its …

Back In Harmony With Bees

By Rita Clagett, North Fork Bureau Reporter  (June 18, 2013)  Yesterday the honeybees descended on the blueleaf honeysuckle. Today the aroma of this amazing shrub burgeoned as the sun warmed the morning. Also known as blue velvet honeysuckle, or honey rose honeysuckle, it is amazing to behold for a few weeks a year. The rest of the time, it’s quite …

Spring Precipitation Lessens Water Worries

By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL—(June 18, 2013)  Despite dire predictions and the recent US Department of Agriculture designation of Montrose as a contiguous disaster area due to the ongoing drought, a cool, wet spring has delayed the impacts of the drought on this season’s crops, water officials say. “Things are still tight, but they are better than they started out to …

The Art Of Listening

By J. Berndt MONTROSE—(June 18, 2013)  I mentioned to Sarah (wife) that I was going to be writing an article on listening, she simply replied, “why would you write about something that you know nothing about?” I had no real comeback because she is right, I am a horrible listener, not by choice but because I seemed to have missed …

COLLABORATION HELPS SECURE GOCO FUNDING

  Mirror Staff Report MONTROSE—(June 18, 2013)  A healthful infusion of GOCO funding this summer ought to keep Montrose’s growing reputation as a recreation destination in tip top shape. In recent weeks, officials have announced awards of $100,000 in grant funding for Phase I of Northside Elementary’s Play Yard Project, as well as $259,384 in lottery proceeds for the Montrose …

City of Montrose

JOINT CITY OF MONTROSE AND MONTROSE RECREATION DISTRICT NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2013 The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board has approved funding for the Montrose Water Sports Park, River Trail and Field Renovation project, bringing $259,384 in lottery proceeds to Montrose. The project is one of eight that were selected for funding from a statewide field of 51 project proposals that were submitted under GOCO’s Spring 2013 …