RECORD CROWD PACKS EGYPTIAN FOR CIVIL WAR FEST

By Caitlin Switzer DELTA—(November 19, 2013)  A capacity turnout of 400 Civil War buffs thronged Delta’s Egyptian Theater for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration Saturday afternoon.  Civil War Historian and Musician Danny Agajanian performed on Main Street in Union blue as ticket holders filed into the theater to see a screening of the movie “Copperhead.” It just might have been …

WHAT TO GET FOR YOUR PET!

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(November 19, 2013)  She already has a special dish, 65 toys and a servant (you). So what in the world do you get for your cherished little (or big) pet this holiday season? Local experts have some ideas for you. If Downtown is your destination, Chow Down Pet Supplies at 202 West Main Street may have just …

WHAT’S ON THE TABLE FOR LOCAL COOKS THIS THANKSGIVING?

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(November 19, 2013)  Hungry locals have plenty of opportunities to indulge this Thanksgiving—whether you cook at home, share the Holiday meal with friends, or attend the always popular Montrose Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Friendship Hall from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 28, the options are seemingly endless. But how do those who cook for a living …

REGION 10 HOSTS ECONOMIC GARDENING WORKSHOP FOR LOCAL OFFICIALS

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(November 19, 2013)   As any gardener knows, preparing the soil and planning for the growing season are essential to achieving a decent harvest. On Nov. 18, the Region 10 Small Business Resource Center hosted a workshop specifically for local economic development officials on Economic Gardening, with the idea of creating a more fertile environment for businesses to …

LOVE SURVIVES FIERY CRASH THAT KILLED PILOT IN 1945

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(November 19, 2013) He was born near Ridgway in 1916, delivered by Ouray’s Dr. Bates. As a young man he was good looking and charismatic, and might have pursued a career in the field of entertainment had he survived. Sadly, though Pilot Charles Ross was able to parachute from the fiery explosion that had engulfed his B25 …

Tragedy Strikes Ouray

(November 18, 2013) Words cannot express our sadness at the loss of two miners from the Revenue Virginius Mine in Ouray. Our condolences to the families of Nick Cappanno, 34, and Rick Williams, 59. Our hearts and our prayers are with you.