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IAWC SEEKS TO PRESERVE CANYON STRUCTURES

By Caitlin Switzer
DELTA—(April 1, 2014) Along with the bright sun and hushed quiet comes a sense that time stands still in Escalante Canyon. And yet, the ravages of the years are visible for those who look—some of the buildings left by the canyon’s early homesteaders are now in danger of being lost to ….
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WATER OUTLOOK STRONG FOR 2014, BLUE MESA EXPECTED TO FILL

REGIONAL—(April 1, 2014) It’s the most controversial topic in Colorado, and perhaps the world. But this spring, for a rare, quiet moment, officials do NOT expect major fights to erupt over water in the Gunnison River Basin….
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MONTROSE ROAD FOOD RODEO SET FOR JUNE 5, 2015

By Caitlin Switzer
MONTROSE—(April n1, 2014) Colorado is known for many things…including some of the world’s greatest food trucks. Now, a citizen committee in Montrose is hoping to share what makes this state one of the tastiest in the U.S., with a …..
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SHARING REMNANTS OF THE PAST –CHARLENE BAECKER AND AA ANTIQUES

By Caitlin Switzer
MONTROSE—(April 1, 2014) Ask Charlene Baecker why she has spent so much of her life in the antiques business, and her answer is quick.
“You have to love it,” Baecker said, who….
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CITY’S $30,000+ ANALYTICS REPORT PROMISED IN MAY

By Caitlin Switzer
MONTROSE—(April 1, 2014) Early in 2013, the newly-created Montrose Office of Business & Tourism paid $30,000 to Marketing Telluride for a software package….
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DIVINE FISH MARKET EXPANDS RETAIL HOURS, SPECIALTIES IN LOMO

By Caitlin Switzer
MONTROSE—(April 1, 2014) When longtime Mountain Valley Fish & Oyster owner Andy Goldman decided several years ago that it was time to sell his wholesale fish business in the LoMo neighborhood, he wanted to….Continue Reading →

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JULIET CARR’S WEB SITE OFFERS TOOLS FOR HEALING, HOPE

By Caitlin Switzer
MONTROSE—(April 1, 2014) In the 1960’s, the great American poet Anne Sexton wrote,”…suicides have a special language. Like carpenters they want to know which tools. They never ask why build….” The poem itself, entitled…Continue Reading →

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IT’S OFFICIAL! BRIDAL PEAK NAME RESTORED

Mirror Staff Report TELLURIDE—(March 18, 2014) It’s official! The name of Telluride’s historic Bridal Peak has been restored, thanks largely to the efforts of local author and mountain historian Jeff …..
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LEADERSHIP, VISION KEEP LIBRARY AT HEART OF COMMUNITY

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(March 18, 2014) Yes, construction is messy and intrusive, and parking will be at a premium while Colorado Mesa University’s new Cascade Avenue quad, expected to be …..
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GOING WHERE OUR COMMUNITY TAKES US…CMU MONTROSE

MONTROSE—(March 18, 2014) In the end, it came down to homework. When Colorado Mesa University officials reviewed their vision for the Montrose Campus, they first asked a simple question. “How …..
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“LOVE YOUR AUDIENCE, DO YOUR HOMEWORK, BE YOURSELF”

MONTROSE—(March 4, 2014) The mood was relaxed and friendly, like a conversation among old friends—which is exactly what it was. When Montrose Insurance Broker Howard Davidson was asked to facilitate …..
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Road Food Rodeo to Ride into Montrose?

MONTROSE—(March 4, 2014) She never likes to complain. So when Jody Holland of Affordable Inns thought about what it would take to bring thousands of hotel guests to Montrose, she …..
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A Few Good Men, with Jared Bolhuis

By Liesl Greathouse MONTROSE—(March 4, 2014) For those interested in a great play with a deep meaning, starting on March 7 the Magic Circle Players will be performing the Broadway
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What’s New at the Museum of the Mountain West

MONTROSE—(March 4, 2014) One popular destination in Montrose is the Museum of the Mountain West (MMW). There is always something going on at the museum, whether it is buildings being renovated, artifacts being collected or tours …..
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A SOUTH SIDE SUNRISE…….SUNRISE MOUNTAIN COFFEE OPENS AT THE BOARDWALK SHOPS

MONTROSE—(March 4, 2014) Scott Petty knows what hungry folks like to eat, and how to serve delicious comfort food and some of the tastiest coffee West of Fort Lauderdale. Now, he just needs you to know that he is open for business.
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