San Miguel County

August 8, 2012--Agreement reached in Montrose County water rights fight (Telluride Watch)

An agreement between a lengthy list of objectors, including the Town of Telluride and San Miguel County, has been reached with Montrose County that drastically reduces the amount of water it seeks to claim from the San Miguel River and its tributaries.


July 8, 2012--After long dry spell, monsoon season arrives (Telluride Daily Planet)

Afternoon showers were a welcome sight this week on the heels of a long, hot dry spell that brought drought conditions to San Miguel County this summer. July until roughly August is known as the monsoon season in the San Juan mountains, and with it comes rain. Fears this summer were that an arid monsoon season could further increase the reality of wildfires.


November 19, 2010--A tale of two counties: Montrose, San Miguel officials weigh Wild and Scenic River designation (Montrose Daily Post)

Montrose County commissioners are urging the public to attend meetings at month’s end on Wild and Scenic River designations being considered for portions of the San Miguel and Dolores rivers. Their position is clear: They oppose such federal designation and passed a resolution against it in August.


Dolores, Montezuma, and San Miguel Counties Update

Dolores, Montezuma, and San Miguel agricultural producers are receiving help from the federal government after a year of drought-like conditions hampered growing efforts in the region. In February the U.S.


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