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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

 Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

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Largest Land Conservation Easement in County History

County Parks & Open Space Land Heritage Program Contributes $65,000 to Bray Ranches Land Conservation Easement

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

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Two Cases of Monkeypox Detected in San Miguel County

Symptomatic nonresidents from the same household recovering well

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills, Public Informati...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

San Miguel County Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

San Miguel County Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

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Board of Commissioners Adopts Updated Employee Housing Impact Mitigation Fee

New fee structure more accurately reflects employee housing needs and costs

(July 8, 2022) – San Miguel County, CO --- This week, the San Miguel Coun...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Update on the Tri-State Vegetation Project in the Ophir Area

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Tri-State Vegetation Project

Closures will be instituted in the areas of operation for public health and safety

Norwood, Colorado, June 30, 2022 — The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests’ Norwood Ranger District ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

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San Miguel County Celebrates Solar Powered Success

Progress of the Uncompahgre Solar Co-op attributed to collaboration amongst partners

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children

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FDA Recommends Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine for Children 6 months to 5 years of age

Public Health to host forum to discuss vaccine and local plan for rollout

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcount...

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Posted on: June 5, 2022

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

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Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Opens for Summer Season

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates collaboration between county and nonprofit

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govJanet Kask, Director o...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Ribbon Cuttin Ceremony Today

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Bridal Veil Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Today

Collaborative efforts increase safety and conservation of Telluride’s newest backcountry trail

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelc...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

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Cases Rise as Natural Immunity from Winter Omicron Surge Wanes

BA.4 and BA.5 detected in county wastewater; masks, testing and treatments encouraged

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

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CDC Approves Booster Dose for Children 5 and Older

Steady increase in cases across the US leads to additional recommended precautions

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mills, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

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Diamond Ridge Property Rezoning & Next Steps

BOCC unanimously approves rezoning of 39-acre portion the Diamond Ridge Property

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

(May 19, 2022) – Sa...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Domestic Cat Tests Positive for the Plague in San Miguel County

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Domestic Cat Tests Positive for the Plague in San Miguel County

Cases common in summer amongst domestic and wild animals, rare cases of transmission to humans

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelco...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process Questions and Clarifications

Public comment encouraged at Board of County Commissioners meeting

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.gov

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Avian Influenza Infection Identified in Montrose County

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Avian Influenza Infection Identified in Montrose County

Investigation is underway; public health experts say the risk to the public is low

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyco.govLindsey Mi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Facts about the Sunnyside Affordable Housing Project

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Sunnyside Information

(Updated 3/31/2022)

Sunnyside is an a?ordable housing rental development. The project is a partnership between the Town of Telluride and San Miguel County. It is located immediately west of Eider Creek in between Telluride and Lawson H...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

San Miguel County Planning Commission Begins Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process

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San Miguel County Planning Commission Begins Diamond Ridge Rezoning Process

Public comment encouraged at County Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners meetings

Media Contact: Mike Bordogna, County Manager, 970.728.3844, mikeb@sanmiguelcountyc...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Press release for The Ridge, currently known as “Diamond Ridge”

Press release for The Ridge, currently known as “Diamond Ridge”

(March 25, 2022)

From the Town of Telluride and San Miguel County:

San Miguel County and the Town of Telluride are pleased to announce the pending acquisition of a 105-acre parcel less than six ...

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