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Montrose County Zoning Resolution Amendment Continued

07/25/14 | By | 259 views More

Language in the “prohibitive uses” section in the General Agricultural and General Residential districts could be removed.

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Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

07/25/14 | By | 464 views More
Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Rowan said the fire was contained by 5:30 a.m., and the building was unoccupied. No injuries were reported.

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Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

07/24/14 | By | 662 views More
Snowmaking Gets Bigger, More Efficient

The new system will enable snowmaking crews to use the same amount of water in a more powerful way, meaning more runs will open earlier in the season.

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Ouray County Adopts a Road Map for the 21st Century

07/24/14 | By | 438 views More

Despite an eleventh hour interjection from the U.S. Forest Service, the Ouray County Commissioners made history this week, unanimously voting to adopt a new county road map that brings it into the 21st century.

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Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

07/23/14 | By | 576 views More
Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Olathe farmer John Harold says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.

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TEX Loses Commercial Air Service in September

07/23/14 | By | 2,314 views More

Great Lakes Airlines will suspend service effective Sept. 16 due to pilot availability challenges after new FAA regulations went into effect.

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Mountain Village Gaining Momentum in Battle for Economic, Cultural Advantage

07/23/14 | By | 1,114 views More

While Mountain Village finds sites for two proposed new facilities, Telluride appears bogged down by process.

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Lightning Strike Sparks Wildfire on Log Hill Mesa

07/22/14 | By | 489 views More

The second wildfire of the season flared up Sunday, July 20, on Log Hill, sparked by a lightning strike.

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Bears Feast on Fast Food Around Ouray

07/22/14 | By | 422 views More
Bears Feast on Fast Food Around Ouray

A bear entered a kitchen, opened the fridge, had a drink, climbed back out the window with some food and sat out on the porch to eat it.

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Ouray Mountain Rescue Team Retrieves Injured Rider from Lou Creek Pass

07/22/14 | By | 333 views More

On a steep section of trail, a horse started sliding backwards, tripping and landing on its rider.

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Man Shot By Officers Had Stolen Shotgun

07/22/14 | By | 250 views More

Michael Leroy Yates, 19, is due in court for formal advisement of charges on July 31.

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OURAY BRIEFS | Downwind Residents Make a Stink About Malingering Sewage Project 

07/22/14 | By | 424 views More

Council nixes request to purchase city property…Morgenthaler heads to Telluride.

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Driver Kidnapped at Gunpoint, Forced to Drive to Walmart Parking Lot

07/22/14 | By | 531 views More
Driver Kidnapped at Gunpoint, Forced to Drive to Walmart Parking Lot

Amy Rossett, 38, of Montrose was arrested on charges of first-degree kidnapping, aggravated robbery, felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, and theft under $500.

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Authorities Seek Answers in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Red Mountain Pass

07/21/14 | By | 560 views More

There are conflicting reports about what happened after the fatal accident.

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New FedEx Facility Approved in Montrose

07/17/14 | By | 1,959 views More

During the hearing supporters and critics of MEDC volleyed back and forth about MEDC’s history in Montrose.

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