Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.
Kim Reynolds is a natural born athlete, putting on her first pair of skis at the age of three and road tripping with her family by station wagon from their lakeside home in Minnesota to the mountains of Colorado throughout the years as she was growing up. Reynolds studied outdoor leadership at Prescott College and […]
SMPA has received several reports of calls and “the calls are definitely a scam.”
MSHA determined the fatal accident occurred due to management’s failure to dispose of deteriorated explosives in a safe manner.
Approved by voters in 1992, TABOR is a constitutional amendment designed to limit government growth and spending.
Tri-County Health Network (TCHNetwork) says it’s time to make sure your health insurance is lined up for 2015.
Last week, at age 92, she packed up her things and left Ouray to live with her daughter Roxanna in Rock Island, Wa.
Beau Weiher made a big impression through his pursuit of BASE jumping off of iconic Ouray landmarks.
The barrel of fun rolls out at the Ouray Community Center, 320 Sixth Avenue from 5-10 p.m.
MSHA cited 92 significant and substantial violations at Revenue Mine during the 12-month review period beginning Aug. 1, 2013, and ending July 31, 2014.
As much as she loves performing the classics, Huber is also an advocate of new music.
“Saints and Sinners” promises to transport the audience to a world of operatic extremes.
Much of what needs to be fixed is not readily apparent to anyone except those who are intimately familiar with its archaic workings.
Council drew the line at retail sales, agreeing to draft an ordinance that would ban the other three commercial uses.
The community has come together again, to help build the new rodeo grounds.
These dead trees are not only unsightly and a significant fire hazard, they cause an extreme risk to any property they might fall on.
Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
The morning session will cover the basics of genealogy research, types of documentation available, and online sources for information.
Entrance to Grillin’ & Chillin’ is free for all; beer-tasting costs $25 which includes a commemorative tasting glass.
Art show in Ouray and moonlight events in Ridgway and Montrose, all in the arts this week.
Combined with a $100,000 cash match from the city, the grant will pay for a feasibility study.
AAH is one of the oldest and best-loved juried art shows in Colorado.
Authorities have concluded their investigation and released the name of a man who died in a motorcycle crash.
Janet Cherobon-Bawcom, member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team (10,000 meter), is competing in this year’s race.
There are conflicting reports about what happened after the fatal accident.
As O’Neill tells it, 2012 was a “crazy year to be climbing Everest,” with bad weather, scarce snow and overcrowding conspiring to lead to the deaths of six climbers.
The story of two significant Ouray County mines will unfold at the Ouray County Historical Society’s next “Evening of History’ lecture on Tuesday, July 22.
Wilshusen will discuss the early Pueblo great house communities and their leaders in both Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon, and present evidence that Mesa Verde and Chaco’s beginnings are deeply intertwined and may go back as far as AD 750.
Alvarez, now 8, took 1st place in his age category at a local qualifying round of the PGA’s Drive, Chip & Putt Championship at Grand Junction’s Lincoln Park Golf Course on June 24.
This Friday, 140 runners from across the country and around the world will gather in the cool dawn out in front of the Silverton School gym for the 21st running of the Hardrock 100.
At least two new records were likely set at last Friday’s Fourth of July water fights in Ouray – the shortest battle, and the longest winning streak.
Old memories and future ones – family get-togethers are great for that …
Janet Kapsin returns to Ouray as the ax-wielding Nation, whom she last portrayed in Ouray in 2009 for OCHS at the Wright Opera House.
Ever wonder where your recycling goes?
Frank’s talk will examine the tensions between tourism and ecology that have impacted Rocky Mountain National Park’s natural environment over the past century.
Work at the Revenue Silver Mine is progressing at a brisk clip, following the Canadian company’s move to acquire the property last month.
The system is a high-speed telephone emergency notification system that allows public safety personnel to send messages directly to residents, whether they are home or away.
Council began its meeting this Monday, June 16 with a moment of silence for former Ouray Public Works Director Dan Fossey, who died unexpectedly earlier that day.
True rummage sale die-hards look forward to the event all year long, and come back several times while it is underway.
The effort is “kind of a big deal,” said Alan Staehle of the OFPD, because it signifies a change in focus in Colorado.
Ouray County’s rich ranching, mining and railroading heritage will be on full display at the second annual Ridgway Heritage Days event Sunday, June 15.
The Main Street Flower Project has blossomed over the years from a grass roots volunteer effort into a full scale professionally executed project.
The retail value of the Raffle Jeep with all its bells and whistles is a record $40,000.
Council agreed that retail marijuana should be kept out of residential zones altogether.
Green was one of six climbers killed in a 3,300-foot fall along the precipitous, avalanche-prone north slope of Mount Rainier.
The co-op will pay back more than $900,000 in capital credits to consumers who were members of SMPA in 1985, 1986 and 1998.
The structure will look as much like a giant pine tree as a 100-foot-tall communications tower.
The Ouray School stage will be named after Nixon, and a special bench in the playground will be dedicated to Kern.
Ouray Historical Museum fundraiser, jazzy farewell in Ridgway, and tryouts for Shakespeare in the Park.
Participating nonprofit organizations seek donations for the sale.
The Ouray City Council voted 3-2 on Monday, May 19 to kill on first reading an ordinance that would have allowed Off-Highway Vehicles to operate on city streets this summer.
Sixth Annual Ouray Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival Seeks Applications…23rd Annual Telluride Science Research Center Town Talks..
Motorists and local business owners will get a reprieve over the upcoming holiday weekend from the rockfall mitigation work on U.S. 550 Red Mountain Pass.
The artists and their van will be in the region this week, with stops in Mancos, Dolores and Ridgway en route to Telluride for Mountainfilm.
Areas treated through the pilot program will prioritize the preservation of old-growth and large trees, if possible, while still promoting forests that are resistant to insect and disease.
The money will be used to purchase a prefabricated, “snap-together” combination roping and roughstock arena.
The problem is that elections don’t happen in just one day anymore, and they’re not just about voting booths and ballots.
This summer, the Alpine Ranger Program will take a different form.
The key to making it all work was to establish an open line of communication between the police and property managers.S
Conference Calling for Library Patrons …2014 ROCC Parking Lot Sale Slated for Saturday, May 17
A coworker’s wife and I were recently discussing the challenges of having both a career and a family…
Soon, the millions of beetles that have hatched and spent the winter munching on newly dying trees will start flying again.
Ouray off-highway vehicle enthusiasts of all stripes will likely be allowed to operate their vehicles on city streets this summer.
CDOT plans more road closures of Highway 550/Red Mountain Pass beginning next week where there was a massive rockslide last winter.
The feds have not yet released their final report on the contributing factors and root cause of the accident that killed two miners last November.
Each week features a different genre of music, from indie to funk, and bluegrass to rock and blues. The bands are selected to appeal to all ages and to get the crowds dancing and enjoying the gorgeous summer evenings from 6-9 p.m.
Ouray residents will now be permitted to park an RV less than 25 feet in length in front of their house on the city right-of-way for an unlimited amount of time.
Ice climbing in Ouray winds down this weekend with the pending closure of the Ouray Ice Park for the season. The last day of climbing in the park is Sunday, March 30.
Tisdel will run as an unaffiliated candidate.
Colorado has been attracting more and more film and television projects over the past two years, thanks to its fledgling film incentive program, created through the passage of House Bill 1286 in 2012.