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 […]
Ridgway’s newest yoga studio has only been open for about two months, but already, it has a devoted following.
“This is such a tremendous asset for the shelter and our region,” said SCHS Executive Director Kelly Goodin.
The RSS chapter of the National Honor Society is working with United Blood Services to orchestrate the event.
Some kids take the bus to school. Others walk, or ride their bike. Gentry Gobey rides a horse named Zipper.
The community has come together again, to help build the new rodeo grounds.
Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
CDOT envisions breaking the Highway 62 component of the project into three distinct phases.
Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) and U.S. Road Champion Timmy Duggan will join the round-trip charity tour from Ridgway to Telluride Aug. 30.
Art show in Ouray and moonlight events in Ridgway and Montrose, all in the arts this week.
Second Chance, will now be operating both shops to directly support animal rescue and outreach programs.
Hodges has always loved the challenge of a nice long run, and the training that leads up to it.
The final ‘Evenings of History’ lecture for 2014 will explore the history of Ridgway’s oldest performing arts venue.
Janet Cherobon-Bawcom, member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team (10,000 meter), is competing in this year’s race.
Horn will trace the history of wagon road development from the early 1870s when the discovery of precious minerals in the San Juan Mountains made southwestern Colorado a destination.
Friends in Art exhibit in Ridgway, Ah Haa photography contest, Montrose music shout-out.
Exotic Earth Coffee Roasters in Ridgway is a place where you can enjoy a fresh cup of coffee while picking up fresh beans.
This popular, patriotic community-wide event attracts 400-500 people from Ridgway, Ouray, Telluride, Montrose as well as out-of-state visitors each year.
Ever wonder where your recycling goes?
The power generated by Ridgway Dam will vary seasonally, with peak generation coinciding with large summer releases of water to downstream irrigators.
Council also approves new regulations and fees for the use of town property… And invests in solar…
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.
In Ridgway, a new purpose-built Dog Den at Second Chance Humane Society’s Animal Resource Center doubles the shelter’s capacity and ability to save lives.
This “progressive taco” shop progressively gets better and better.
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.
Ouray Historical Museum fundraiser, jazzy farewell in Ridgway, and tryouts for Shakespeare in the Park.
Participating nonprofit organizations seek donations for the sale.
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 delicate dance of commercial design guidelines…
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.
UPDATED | May 14, 4:30 p.m. A School Board meeting devolved into a yelling match between board members, parents and Secondary School Principal Jim Bob Hobbs as students watched on in dismay.
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.
The project thus far has been a real collaborative effort, bringing together diverse elements of the community.
Love Your Valley Festival Next Weekend …Yoga Center Hosts Mindfulness Expert John Bruna
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…
GUEST COMMENTARY | ‘Hard-Fought, Difficult and Not Universally Popular’ Action Afoot in Ridgway Schools
We sincerely wish Ms. Gomez, Mr. Hobbs, and Mr. Williams continued success in whatever new endeavors they choose to pursue.
Expressing a desire to expel the toxic political vapors at the Ridgway Secondary School, the Ridgway School Board voted not to renew Principal Jim Bob Hobbs’ contract.
The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.
The Measure A ballot initiative to partially fund Ridgway’s long-awaited Streetscape project got a lot sweeter this week.
The sub-context hung heavy in the room, following the ongoing saga surrounding the fate of Ridgway School District Superintendent Cheryl Gomez (who has resigned) and Secondary School Principal Jim Bob Hobbs
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.
Phase One, to be built this summer, includes an inner pathway, bouldering wall, zip line, preschool play area, and outdoor classroom with shade sails, all with ADA-compliant access.
The festering controversy has taken its toll on the Ridgway School Board.
Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Although no decisions were made, it appears that Superintendent Cheryl Gomez is on her way out, and Secondary School Principal Jim Bob Hobbs will be staying.
Divers will descend to the aircraft, get a point of reference while stabilizing themselves and then coordinate with the surface where to place lines around the plane.
Early/absentee voting is underway for the Town of Ridgway’s municipal election on Tuesday, April 1, at which the fate of funding for the proposed Streetscape project will be determined.
RIDGWAY — Ouray County officials said today that they expect salvage contractors to arrive at the Ridgway Reservoir this evening and tomorrow to plan recovery actions Thursday to remove the downed aircraft. They also said they are aware of new weather advisories forecasting high winds and thunderstorms over the area beginning Wednesday. The National Weather […]
No indications of what caused Saturday’s crash; eyewitnesses’ statements consistent.
Due to the extensive damage and orientation of the plane, the divers were not able to recover the victims’ bodies, which will remain within the wreckage until it can be safely brought to shore.
County Commissioner Mike Fedel moved to appoint Baskfield and Peters after a lengthy interview process that also included applicants Sheelagh Williams and John Mitchell of Ridgway