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The legislation is timed to go into effect early next year.
There is no way for OHVs to get from town into the high country without going on Highway 550.
Residents of the region who spot a mountain lion should report it to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Office.
McLachlan, so far, has declined to concede to Brown, hoping to find 35 more votes which would be enough to trigger a mandatory recount.
Ridgway’s newest yoga studio has only been open for about two months, but already, it has a devoted following.
Cyclists have also reported that some of the carconite signs restricting all-terrain vehicles were defaced.
The City of Ouray’s economy appears to have bounced back after a banner summer season that has lingered well into fall.
Barnes is a self-employed consultant who designs and develops outdoor equipment.
Will it be third time’s a charm this November in Ouray?
The Canadian company closed on the deal Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Federal officials have cited 92 significant and substantial violations at the mine during a 12-month review period ending July 31, 2014.
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.
This is the system under which Hobbs has labored during his 19-year tenure on the Colorado Supreme Court bench.
The version approved late last week contained amendments inserted by Tipton at the eleventh hour.
As much as she loves performing the classics, Huber is also an advocate of new music.
Hinkson served as a board member for eight years and stepped down last year after being term limited.
Information session set for de-Brucing question on Sept. 22…Community policing meetings scheduled.
It was the third time since 2009 that Ouray County has unsuccessfully applied for a TIGER grant.
“I’ve always said, I’m the luckiest dude on the planet,” the injured climber said following rescue.
“It has always been our desire to own rather than lease the property,” said Ridgway Chautauqua Society Board President Patrick O’Leary.
Now, the ghost town will be able to withstand many a harsh winter to come.
“Saints and Sinners” promises to transport the audience to a world of operatic extremes.
De-Brucing question heads to ballot as well.
“Ridgway is emblematic of Colorado,” HIckenlooper said.
The worker was engaged in blasting activity deep inside the mine, when part of a rock slab hit him in the back of the neck.
Topping this list was a recommendation to build a new sloping metal roof.
The all-new Ouray County Fairgrounds are the place to be for the fantastic five-day celebration over Labor Day Weekend.
Students across Ouray County head back to school on Monday, Aug. 25, but the faculty, staff and administrators who will be greeting them at schools in Ouray and Ridgway are already back on the job.
The proprietors of Ouray County’s sole grow facility say they are in limbo, and may need to expand elsewhere on the Western Slope.
$2K for the Ouray County Soccer Association…Axel Bicycle Classic, KVNF Fundraiser
They were two of six community members vying for the two vacancies.
The appointees will be sworn in during the Sept. 2 council meeting.
The compromise between the two Democrats headed off a brewing multi-million dollar election maelstrom over local control issues pertaining to oil and gas drilling.
CDOT envisions breaking the Highway 62 component of the project into three distinct phases.
Marion and Dauwalter were the first of 19 runners (out of 29 starters) to complete the Ouray 100 in its inaugural year.
The Trois Etapes is a grueling, multi-day “fantasy camp” of European road racing.
Michael McFarland was arrested after authorities found Jessica McFarland’s body in the couple’s Silverton home on the morning of June 6.
Combined with a $100,000 cash match from the city, the grant will pay for a feasibility study.
With the extra money in the Road and Bridge fund, county officials plan to commission a Road and Bridge needs assessment, hiring a consultant to provide guidance on staffing, equipment usage and how the department can create more efficiencies.
Hodges has always loved the challenge of a nice long run, and the training that leads up to it.
AAH is one of the oldest and best-loved juried art shows in Colorado.
In order to pass the new point system, proposed structures must amass at least 100 points through a combination of these five categories.
Authorities have concluded their investigation and released the name of a man who died in a motorcycle crash.
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.
On a steep section of trail, a horse started sliding backwards, tripping and landing on its rider.
Council nixes request to purchase city property…Morgenthaler heads to Telluride.
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 plan has been crafted to evaluate, prioritize and implement water efficiency activities.
Jornet shatters the standing course record of the Hardrock Hundred with a time of 22 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds.
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.
The case is still under investigation and authorities are not sure whether Lisk, who resides in Ouray County, is the one that stole the vehicle.
Water policy watchdogs across Colorado breathed a small sigh of relief this week upon learning that Initiative 103, the so-called “Public Trust Doctrine”
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.
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.
That overriding goal is simply to protect existing water uses in the Gunnison Basin.
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.
The Ouray School stage will be named after Nixon, and a special bench in the playground will be dedicated to Kern.
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.
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.
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The key to making it all work was to establish an open line of communication between the police and property managers.S
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.
Ouray off-highway vehicle enthusiasts of all stripes will likely be allowed to operate their vehicles on city streets this summer.
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.