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Tag: samantha wright

Ouray County Adopts a Road Map for the 21st Century

07/24/14 | By | 463 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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Lightning Strike Sparks Wildfire on Log Hill Mesa

07/22/14 | By | 501 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 | 437 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 | 347 views More

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

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

07/22/14 | By | 436 views More

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

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Authorities Seek Answers in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Red Mountain Pass

07/21/14 | By | 573 views More

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

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Mountaineer Hilaree O’Neill Presents Everest-Lhotse Lecture at the Wright

07/18/14 | By | 2,019 views More

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.

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Ouray City Council Poised to Adopt Water Efficiency Plan

07/16/14 | By | 480 views More

The plan has been crafted to evaluate, prioritize and implement water efficiency activities.

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Initiative 75 Withdrawn From Ballot

07/16/14 | By | 509 views More

The measure aimed to give communities sweeping powers over oil drilling and other industrial activity within their jurisdiction.

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Growing Pains in Pot-Friendly Ridgway

07/16/14 | By | 542 views More

The Ridgway Town Council discovered a Pandora’s box of unintended consequences.

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Kilian Jornet Sets New Record in Hardrock 100 | ‘Basically, He’s the Best in the World’

07/13/14 | By | 1,707 views More
Kilian Jornet Sets New Record in Hardrock 100 | ‘Basically, He’s the Best in the World’

Jornet shatters the standing course record of the Hardrock Hundred with a time of 22 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds.

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Ridgway Community Vets Streetscape Project

07/09/14 | By | 709 views More
Ridgway Community Vets Streetscape Project

The town will focus next year on working to mitigate construction impacts and to celebrate the creative spirit of the town.

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Ferguson Resigns from Ouray City Council

07/09/14 | By | 556 views More

“It has been an educational and fulfilling last four years that I would recommend to any one,” Ferguson wrote.

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Hardrock 100 Ultra-Endurance Run Takes Place This Weekend

07/09/14 | By | 2,460 views More

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.

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Ouray County Man Arrested in Connection With Auto Theft

07/09/14 | By | 658 views More
Ouray County Man Arrested in Connection With Auto Theft

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.

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