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Otis Taylor plays the blues in Ouray

Big name blues musician Otis Taylor performed for the Mountain Air Music Series crowd in Ouray Thursday.

Photos by Sheridan Block

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Fri
14
Jun
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OURAY COUNTY: Planning commission appointments again uncomfortable

by Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com
On Wednesday, June 12, the Board of County Commissioners appointed two regular members of the county planning commission and one alternate.  Seven candidates, including the sitting members, applied for the three positions.  
For the two terms that expired on Mar. 31, those held by Sheelagh Williams and Tim Currin, the board appointed Colona resident Craig Jackman and re-appointed Currin.

Fri
14
Jun
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CITY OF OURAY: Public urged to speak up and participate in Amendment 64 discussions

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

City council will again discuss Amendment 64 at Monday's meeting and the public is encouraged to attend and give their opinions.
The discussion is aimed to get council to consider how they want to regulate marijuana within the city limits. According to City Administrator Patrick Rondinelli, council has three options on the subject: ban all retail and manufacturing of marijuana in the city, let voters decide next year whether or not they want marijuana shops in town or direct staff to start developing regulations.

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Fri
14
Jun
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OURAY COUNTY: All Jeep roads open for season

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com
Despite some bumps in the road, all Jeep roads are officially open for the season.
Imogene Pass, which is typically the last trail to be cleared, opened Wednesday afternoon as did Governor Basin, which was postponed due to equipment issues. Off-road enthusiasts have already taken to the trails.
For more information, visit Ouray County's Road and Bridge website at ouraycountyco.gov/road.html.

Thu
13
Jun
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Rainbow over Ridgway

Photo by Bill Tiedje

A rainbow formed an arc over the town of Ridgway on Thursday evening, June 13 during a light rain shower. Perhaps a good omen, minutes earlier a meeting of local water users adjourned after resolving to name themselves the Ouray County Water Users Association.

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Owl Creek Pass in early June

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06
Jun
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Roof at Ouray County Fairgrounds comes down

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06
Jun
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TOWN OF RIDGWAY: Ridgway takes next creative district step and welcomes new coordinator

Diedra Silbert, recently hired by the Town of Ridgway as its coordinator for community and economic development, visited the Ridgway area for over 20 years for hiking trips, before moving here last summer.

Photo by Bill Tiedje

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