Colorado is one of 13 states where the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Rule, which defines Waters of the United States and extends protections to tributaries and intermittent streams, did not go into effect as planned on Aug. 28. Elsewhere in the U.S., the new rule is now in effect.
Legal constraints restricting Ouray County commissioners from serving more than two consecutive terms could be overturned this election season. On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution that would ask voters to extend the existing commissioner term limit.
Let the campaigning begin! Monday afternoon marked the deadline to submit petitions for city council and mayor in the upcoming election, and while only two individuals are in the running for the two open council seats, two others will go head-to-head for the mayor position.
Now in its second year, the Axel Project Bicycle Classic features a scenic out and back road cycling course across Dallas Divide west of Ridgway as well as a full day of family-oriented bicycle fun in town.