The moment his coworker high-fived him, he felt a nagging suspicion he had it. It came in a moment when someone else at work was super pumped about still being able to earn money as restaurants and other service industries complied with the governor’s order to dose their doors temporarily, for fear…
Mandatory stay-at-home orders from the governor may have some imagining roadblocks and officers pulling people over asking for proof showing that what they are doing is essential, but local law enforcement say they will not go that route. Under the orders, residents who suspect someone is in…
After listening to recommendations from medical experts, Ouray County Commissioners decided not to pursue a request from an anonymous citizen who offered to put a deposit on COVID-19 antibody tests but asked the county to set up a payment plan to cover more than $200,000 to test all residents.…
Never in her 24 1/2 years of owning the True Grit Cafe did Tammee Tuttle anticipate selling toilet paper. But she sold her first two rolls on Monday. Normally, her restaurant is famous for its spicy pork green chile, its homemade burgers, its catfish dinners on Fridays. But now, Tuttle has shifted…
A man who lives off-grid on an old mining claim in Ouray County has joined negotiations over the recently resurrected, much-debated long-term camping ordinance. An air of respect filled the room when Michael Covington - who found fame decades ago as a musician and mountain climber - spoke as a…
After years of debate and a stalemate last year when the Board of County Commissioners and the Planning Commission tried to develop an ordinance regulating non-commercial camping, commissioners have come back to the table with concrete ideas and are making progress to develop an ordinance. The…
The Ouray School Board has officially begun its search for a new superintendent, choosing to make the listing broad in the hopes of attracting more candidates for the position. Board members are seeking to replace Scott Pankow, whom they voted unanimously to dismiss immediately earlier this month…
It turns out Ouray City Administrator Justin Perry will be staying in his job a while longer. In a strange sequence of events, former Montrose Assistant City Manager Robert Joseph signed a contract to become the city’s interim administrator, only to turn around the next day and turn down the job.…
Mountain Chill Radio has temporarily extended its broadcast reach into Ouray County during the new coronavirus outbreak. At the request of Ouray County, the station, whose call letters are KRKQ and which broadcasts on 95.5 FM, received special temporary authority from the FCC to relay its signal on…
Ouray area therapists and counselors are hoping to combat isolation by moving services out of offices and into the virtual world. This past week, mental health service providers in Ouray County and its neighbors began to offer their services by phone or teletherapy through video calls. Mountain…
The Ouray County Food Pantry is bracing for a potential spike in the number of families who need food assistance, as the spread of the new coronavirus has suddenly left scores of people out of work. Public health orders that closed Ouray County lodging facilities to everyone but local residents and…
At this time cancelled or postponed local events include: - Neighbor to Neighbor will hold its…
Never in her 24 1/2 years of owning the True Grit Cafe did Tammee Tuttle anticipate selling toilet…
Never in her 24 1/2 years of owning the True Grit Cafe did Tammee Tuttle anticipate selling toilet…
The moment his coworker high-fived him, he felt a nagging suspicion he had it. It came in a moment when someone else at work was super pumped about still being able to earn money as restaurants and other service industries complied with the governor’s order to dose their doors temporarily, for fear of the virus spreading. Without tests widely available for coronavirus, public health officials advised distancing people from each other, avoiding opportunities for crowded spaces and up-dose, personal services where safety from contracting the…
Mandatory stay-at-home orders from the governor may have some imagining roadblocks and officers pulling people over asking for proof showing that what they are…
After listening to recommendations from medical experts, Ouray County Commissioners decided not to pursue a request from an anonymous citizen who offered to…
Students in the Ouray School kindergarten class show off their stuffed animals, stick out their tongues and make silly faces before class gets started. Their…
Mountain Chill Radio has temporarily extended its broadcast reach into Ouray County during the new coronavirus outbreak. At the request of Ouray County, the…
50 YEARS AGO March 19, 1970 - The annual Jeep give-away has been launched with a bang. Joint efforts of both the Chamber of Commerce, who sponsor the project…
As a freshman at Ouray School, Judah Preston discovered what it’s like to play in a high school state basketball tournament in front of a packed house, to feed…