Opinions

Many reasons to oppose Twin Peaks expansion

Dear Editor, We oppose the planned PUD with the Twin Peaks Hotel. We all live and/or work in Ouray, and most of us have been here for many years or

Government not the solution for housing

Government not the solution for housing Dear Editor, There is no housing “problem” for the governments of Ouray/Ridgway or Ouray County to “fix” (other than reducing taxes and regulations for

Can mayor dive into pool discussions?

All our best to a long-time Ouray family for the loss of their patriarch, Dr. Richard Poole. A true gentleman, faithful subscriber and one who loved these mountains. I'm sure the family will be wearing its PMS 166 in his honor.

I was driving through Ridgway the other night and it occurred to me to pay attention to the light emitted from the controversial window signs at Ponderosa Real Estate. Alas, my observations might have borne results had I not been blinded by the light coming from the beer signs across the street.

A sterile approach to sport fishing

Every July for the past several years, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has hosted a tournament at Ridgway State Park to catch and kill as many smallmouth bass as possible. Prizes ranging from $5,000 in cash to a bass boat have been awarded for most fish, biggest fish and smallest fish caught.
At Elkhead Reservoir, there’s an annual tournament in June to catch and keep and kill as many northern pike and smallmouth bass as possible. Cash prizes of $4,500 and a similar value in fishing gear are awarded.