Feature Coverage

New chapter for Ridgway library

The additional conference rooms are ready for the board meetings and LEGO club get-togethers. An expanded children’s area featuring stands of aspen trunks, a play kitchen and an activity room is ready for the playful and curious.

Hardrockers Holidays rock on despite pandemic

SILVERTON — Judy Kuhlman adjusted her blue surgical mask and pink gloves before settling herself on the long, wooden platform, resting the heels of her boots against the ridges in preparation for another round of tug of war.

Ouray’s most beautiful bird returns

The Beauty of Nature Is not far away One just has to look —Anonymous— It is always a treat especially when a beautiful bird makes his appearance. This is what happened on July 7 at Box Canyon Park.

Ouray County Rodeo canceled

The Ouray County Rodeo Association has canceled this year’s rodeo, citing unsustainable costs if attendance is limited due to COVID-19.

ISOLATION’S TOLL

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Jean Bosworth’s life had a rhythm: weekly senior luncheons on Mondays, long card games and potlucks on Fridays and church services on Sundays. Bosworth, 95, is in two book clubs and typically plays monthly games of mahjong with friends, a Chinese game played with tiles, like cards.

Contest offers cash for bass

Anglers can help protect downstream water users and native fish while scoring cash prizes during the sixth annual Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament at Ridgway State Park The tournament, sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildife, runs through Aug. 9.