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CORRECTION

A story on Page 1 of the Sept. 12 edition, "Adios, Adobe Inn," misspelled the last name of owners of The Pueblo, the predecessor to the Adobe Inn. The owners

WESTERN SLOPE NEWS BRIEFS

CRESTED BUTTE - Those who do business in Crested Butte are well aware of the challenges — whether in the availability of workforce housing, finding enough employees or the high

BLM advisory panel meets next week

An advisory group that makes recommendations to Bureau of Land Management field offices in southwestern Colorado, including the Uncompahgre Field Office, will meet in Dolores next week. The BLM's Southwest

Soccer field recovering after watering problems

A dried-up soccer field that led to concerns from team members’ parents is being watered again, avoiding a major setback for the undefeated Ridgway High School Boys soccer team. Coach

Planning board to debate lodge expansion

The owners of the Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs will begin to size up next week the final hurdle they need to clear to win approval of a major

Youth program sets sights on cannabis

After recreational cannabis use was legalized in Colorado in 2012, the pot industry exploded, attracting those looking for a legal high to the state. Now, some community leaders are concerned

Chamber president stepping down

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce board president is stepping down, citing recent family health issues requiring his attention and time. In a letter sent to Ridgway area business owners

Council fields more water rate gripes

Ridgway continues to grapple with its new water rates, and months after business owners complained about their water bills tripling in cost for overages, residents are now following suit. After

Law offers hope to mobile home residents

On a late-August Sunday afternoon, state Rep. Meg Froelich readied the meeting room at the Sheridan Library for a town hall with constituents. There was one item on the agenda:

Speed bumps approved for county roads

A request from the road and bridge superintendent and the sheriff for installation of speed bumps on county roads was approved on Tuesday by Ouray County commissioners. Road and Bridge