The flagpoles donated by Ouray County Cattlemen's Association are being installed for the Memorial Day dedication ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Ouray County Fairgrounds and 4H Center on Monday.

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by Dalton Carver The Ouray County 4H Center and Fairgrounds will soon have a new way to honor those who have served the country, courtesy of the Ouray County Cattlemen’s Association. An array of three flag poles and a plaque honoring Ouray County veterans will be... + continue reading

Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk will be the keynote speaker for this year's Spirit Fest. She's scheduled to speak at the Sherbino the evening of June 2.

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by Dalton Carver The third annual Spirit Fest, scheduled for June 2, 3 and 4, is headed to Ouray County in just a couple of weeks and will have plenty for the spiritually-minded to experience this year, including a focus on Native American spiritual culture and... + continue reading

Council members Erica Young (left) and Ellen Hunter were sworn in by town clerk Pam Kraft at the last regular town council meeting Wednesday, April 12. Young was sworn in for the second time this year, previously appointed to take the place of resigned council member Stephen Barnes.

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by Dalton Carver On recommendation from town staff and the marshal’s department, it was decided licensing will no longer be considered part of the dog ordinance revisions in front of town council, during its regular meeting Wednesday, April 12. However, that was... + continue reading

American Civil Constructors project manager Chris Harz answers questions from Ridgway residents and business owners at the RAMP Up! Ridgway project outreach meeting at the Ridgway Community Center Monday, April 17. The project is scheduled to start again April 24.

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by Dalton Carver After completing nearly 65 percent of the RAMP Up! Ridgway project last summer, American Civil Constructors has returned to finish construction work throughout town. ACC representatives informed the Ridgway public that this year’s remaining labor... + continue reading

County Attorney Marti Whitmore (far right) presents information concerning a potential sub-district of the Colorado River District that would include Ouray County, during a Board of County Commissioners work session Tuesday afternoon at the Ouray County Courthouse.

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by Dalton Carver Ouray County and several area water user stakeholders could become part of a sub-district of the Colorado River District, allowing for the ability to raise funds needed to build out local water rights. However, if the sub-district route is taken, it... + continue reading

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by Dalton Carver

After more than nine months’ worth of discussion and a failed introduction in May, an amendment to Ridgway’s animal ordinance expanding the dog leash boundaries and requiring dog owners to... + continue reading

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I am writing to follow up on comments I made at the Ouray City Council meeting on Monday, May 15, 2017 regarding language in the Planning Commission’s recommendation and draft ordinance that... + continue reading