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WESTERN SLOPE NEWS BRIEFS

SILVERTON - The Town of Silverton is gearing up for an early opening at Kendall Mountain Ski Area. The chair lift will start spinning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec.

New board sworn in, officers elected

After bidding farewell Ouray School Board President Kentee Pasek, who leaves the board after eight years of service, newly elected Ouray School Board members were sworn in and officers were

Sheriff accused of drunk driving

The Ouray County sheriff was arrested by one of his own deputies on suspicion of driving under the influence last week, after he was found to have a breath-alcohol level

Firehouse project closer to approval

Plans to build a three-story culinary arts campus, including housing, eateries and garden spaces in the heart of Ridgway, are one step closer to fruition. Ridgway Planning Commission members unanimously

Sheriff arrested for alleged DUI

The Ouray County Sheriff was arrested by one of his own deputies for alleged DUI last week, after he was found to have a breath-alcohol level almost twice the legal limit after driving.