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Pool to close for meet

The Ouray Hot Springs will be hosting a statewide swim meet and will close to the public during the competition, Aug. 2-4. This is the first time Ouray has hosted

Council relaxes ban on plastics

The Ridgway Town Council has agreed to back away a bit from its strict ban on plastic bags, voting last week to exempt locking, Ziploc-type bags up to a quart

Tri-State move rankles rural co-ops

San Miguel Power Association has joined a chorus of rural electric cooperatives asking Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association to slow down its pursuit of being regulated by a federal agency.

Road tax survey mailed: Citizen opinion sought

With the deadline of July 26 to file a letter of intent for the 2019 ballot fast approaching, the Board of County Commissioners and county staff worked to finalize a

CSP seeks info

The Colorado State Patrol is looking for witnesses to an accident near mile-marker 88 on U.S. Highway 550 on July 14. The accident involved a 2005 Dodge SUV from Grand

Opportunity grows out of ruin

A stunning avalanche season saw thousands of slides snap mature tree trunks like twigs, wipe historic buildings off the map and radically alter Colorado’s mountain landscape. But the big slides

Groups partner on trail maintenance

The Ouray Trail Group partnered with the U.S. Forest Service and local outfitter Action Adventures last weekend to do some much needed-maintenance on four popular trails in the Uncompahgre Wilderness

Speed bumps planned for some county roads

A speed tracker captured speeds of up to 55 miles per hour on pothole- and washboard-riddled County Road 24 and its subsections, prompting Ouray County Road and Bridge Supervisor Steven