County pushes for avalanche safety

Map of known avalanche slide paths, courtesy Brian Briggs, CEO of Ouray Silver Mines.
Ouray County commissioners and other county officials will take additional steps to ensure the public is safe and informed about avalanche mitigation work after hearing concerns from Ouray Silver Mines executives. Discussion at a work session Dec. 18 focused on errors with the Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS), which is intended to inform those signed up for alerts of upcoming…

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