Retired engineer seeks vision in bid for mayor

Greg Nelson finishes his speech announcing his candidacy for Ouray mayor to applause outside the Wright Opera House on Tuesday. The 58-year-old retired engineer is one of possibly three residents seeking to replace Mayor Pam Larson, who isn't seeking re-election. Mayor Pro Tem Glenn Boyd and Realtor Peggy Lindsey have also taken out nomination petitions for the position. Plaindealer photo by Mike Wiggins
  Greg Nelson’s decision to formally declare his candidacy for Ouray mayor outside the Wright Opera House wasn’t by accident. The 58-year-old retired engineer sees how a dedicated group of individuals is revitalizing a 131-year-old performing arts venue that not long ago was on the verge of disrepair, and he believes city leaders need to take a cue from the Wright, devise a vision and plan for…

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