News

Thu
26
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: New cop car among budget talks

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Safety was the number one priority for city council as it discussed additional spending considerations for this year’s budget.

Thu
26
Mar

WESTERN SLOPE Colorado Water Plan needs your input

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Members of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable are urging the public to attend a scoping meeting on April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose to make suggestions or comments regarding the Gunnison Basin Implementation Plan.

Wed
25
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Municipal voices join roads committee

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

On March 17, the Board of County Commissioners appointed Craig Fetterholf and Marc Hitchcox to the roads committee and approved the reappointment of Gary Bennett. Fetterholf and Hitchcox are two of the three newest members to the group; Amy McBride was appointed to the committee earlier this month.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Local man dies in weekend incident

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A local man was involved in a fatal incident near the intersection of County Road 10 and US 550 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 21.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Local Girl Scouts troop looking for leaders


(Left to right) Girl Scouts Lexi Todd, Lia Todd, Chiara Degenhardt and Kia James sell everyone's favorite cookies last year outside of City Market. James graduated last year and with Degenhardt graduating this spring, the remaining troop members and other prospective girls are hoping to find adult volunteers to keep the local pack going. Courtesy photo by Dee James

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Building girls of courage, confidence and character — this is the mission of the long-lived Girl Scouts program, and it is a tradition worth preserving in Ouray County, said local troop leader Nancy Sanders.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY The skating Snakes of the San Juans

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

When the coldest nights of the year come around, the San Juan Snakes emerge from their daily routines for Thursday night hockey practice at the Ouray Ice Rink.

Fri
20
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: Council approves RV camping permit system


Arlene Crawford, Ouray resident and co-owner of Swiss Village Mobile Home Park, urges council to allow for RV camping on private property during the city council meeting on Monday.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Families and friends visiting loved ones in Ouray now have another (legal) lodging option: camping in RVs on private property.

Fri
20
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Council approves lodging tax question for November election

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

In November, Ridgway voters will decide whether to change the town's lodging occupancy tax to 3.5 percent per room to support greater marketing and economic development goals spearheaded by the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce.

Thu
19
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: BOCC issues first pot cultivation license


Tim and Sheila Manzagol, owners of Shining Mountain Herbs, became the first to receive approval for a local marijuana cultivation license. The BOCC gave a conditional approval for their proposed operation, which is contingent on receipt of a state license.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Ridgway resident and co-owner of Shining Mountain Herbs Sheila Manzagol enthusiastically clapped her hands as her husband Tim Manzagol displayed a triumphant grin during the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. It was an historic moment for the couple and the county as the Manzagols were given initial approval to operate the first licensed marijuana cultivation facility in Ouray County.

Thu
19
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Acting Up! at improv night

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

This weekend the Ridgway High School Theater Department will unveil its new improv competition night, "Comedy Sports ’N’ Shorts," as well as three 10-minute comedy skits.

Pages

Subscribe to News