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.
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.
Submitted by Ouray County Pl... on Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:36am
(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
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.
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.
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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.
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.