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  • By ROB STORY, Staff Reporter

The Ridgway School District Board of Education last week held a special meeting in which members chose Susan Lacy as the district’s new superintendent. 

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  • By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor

Mountainfilm reels ‘em in with earnest, high-minded discussion and turbo-charged tales of adventure. 

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  • By Justin Criado, Editor
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Merrymaking this time of year often involves music in the mountains. The region is rife with outdoor festivals and performances in parks. The City of Ouray is no different, as organizers recently announced the 2018 Mountain Air Music Series lineup. The free Thursday concerts, which run from …

  • By ROB STORY, Staff Reporter

Some elections are bigger than others. For instance, San Miguel County residents cast 4,581 ballots in the 2016 general election; on Tuesday, only 197 people voted in the Norwood Park and Recreation District special election. 

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  • By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor

A man may work from dusk to dawn, but a woman’s work is never done. — Proverb

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  • By Tanya Ishikawa, Watch Contributor

Nearly 70 years ago, Karl Schaeffer’s parents came to Ridgway and rode on a Galloping Goose, one of seven motor railcars constructed by the Rio Grande Southern Railroad for small passenger and cargo loads. Though the geese were removed from service the year after the Schaeffers’ visit, their…

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  • By ROB STORY, Staff Reporter

Supermodel Christie Brinkley had only moved out of the big green house on the northwest corner of Aspen and Columbia a couple years earlier when a Ryder moving van turned into the short, dead-end alley north of the house. It was about 9 p.m. on New Year’s Day, 1998. 

  • By Justin Criado, Editor

The Town of Ridgway recently announced voluntary outdoor water restrictions — which isn’t necessarily surprising, given the current drought engulfing the entire state, and beyond — but mandatory restrictions could soon follow, according to town manager Jen Coates.

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  • By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor

Mountainfilm reels ‘em in with earnest, high-minded discussion and turbo-charged tales of adventure. 

spotlight
  • By Justin Criado, Editor
  • Updated

Merrymaking this time of year often involves music in the mountains. The region is rife with outdoor festivals and performances in parks. The City of Ouray is no different, as organizers recently announced the 2018 Mountain Air Music Series lineup. The free Thursday concerts, which run from …

  • By ROB STORY, Staff Reporter

Some elections are bigger than others. For instance, San Miguel County residents cast 4,581 ballots in the 2016 general election; on Tuesday, only 197 people voted in the Norwood Park and Recreation District special election. 

spotlight
  • By Leslie Vreeland, Contributing Editor

A man may work from dusk to dawn, but a woman’s work is never done. — Proverb

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  • By Tanya Ishikawa, Watch Contributor

Nearly 70 years ago, Karl Schaeffer’s parents came to Ridgway and rode on a Galloping Goose, one of seven motor railcars constructed by the Rio Grande Southern Railroad for small passenger and cargo loads. Though the geese were removed from service the year after the Schaeffers’ visit, their…

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  • By ROB STORY, Staff Reporter

Supermodel Christie Brinkley had only moved out of the big green house on the northwest corner of Aspen and Columbia a couple years earlier when a Ryder moving van turned into the short, dead-end alley north of the house. It was about 9 p.m. on New Year’s Day, 1998. 

  • By Justin Criado, Editor

The Town of Ridgway recently announced voluntary outdoor water restrictions — which isn’t necessarily surprising, given the current drought engulfing the entire state, and beyond — but mandatory restrictions could soon follow, according to town manager Jen Coates.

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  • By LESLIE VREELAND, Contributing Editor

The deadliest mountain in the world is neither K2 nor Everest. It is Annapurna, the least frequently climbed of all the 8,000-meter peaks, with a fatality rate of 35 percent. For every two people who summit, one dies in the attempt.