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Video: Flyover shows Red Mountain Pass buried by heavy snow, avalanches

Red Mountain Pass was closed for 19 days in March after heavy snow blanketed the highway in 3 to 4 feet of snow and triggered numerous avalanches that crossed the road. U.S. Highway 550 between...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass reopens after 20 days

After being closed nearly three weeks because of avalanche danger, U.S. Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass opened Friday morning. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass could be closed for another two weeks

Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 could be closed for two more weeks as crews work around the clock to dig out the road from heavy snowfall and avalanches. The pass between Silverton and Ouray...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass to close at noon Monday

U.S. Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass will be closed starting at noon Monday as crews conduct avalanche control work and clear snow from the road. The Colorado Department of Transportation sent out...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car goes off Red Mountain Pass on Wednesday

Another car, the second in two weeks, went off Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray on Wednesday night. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler said a car went off...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed Monday

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed for the entire day Monday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said electrical line work by San Miguel Power Association prompted...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ouray Wine, Chocolate & Cheese Festival to celebrate 10th year

Herald Staff Report Ouray’s Wine, Chocolate and Cheese Festival is celebrating its 10th consecutive year with a five-course wine dinner Dec. 7, followed by the festival itself Dec. 8. This year’s...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Highway 550 between Ouray and Ridgway reopened

U.S. Highway 550 reopened Monday to all traffic between Ouray and Ridgway after the highway was closed for nearly three hours because of a police investigation. Jennifer Miller, spokeswoman for the...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials ask contractors to resolve Hot Springs pool issues

OURAY – Managers of the newly renovated Ouray Hot Springs pool are working to keep the water temperatures hot. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported that swimmers expecting to soak in the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass to begin Wednesday

Blasting on Red Mountain Pass will begin Wednesday and continue for 2½ weeks, causing delays of up to about 30 minutes. Operations will occur mostly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Colorado Department...

DATE: May 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

In Ouray, ice is hot

For 21 years, the picturesque hamlet of Ouray has hosted one of the biggest ice climbing celebrations in the world, the Ouray Ice Festival. Home to the renowned Ouray Ice Park, a mile stretch of...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Western Colorado river runs orange

DENVER – Residents of the Ouray and Ridgway communities are concerned about a discoloration of the Uncompahgre River, similar to the Animas River after the August Gold King Mine spill. With iconic...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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