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Ouray County can’t keep up with monitoring its short-term rentals. Here’s how the mountain community is trying to adapt.

As the city of Ouray works to crack down on illegal short-term rentals, Ouray County is considering ways to improve its own enforcement, potentially by outsourcing that work. The county allows 100 active short-term rental licenses, County Planning Director Mark Castrodale said, all of which are currently issued. But they have no way to know […]

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Ouray police officers turned down the coronavirus vaccine. Then almost the entire department fell ill.

When Ouray Police Chief Jeff Wood started feeling sick on Monday, Feb. 1, he brushed it off as a sinus infection. The mild fever, muscle aches and minor congestion that he noticed for two days seemed more like a sinus infection than anything to worry about, and by Wednesday, he felt better. He attended a […]