Silver mine, and 152 jobs in Ouray, waiting on resolution with state agency

Author: Marianne Goodland - October 5, 2017 - Updated: October 5, 2017

Mount Sneffels, Ouray County. The Ouray Silver Mine is located east of the mountain along County Road 361. A dispute between mine owner in Ouray hoping to restart a silver mine and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is now being reviewed by a legislative water committee. Ouray Silver Mines wants to […]

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Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.