Ridgway: The (cleaner) Gateway to the San Juans, thanks to marijuana

Since its creation as a railway headquarters for the Rio Grande Southern Railroad in 1890, the town of Ridgway has often found itself dependent on the traffic that heads through on the way to nearby Telluride and Ouray.

That played somewhat in the town’s concession to allow retail marijuana shops to open in 2014. The more folks through town, the more likely they would stop.

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