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Sun
29
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Boulder poet to appear at monthly series

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

April’s visiting poet in the Open Bard Poetry Series is Michelle Battiste, a Boulder resident who has taught poetry workshops and whose poems have appeared in poetry reviews.

Fri
27
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Heinold's death ruled suicide

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Coroner Colleen Hollenbeck said the death of Hayden Heinold, 20, has been ruled a suicide.

 

Fri
27
Mar

COLORADO: Bills fighting against state testing

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Over the course of the school year, students, parents and educators across the state have protested the excessive amount of testing for students.

Fri
27
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS How to keep good teachers

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Superintendent Steve Smith presented draft results of the district's strategic plan to the Ridgway School Board Tuesday night, which focused on how the district can recruit and maintain high quality instructors.

Thu
26
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: New cop car among budget talks

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Safety was the number one priority for city council as it discussed additional spending considerations for this year’s budget.

Thu
26
Mar

WESTERN SLOPE Colorado Water Plan needs your input

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Members of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable are urging the public to attend a scoping meeting on April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose to make suggestions or comments regarding the Gunnison Basin Implementation Plan.

Wed
25
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Municipal voices join roads committee

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

On March 17, the Board of County Commissioners appointed Craig Fetterholf and Marc Hitchcox to the roads committee and approved the reappointment of Gary Bennett. Fetterholf and Hitchcox are two of the three newest members to the group; Amy McBride was appointed to the committee earlier this month.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Local man dies in weekend incident

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A local man was involved in a fatal incident near the intersection of County Road 10 and US 550 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 21.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Local Girl Scouts troop looking for leaders


(Left to right) Girl Scouts Lexi Todd, Lia Todd, Chiara Degenhardt and Kia James sell everyone's favorite cookies last year outside of City Market. James graduated last year and with Degenhardt graduating this spring, the remaining troop members and other prospective girls are hoping to find adult volunteers to keep the local pack going. Courtesy photo by Dee James

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Building girls of courage, confidence and character — this is the mission of the long-lived Girl Scouts program, and it is a tradition worth preserving in Ouray County, said local troop leader Nancy Sanders.

Mon
23
Mar

OURAY COUNTY The skating Snakes of the San Juans

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

When the coldest nights of the year come around, the San Juan Snakes emerge from their daily routines for Thursday night hockey practice at the Ouray Ice Rink.

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