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Tue
11
Aug

OURAY COUNTY Golf tourney to benefit RHS

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Registration is open for the annual Fortuna Tierra Club Scholarship Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Divide Ranch and Club on Log Hill.

Mon
10
Aug

OURAY COUNTY Bears killed after entering houses

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

In the past week, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials were forced to kill two bears in Ouray County in separate incidents, after the animals entered houses from open garage doors and got into kitchens and other food sources.
"People are not taking care of the garbage properly to avoid conflicts with bears," said CPW Press Information Officer Joe Lewandowski.

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Sun
09
Aug

COLORADO Small hydropower assistance available

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The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applicants for small hydropower projects. The total amount available for assistance in FY 2015 will be up to $100,000.

Sat
08
Aug

WESTERN SLOPE Ride on a Galloping Goose

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Next week Galloping Goose No. 4, located in Telluride, will carry passengers on excursions through the scenic San Juan Mountains for the first time in 64 years.

Sat
08
Aug

COLORADO CDOT urges motorists to ‘look twice’ during riding season

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“Don’t you, forget about me,” a grizzly voiced man sings in the newest motorcycle safety campaign from the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Fri
07
Aug

WESTERN SLOPE: Museum revamp to revive Ute history


Ernest House Jr., executive director of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, said the expansion and support of the Ute Indian Museum renovation project "hits home."

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The Utes are people of the present, not just of the past. That's the message Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk hopes to deliver with renovations to Montrose's Ute Indian Museum.

Fri
07
Aug

TOWN OF RIDGWAY RAT trail building begins

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

With final funding approval from the state now in hand, crews with Sweet Sustainable Singletrack began building new trails in the Ridgway Area Trails complex on Monday.

Thu
06
Aug

CITY OF OURAY: Resident donkey tops the pack in championship race


Ouray donkey Silverjack races with Nathalie Eddy of Leadville during the July 26 Pack Burro World Championship in Fairplay. Courtesy photo by Claudia Smith

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Grazing in a field at the Jossi Ranch north of Ouray, Maple Taylor's donkeys Silverjack and Bella are unfazed by the traffic whizzing by. It's not until you get them on the race track that their competitive spirit kicks in and their focus is on the finish line.

Thu
06
Aug

OURAY COUNTY Rescheduled golf tourney this weekend

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Ouray Elks 2015 golf tournament is set for Saturday, Aug.8 at the Divide Ranch course. 

Thu
06
Aug

OURAY COUNTY Investigation ongoing regarding shots fired in Colona

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

An investigation involving the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Seventh Judicial District as well as the Mesa, Montrose and Ouray counties sheriffs’ offices is still ongoing regarding shots fired at an individual in Colona on July 9.

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