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Fri
14
Nov

OURAY COUNTY Sending a gift to those in need

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

In the coming week, Ridgway Community Church will spearhead a local effort to collect shoeboxes filled with gifts for Operation Christmas Child.

Thu
13
Nov

CITY OF OURAY: PC makes RV camping recommendations

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Discussion of whether or not to allow recreational vehicle camping on private property is making the rounds again, this time drawing out debate among the city's planning commissioners.

Thu
13
Nov

WESTERN SLOPE Gunnison sage grouse listed as "threatened"


Gunnison sage grouse. Photo courtesy Colorado Parks and Wildlife

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On Wednesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a "threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act.

Wed
12
Nov

DISTRICT 59: McLachlan still fights for House seat


Mike McLachlan

J. Paul Brown

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Democratic incumbent Mike McLachlan is fighting tooth and nail to maintain his position as the House District 59 representative.

Fri
07
Nov

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Demons again defeated by Resurrection Christian at state

By Bill Tiedje
 
 
For the second year in a row, the Ridgway Demons volleyball squad have been kept out of the state tournament semi-finals by Resurrection Christian of Loveland.
 
Fri
07
Nov

OURAY COUNTY: BOCC approves CR 361 improvement project

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com
 

County Road 361 is one step closer to major improvements, as the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday awarded the project to bidder EarthTech West II.

Wed
05
Nov

OURAY SCHOOL: 3B passes in landslide victory

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

It was a major victory for Ouray School with the passage of Proposition 3B, an effort to fund up to $2.7 million in necessary repairs at the school, including a much needed roof replacement.

Wed
05
Nov

CITY OF OURAY: Voters say yes to de-Brucing, no to marijuana

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Marijuana businesses will need to look elsewhere as Ouray's voters denied potential retailers the opportunity to set up shop in town.

Wed
05
Nov

OURAY COUNTY: Tisdel claims District 2 seat

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Ouray resident Ben Tisdel will replace outgoing Commissioner Mike Fedel on the District 2 seat for the Board of County Commissioners.

Tue
04
Nov

OURAY COUNTY Tisdel elected to BOCC


Ben Tisdel has been elected to the Board of Ouray County Commissioners. Courtesy photo

Independent candidate Ben Tisdel has been elected to the Board of Ouray County Commissioners.

Tisdel received 55.2 percent of the vote.

Other Ouray County highest vote total winners include:

Colorado Governor:  John Hickenlooper, 53.6 percent;

U.S. Senate:  Mark Udall, 50.45 percent;

U.S. Representative:  Scott Tipton, 50.04 percent;

Colorado House District 59:  Mike McLachlan, 51.92 percent.

 

City of Ouray ballot issues:

Retail Marijuana in Ouray:  No, 55.74 percent;

de-Brucing of Property Tax:  Yes, 51.94 percent;

Ouray School: Yes, 72.86 percent

 

 

 

See the Nov. 6 edition of the Plaindealer for a complete list of vote totals.

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