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Thu
30
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY dZi reacts to Nepal earthquake

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

When news of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday reached the U.S., members of dZi Foundation, a Ridgway-based non-profit that supports remote communities in the Himalaya, immediately began attempts to make contact with their staff in Nepalese partner communities.

Tue
28
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Donate used items for a good cause

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Woman’s Club of Ouray County is accepting donations of clothing, jewelry, shoes, toys, furniture, household goods, art, books, etc. for its annual rummage sale June 19-20 at the Ouray Community Center.

Mon
27
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY New firefighter officers elected


New Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department officers (left to right) Lieutenant Adam Johnson, Lieutenant Lynn Ransleben, Captain John Robinson, Assistant Chief Travis Buck and Chief Chris Miller. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On Tuesday night, the Ridgway Fire District board approved the election of new officers by the Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department members.

Sat
25
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Art Partners manager recognized

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Colorado Creative Industries has announced winners of the 2015 Governor's Creative Leadership Award. They are Lissette Riviere of Montrose, Jessica Cooney of Greeley and Don Richmond of Alamosa.

Fri
24
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Road and Bridge survey now available

By Sheridan BLock
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Anyone looking to voice an opinion about road conditions around the county now has the opportunity to do so with the Road and Bridge Department’s online community survey.

Fri
24
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Local man wins age division at Boston Marathon

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Heath Hibbard, a Ouray County resident, took first place in the 2015 Boston Marathon in the men's 60- to 64-year-old division on Monday.

Thu
23
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Sculpting contest returns, plus photography

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On May 2, amateur sculptors, photographers and art lovers will find a day full of artistic competition during the third Ridgway Amateur Sculpting Contest and Moonwalk.

Wed
22
Apr

CITY OF OURAY: Red Mountain Pass closures postponed


CDOT Engineer Ed Archuleta presents an improved construction schedule for mitigation work on Red Mountain Pass this summer during Monday's city council meeting.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Community members laid down their pitchforks and torches this week as the Colorado Department of Transportation and San Miguel Power Association announced they would postpone summer construction projects on Red Mountain Pass.

Wed
22
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Missing man, 18, dies in Red Mountain Pass accident

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

A missing Texas man was found dead following an accident on Red Mountain Pass over the weekend.

Tue
21
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Concert to feature nationally known pianist

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Pianist Robin Spielberg will perform an intimate concert on Thursday, April 30, at Ouray County 4-H Event Center, presented by Ouray County Performing Arts Guild.

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