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Mon
06
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Padgett testifies on EPA water rule

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to release a final rule this spring on "Waters of the United States," defining the agency's scope of jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Senate is convening a number of hearings to gauge concerns and support for the proposed rule.

Sun
05
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE How to comply with cottage food production law

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Do you make your own jams, dried herbs, honey or other food products for sale? Colorado State University Extension Office will help you learn to comply with the Cottage Food Act at a training on Wednesday, April 15, 9 a.m. to noon at the Montrose County Fairgrounds.

Sat
04
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Your opinion on basin fishing needed

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to hear from anglers regarding fishing in the Gunnison Basin at an Anglers' Roundtable, 6:30 p.m., April 13 at the Fred R. Field Heritage Center at the Gunnison County Fairgrounds.


Fri
03
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Kids scramble for eggs

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

If there is one constant in the Easter weekend, it’s the annual Ouray Elks Lodge 492 Easter Egg Hunt.

Fri
03
Apr

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS New teaching options considered for sixth grade

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Due to the large size of next year's sixth grade class, Ridgway school administrators are considering new teaching options, such as sixth grade instruction at Ridgway Elementary with a team of specialized teachers.

Thu
02
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Look up Saturday morning for a lunar eclipse

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Early risers may catch a glimpse of a full lunar eclipse Saturday morning.

Thu
02
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE: Emergency dispatch worries curbed for now

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

A series of fiery debates and complex issues regarding dispatch services in Montrose seems to have finally quieted down, much to the relief of out-of-county service users, including Ouray County law enforcement agencies.

Thu
02
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Road closures for CR 361 repairs

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

To anyone planning an excursion over County Road 361 this summer: expect some delays. The highly anticipated and extremely critical “phase one” of a $2.5 million project to improve conditions along the rugged route is expected to begin May 1.

Thu
02
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Fortune initiates mine clean up

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Fortune Revenue, Canadian owner/operator of the Revenue silver mine, is hoping to get its hands into old ore piles around the area, making business and environmental gains.

Tue
31
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Performing Arts scholarships

Plaindealer Staff Report

plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Performing Arts Guild is offering scholarships to students interested in furthering their education in the performing arts.

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