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Fri
18
Sep

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Dispatch service cost increases

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Ridgway Town Council voted to enter an intergovernmental agreement for dispatch services with Montrose County during its regular meeting on Sept. 9.

Thu
17
Sep

OURAY COUNTY Rock removal operation on Government Springs Road approved

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A special use permit for a sand and gravel operation by Todd and Maya Haynes of Haynes Excavation, Inc., was recommended unanimously by the Ouray County Planning Commission on Sept. 15. The permit now moves to the Board of County Commissioners for approval.

Mon
14
Sep

OURAY COUNTY BOCC mulls definitions in Land Use Code review

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

As the Ouray County Commissioners continue to pick through the Land Use Code for "housekeeping" changes with a fine-toothed comb, their debate of new definitions has further slowed completion of the public hearing started on May 6.

Fri
11
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: A third attempt for three terms

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

They say "third time's a charm," but looking at previous election results, it's hard to say for certain voters will approve an increase in term limits for county commissioners.

Fri
11
Sep

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Declining enrollment at secondary school

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

By all accounts, things are off to a smooth start this year at Ridgway elementary and secondary schools, but an unexpected decline in enrollment gave pause for reflection during the Ridgway School Board meeting on Sept. 8.

Thu
10
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: Speeding surcharges to help prevent road damage

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Lead-footed drivers beware: habits of speeding down county roads will cost you.



On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the Board of County Commissioners introduced and held the first reading of an amendment to the Model Traffic Code, which would add a surcharge of $10 per mile-an-hour in excess of the posted speed limit on top of the current cost of speeding tickets.
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Thu
10
Sep

CITY OF OURAY: Cockle resigns

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

At the end of the Tuesday, Sept. 8, city council meeting, council member Carl Cockle announced his resignation.

Thu
10
Sep

OURAY COUNTY Bird banding teaches hands-on biology

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Now in its 11th year, the Ridgway State Park bird banding station will give students from Delta, Montrose, Ouray and Ridgway as well as the public a chance to see and do hands-on biology during the Migration Celebration 2015 this week at the Dallas Creek confluence.

Wed
09
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: Fiber Festival class lineup released

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

The 3rd Annual Ouray County Sneffels Fiber Festival has announced its schedule of classes and workshops:

Wed
09
Sep

COLORADO: Safe boating means life jackets, especially for kids

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com
As the summer season draws to a close Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds everyone to continue to practice safe boating—whether you're on a powerboat or a paddleboard.
 


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