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Fri
08
May

OURAY COUNTY Federal SRS funding restored

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the 2015 funding amounts for the Secure Rural Schools program, totaling $9,847,536 for Colorado counties.

Fri
08
May

WESTERN SLOPE Keep yourself and bears safe

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Colorado's bears have awoken from their winter's nap and are again active throughout the state.

Thu
07
May

SCHOOL SPORTS: Ridgway senior follows track into the future


Sabine Lindler competing in the 1600 meter run at a meet in Montrose. Courtesy photo by David Emory

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Heart racing and lungs pumping, Sabine Lindler wiped the sweat from her forehead as she crossed the halfway mark of the 1600 meter run. Despite the burning sensation she felt in her legs that came with each pounding shock from the pavement, she pushed on. It’s usually at this point in the mile that she would feel drained to the point of tears, but not today.

Thu
07
May

OURAY COUNTY: Second pot cultivation license approved

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The business of cannabis continues to grow in Ouray County as the Board of County Commissioners approved a second marijuana cultivation application on Tuesday.

Thu
07
May

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Petty Charity Ride rolls through mountains


Despite the rain, approximately 200 motorcyclists in the Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America stopped at the Ridgway Conoco Station on Wednesday. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Crossing Dallas Divide in 40-degree temperatures and light rain, approximately 200 motorcyclists stopped in Ridgway on Wednesday morning as part of the 21st annual Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America.

Wed
06
May

OURAY COUNTY Entries being accepted for art show

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Ouray County Arts Association has issued its call for artists for the 55th Annual Artists’ Alpine Holiday. Registration is online only by submitting digital images.

Mon
04
May

WESTERN SLOPE New flows benefit area trout streams

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

New water agreements and release patterns are a good thing for the region's trout populations, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists.

Sun
03
May

OURAY COUNTY Open Bard winds up season with Carbondale poet

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Carbondale poet Karen Glenn will be featured in the Open Bard Poetry Series on Thursday, May 7.

Sat
02
May

OURAY COUNTY Elks scholarships go to deserving students

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Ouray Elks Lodge 492 has announced that Chiara Degenhardt and Julia Vann have each earned $500 scholarship awards funded by the Elks National Foundation through the Colorado Elks Association.

Fri
01
May

OURAY COUNTY USFS plans for Dave Wood Road burn on May 2

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com
 On Saturday, May 2, U.S. Forest Service fire officials may conduct a prescribed burn of up to 350 acres off Dave Wood Road if weather forecasts hold.

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