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Wed
11
Mar

Bring your transportation ideas

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Residents and business owners are invited to a Community Round Table sponsored by the City of Ouray’s Community Development Committee at Ouray Community Center on Wednesday, Mar. 18 at 8 a.m.

Tue
10
Mar

Free session on cold weather emergencies

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Learn about how to avoid, recognize and treat cold weather medical emergencies at a free workshop at noon, Mar. 8 at the Ridgway State Park visitors' center.


Tue
10
Mar

Open Bard features local poets

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Open Bard Poetry Series presents local poets Kierstin Bridger and Beth Paulson on Thursday, Mar. 5, at the Sherbino Theater.

Mon
09
Mar

COLORADO: DUIs on the rise as tokers drive high

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The state has entered a new era of impaired driving, and the Colorado State Patrol is hoping to stamp out the blaze before it becomes a threat.

Mon
09
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Trimester grading at Ridgway Elementary

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Starting next fall, Ridgway Elementary School may transition to a trimester grading schedule to increase teachers’ instruction time with fewer reporting periods than the current semester format, divided into four quarters.

Fri
06
Mar

OURAY SCHOOL: It's Trojans vs. Spartans at regionals


Coach Shawn Carroll watches on as the Trojans practice and prepare for regionals this weekend.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

After claiming victory over their competition at the District 1A tournament in Olathe last weekend, the Ouray Trojans march to battle in Glenwood Springs for the regional basketball tournament on Saturday. The boys will face one opponent in the epic elimination round: the Denver Waldorf Spartans.

Fri
06
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: Two men, a park bench and a story of connection


Mike Hockersmith and John Kissingford star in the one act play The Zoo Story this Friday and Saturday at the Wright Opera House in Ouray.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

A park bench. It's the sole setting for “The Zoo Story,” a production organized by the Ouray County Players that will run at the Wright Opera House this weekend.

Fri
06
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Advice on how to give advice

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

The Board of Ouray County Commissioners and the Ouray County Planning Commission exchanged thoughts and ideas on their roles in the land use planning process during a joint work session on Tuesday.

Thu
05
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Accepting death on foreign land

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Jun Junge had a long week. On Tuesday, Feb. 24, he spent most of his day on a flight from Copenhagen, Denmark to Durango. The following morning, he and a friend rented a car and cautiously drove through a snow storm to Ouray. The drive over Red Mountain Pass was both scenic and painful; it was from this very road that Junge’s brother plunged to his death just a week ago.

Thu
05
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Learn about mining history, reclamation and preservation

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

In a two part lecture, community members will learn about the mine archaeology and reclamation efforts in the San Juan Mountains at the Sherbino Theater on Mar. 6.

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