Submitted by Ouray County Pl... on Mon, 03/30/2015 - 6:42am
District 2 Ouray County Commissioner Ben Tisdel and Ouray City Manager Patrick Rondinelli discuss options for forest treatment work near Ouray during a field trip on March 20. A motivated group of local officials is planning to develop a coordinated response to the loss of fir trees in Ouray.
Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje
In a coordinated effort to address loss of white fir trees in and around Ouray, a group of interested officials and industry partners met on March 20 to discuss possible actions and answer questions about insects, fire danger and treatment options.
Superintendent Steve Smith presented draft results of the district's strategic plan to the Ridgway School Board Tuesday night, which focused on how the district can recruit and maintain high quality instructors.
Members of the Gunnison Basin Roundtable are urging the public to attend a scoping meeting on April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose to make suggestions or comments regarding the Gunnison Basin Implementation Plan.
On March 17, the Board of County Commissioners appointed Craig Fetterholf and Marc Hitchcox to the roads committee and approved the reappointment of Gary Bennett. Fetterholf and Hitchcox are two of the three newest members to the group; Amy McBride was appointed to the committee earlier this month.
Submitted by Ouray County Pl... on Mon, 03/23/2015 - 9:36am
(Left to right) Girl Scouts Lexi Todd, Lia Todd, Chiara Degenhardt and Kia James sell everyone's favorite cookies last year outside of City Market. James graduated last year and with Degenhardt graduating this spring, the remaining troop members and other prospective girls are hoping to find adult volunteers to keep the local pack going.
Courtesy photo by Dee James
Building girls of courage, confidence and character — this is the mission of the long-lived Girl Scouts program, and it is a tradition worth preserving in Ouray County, said local troop leader Nancy Sanders.