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Mon
16
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Demons fall to Cowboys ending hard fought season

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Despite a tough loss against Meeker at the regional tournament, the 2014-2015 Ridgway boys basketball team's season demonstrated how hard work and perseverance can pay off.

Sun
15
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Mortgage company celebrates with open houses

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., the 10th largest independent mortgage company in the U.S., announces two Open House Celebration Events highlighting recent growth in the Ridgway and Montrose markets.

Sat
14
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Bird expert at woman’s club

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Sue Hirshman, Ouray’s resident bird expert, will address the Woman’s Club of Ouray County at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 17.

Fri
13
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: PC gives school renovations a thumbs up


RTA principal Brian Calhoun presented renovation plans to the planning commission on Tuesday.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

In a second public presentation — this one required by law — Ouray School and its architects detailed to the city planning commission their plans for this summer’s major building renovation.

Fri
13
Mar

OURAY SCHOOL: Trojans thrashed by Wildcats


The Trojan starters took to the bench in the final minutes of the fourth, realizing their defeat.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

It was no horse that took down the Trojans this weekend, but a pack of Wildcats instead. On Thursday, the mighty reign of the Ouray Trojans came to an end when the Fleming Wildcats booted the team from the state tournament.

Fri
13
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Community support delivers $200,000 trail grant

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

After a decade long uphill climb, members of the Ridgway Area Trails mountain bike organization are feeling the wind in their hair due to securing a $200,000 non-motorized trail grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife last week.

Thu
12
Mar

OURAY COUNTY: Risks for county employees using personal computers

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

There's a risk in using personal computers for county-related affairs, argued Commissioner Lynn Padgett during the Board of County Commissioners regular meeting on Tuesday.

Thu
12
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Eagles ground Lady Demons at regionals

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Falling to formidable opponent Paonia in the regional tournament on Friday, the Ridgway girls high school basketball team ended its strong season with character and camaraderie.

Thu
12
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Boat ramp opening Friday

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ridgway State Park’s boating season begins when the boat ramp opens at 8 a.m. on Friday.


Wed
11
Mar

OURAY SCHOOL: Game winning shot sends Trojans to state


Teammates and fans erupt in shouts and applause as the basketball sunk into the net, leading the Trojans to a three-point victory.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The score had been tied at 59 with about 14 seconds remaining on the clock. A turnover gave the Ouray Trojans the ball and the pressure was on as one shot stood between the Ouray Trojans and their ultimate goal of heading to the state championships.

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