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Thu
11
Dec

CITY OF OURAY: Behind the voices of a "Wonderful Life"

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Throughout the week, Mike Hockersmith can be found happily assisting his clients at his humble law firm in Ouray. However, this weekend he'll undergo a complete character transformation as he becomes a sinister banker and a tough-guy bartender for the Ouray County Players' presentation of “It's A Wonderful Life.”

Thu
11
Dec

OURAY COUNTY Commissioners reject changes to Visual Impact, ending process


Ralph Walchle was among the speakers during Wednesday's Board of Ouray County Commissioners public hearing on Land Use Code Section 9: Visual Impact Regulations who urged a final resolution on the regulations. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje
By Bill Tiedje
 
The Board of Ouray County Commissioners voted unanimously to reject proposed changes to Land Use Code Section 9: Visual Impact Regulations as well as a proposal to add new roads to the VIR corridors, after hearing three and a half hours of public input Wednesday night.
Thu
11
Dec

OURAY COUNTY Critical habitat proposed for cuckoo along Uncompahgre River

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A stretch of the Uncompahgre River floodplain in northern Ouray County is among the areas in Colorado proposed to be designated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as critical habitat for the western yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act.

Thu
11
Dec

WESTERN SLOPE Deer and elk classification counts begin

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

This month Colorado Parks and Wildlife will begin wildlife classification flights across the state to ascertain indicators of herd health for many of Colorado's big game species.

Thu
11
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Sawtooth receives GOCO funding

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

With the assistance of a $680,000 grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, preservation efforts at Sawtooth Mountain Ranch continue to move forward.

Wed
10
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Jackson appointed county judge

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Taking the helm in the courthouse, attorney Cory Jackson will serve as the new county court judge.

Tue
09
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Snowmobile safety class offered

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Winter is settling in on Colorado and snowmobile season is starting. Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds snowmobilers to travel safely this winter and to review state regulations that apply to this recreational activity.

Tue
09
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: New emergency notification system test scheduled

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ouray County will be testing the new CodeRED system with an all-county call on Dec. 18 at noon. At that time citizens and businesses will receive a CodeRED test call on their landlines and registered cell phones.

Tue
09
Dec

COLORADO: 'Tis the season for auto theft

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

A statewide public awareness campaign is warning Coloradans about the dangers of leaving cars running unattended. Auto theft rose five percent in 2013.

Tue
09
Dec

COLORADO: Help with heating bills available

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) has begun accepting applications for its 2014-15 season.

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