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Fri
03
Oct

OURAY COUNTY USFS working group seeks participants

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Facilitated by the Public Lands Partnership, the U.S. Forest Service is asking individuals to participate in a working group on its Spruce Beetle Epidemic and Aspen Decline Management Response project during a meeting on Oct. 9 in Montrose.

Fri
03
Oct

OURAY COUNTY: Fortune completes purchase of Revenue

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Canadian-based Fortune Minerals sealed the deal this week and took complete ownership of the Revenue silver mine.

Fri
03
Oct

OURAY COUNTY: The politics of political signs

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

With elections nearly a month away, the faces and names of political candidates continue to pop up on lawns and properties throughout the county as picket signs and billboards are erected in the foreground of our scenic mountain range.

Thu
02
Oct

OURAY COUNTY: Boyd earns EMT-I certification

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Taking another step toward his lifelong dream, Ouray native Glenn Boyd is now a certified EMT-intermediate.

Thu
02
Oct

OURAY COUNTY USFS working group seeks participants

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Facilitated by the Public Lands Partnership, the U.S. Forest Service is asking individuals to participate in a working group on its Spruce Beetle Epidemic and Aspen Decline Management Response project during a meeting on Oct. 9 in Montrose.

Thu
02
Oct

OURAY COUNTY Changes in national forests

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Changes may be on the way for national forest lands in Ouray County at both its northern and southern extents.

Thu
02
Oct

OURAY COUNTY Community Chorus seeks new singers

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Young and old community members will join together for the enjoyment of singing in the Ouray County Community Chorus as the group prepares a number of traditional and sing-a-long Christmas songs for their upcoming concert.

Wed
01
Oct

OURAY COUNTY: MSHA notification will not affect Fortune's production at Revenue

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

One year and 92 citations later, the Revenue silver mine was issued a Pattern of Violation notice by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration last Thursday.

Mon
29
Sep

OURAY COUNTY Firefighters: high value volunteers

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

 

Volunteer firefighters protect all of Ouray County and serve 70 percent of the total land surface of Colorado, but with rigorous training requirements, unpredictable hours and the inherent physical demands of the job, these men and women are in high demand.

Sun
28
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: Saunders and Tisdel face off in first debate

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

We’re in the midst of election season and candidates are making every effort to pull in votes. Board of County Commissioner hopefuls Lezah Saunders and Ben Tisdel participated in the first local debate of the season last Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Divide Ranch Club House on Log Hill.

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