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Thu
02
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Road closures for CR 361 repairs

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

To anyone planning an excursion over County Road 361 this summer: expect some delays. The highly anticipated and extremely critical “phase one” of a $2.5 million project to improve conditions along the rugged route is expected to begin May 1.

Thu
02
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Fortune initiates mine clean up

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Fortune Revenue, Canadian owner/operator of the Revenue silver mine, is hoping to get its hands into old ore piles around the area, making business and environmental gains.

Tue
31
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Performing Arts scholarships

Plaindealer Staff Report

plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Performing Arts Guild is offering scholarships to students interested in furthering their education in the performing arts.

Mon
30
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Responding to Ouray's beetle kill epidemic


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

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

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.

Sun
29
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Boulder poet to appear at monthly series

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

April’s visiting poet in the Open Bard Poetry Series is Michelle Battiste, a Boulder resident who has taught poetry workshops and whose poems have appeared in poetry reviews.

Fri
27
Mar

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Heinold's death ruled suicide

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Coroner Colleen Hollenbeck said the death of Hayden Heinold, 20, has been ruled a suicide.

 

Fri
27
Mar

COLORADO: Bills fighting against state testing

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Over the course of the school year, students, parents and educators across the state have protested the excessive amount of testing for students.

Fri
27
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS How to keep good teachers

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

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.

Thu
26
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: New cop car among budget talks

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Safety was the number one priority for city council as it discussed additional spending considerations for this year’s budget.

Thu
26
Mar

WESTERN SLOPE Colorado Water Plan needs your input

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

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.

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