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Fri
01
May

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Voytko hired as RSS principal

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

New Ridgway Secondary School Principal Jeremy Voytko is looking forward to working with Ridgway students and bringing his family back to the San Juan Mountains.



The Ridgway School Board hired Voytko on Tuesday night.

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Thu
30
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Get firewood permits now

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Firewood permits for personal use are now available from Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests at 2505 S. Townsend in Montrose.

Thu
30
Apr

CITY OF OURAY: CDOT construction will still shake local economies

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

While the Colorado Department of Transportation may have calmed a storm by postponing construction on Red Mountain Pass, local business owners are still holding their breaths for a better than average summer season.

Thu
30
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Local agencies partner with Crime Stoppers

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Got information on a local incident but don’t want to get tangled up in a criminal case? Now there’s a way to help local law enforcement agencies solve crimes with no strings attached.

Thu
30
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY dZi reacts to Nepal earthquake

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

When news of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday reached the U.S., members of dZi Foundation, a Ridgway-based non-profit that supports remote communities in the Himalaya, immediately began attempts to make contact with their staff in Nepalese partner communities.

Tue
28
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Donate used items for a good cause

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Woman’s Club of Ouray County is accepting donations of clothing, jewelry, shoes, toys, furniture, household goods, art, books, etc. for its annual rummage sale June 19-20 at the Ouray Community Center.

Mon
27
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY New firefighter officers elected


New Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department officers (left to right) Lieutenant Adam Johnson, Lieutenant Lynn Ransleben, Captain John Robinson, Assistant Chief Travis Buck and Chief Chris Miller. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On Tuesday night, the Ridgway Fire District board approved the election of new officers by the Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department members.

Sat
25
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Art Partners manager recognized

Plaindealer Staff Report
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Colorado Creative Industries has announced winners of the 2015 Governor's Creative Leadership Award. They are Lissette Riviere of Montrose, Jessica Cooney of Greeley and Don Richmond of Alamosa.

Fri
24
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Road and Bridge survey now available

By Sheridan BLock
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Anyone looking to voice an opinion about road conditions around the county now has the opportunity to do so with the Road and Bridge Department’s online community survey.

Fri
24
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Local man wins age division at Boston Marathon

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Heath Hibbard, a Ouray County resident, took first place in the 2015 Boston Marathon in the men's 60- to 64-year-old division on Monday.

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