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Thu
11
Sep

WESTERN SLOPE USFS seeks flexibilty in spruce and aspen management


USFS Gunnison Service Center Scientist Jim Worrall discusses Sudden Aspen Decline during a USFS field trip east of Lake City on Sept. 4. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

Faced with the continued expansion of bark beetle and aspen decline on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, the U.S. Forest Service is proposing to adapt its forest management and timber sale procedures to keep pace with the rapid tree loss.

Thu
11
Sep

WESTERN SLOPE: Region 10 partners with NEO Fiber for broadband plan

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Stakeholders and community members met at Montrose City Hall on Monday to learn more about Region 10's recent partnership with consultant NEO Fiber and its efforts to improve broadband among the six counties served by Region 10.

Thu
11
Sep

2014 Ouray County Fair Results

2014 Ouray County Fair Results - Ribbon and Award Placing

August 30 - September 1

 

Results courtesy Colorado State University Extension

Wed
10
Sep

WESTERN SLOPE: McLachlan and Brown talk water and highways at debate

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

In a repeat battle for the District 59 Colorado House seat, incumbent Rep. Mike McLachlan (D-Durango) and challenger J. Paul Brown (R-Ignacio) highlighted their differences on economic and environmental issues including funding and maintenance of state highways and water storage on the Front Range.
The debate was hosted by Club 20 on Saturday at the Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction.

Mon
08
Sep

CITY OF OURAY: Voters will decide on de-Brucing property tax

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Along with the series of retail marijuana questions on the ballot this November, Ouray voters will be asked to approve a "de-Brucing" of city property tax.

Mon
08
Sep

OURAY COUNTY A community celebration to fight local hunger

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

In celebration of one year of services from the Ouray County Food Pantry at its new home, 257 Sherman St. in Ridgway, a local community food and fundraising event will be held at the Sherbino Theater and adjacent Clinton Street block.

Sat
06
Sep
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OURAY COUNTY: Westfall appointed to district bench

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Judge David Westfall will take on a new role in the judicial system after being appointed as a district court judge for the Seventh Judicial District on Friday, Sept. 5.

Fri
05
Sep

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Green Street Park development

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Located just west of the River Park subdivision in Ridgway, the open field known as Green Street Park may undergo changes next year.

Fri
05
Sep

CITY OF OURAY: Fedel recognized for lifelong contributions to the pool

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

At 92, Joan Fedel is still swimming. For 70 years, she’s taken her passion for the water and passed it on to others through teaching, coaching and exercising.

Thu
04
Sep

CITY OF OURAY: Council approves marijuana ballot questions

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

City council tied its hands on Tuesday evening, opting to let voters decide the fate of retail marijuana in Ouray.

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