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Tue
23
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Calling compassionate volunteers

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Continuing the tradition of helping neighbors in need, local volunteers are gearing up for this year's Compassion Weekend projects.

Tue
23
Jun

CITY OF OURAY Popular piano trio returns

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


The popular Trio Solisti returns to Ouray on June 26, and a sold-out performance at Wright Opera House is expected. The New York group’s program will include a Beethoven trio, a Brahms trio and a Brahms piano quartet.

Mon
22
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Downtown construction likely to continue into 2017

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

With final designs nearing completion for the downtown infrastructure, three-lane highway expansion and paving projects, construction timelines rose to the attention of Ridgway’s town council on Wednesday, June 10.

Sat
20
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Annual rummage sale to benefit non-profits

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Members of the Woman’s Club of Ouray County have been busy gathering, moving, organizing, tagging and displaying donations for their annual two-day rummage sale this Friday and Saturday. The sale is the major fundraiser for the group, which donates proceeds to many Ouray County non-profit organizations.

Sat
20
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Make a difference at holiday time

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Ouray County Cares is seeking volunteers who want to make a difference in the lives of those in need over the holiday season.

Fri
19
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY: Billings recovering after injury

By Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com

Alice Billings is recovering in a Grand Junction hospital after suffering injury in an unusual accident at her property in Ridgway on Sunday.

Fri
19
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Hydropower pioneer is subject of history lecture

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


The fascinating life of Lucien L. Nunn, the man who financed the Ames Hydroelectric Generating Plant near Ophir, will be the subject of the next Evening of History on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ouray Community Center.

Fri
19
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Fire district looking toward upgrades at existing station

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Ridgway Fire District Board President Randy Gardner has stepped down following the board's decision last month to cancel plans to build a new fire station, and the district is now considering ways to improve the existing station.

Thu
18
Jun

OURAY SCHOOL: Some delays expected in building renovations

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

High construction costs and complicated logistics have put a speed bump in the way of renovations for Ouray School. Work expected to be done this summer — including roof replacements and construction of a new entrance vestibule — has been revised to be completed in two phases by next summer.

Thu
18
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY River Fest swells with wave of support

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Kayak races, kids’ events and live music are among the outdoor activities planned for the eighth annual Ridgway River Festival in Rollans Park on June 27.

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