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Tue
21
Apr

OURAY COUNTY Concert to feature nationally known pianist

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Pianist Robin Spielberg will perform an intimate concert on Thursday, April 30, at Ouray County 4-H Event Center, presented by Ouray County Performing Arts Guild.

Mon
20
Apr

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Council approves Sherbino Theater canopy

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On Wednesday, Ridgway Town Council voted to approve a request from the Ridgway Chautauqua Society to build a new nine foot canopy over the entrance of the Sherbino Theater on town right-of-way but postponed approval of sidewalk plaques at the theater until Colorado Department of Transportation was consulted.

Sun
19
Apr

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Budding artists share date with music show

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Ridgway Elementary School art teacher Melissa McKay invites the public to attend the annual Art Showcase on Wednesday, April 29 in the Eagle’s Nest at the school.

Sat
18
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE Bid to support mentoring youth

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Support mentors and the children they serve from the comfort of your living room on Tuesday, April 21, when the 26th Annual Partners Auction will be broadcast on radio stations KUBC 580 AM, KIX 94.1 FM and KBNG 103.7 FM.

Fri
17
Apr

CITY OF OURAY: No easy answer for dead trees

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Fifty percent of the landscape around Ouray is on the verge of death. It’s a fact that’s as disturbing to hear as it is to see. The once healthy, green white firs that line the canyon walls have been reduced to crumbling specks of brown rot as the fir engraver beetles complete their feasts. Even more unsettling, according to U.S. Forest Service silviculturist Todd Gardiner: there’s really nothing we can do.



Fri
17
Apr

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Gunning leaving AD, council positions

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Ridgway Athletic Director and Town Councilor Jason Gunning, who teaches history, economics and government at the secondary school, is stepping down from his responsibilities as he prepares to attend law school in New York.

Thu
16
Apr

WESTERN SLOPE: Ouray to get a seat at regional dispatch table

Montrose Sheriff Rick Dunlap (standing) hands out documents to Ouray Police Chief Justin Perry and Ouray County Sheriff Junior Mattivi

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

As subscribers to the Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center, Ouray County emergency agencies will have some representation on its budding advisory board. The weight of the county’s contributions, however, is not yet known.

Thu
16
Apr

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Board interviews three candidates

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

The Ridgway School Board interviewed three candidates for the position vacated by outgoing board member Steve Larivee during a work session on April 14.

Wed
15
Apr

OURAY COUNTY: Arsenic found near Cutler Creek

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Residents in Ponderosa Village and the surrounding neighborhood are advised to check their water, as traces of arsenic have been found near Cutler Creek.

Tue
14
Apr

OURAY SCHOOL: Student actors spring into more serious roles

Junior Mackenzie Webb and senior JP Preston rehearse lines for the upcoming high school performance of “Suddenly, Last Summer” by Tennessee Williams.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Junior Mackenzie Webb sat solemnly in the spotlight. Fingers fidgeting and eyes cast downward, she poured her being into capturing the essence of her tormented character.

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