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08
Apr
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RIDGWAY Tailwater fisheries kick off early spring fishing action

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

On overcast, cloudy spring days in southwest Colorado, the lull of terrestrial life is suddenly contrasted by the awakening of the region's fishing spots.
Beneath the surface, trout species respond to warmer temperatures and increased stream flows to savor a diet of aquatic insects that begin to hatch under cloudy skies.
"The days when people say, 'Oh, it's crappy I don't want to go out' — those are the days to go out," said Matt McCannel, a fly fishing guide with RIGS Adventure Co.

Thu
03
Apr
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RSB questioned on open meetings

by Bill Tiedje
 
Calling for greater openness in the decision-making process, Ridgway citizen Brian Donivan cited misconduct by the Ridgway School Board in use of executive sessions, hiring protocol and open meetings law violations during the public input portion of the board's regular meeting on Mar. 27. In a formal letter to the board, Donivan listed five specific items that he requested the school board address immediately.
 
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03
Apr
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Tailwater fisheries kick off

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03
Apr
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Streetscape passes on a 3-1 vote

by Bill Tiedje
 
Ridgway voters strongly approved the town entering into a $1.9 million ballot question for the Streetscape Downtown infrastructure project in the municipal election on Apr. 1.
 
Thu
03
Apr
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The “Dynamo” Red-breasted Nuthatch

By Sue Hirshman
 
I have this interesting hardy bird where I live and see this species most of the year. This small, but mighty 4.3 inches in length is the Red-breasted Nuthatch. He is a close relative to the White-breasted Nuthatch, but differs in size and color. The redbreasted sports a black and white line that runs from the base of the bill to the back of his head. The eye is at the center of the black streak. This reminds me of a bandit-like eye mask. His whole chest and belly are red to an orange color.
 
Thu
03
Apr
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VARSITY BOYS/GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RESULTS

Kayla Fairchild leaps ahead during the Long Jump event at Saturday’s Bruin Invitational in Cedaredge. Fairchild also competed in the 400 m and 800 m dashes, setting a personal record of 2:47.90 in the 800 m dash.
 
Tue
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Apr
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Ridgway's Streetscape measure passes

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Streetscape passes

Ridgway voters strongly approved the town entering into a $1.9 million ballot question for the Streetscape Downtown infrastructure project in the municipal election on Apr. 1.
With 220 votes in favor and 70 votes opposed, Measure A easily passed.
As described on the municipal ballot, this project would include but is not limited to: paved streets, sidewalks, curb, gutter, drainage, landscaping, lighting and Streetscape amenities.

Fri
28
Mar
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OURAY COUNTY Aircraft wreckage and victims recovered successfully from Ridgway Reservoir

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

At a press conference on Thursday afternoon, Ouray County Press Information Officer Marti Whitmore announced that the plane which crashed into Ridgway Reservoir on Mar. 22 had been successfully removed.
"We have recovered all five victims of this very tragic plane crash," said Whitmore. "We have recovered the remains of the plane, and it has been lifted and transported out of the water for FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and NTSB (National Traffic Safety Board) investigation."

Thu
27
Mar
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Wreckage pulled from Ridgway Reservoir: Ouray County coroner identifies victims

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Wed
26
Mar
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OURAY COUNTY Planning commission elects officers, schedules code revision meetings

by Beecher Threatt

beecher@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Planning Commission unanimously elected Randy Parker as chair on Mar. 18 and Tim Currin as vice chair. It was the first meeting since former chair Ken Lipton's announcement he would not seek re-appointment and the first meeting for Joh Save n Baskfield as a voting member.
It was also the first meeting for recently appointed alternate John Peters. Regular member Karen Risch attended, and Craig Jackman participated by phone. Alternate Sheelagh Williams was also present.

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