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Beware of bears

by Caleb Stento
caleb@ouraynews.com
The City of Ouray is reminding everyone to be on their best bear behavior. Best practices include garbage management, harvesting fruit trees and not using meat-based food in bird feeders. According to City Administrator Patrick Rondinelli, Colorado Parks and Wildlife did catch and relocate one bear last week. The Ouray Police Department estimates that there are as many as five other bears still coming into town. One of these bears has apparently been shot and wounded, so it would pay to be especially cautious. “We are working with CPW to find a solution,” Rondinelli stated.

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Volleyball gets underway

Plaindealer Staff Report

Ouray High School's new girls' volleyball coach, CJ Rabinowitz, will hold a mandatory parent/player/team meeting on Aug. 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Ouray School gym. Official high school volleyball practices begin Monday Aug. 13 at 6 p.m.

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Ouray County venues strive to grow

The non-profit group Friends of the Wright Opera House (FWOH) continues to make headway on its goal of restoring the Wright to full operation and making it a community asset.

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Historical community gathering places like the Sherbino Theater are closing down across the nation, but the newly-formed Ridgway Chautauqua Society (RCS) is working toward purchasing the old theater in order to keep it open as a community asset under the name "The New Sherbino."

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Vision for Wright Opera House is ambitious

By Caleb Stento
caleb@ouraynews.com
The non-profit group Friends of the Wright Opera House (FWOH) continues to make headway on its goal of restoring the Wright to full operation and making it a community asset. To date, the organization has raised funds to purchase the building and has completed several upgrades, including new lighting, sound and an HD movie projector. But much remains to be done to complete the vision held by the FWOH.
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Water tank project back on track after setbacks

By Caleb Stento

caleb@ouraynews.com

Last Wednesday another phase of Ouray's water tank project reached completion. The mainline and valve system for the new tank was hooked up and charged, and according to City Administrator Patrick Rondinelli, things went very well.

"It was as flawless as one could hope," Rondinelli said. "Triad did an excellent job planning out how exactly they were going to do it."

The water tank project's final completion date has been pushed back to Sept. 10. At that time both the tanks and transmission lines to town should be fully functional. This date has slipped from a July completion date which, considering the size and scope of the project, is a respectable timeframe.

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Aug
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Albritton Resigns as BOCC Chair

July 30, 2012

RE: Resignation from Ouray County Board of County Commissions

It has been an honor to serve as your District 3 County Commissioner these past 7+ years, and I regret that I must leave before the end of my term is completed. I have been offered a position that will allow me to grow in my own career, as well as enable my family to once again live and work together in the same city, though that city is unfortunately not Ouray. As a term-limited official, I knew that my time in office was coming to a close, and that in order to provide for my family once my term ended, I would have to start over in my career somewhere. I am excited to begin a new chapter in my life together with my family, and thank you for the incredible opportunity that I was given here in Ouray County.

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4th of July 2012

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Final results from 29th annual Ourayce

Here are the final results from the 29th annual Ourayce, held the morning of July 4th in Ouray.

There were 197 entrants this year.

 

By Order of Finish:

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By Race Category:

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