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Thu
12
Feb

OURAY COUNTY: Public Health seeks funding for immunization projects

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Ouray County Public Health Agency is looking to ramp up its immunization efforts and will pursue state grants to help in its endeavor.

Thu
12
Feb

WESTERN SLOPE Flex water use bill passes House

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A bill that would allow temporary transfers of irrigation water rights to other beneficial uses within the same basin passed the Colorado House on Tuesday.

Thu
12
Feb

OURAY COUNTY Land conservation subject of presentation

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Three leaders of regional conservation organizations will offer success stories and discuss the future of land conservation in Ouray County at the next Ridgway Ouray Community Council Talk, “Land Trusts, Smart Growth – Protecting Our County.”

Wed
11
Feb

TOWN OF RIDGWAY: Sherbino features live music for Mardi Gras

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Sherbino Theater’s Mardi Gras Celebration will be Friday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. Local band Joint Point will deliver top-notch and high-energy music for dancing, along with glow sticks and hula hoops.  
Cash bar; $10 entry.  
 

Tue
10
Feb

WESTERN SLOPE: Grammy winner headlines at Montrose Pavilion

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

At 75 years old, singer-songwriter Judy Collins is still powering through the music industry, continuing to prove her talents through new songs and world tours.
Next Friday, Feb. 13, the Grammy award winner will bring her beloved talents to the Montrose Pavilion in what she said will "definitely be a Judy Collins show."

Mon
09
Feb

TOWN OF RIDGWAY: Poetry "play-shop" offered

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ridgway resident Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer will lead a ‘play-shop’ on Sunday, Mar. 1 in the Ridgway Library Conference room from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Trommer will focus on the building blocks of poetry while taking a look at poetic forms including sonnets, sestinas, haiku and more. The class will give students a basic foundation and knowledge of poetry as well as the tools to write poetry for themselves.  
Cost is $90.
To register call 970-318-0150 or go to www.weehawkenarts.org.

Mon
09
Feb

OURAY COUNTY Sneffels Traverse 6

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

This year may see the return of a local champion in the sixth annual Sneffels Traverse, a 25 mile cross-country ski race across the base of the Sneffels Range, according to San Juan Huts Systems's Joe Ryan.

Fri
06
Feb

OURAY COUNTY: Assistant manager position approved

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The search is on for an assistant fairgrounds manager after the Board of County Commissioners approved the new position during its regular meeting on Tuesday.

Fri
06
Feb

OURAY COUNTY Popular energy rebates to continue in 2015

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

San Miguel Power Association is continuing its popular energy efficiency projects in 2015 and adding rebates for small do-it-yourself weatherization projects this year.

Thu
05
Feb

WESTERN SLOPE: Dogs chasing wildlife can be costly

Special to the Plaindealer
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Dogs chasing wildlife is nearly a constant problem in Colorado.

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