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Sat
27
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: Revenue issued Patterns of Violation notice

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

One year and 92 citations later, the Revenue silver mine was issued a Pattern of Violation notice by the US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration on Thursday.

Fri
26
Sep

OURAY COUNTY Royalty proud to share rodeo spirit

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

Crowned at the Labor Day Rodeo, the 2014-15 Ouray County rodeo royalty in the coming year will showcase the fun, excitement and community spirit of the rodeo until its return next fall.

Fri
26
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: Reward for information on injured calf

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

It was late Saturday morning at Kettle Creek Ranch when rancher Cristy Orvis went out to check on her cattle. What she expected to find was the herd grazing in the fields; instead she was shocked to see that an arrow was lodged in the face of one of her young calves.

Thu
25
Sep

OURAY SCHOOL: Ross resigns, Hinkson returns

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

It was with regret that the Ouray School Board accepted the resignation of Jane Ross on Monday. With many issues and work to be done within the next year alone, the board appointed former member Chris Hinkson to fill in the remainder of Ross' term.

Thu
25
Sep

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Friends group returns


A new WeatherBug weather station at Ridgway Elementary school is online and providing up-to-date weather conditions in Ridgway. Weather data can be received from the WeatherBug mobile application or at weatherbug.com. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

After a three-year absence, the Friends of Ridgway Schools has been revitalized to support school activities, build school spirit and help out teachers.

Wed
24
Sep

OURAY COUNTY: TIGER VI grant not awarded for CR 1 improvements

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Hopes for improvements to County Road 1 were set back last week when the county found out it was not awarded funding from the Department of Transportation's TIGER VI grant process.

Mon
22
Sep

OURAY COUNTY Unlimited take of smallmouth bass considered

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

Sometime in the past decade, smallmouth bass were illegally introduced into Ridgway Reservoir and this illegal introduction could hurt more than just other fish if not addressed.

Fri
19
Sep

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Council recognizes parks crew, passes marijuana regs

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

 

Members of the town's public works crew were recognized for their "great job" maintaining the town this summer during the Ridgway Town Council's regular meeting on Sept. 10.

Thu
18
Sep

TOWN OF RIDGWAY RAT shifts into high gear


Tom Bennett of Ridgway rides the Ridgway trails system located on Bureau of Land Management lands north of Ridgway on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Ridgway Fall Festival will be held in Hartwell Park on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to raise funds for completion of the Ridgway Area Trails' multi-use stacked loop system. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

 

 

By Bill Tiedje

bill@ouraynews.com

 

This Saturday, the Ridgway Area Trails group will host the Ridgway Fall Festival in Hartwell Park to keep the momentum going for construction of a new multi-use trail system north of Ridgway.

 

Thu
18
Sep

CITY OF OURAY: Council approves sewer line replacement for pool

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Even though capital improvements for the Ouray Hot Springs Pool are not scheduled for another two years, a shorter project to replace the sewer line will happen next month.

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