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Fri
19
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Hydropower pioneer is subject of history lecture

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


The fascinating life of Lucien L. Nunn, the man who financed the Ames Hydroelectric Generating Plant near Ophir, will be the subject of the next Evening of History on Tuesday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ouray Community Center.

Fri
19
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Fire district looking toward upgrades at existing station

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Ridgway Fire District Board President Randy Gardner has stepped down following the board's decision last month to cancel plans to build a new fire station, and the district is now considering ways to improve the existing station.

Thu
18
Jun

OURAY SCHOOL: Some delays expected in building renovations

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

High construction costs and complicated logistics have put a speed bump in the way of renovations for Ouray School. Work expected to be done this summer — including roof replacements and construction of a new entrance vestibule — has been revised to be completed in two phases by next summer.

Thu
18
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY River Fest swells with wave of support

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Kayak races, kids’ events and live music are among the outdoor activities planned for the eighth annual Ridgway River Festival in Rollans Park on June 27.

Wed
17
Jun

CITY OF OURAY: Grand Junction rockers take over concert series

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Screeching guitars and primitive growls are everything you would expect from an average rock show, but a new age of rock and roll dawns in Ouray this week as Grand Junction’s evolved rock bands Zolopht and JACK+JILL take over the Mountain Air Music Series.

Wed
17
Jun

COLORADO: Fall turkey hunting offers unique challenge

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com
The application deadline for fall turkey hunting, September to October, is July 9. Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages sportsmen of all interests to give this unique challenge a try.

Wed
17
Jun

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Test your nerdiness

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

The Sherbino Theater has announced a series of trivia nights titled “Sherb Nerds,” in which teams compete for prizes by answering trivia questions.

Tue
16
Jun

COLORADO: Make an investment in the outdoors

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com
The Department of Local Affairs reminds Colorado residents and visitors who participate in the state’s wide variety of outdoor activities that Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue cards are available for purchase.  

Tue
16
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Weehawken offers theater and speech camps in June

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


Kids age 5 to 12 can learn theater and acting at a Weehawken camp centered around the musical “Annie,” culminating in a final performance of songs and scenes.

Mon
15
Jun

OURAY COUNTY Learning to take the lead

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A group of Ridgway students learned the importance of respect, attitude and relationships by working with horses at the Ouray County fairgrounds last week in an Equine-Assisted Leadership program offered by Voyager Youth Program.

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