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Mon
08
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Time to apply for SMPA scholarships

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

San Miguel Power Association, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2015 academic scholarships. The co-op awards 10 scholarships totaling $24,000 to graduating seniors from across the service territory. Applicants must attend school within SMPA’s service territory, be a dependent of an SMPA member, be on schedule to graduate in 2015 and plan to attend a secondary education institution.

Mon
08
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Businesses eligible for state tax credits

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ouray County is one of 29 Colorado counties that qualify for Enhanced Rural Enterprise Zone status for the 2015 and 2016 calendar years.

Mon
08
Dec

OURAY COUNTY: Education foundation's fundraiser to include "casino night"

Plaindealer Staff Reporter
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

The Mount Sneffels Education Foundation fundraiser next year will feature Vegas-style gaming, complete with professional dealers, that will highlight an evening packed with live musical entertainment.

Mon
08
Dec

OURAY COUNTY Taking pride in 30 years of holiday support


(Left to right) Students in Jennifer Jossi's Transition/Life Skills class Shea Wolford, Tai Saunders and Deborah Ragle constructed each of the angels on the Ouray County Cares Angel Trees. Each angel has a gift wish for a specific child in need in Ouray County. Angel Trees are located in both Ridgway schools, the Ouray School, both Citizen's Bank locations and the Ridgway Library. Gift donations must be returned no later than Wednesday, Dec. 17 to be delivered in time for the holidays. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

For the past three decades, the holidays in Ouray County have been made a little brighter for those in need thanks to the Ouray County Cares program.

Sat
06
Dec

CITY OF OURAY: Vandals strike community Christmas tree


The community Christmas tree was believed to be run over early Wednesday morning. Courtesy photo by Justin Perry

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Not even a week after its erection, the community Christmas tree became the victim of vandalism.

Fri
05
Dec

CITY OF OURAY: Plowing problems pile up

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Two heavy storms nearly buried the city last month, and several business owners are none too happy about the city’s snow plowing methods.

Fri
05
Dec

OURAY COUNTY VIR packet now available online

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

A full materials packet is now available online for the upcoming Board of Ouray County Commissioners' Visual Impact Regulations public hearing scheduled for Dec. 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Ouray County 4-H Events Center.

Thu
04
Dec

CITY OF OURAY: Council approves temporary parking for large vehicles

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

For the time being, large vehicles may use the city’s chain-up area as an overnight parking spot. During Monday’s meeting, city council approved an emergency measure to allow the Ouray Police Department to regulate the parking of commercial vehicles at the north end of town. The issue was brought to council’s attention by Mayor Pam Larson and Police Chief Justin Perry.

Thu
04
Dec

CITY OF OURAY: Lighting competitions brings holiday spirit to Main Street

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Dusts of snow, strings of lights and festive decorations are one way to bring holiday cheer to Main Street. Another way to bring the merry mood to town is to host a friendly competition among businesses and residences.

Thu
04
Dec

TOWN OF RIDGWAY Lights, Santa, cookies

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

With Christmas lights and baked holiday treats, local shops and residents will officially mark the start of the holidays this weekend with Ridgway Holly Dayz.

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