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Thu
12
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Eagles ground Lady Demons at regionals

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Falling to formidable opponent Paonia in the regional tournament on Friday, the Ridgway girls high school basketball team ended its strong season with character and camaraderie.

Thu
12
Mar

OURAY COUNTY Boat ramp opening Friday

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Ridgway State Park’s boating season begins when the boat ramp opens at 8 a.m. on Friday.


Wed
11
Mar

OURAY SCHOOL: Game winning shot sends Trojans to state


Teammates and fans erupt in shouts and applause as the basketball sunk into the net, leading the Trojans to a three-point victory.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The score had been tied at 59 with about 14 seconds remaining on the clock. A turnover gave the Ouray Trojans the ball and the pressure was on as one shot stood between the Ouray Trojans and their ultimate goal of heading to the state championships.

Wed
11
Mar

Bring your transportation ideas

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Residents and business owners are invited to a Community Round Table sponsored by the City of Ouray’s Community Development Committee at Ouray Community Center on Wednesday, Mar. 18 at 8 a.m.

Tue
10
Mar

Free session on cold weather emergencies

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Learn about how to avoid, recognize and treat cold weather medical emergencies at a free workshop at noon, Mar. 8 at the Ridgway State Park visitors' center.


Tue
10
Mar

Open Bard features local poets

Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com

Open Bard Poetry Series presents local poets Kierstin Bridger and Beth Paulson on Thursday, Mar. 5, at the Sherbino Theater.

Mon
09
Mar

COLORADO: DUIs on the rise as tokers drive high

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

The state has entered a new era of impaired driving, and the Colorado State Patrol is hoping to stamp out the blaze before it becomes a threat.

Mon
09
Mar

RIDGWAY SCHOOLS Trimester grading at Ridgway Elementary

By Bill Tiedje
bill@ouraynews.com

Starting next fall, Ridgway Elementary School may transition to a trimester grading schedule to increase teachers’ instruction time with fewer reporting periods than the current semester format, divided into four quarters.

Fri
06
Mar

OURAY SCHOOL: It's Trojans vs. Spartans at regionals


Coach Shawn Carroll watches on as the Trojans practice and prepare for regionals this weekend.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

After claiming victory over their competition at the District 1A tournament in Olathe last weekend, the Ouray Trojans march to battle in Glenwood Springs for the regional basketball tournament on Saturday. The boys will face one opponent in the epic elimination round: the Denver Waldorf Spartans.

Fri
06
Mar

CITY OF OURAY: Two men, a park bench and a story of connection


Mike Hockersmith and John Kissingford star in the one act play The Zoo Story this Friday and Saturday at the Wright Opera House in Ouray.

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

A park bench. It's the sole setting for “The Zoo Story,” a production organized by the Ouray County Players that will run at the Wright Opera House this weekend.

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