From left: Danelle Hughes Norman, Voyager program director; Modene Gaulke, Montrose Association of Realtors CEO; Lisa Thomason, Voyager executive director; and Judi Snelling, Montrose Association of Realtors chair, hold the $1,000 check presented to Voyager Youth Program on the morning of Sept. 19. The money was a result of a MAR gambling night fundraising event earlier in September.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver
 

By Dalton Carverdalton@ouraynews.comSome local youth will have new opportunities to enroll in Voyager Youth Program thanks to a recent donation from the Montrose Association of Realtors.Newly inducted MAR chair Judi Snelling and MAR CEO Modene Gaulke visited the Voyager headquarters in Ridgway the... + continue reading

Having broken ground Aug. 8, construction contractor Stryker continues work on the Ridgway Fire Department improvement project. The new additions will include an extended Emergency Medical Services bay, bunk rooms, a meeting room and training opportunities.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver

By Dalton Carverdalton@ouraynews.comCounty Road 12 travelers may have been alarmed by the amount of smoke billowing from an old farmhouse in the area on Saturday, Sept. 17. However, it was just the Ridgway Fire Department conducting some training exercises to better protect the fire district.During... + continue reading
Travelers to Encounter Brief Delayson US 550 Red Mt. Pass TodaySOUTHWEST CO – Motorists traveling on US Highway 550, Red Mt. Pass will encounter single-lane alternating traffic today, Thurs. Sept. 22. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be repairing a portion of the road just... + continue reading

Ruth Stewart (far right) presents dog-related requests at the Sept. 14 town council meeting while council members listen. Stewart was representing a concerned citizens group which came to consensus on the requests during a meeting in August.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver

By Dalton Carverdalton@ouraynews.comMarshal’s Office enforcement of dog ordinances may soon be enhanced after town council listened to a concerned citizens group at its Sept. 14 regular meeting at the Ridgway Community Center. Council members directed town staff to start working on expanding the... + continue reading

Residents, recreational users and mining claim owners gathered at the Ouray Community Center on Sept. 13 for the BOCC public hearing on high alpine residential development. More than 100 members of the public filled the room and let commissioners know how they felt about the proposed regulations.
 

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver
 

by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.comThe Board of County Commissioners was greeted with a packed house at the Ouray Community Center for the Sept. 13 public hearing on high alpine zone regulations for patented mining claims. The majority of the public believed the draft proposed by the county... + continue reading

From left: Danelle Hughes Norman, Voyager program director; Modene Gaulke, Montrose Association of Realtors CEO; Lisa Thomason, Voyager executive director; and Judi Snelling, Montrose Association of Realtors chair, hold the $1,000 check presented to Voyager Youth Program on the morning of Sept. 19. The money was a result of a MAR gambling night fundraising event earlier in September.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver
 

Having broken ground Aug. 8, construction contractor Stryker continues work on the Ridgway Fire Department improvement project. The new additions will include an extended Emergency Medical Services bay, bunk rooms, a meeting room and training opportunities.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver

Ruth Stewart (far right) presents dog-related requests at the Sept. 14 town council meeting while council members listen. Stewart was representing a concerned citizens group which came to consensus on the requests during a meeting in August.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver

Residents, recreational users and mining claim owners gathered at the Ouray Community Center on Sept. 13 for the BOCC public hearing on high alpine residential development. More than 100 members of the public filled the room and let commissioners know how they felt about the proposed regulations.
 

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver
 

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09/16/2016

By Dalton Carver
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RAMP project contractor American Civil Constructors hosted a public meeting the evening of Sept. 7 to discuss winding down the construction season, as well as plans for the remainder of it.... + continue reading

08/18/2016

by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

The public land management of San Juan County will soon be housed out of the Bureau of Land Management’s Rocky Mountain District in Cañon City, but Western Slope counties are none too happy about it.  ... + continue reading

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06/03/2016

by Tori Sheets
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Markus Van Meter will ski 1,000,000 vertical feet over the course of the 2016-17 ski season for the first year of the Telluride Gravity Project. His goal is to raise one penny per foot to benefit Ouray... + continue reading

05/26/2016

by Tori Sheets
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The boys and girls relay teams set new school records during the state track meet this weekend in Lakewood.
The boys 4 x 800 relay team of Martin Torres, Eli Hagemeyer, Joey Fedel and Nate Fedel... + continue reading

05/04/2016

by Tori Sheets
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Now that a group of citizens on County Road 1 have proposed raising property taxes to fund chip sealing of the troubled road, residents have rallied on both sides of the issue. More than 50 people... + continue reading

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09/22/2016
More money. More money. More money.Some of the amendments on this November's Colorado ballot are just going to reach into your pocket and pull out whatever's there.No sense keeping it stashed under... + continue reading

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