Clinton Street is one of the streets to be addressed in Ridgway's Streetscape project next year. Heart and Sleeve Boutique is located on Clinton Street and owner Karli Whiteman is one of several business owners in the area concerned how construction might affect their business.
By Sheridan Blocksheridan@ouraynews.comHeart and Sleeve Boutique has been open for only a year, but owner Karli Whiteman fears for the fate of her shop. In a work session between Ridgway Town Council and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 15, Whiteman revealed that she's not sure... + continue reading

DHM Design presented its latest design to city council during a work session on Tuesday.
By Sheridan Blocksheridan@ouraynews.comPool renovations are not cheap. City council quickly remembered this fact as it continued to pick apart the latest design proposal, trying to find the right balance between wants and can-affords.Earlier this month, council requested a meeting with DHM Design... + continue reading

Tuesday's meeting regarding dispatch fees was well attended by members of user agencies as well as the public.
By Sheridan Blocksheridan@ouraynews.comIt seemed like an awkward family dinner as Ouray County agencies — along with other smaller user groups of the Montrose Regional Dispatch Center — sat silently while Montrose County entities and City of Montrose agencies hurled heated exchanges at each other... + continue reading

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By Sheridan Blocksheridan@ouraynews.comTwo local officers are recovering from injuries as their attacker remains on the loose.On Monday, the Ouray County Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Morgan Walker, 39, after he pulled off a “surprise attack” on a Ouray Police Department officer and a OCSO... + continue reading

Trail Town outfielder Blair Truman steps up to the plate during a Ouray Softball League game against Weber Welding and Engineering on July 7 at Fellin Park. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje
By Bill Tiedjebill@ouraynews.com Nothing says summer like the crack of a bat, the shouts of fans and the friendly yet competitive atmosphere of a small town ball game.On Monday night, Trail Town's top notch softball squad faced off against the sluggers of Weber Welding and Excavation at Fellin... + continue reading

Clinton Street is one of the streets to be addressed in Ridgway's Streetscape project next year. Heart and Sleeve Boutique is located on Clinton Street and owner Karli Whiteman is one of several business owners in the area concerned how construction might affect their business.

DHM Design presented its latest design to city council during a work session on Tuesday.

Tuesday's meeting regarding dispatch fees was well attended by members of user agencies as well as the public.

Morgan Walker Courtesy photo

Trail Town outfielder Blair Truman steps up to the plate during a Ouray Softball League game against Weber Welding and Engineering on July 7 at Fellin Park. Plaindealer photo by Bill Tiedje

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Professional alpine guide Danika Gilbert of Ridgway is used to teaching people to climb mountains, but her upcoming expedition in Afghanistan to lead 12 young women up that country's highest peak is a tall... + continue reading

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CSFS Forester Austin Shelby claims cicadas are the culprits behind the clicking sounds in the trees. Courtesy photo
07/12/2015

By Sheridan Block
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Snap, crackle and pop. If your evening walk through the neighborhood has started to feel like the set of a Rice Krispies commercial, it’s because you’re hearing the song of the cicadas sounding... + continue reading


DHM Design presented council with a preferred draft of the hot springs pool renovation project. Courtesy photo
07/10/2015

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Only a few weeks ago, everyone dreamed of the endless possibilities that could come with redesign of the Hot Springs Pool. Reality sunk in this week, though, when the city received an estimated... + continue reading


OCRA Executive Director Kat Papenbrock steers this year's Jeep raffle prize down Main Street during the Fourth of July parade.
07/09/2015

By Sheridan Block
sheridan@ouraynews.com

Between the splashes and flashes of the Fourth of July, this year's Jeep raffle prize finally made its debut. Painted a true American blue, the 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport was spotted parading down... + continue reading

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They say you're a lucky guy or gal if you get to live where you vacation. Of course, when you work where you vacation, the former can overshadow the latter.Which makes a weekend overshadow the former... + continue reading

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