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Fri
08
Feb

Adoption of revised marijuana ordinance edges closer

Ben Tisdel, county commissioner, addresses elements of the most recent version of the marijuana regulations ordinance, making his thoughts known to Planning Director Mark Castrodale. The ordinance has been under revision for several months but may be ready for another reading this month.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Thu
07
Feb

With departure of railroad museum, visitor center will get revamp

A significant upgrade to the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce's visitor center is in the works after the organization received a $15,000 grant from the Colorado Tourism Office. The funding will be used to create a strategic plan for the space, which will allow the center to operate without the need of volunteers present.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Thu
07
Feb

Policy makers look to Colona for affordable housing location


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Thu
07
Feb

Acquisition group earns critical approval on Cornerstone development

At a Jan. 29 Board of County Commissioners meeting, John Peters discloses having done business in regard to the very early stages of the Cornerstone project but would not receive any financial benefit with the success of the development at this point. His fellow commissioners deemed Peters could continue the hearing with an objective perspective.

Plaindealer photo by Dalton Carver


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Thu
07
Feb

Pay structure set for Perry as interim administrator

Ouray Police Officer Gary Ray was appointed interim police chief in Ouray Monday, as Ouray Police Chief Justin Perry slides over to become interim city administrator. Ray has been with the force since July 2016.

Plaindealer photo by Alan Todd

Sat
02
Feb

Contributions to courthouse and fairgrounds eligible for tax credit


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Fri
01
Feb

Courthouse renovation work begins Feb. 1


by Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com

Fri
01
Feb

New internships for highschoolers


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Fri
01
Feb

Mt. Sneffels Board has vacancies


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Thu
31
Jan

Ouray statebound after taking top spot in Knowledge Bowl regional

From left: Ry Gould, Joy Vann, Colin Sills, Cooper Rondinelli and Georgia Pieper took home first place from the Knowledge Bowl regional competition in Bayfield last weekend. Their first place win earns them a berth at the state championship in March.

Courtesy photo

From left: Coach Ryan Magee, Sean Taplin, Anza Connaughton, Colby Taplin, Noah Newman and Emma Wallin celebrate their second place Knowledge Bowl trophy earned at last Saturday’s regional competition in Bayfield. There’s a chance Ridgway may make it into the state competition in March, but that won’t be confirmed until mid-February.

Courtesy photo


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

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