News

Wed
31
Oct

CDOT explains what Propositions 109 and 110 could do for roads


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Wed
31
Oct

Vaping a concerning trend with local teens

A vaping device.


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Tue
30
Oct

County Road 7 fire remains under investigation


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Mon
29
Oct

Motorists can expect closure on Red Mountain Pass this Wednesday

A helicopter delivers supplies, such as netting, fencing, power equipment and fuel, to crews stationed on the US 550 Ruby Walls cliff face earlier this month. The helicopter will be used again this week as crews continue work just south of Ouray.

Photo courtesy of CDOT

 


Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


US 550 Red Mountain Pass will be closed for extended lengths of time Wednesday, Oct. 31. The closures are required for helicopter transport operations. The aircraft will transport supplies and materials to crews repairing the netting and fencing on the Ruby Walls’ cliff face about three miles south of Ouray. The lengthy closures will also allow for crews to cut trees that have been identified as a potential for falling onto the roadway or onto electrical utility lines. For more information, visit http://subscription.cotrip.org/

Mon
29
Oct

Buen Tiempo closes down


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Sun
28
Oct

Jeep raffle raises $91,000 in ticket sales


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Sat
27
Oct

Marijuana notification distance to be altered after unintended burden noticed


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Fri
26
Oct

Commissioners deny county homeowner’s variance requests


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

Fri
26
Oct

Planning commission receives funds for wildfire work

by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

The Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday authorized funding for expertise to aid the county planning commission in wildfire mitigation regulations planning, but the funding for a Master Plan is still “under consideration.”

The planning commissioners had met Tuesday, Oct. 16 to discuss the amount of money they needed to request from the board for the cost of the West Region Wildfire Council’s proposal. They discussed amendments to the original proposal, which itemized the cost of the services the organization would provide, including for public outreach, educational symposiums and recommendations for changes to Section 16 of the Land Use Code concerning wildfire mitigation.

Thu
25
Oct

Ridgway library kicks off fundraising campaign for expansion

At a recent informational meeting, the Ridgway Public Library released conceptual designs of what the expansion is planned to look like. The final number of additions will depend on the amount of money raised.

Courtesy image


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

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