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Fri
21
Dec

Dee James named Woman of the Year

Dee James, left, receives a certificate from Faith Parry, co-president, naming her Woman of the Year at the Woman’s Club of Ouray County meeting on Tuesday.

Plaindealer photo by Beecher Threatt


by Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com

Wed
19
Dec

US 550 closed today for crashed vehicle recovery


Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


SW CDOT ALERT:

US 550 Red Mountain Pass will be closed today, Wednesday, December 19 for an extended length of time to allow for the recovery of a crashed vehicle. The closure is expected to happen for about three to four hours, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Northbound motorists will be stopped at the Red Mountain Pass summit. Southbound motorists will be stopped just south of Ouray.

Yesterday, Tuesday, December 18, a vehicle and a deceased driver were discovered at the bottom of a steep embankment near the Bear Creek/ Ruby Walls area, about a mile south of Ouray.

From the Colorado State Patrol via the Ouray County Plaindealer News:     

Tue
18
Dec

US 550 south of Ouray closed due to discovered vehicle


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com


UPDATE: 4:52 p.m.

Trooper Lewis has confirmed one adult male has died as a result of the car leaving the highway. 

"It is unknown when the crash itself occurred but believed to be possibly last night or early this morning," he said. "Thus far, just the single vehicle and party involved.  We were notified of it at 1:57 this afternoon and are still investigating."

Tue
18
Dec

Red Mountain Pass now open


Plaindealer Staff Report
plaindealer@ouraynews.com


CDOT: US 550 Red Mountain Pass is now OPEN!

San Miguel Power wrapped up their electrical line operations early today. 

Note: There will be no more planned construction closures or delays on the US 550 mountain corridor until next spring/summer. 

Mon
17
Dec

Another grant comes in for courthouse project


by Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com

Mon
17
Dec

Grant received for Box Canyon Falls trail improvements


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Sat
15
Dec

Fire mitigation rules for new construction mostly resolved


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Sat
15
Dec

Public health plan focuses on health equity


by Carolina King
news@ouraynews.com

Sat
15
Dec

Commissioners adopt 2019 budget


by Beecher Threatt
beecher@ouraynews.com

Fri
14
Dec

Love gets deferred sentence


by Dalton Carver
dalton@ouraynews.com

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