Columns

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago October 16, 1969 - In response to the active interest displayed by Ouray citizens in the national forest

A funny thing happened on the way to the RFP

When a government entity puts out a request for proposal, it's usually done in a manner to make the playing field level for any and all wanting to bid on

Should voters approve new taxes for road improvements?

Approval of Ouray County Referendum 1A provides funding for substantial road improvements during the next 12-14 years including long term maintenance. Who will benefit and why? Everyone who drives on

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago October 9, 1969 - Wind at a good fast clip last Thursday started the beautiful autumn color fluttering

CORRECTION

Karen Risch's column on Page 5 in the Sept. 26 edition contained two typographical errors. The average daily temperature in Ouray from 1980-1989 was 56.5 degrees, not 51.5. And the

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago October 2, 1969 - Wilbert W. Jennings, 37, was killed at about 1:30 p.m., Monday, when the locomotive

Regardless of terms, we must improve school accountability

The Department of Education assesses how well our students and schools are performing in two ways. First, students are measured through achievement exams called the Colorado Measurement of Academic Achievement

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago September 25, 1969 - More public opinion poll coupons and letters continue to come into the Plaindealer post