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Welcome back to school in Ouray

Welcome back to another exciting year at Ouray School District! Upon your return one of the first things you will notice is our newly renovated playground. This will be a

Welcome back to school in Ridgway

The Ridgway School District begins the year with exciting elementary campus improvements. The front parking area and playground blacktop has been resurfaced, the split-rail fence rebuilt and the old railway

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago August 7, 1969 - Just because it's still summer, you shouldn't get the idea that car thieves are

Who cares what happened a hundred years ago?

A century has passed since the end of “the war to end all wars." Wishful thinking, to be sure, but it’s old hat. Yesterday’s news. Dead history. Or is it?

Poet’s Corner: Kate Kellogg

Editor’s note: The Ouray County Plaindealer is supporting Beth Paulson’s goal of making poetry more accessible to all during her tenure as poet laureate. Therefore, you’ll see poems regularly featured

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago July 31, 1969 - When we oldtimers mention "baby bathtubs" to the kids here today, it is hard

Juniper Titmouse isn't so plain after all

When I lived in Indiana, one of my favorite birds was the Eastern Tufted Titmouse that came to my feeders and hung around with the Chickadees. They loved the shelled