Opinion

Ouray Mountain Rescue work was exemplary

Dear Editor, I must take this opportunity to express to the Ouray Mountain Rescue team, each and every one, our gratefulness for rescuing our dear friends on Saturday, August 17th

CORRECTION

A story on Page 1 of the Sept. 12 edition, "Adios, Adobe Inn," misspelled the last name of owners of The Pueblo, the predecessor to the Adobe Inn. The owners

Box Canon birds need more protection

Dear Editor, The town of Ouray has a wonderful park in Box Canon. The staff are caring and engaged and the falls are impressive. The town of Ouray also has

Visitors should share road upkeep burden

Dear Editor, In the debate about the funding of maintenance for county roads, I think that it is imperative that non-resident users be charged a fee. I live off Camp

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago September 11, 1969 - September 18, 1969 - Editorial: We're once again hearing howls of anguish over Ouray's

First-time Jeep ownership off to a bumpy start

We joined the world of Jeep owners last month when we found a 2010 Jeep Wrangler in Denver with low miles and high potential for fun. Jeeps are supposed to

Town should stand up to businesses on rates

Dear Editor, Recent Plaindealer reports suggest that many Ridgway business owners think Ridgway “owes” them a water rate break because business does “so much” for the Town. Business owners (like

Stepping aside for other school board candidates

Dear Editor, I want to sincerely thank the 40 voters who recently signed my candidacy petition for Ridgway School District Board of Education - your encouragement and enthusiasm was a

LOOKING BACK

From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray County Plaindealer: 50 Years Ago September 11, 1969 - Sixty experts in public health from throughout the nation are conducting one of the