Troubles deepen for sheriff

Police investigated an alcohol-fueled disturbance involving Ouray County Sheriff Lance FitzGerald during a law enforcement convention in Loveland last week. According to records from the City of Loveland, which the

Teen survives pitchfork accident

Colt Califano knew he was in a precarious position. The 15-year-old was finishing his usual chores at the family’s horse ranch off County Road 1 on the evening of Dec.

Bike ride to roll through Ridgway

Ride the Rockies will come through Ridgway again in 2020, and organizers have promised the cycling event will go better than it did when the community last hosted it. Ride


A story in the Dec. 24 edition of the Plaindealer about the response to the Cow Creek Fire should have indicated some local officials thought they heard that federal officials


GUNNISON The stigma of drug use and addiction often has led to silence about the struggles of substance abuse. That’s something the Gunnison County Consortium wants to change. In fact,

Board OKs tweaks to historic renovation

The Ouray Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended approval of an amendment to plans to renovate the historic Columbus Building that would allow for an enlargement of the rear of the