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  1. Ouray County: - Joint planning board recommends 10-year special use permit for Second ChanceRead the original story

    Saturday | Ouray County Plaindealer

    With its special use permit expiring this year, Second Chance Humane Society approached the Ridgway Area Joint Planning Board Tuesday, July 18, for renewal and continued operation of the shelter property on County Road 10. In addition to requesting a 10-year permit extension, the nonprofit organization proposed new structures, programs and an increased dog maximum that would align with state regulations. Falling into the Town of Ridgway's area of influence, the application was considered by the joint planning board, which consists of the Ouray County Planning Commission and Ridgway representatives Rod Fitzhugh and Rick Weaver.

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  2. Town of Ridgway: - River overlay zone consideredRead the original story

    Saturday | Ouray County Plaindealer

    A new ordinance would create a river overlay zone for the Uncompahgre River flowing through Ridgway if adopted by town council. The proposed ordinance was not formally introduced at the council meeting on Wednesday, July 12, due to members of the public requesting more time to look it over and making the point the ordinance could take away property rights near the river.

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    Friday Jul 21 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Council member Ellen Hunter and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership Communications Director Tanya Ishikawa hold up a mural created during the 2017 Riverfest celebrating its tenth year. The mural was presented at the July 12 council meeting, which also featured a final approval to the animal ordinance discussion.

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  4. Ouray County: - Divide Ranch, Zane offer irrigation water for road maintenanceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 17 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Fairway Pines resident Barry Zane and Divide Ranch and Club recently offered a donation of 325,000 gallons of water over a three-year period to Ouray County for use on county road maintenance and dust control. If all goes according to plan, Ouray County will soon have a new water source for road maintenance, courtesy of Fairway Pines resident Barry Zane and Divide Ranch and Club in Ridgway.

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  5. Town of Ridgway: - Stroup takes marshal positionRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    After several weeks of an intensive hiring process, Tammy Stroup has been hired as marshal for the Town of Ridgway. Town Manager Jen Coates made the announcement Tuesday and said Stroup will officially start June 5. " not only survived but thrived during the most rigorous and comprehensive hiring process Ridgway Town Hall has ever seen," said Coates.

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    May 18, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    I am writing to follow up on comments I made at the Ouray City Council meeting on Monday, May 15, 2017 regarding language in the Planning Commission's recommendation and draft ordinance that would seemingly sanction the use of intermodal shipping containers as residences or permissible as a building material. I was particularly disappointed because of the Planning Commission's and Council's apparent lack of knowledge and concern about Ouray's National Historic District and the significant benefits and recognition it provides the community.

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  7. Jack MuellerRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Jack Mueller, renowned poet of San Francisco and the Western Slope of Colorado, died in Grand Junction, Colorado at the age of 74, on April 27th 2017. He lived large in life--literary icon, educator, organizer, ocean sailor, mountain climber, poet and cultural leader in the arts.

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  8. Ouray County - : Sign regulations difficult to craft due to content-neutral natureRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    The Ouray County Planning Commission continued its sign regulation revision discussion at its work session Tuesday, April 18 at the county land use office in Ridgway, touching upon Colona Zone and entryway sign specifics.

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  9. Ridgway Schools custodian arrested in sting operationRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    This week revealed another Ouray County connection to the sting operation conducted by multiple regional law enforcement agencies in late March. Nicholas Love, a 41-year-old Montrose resident and custodian at Ridgway Elementary School, was arrested as part of the child prostitution sting enacted by the Montrose Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Colorado State Patrol, Montrose County Sheriff's Office, Delta County Sheriff's Office, Delta Police Department and 7th Judicial District Attorney's Office.

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  10. Town of Ridgway - : New sculpture joins Parc's visual collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Chuck Christy, creator of the sculpture sitting at the intersection of Charles Street and Lena Street, stands next to his work. Christy described the piece as a nail collage including some stonework.

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  11. Truisms of the gameRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Truisms of the game Do not show up to the Community Center in Ouray this Friday to help the City of Ouray place bubble caps on Douglas-fir trees around Ouray. Although a story ran within these pages last week inviting volunteers to assemble at the Community Center Friday, April 7 at noon, we now hear from the organizer that it's a little early in the season, and the excursion into Ouray's surrounding woods to help blunt the spread of beetle kill will have to wait just a bit.

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  12. Ridgway Schools - Norwood commits to Colorado Mesa UniversityRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Ara Norwood, following in the footsteps of her former teammate and Ridgway Secondary School graduate Kaitlyn Rutherford, recently signed on for a career in college volleyball. However, Norwood has decided to take a different path than Rutherford did and attend Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

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  13. Ridgway Schools - Lady Demons out-gunned by MeekerRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Despite steady improvement and success throughout the season, the Ridgway Secondary School Lady Demons weren't ready for the size, talent and deep bench of the Meeker Cowboys during their 2A regional tournament match-up on Friday, March 3 at Gunnison High School. Meeker ended Ridgway's 2016-2017 campaign with a 72-30 rout.

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  14. Ridgway Schools - Taste of Japan will aid student travelsRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    A group of Ridgway Secondary School students is saving up for a journey to Japan in May 2018, but they need the community's help to reach their funding goals. On Saturday, March 4, district parents and friends will have an opportunity to support the trip by attending the Taste of Japan fundraiser at the Sherbino Theater starting at 5:30 p.m. The fundraiser will feature authentic Japanese food from local chefs, an auction and karaoke to top off the evening.

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  15. Ridgway Schools - Spelling bee won't happen this yearRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Due to a lack of sponsorship, the Ridgway School District spelling bee won't take place this year. With the departure of previous sponsor Bonnie Bowmer after the 2016 spelling bee, the district hasn't been able to find a replacement.

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    Feb 23, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Seems to be a lot of angry folks around here lately, so I'm going to start selling bumper stickers. In the late 1970s, early 1980s, there was a charismatic figure in the Fort Worth, Texas area named Eddie Chiles.

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  17. Statewide NewsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    The statewide bicycle event Ride the Rockies is rolling through Ridgway this summer, but it's bringing more than just cycling action and economic opportunity to its host communities. Each year, Ride the Rockies donates $5,000 to a nonprofit organization in each of its seven host communities.

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  18. OpinionsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    The Ouray Ice Park had to close for the season last week. A statement from the folks who run the Ice Park said the recent warm-up of temperatures in Ouray, coupled with the extended warm weather outlook, pointed toward their inability to keep what ice they had in good, safe condition.

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    Feb 21, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    After receiving a more detailed budget from the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce regarding its expenditure of lodging tax funds, Ridgway Town Council approved the chamber's request to receive lodging tax funds for 2017 marketing purposes at the regular council meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8. Chamber members appeared before the council in November 2016 for its year-end report and to request the lodging tax funds for 2017. However, the town council wanted to see... Town council approved support of the Ride the Rockies event that will run through Ridgway this summer, at its regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 8, but one member was initially hesitant to approve waiving fees associated with the cycling race.

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    Feb 21, 2017 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    The Ouray Ice Park had to close for the season last week. A statement from the folks who run the Ice Park said the recent warm-up of temperatures in Ouray, coupled with the extended warm weather outlook, pointed toward their inability to keep what ice they had in good, safe condition.

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