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OURAY BRIEFS | Ouray Municipal Day Scheduled for Next Friday

09/21/14 | By | More

Information session set for de-Brucing question on Sept. 22…Community policing meetings scheduled.

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Ridgway Digs Into Lake Otonowanda Rehab Project 

09/20/14 | By | 46 More
Ridgway Digs Into Lake Otonowanda Rehab Project 

Workers focused on advancing this tunnel system jokingly calling for “holy water” last week, to expedite the laborious tunnel-boring process.

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Feds Reject Ouray County’s Bid for Funding to Fix County Road 1

09/20/14 | By | 32 More
Feds Reject Ouray County’s Bid for Funding to Fix County Road 1

It was the third time since 2009 that Ouray County has unsuccessfully applied for a TIGER grant.

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Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

09/19/14 | By | 14 More
Immerse Yourself in the World of Fiber

Come celebrate all things fiber Sept. 26-28 at the 4-H Event Center in Ridgway.

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Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

09/17/14 | By | 2,802 More
Climbers Recount Daring Mt. Sneffels Rescue Mission

“I’ve always said, I’m the luckiest dude on the planet,” the injured climber said following rescue.

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dZi Spins to Podium Finish in Third Trois Etapes

09/16/14 | By | 10 More
dZi Spins to Podium Finish in Third Trois Etapes

Altogether, the 104 participating riders raised over $1.5 million for their chosen charities.

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Ridgway Chautauqua Society on Track to Buy Sherbino

09/16/14 | By | 22 More

“It has always been our desire to own rather than lease the property,” said Ridgway Chautauqua Society Board President Patrick O’Leary.

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A Theatre Group Offers Playwriting Workshop in Silverton

09/16/14 | By | More

Visiting artist Peter Gil-Sheridan leads a master class in playwriting on two consecutive Saturdays at the Blue Raven Gallery in Silverton

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Colorado Supreme Court Justice Hobbs to Speak at ‘Water 101′ Seminar

09/16/14 | By | More

The seminar features a line-up of qualified speakers, including keynote speaker Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs.

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Ouray County Railroad Days Sept. 18-21

09/16/14 | By | More

The weekend kicks off on Thursday and Friday with guided hikes along the route of Otto Mears’ Silverton Railroad.

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Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

09/13/14 | By | 138 More
Forest Service Seeks Answer for Dying Forests

The rise of the spruce bark beetle comes just as the pine beetle infestation in northern Colorado is tapering off.

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High Times at the Bon Ton

09/11/14 | By | 143 More
High Times at the Bon Ton

A restaurant that is a destination in itself.

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A Preservation Celebration at the Ghost Town of Animas Forks

09/11/14 | By | 83 More
A Preservation Celebration at the Ghost Town of Animas Forks

Now, the ghost town will be able to withstand many a harsh winter to come.

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OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Contractors Uncover Secret Tire Stash at Gunn Dump

09/10/14 | By | 185 More
OURAY COUNTY BRIEFS | Contractors Uncover Secret Tire Stash at Gunn Dump

Social media policy comes under scrutiny…Road dispute flairs up again.

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Ouray County Announces Reminders for Upcoming General Election

09/09/14 | By | More

Beginning the week of Oct. 14, mail ballots will be sent to all active, registered voters at their address on file.

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