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Feds Blame Star Mine Management for Revenue Fatalities

10/22/14 | By | More
Feds Blame Star Mine Management for Revenue Fatalities

An MSHA release on Tuesday blamed mine management for improperly disposing of deteriorated explosives.

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Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

10/22/14 | By | More
Ridgway Volleyball Squad Vies for District Title at Home This Weekend

Ridgway has a tough round of games coming up this Saturday on their own home court.

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MSHA: Revenue Mine Deaths Were ‘Entirely Preventable’

10/21/14 | By | 89 More

MSHA determined the fatal accident occurred due to management’s failure to dispose of deteriorated explosives in a safe manner.

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Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

10/21/14 | By | 29 More
Clinic for Homeless Pets Gives More Animals a Second Chance

“This is such a tremendous asset for the shelter and our region,” said SCHS Executive Director Kelly Goodin.

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Donors Sought for Upcoming Blood Drive at Ridgway Secondary School

10/21/14 | By | More

The RSS chapter of the National Honor Society is working with United Blood Services to orchestrate the event.

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Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

10/19/14 | By | 100 More
Silverton Fetes Long-Awaited Fiberoptic Arrival

Despite the rocky ground, the fiber link from Durango to Silverton should be complete by next spring at the very latest.

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Mike McLachlan: Working Both Sides of the Aisle to Get Things Done

10/17/14 | By | More
Mike McLachlan: Working Both Sides of the Aisle to Get Things Done

Now Mike McLachlan is the incumbent and J. Paul Brown, the challenger.

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J.Paul Brown: Unfinished Business in House District 59

10/17/14 | By | 22 More
J.Paul Brown: Unfinished Business in House District 59

Former State Rep. J. Paul Brown is making an aggressive bid to reclaim the Colorado 59th House District seat in 2014.

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Retail Pot Lights Up Ouray’s Ballot This November

10/17/14 | By | More

Ouray voters will decide this November whether to allow retail marijuana stores within city limits.

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Ouray School District’s Measure 3B: Re-Roofing the Heart of the Ouray Community

10/17/14 | By | More

The school district emphasizes that while the “bones” of the building are good, the structure is getting old.

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City of Ouray’s Ballot Measure 2C Seeks to De-Bruce Property Taxes

10/17/14 | By | More

Approved by voters in 1992, TABOR is a constitutional amendment designed to limit government growth and spending.

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Ouray County Predicts Budget Boost in 2015

10/16/14 | By | 35 More

The proposed $8.9 million budget takes several strides toward correcting last year’s necessary but painful belt tightening measures.

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Deadline Looms for Draft Colorado Water Plan

10/16/14 | By | 34 More

The plan is intended to close a projected gap between water needs and developed supplies in Colorado in the coming decades.

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ROCC Talk Demystifies Recycling Process

10/14/14 | By | More

The program, presented by the Ridgway-Ouray Community Council (ROCC), will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m. at the Ridgway Town Hall.

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Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

10/14/14 | By | 93 More
Award-Winning Author Leads Writing Workshop in Ouray

How to tell, and sell, your story.

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