The Ouray County Plaindealer has served as Ouray County's official news source since 1877 and still publishes weekly on Thursdays.
The new owners, Mike Wiggins and Erin McIntyre, purchased the paper in April 2019 and are happy to be local business owners who live in Ouray County and have a goal of connecting the Plaindealer's readership with the community news they need to know.
In addition to the weekly newspaper, the Plaindealer also publishes a monthly business and real estate special section. The Plaindealer currently reaches approximately 3,500 readers in 41 states via print and e-edition, though most of its readership calls Ouray County home for at least part of the year. Its website, ouraynews.com, regularly reaches between 15,000+ unique users each month.
The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Ridgway Visitor Center, located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62), The visitor center is closed as of October 1st and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.
P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432