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ACT Tests Reveal Most Montrose 11th Graders Not Ready for College

10/04/14 | By | 50 More

Montrose High School led the district in ACT testing, ahead of Olathe High School, Peak Virtual Academy and both Passage and Vista charter schools.

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VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

09/29/14 | By | 144 More
VIDEO | Cheers to Oktoberfest in Montrose

William Woody’s farewell video report for The Watch; Montrose, Colorado’s 2014 Oktoberfest, featuring Kipori Woods.

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Delta Teen Charged With Shooting Man in Neck

09/29/14 | By | 194 More
Delta Teen Charged With Shooting Man in Neck

Aaron Cabello-Castro faces charges of felony attempted murder, felony menacing and illegal discharge of a firearm.

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It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

09/26/14 | By | 1,064 More
It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

The theme this year is Rodeo, with cowboys, bull riders and other rodeo scenes are carved from the rows of corn.

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Teachers’ Time Top Priority, Summit Concludes

09/25/14 | By | 77 More
Teachers’ Time Top Priority, Summit Concludes

Staff schedules are tight and implementing new classroom initiatives could hinder a teachers’ ability to sculpt an effective curriculum.

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Working to Improve Sidewalks, Roadways for Disabled Users

09/24/14 | By | More

At a work session last week, city staff and councilors heard about the new transition plan to make sidewalks more accessible in the downtown area.

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Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

09/18/14 | By | 204 More
Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

The amount of hops produced this year in Colorado is expected to be a new record, but it’s relative.

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Anglers Find Dead Man in Uncompahgre River

09/18/14 | By | 701 More

Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn: “At this point in time we are still investigating the man’s identity.”

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New Trail System to Connect City Open Spaces

09/17/14 | By | 62 More
New Trail System to Connect City Open Spaces

The Montrose Recreation District along with the city are prepared to submit a proposal to Great Outdoors Colorado.

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Montrose Man Shot, Taken To Jail

09/17/14 | By | 230 More
Montrose Man Shot, Taken To Jail

MONTROSE — A 26-year-old Montrose man suffered injuries to his hand during a shooting near Olathe Tuesday night. Following treatment of his injures the man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and taken to jail. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Deputies with the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3,500 block of 6200 Rd. for […]

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Man Dragged by Vehicle Trying to Halt Stealing Spree

09/17/14 | By | 102 More

Police arrested 30-year-old Florence Erma Young and are searching for her alleged accomplice Cindy Quintero.

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New Costs Hike Whitewater Park Construction

09/16/14 | By | 134 More

The city’s original cost estimate for the park was $995,092; now, it’s nearly $1.6 million.

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CMU Branscome Center Opens

09/11/14 | By | 45 More
CMU Branscome Center Opens

The Branscome Center was officially, with the appropriate pomp and ceremony, on Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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Hickenlooper, Beauprez Spar on Health Care, Economy

09/11/14 | By | 33 More

Will Colorado’s gubernatorial election hinge on the death penalty?

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Student Marijuana Use on the Rise

09/10/14 | By | 48 More

District RE-1J board members learned last school year of 39 reported drug violations, with 29 of the cases resulting in out-of-school suspensions.

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Loveland man dies while fishing on Blue Mesa Reservoir

09/10/14 | By | 143 More
Loveland man dies while fishing on Blue Mesa Reservoir

GUNNISON – A 72-year-old man from Loveland died last week after a small fishing boat he and a friend were in capsized on Blue Mesa Reservoir. Strong winds and high waves are said to be factors in the accident. The incident occurred last Thursday near the “Old Highway 50″ beach, according to a National Park […]

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Udall Remarks on ISIS/ISIL Killings Draw Fire From Right

09/09/14 | By | More

Candidate Gardner excoriates Sen. Udall fo suggesting “ISIL does not present an imminent threat to this nation.”

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Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

09/08/14 | By | 79 More
Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

The Udall-Gardner race is considered one of the most critical races in the U.S.

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Private Data Companies Focusing On Investment in Montrose

09/05/14 | By | 41 More

“We’ve received a lot of interest from private sector companies wanting to expand in Montrose,” says Virgil Turner, director of Innovation and Citizen Engagement.

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ALERT: Missing Teens Found Safe

09/04/14 | By | 439 More
ALERT: Missing Teens Found Safe

  BREAKING: Missing teenagers Abigayle Sue Wietharn, William “Billy” Mundell and Julian Melchor-Zeferino have been found safe. A single sentence from a Delta Police Department news release states: “They are safe and with police officers in another city as of approximately 3:30 p.m. today.” More details coming in. *** (Earlier report from today) WESTERN SLOPE […]

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Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

09/04/14 | By | 888 More
Great Outdoors Company Opens in Montrose

Owner Steve Omernik said the The Great Outdoors Company, located at 10 S. Selig Avenue in downtown Montrose, will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.

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Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

09/03/14 | By | 144 More
Citing ‘Lack of ‘Transparency,’ City Cuts Ties With MEDC

Councilors said the city will hand over to MEDC money held in escrow following a July real-estate deal in the Airport Industrial Park .

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Woman Killed in Head-on Collision Identified

09/02/14 | By | 508 More
Woman Killed in Head-on Collision Identified

The Friday accident took place on Hwy. 50 east of Montrose.

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Stretching Local Food Sources for Schools

08/31/14 | By | 140 More
Stretching Local Food Sources for Schools

At each middle and high school in the Montrose district students are eating more fruits and vegetables at salad bars and deli lines and staying away from processed, frozen food substances.

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3A Heads to Voters This November

08/27/14 | By | 74 More

Measure 3A seeks to raise RE-1J’s taxes by $2.9 million annually beginning in the 2014-15 budget year.

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Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

08/27/14 | By | 59 More
Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

Ten families are working with Local Farmacy Rx, a local non-governmental program, to learn to cook – and eat well – together.

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Officers Nab Alleged Bank Robber in Trash Can

08/27/14 | By | 191 More
Officers Nab Alleged Bank Robber in Trash Can

The Olathe Police Department, along with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating last week’s robbery.

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VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

08/26/14 | By | 27 More
VIDEO | Friday Night Lights at Montrose High School

A video time lapse of the Indians’ first game of the season on Friday, Aug. 22.

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Alleged Bank Robber in Olathe Identified

08/25/14 | By | 94 More
Alleged Bank Robber in Olathe Identified

Police are looking for 22-year-old Brittany N. Mason of Delta, described as 5 ft., 2 in. tall, weighing 130 pounds.

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Man shot after pointing gun at officer

08/25/14 | By | 127 More
Man shot after pointing gun at officer

MONTROSE — A 42-year-old Montrose man whose identify is not being released remains at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction with gunshot wounds after officers say he pointed a gun at them. According to a department news release at approximately 9:59 p.m. Montrose Police Officers were dispatched to the address at 901, 65.30 Road on a […]

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VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

08/21/14 | By | 109 More
VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

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Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

08/21/14 | By | 100 More
Float Highlights River Improvements, Future Visions

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

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Search On For Olathe Bank Robbery Suspect

08/20/14 | By | 502 More
Search On For Olathe Bank Robbery Suspect

OLATHE — Law enforcement officers are searching for an unknown female who allegedly brandished a weapon at a bank teller in an attempted robbery at the Bank of Colorado in Olathe this afternoon. A description given was that a female suspect, dressed in a black or dark colored hoodie or sweatshirt, flashed an unknown weapon to […]

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Montrose Football Stands Tall

08/20/14 | By | 95 More
Montrose Football Stands Tall

Because the movie was a true story about a football team, a death, and the pressure and reality of growing up the MHS team was able to draw some comparisons.

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Board to Approve Mil Levy Ballot Language, New PE Program to Take Effect

08/16/14 | By | 44 More
Board to Approve Mil Levy Ballot Language, New PE Program to Take Effect

The board is scheduled to approve the ballot language later this month during a board work session Aug. 26.

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State Test Scores Released | In Montrose, Some Grades, Schools Making Gains

08/14/14 | By | 124 More

Montrose District Superintendent Dr. Mark MacHale describes district results on statewide TCAP tests as a “mixed bag.”

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VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

08/14/14 | By | 349 More
VIDEO | From Crop Dusting to SAR, 45 Years of Service

Every summer, Olathe Spray Service Air Tractor planes and Bell helicopters buzz over rural the farmlands of the Western Slope.

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Guilty Verdict in Black Canyon Barricade Removal

08/13/14 | By | 51 More

Rocky Bentley was convicted one counts of vandalism and trespass in a closed area, and two counts of driving on an expired license on federal property.

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New Variance Allows Residents to Keep More Pets

08/06/14 | By | 39 More

Leeway for special circumstances will allow more than two pets per household in Montrose.

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Black Canyon Search and Rescue Reunites Family

08/06/14 | By | 63 More
Black Canyon Search and Rescue Reunites Family

Black Canyon Search and Rescue Reunites Family MONTROSE — A family is reunited following an overnight search and rescue in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. A father and two boys from New Mexico were found along the Gunnison River at midnight Tuesday evening by Park Rangers after family members reported them missing. […]

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Montrose Man Accused of Removing Barricade From Black Canyon Pleads Not Guilty

08/06/14 | By | More
Montrose Man Accused of Removing Barricade From Black Canyon Pleads Not Guilty

Bentley claims the government had no authority to close the entrance.

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Police Crack Down on Burglars to Curb Rise in Break-ins

08/05/14 | By | More

At Monday’s City Council work session, Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said commercial burglaries were up 73 percent.

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Uncompahgre Tap Water No Longer Fluoridated

08/05/14 | By | 33 More

Officials with the Project 7 Water Authority decide that with American sources of fluoride for drinking water gone, and Chinese chemicals too risky, municipal drinking water will no longer be fluoridated.

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Woman Fights Off Steak Knife-Wielding Intruder

08/05/14 | By | More
Woman Fights Off Steak Knife-Wielding Intruder

Early Saturday morning Montrose Police officers were alerted to a trespassing at a residence on North Grand Avenue.

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More Hydro Planned for South Canal

08/03/14 | By | More
More Hydro Planned for South Canal

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has released a draft environmental assessment for a proposed hydropower project on the canal.

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New Press Box at MHS Football Field Underway

08/01/14 | By | More
New Press Box at MHS Football Field Underway

The rickety wooden building with loose nails and boards, which swayed in the breeze was torn down last week to make way for an upgrade.

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Activist: Feds Have No Authority to Close Montrose County Road

07/30/14 | By | 34 More

A public lands advocate and local radio commentator has been arrested by federal authorities for tearing down an access gate along the Cushman Creek Trail near Olathe.

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Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

07/25/14 | By | 32 More
Ray’s to Remain Open Following Fire

Rowan said the fire was contained by 5:30 a.m., and the building was unoccupied. No injuries were reported.

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Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

07/23/14 | By | 41 More
Harvest Time | Sweet Corn Crop Down From Last Year

Olathe farmer John Harold says the goal this season is to harvest 620,000 boxes of corn.

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Man Shot By Officers Had Stolen Shotgun

07/22/14 | By | More

Michael Leroy Yates, 19, is due in court for formal advisement of charges on July 31.

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Driver Kidnapped at Gunpoint, Forced to Drive to Walmart Parking Lot

07/22/14 | By | More
Driver Kidnapped at Gunpoint, Forced to Drive to Walmart Parking Lot

Amy Rossett, 38, of Montrose was arrested on charges of first-degree kidnapping, aggravated robbery, felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, and theft under $500.

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New FedEx Facility Approved in Montrose

07/17/14 | By | More

During the hearing supporters and critics of MEDC volleyed back and forth about MEDC’s history in Montrose.

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Closing Uncompahgre Ave. to Double Green Space Is Explored

07/16/14 | By | More
Closing Uncompahgre Ave. to Double Green Space Is Explored

The plan would transform two city blocks of downtown to open space.

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Man Shot by Montrose Police Officer Is Identified

07/16/14 | By | 26 More
Man Shot by Montrose Police Officer Is Identified

Michael Leroy Yates of Montrose was shot by a Montrose Police Officer who was investigating a report of an armed man.

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128th Montrose County Fair | Get Ready for the Swine Show

07/16/14 | By | More
128th Montrose County Fair | Get Ready for the Swine Show

Kimble Avery, a fourth grader at Johnson Elementary School, is participating in her first year of Montrose County 4-H.

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Montrose Man Shot by Police Officers

07/14/14 | By | More

The suspect underwent surgery Monday morning. His name and condition are not being released pending an investigation of the shooting.

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Meeting Between City, County to Discuss Sales Tax Canceled

07/11/14 | By | More

At a BOCC meeting in March,the two governments had agreed to meet within 45 days to discuss use of the sales tax; as of press time, it has been 116 days since the March 17 request.

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City, MEDC Move Forward With Land Dispute

07/09/14 | By | More
City, MEDC Move Forward With Land Dispute

The question remaining is which entity – the city or MEDC – will retain proceeds from the sale.

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Suspected Meth, Cocaine Dealers Arrested

07/08/14 | By | 74 More

Officers arrested Jose Arellano and Leobardo Hernandez after Hernandez sold one ounce of cocaine to a confidential source working with the task force.

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Gardner’s Focus Is Working Class Colorado

07/08/14 | By | More
Gardner’s Focus Is Working Class Colorado

It appears unlikely the GOP will lose control of the House of Representatives this year, making control of the Senate this year’s largest political battle.

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Survey: Regional Transit Routes Needed, Feasibly, Sustainability Of Such Service Unknown

07/03/14 | By | More

Options presented to Montrose City Ccouncil Tuesday for a regional transit service included a van-pool, bus or mini-coach.

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Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

07/02/14 | By | More
Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

Brews and Bogeys is Horsefly’s third location in Montrose, joining their Main Street brewery and the small grill at Montrose Regional Airport.

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Suspected Drive-by Shooter Arrested

07/02/14 | By | More

Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of the Delta, Montrose area was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges, according to Lakewood police. He had been wanted since June 22.

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UPDATE: Hiker rescued from high altitude

07/02/14 | By | More

A helicopter has also been dispatched and has already arrived on scene.

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Downtown Montrose at the Heart of Fourth Festivities

07/01/14 | By | More
Downtown  Montrose at the Heart of Fourth Festivities

Wave a flag, drink a beer or shop to celebrate our country’s independence through a slew of activities slated for July 3-5 in downtown Montrose.

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McFarland hearing in Silverton on July 1

06/30/14 | By | More

At the time of the shooting, Thomas Ornelas was out of jail on a $75,000 bond and was awaiting trial this fall for second-degree murder in Mesa County.

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REPORT: Pilot Encountered Dust Devil Before Crash

06/30/14 | By | More

REPORT: Pilot Encountered Dust Devil Before Crash By William Woody DURANGO — A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR22 airplane that crashed in Durango earlier this month encountered a “dust devil” before he crashed. The pilot was not injured. The report, released last Friday, said […]

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Montrose Schools Likely to Get State Funds for Improvements

06/26/14 | By | More

The BEST fund was created in 2008 as a way to help with renovation and construction in Colorado schools.

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Montrose Hospital Could Face Penalties Over Low Score

06/25/14 | By | More

MMH spokesperson Leann Tobin told the Watch the score does not reflect the hospital’s committed efforts to improve patient care.

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MONTROSE BRIEFS | Delta Police Seek Drive-By Shooting Suspect

06/25/14 | By | More
MONTROSE BRIEFS | Delta Police Seek Drive-By Shooting Suspect

On Tuesday this week Delta Police Officers obtained a warrant seeking the arrest of Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of the Delta, Montrose area.

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U.S.S. Montrose Celebrated in Montrose

06/18/14 | By | 26 More
U.S.S. Montrose Celebrated in Montrose

The vessel ferried thousands of soldiers and supplies to war during World War II, then in Korea and Vietnam.

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MONTROSE BRIEFS | No Barriers Benefit Saturday … VFW Convention

06/18/14 | By | More
MONTROSE BRIEFS | No Barriers Benefit Saturday … VFW Convention

On Saturday, June 21, Welcome Home Montrose holds its Mission No Barriers 5K Run/Walk at the Bridges of Montrose. Registration and festivities begin at 9 a.m

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Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

06/15/14 | By | More
Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

Beck invited the group to talk about the need to help veterans, and the process involved in opening a center to help those most in need of a fresh start with community-oriented resources.

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ALERT: Dry Creek, Section 25 fires burning southwest of Naturita

06/13/14 | By | More

From: Southwest District Fire Management – Colorado BLM News Release MONTROSE, COLO— Two wildfires on Bureau of Land Management managed lands were reported on Wednesday, June 11. Both wildfires were caused by lightning that moved through the area on Wednesday morning. The Section 25 Fire is located approximately 2.5 miles southwest of Naturita, Colorado. The Section […]

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In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

06/13/14 | By | More
In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

For 20 years, Montrose native Gary Krabbe has healed the injured from western Colorado and beyond.

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Remembering 22

06/11/14 | By | 51 More
Remembering 22

Grayson Burris was a friend, son and teammate who died in the course of rescuing a friend from drowing.

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Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

06/07/14 | By | More
Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

It is a challenge keeping bees healthy and poison-free.

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Montrose Teen Drowns in Delta County

06/06/14 | By | More

Teen reportedly jumped in to save life of another swimmer.

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A Swim for Survival, and the Fight for a Free Europe

06/05/14 | By | More
A Swim for Survival, and the Fight for a Free Europe

Frank Casias was a young man on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy.

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Spilling Over the Crystal

06/05/14 | By | More
Spilling Over the Crystal

This happens only once in a while. Watch it now.

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Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

06/05/14 | By | More
Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

New law promotes flow of more hydroelectric projects.

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‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

06/02/14 | By | More
‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

A pair of thunderous engines once used in a global fight for peace against evil will descend into Montrose next weekend.

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Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

06/01/14 | By | More
Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to volunteer to continue trail building efforts at Cerro Summit on Saturday, June 7.

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Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

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Seniors Back to Using Pavilion Kitchen Following Lockout

05/24/14 | By | More

Golden Circle Seniors Inc. accuses the city of not allowing the seniors to operate in the center’s kitchen, and that the city unexpectedly locked the doors earlier this month.

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Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

05/24/14 | By | More
Memorial Museum Opens in New York, and a Montrose Family Member Is There

Montrose physician Bill Faragher lost his 33-year-old sister when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the building.

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New Counseling Program to Boost Student Preparedness

05/15/14 | By | More
New Counseling Program to Boost Student Preparedness

The Montrose County School District RE-1J will implement a three-year initiative to boost middle and high school student preparedness.

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iPads Deemed Essential by Montrose Schools as New Testing Is Set to Begin

05/14/14 | By | More
iPads Deemed Essential by Montrose Schools as New Testing Is Set to Begin

Montrose Schools RE-1J teachers and district officials say that to stay competitive, a massive technology upgrade is required before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

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Man accused of shooting two dogs over weekend

05/12/14 | By | More

Staff Report MONTROSE — The Montrose County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing whether to file official charges against 20-year-old Kristoff Wilson, a Montrose County man who is accused of shooting two dogs over the weekend. According to records, Montrose County Deputies responded Saturday at 12:47 p.m. to a report animal cruelty in the in the 59300 […]

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Main in Motion Kicks Off 13th Season May 29

05/11/14 | By | More
Main in Motion Kicks Off 13th Season May 29

Main in Motion, the popular Montrose festival, begins its 13th season Thursday, May 29, at 6 p.m. in Montrose’s historic downtown.

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Montrose PD Conduct Drug Search

05/09/14 | By | More

MONTROSE — Members of the Montrose Police Department’s Drug Task Force and Special Weapons And Tactics team or SWAT conducted a drug search at a home near the intersection of 6700 Road and Sunnyside Road this morning. Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said he could not provide any details as of 1 p.m. today stating “it’s […]

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UPDATED May 12, 7:30 p.m. | Ornelas Was Out On Bond Awaiting Trial When He Shot CSP Trooper

05/09/14 | By | More
UPDATED May 12, 7:30 p.m. | Ornelas Was Out On Bond Awaiting Trial When He Shot CSP Trooper

Thomas Ornelas, 41, was shot and killed Thursday after firing upon two CSP troopers on I-70 near mile marker 129 near Dotsero yesterday.

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Third Grade TCAP Scores Show Slight Dip Over 2013

05/09/14 | By | More

Testing shows drops in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties’ third-graders’ reading proficiency.

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Trooper Shot, Suspect Dead Following Shooting on I-70

05/08/14 | By | More

Staff Report GARFIELD COUNTY COLO – According to a Garfield County Sheriff’s Office news release the Colorado State Patrol Trooper shot this morning during a routine traffic stop has been transported to the Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. The suspect is dead on scene located on Interstate 70 in the eastern part of the […]

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Rec District, City Pen IGA To Begin Tax Collection

05/08/14 | By | More
Rec District, City Pen IGA To Begin Tax Collection

Councilors also deny request for de-annexation for city resident.

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Curtis Robinson, MLC Primary Landowner, Sues City of Montrose

05/02/14 | By | More

Robinson seeks an injunction against the city’s operation of the course while the court determines and enforces “the reciprocal legal relations and duties.”

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NEW: Missing Nucla man Gerry Dwight (Hoop) Reed sought

05/01/14 | By | More

  Fr: Montrose County Press Release Montrose, COLO — On April 26, 2014, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person from the town of Nucla. At that time, it was reported that Gerry Dwight (Hoop) Reed of 580 West 5th Avenue, Nucla, had not been seen or […]

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Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

05/01/14 | By | 80 More
Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

Hundreds of fellow students, teachers and teammates of 15-year-old left-handed batter Garret Middleton gathered at the Sunset Mesa baseball complex last week to say goodbye.

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Blotter: Montrose teen facing charges for stealing car

04/28/14 | By | More

Blotter: According to Montrose police records, last Saturday morning at 10:18 a.m., officers made contact with a 13-year-old boy in the 1100 block of North Townsend Avenue after the teen was reported to have stolen a vehicle and caused a accident. The teen is facing possible charges for aggravated motor vehicle theft along with reckless […]

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Let Freedom Ring Now in Its Second Year

04/28/14 | By | More
Let Freedom Ring Now in Its Second Year

WRC’s Let Freedom Ring project generates awareness, recognition and gratitude for military veterans on Memorial Day, with wind chimes.

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