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

10/04/14 | By | 44 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 | 143 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 | 586 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 | 76 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 | 198 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 | 699 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 | 61 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 | 93 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 | 131 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 | 44 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 | 30 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 | 45 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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