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Activist: Feds Have No Authority to Close Montrose County Road

07/30/14 | By | 125 views 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 | 1,310 views 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 | 786 views 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 | 338 views 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 | 622 views 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 | 2,238 views 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 | 964 views 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 | 1,806 views 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 | 758 views 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 | 814 views 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 | 899 views 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 | 678 views 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 | 744 views 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 | 747 views 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 | 887 views 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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