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UPDATE: Hiker rescued from high altitude

07/02/14 | By | 6,265 views 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 | 2,030 views 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 | 608 views 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 | 82,444 views 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 | 391 views 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 | 315 views 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 | 438 views 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 | 255 views 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 | 157 views 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 | 316 views 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 | 631 views 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 | 749 views 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 | 1,799 views 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 | 391 views 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 | 705 views More

Teen reportedly jumped in to save life of another swimmer.

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