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Black Canyon Search and Rescue Reunites Family

08/06/14 | By 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 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 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 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 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 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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