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Tag: Ridgway Reservoir

How the Montrose Mouse ‘Saved the Dallas’

08/15/14 | By | 161 More
How the Montrose Mouse ‘Saved the Dallas’

But for a cartoon mouse and 1,500 urine sample bottles, the Ridgway Reservoir may never have existed.

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Event Planned to Honor Builders of Ridgway Dam and Reservoir

07/29/14 | By | More
Event Planned to Honor Builders of Ridgway Dam and Reservoir

Construction eventually started in 1978 and the reservoir filled completely for the first time in 1990.

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Plane, Victims Retrieved From Ridgway Reservoir

03/28/14 | By | More
Plane, Victims Retrieved From Ridgway Reservoir

Representatives from the aircraft company and the salvage team are now preparing the plane wreckage for transport to Greeley, where the investigation will be headquartered.

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Five Perish in Plane Crash at Ridgway State Park

03/27/14 | By | More

A spring break trip was cut tragically short for five travelers from Gadsden, Ala., Saturday, March 22, when the small private plane they were traveling in crashed into Ridgway Reservoir on its final approach to Montrose Regional Airport.

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Divers Locate Five Bodies Within Plane Crash Wreckage

03/24/14 | By | More
Divers Locate Five Bodies Within Plane Crash Wreckage

Due to the extensive damage and orientation of the plane, the divers were not able to recover the victims’ bodies, which will remain within the wreckage until it can be safely brought to shore.

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