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School Officials Say 3A Offers a Needed Boost for Schools

10/17/14 | By | 28 More

Funds raised will go to hiring dozens of new teachers, provide teachers with three additional professional development days.

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

10/04/14 | By | 48 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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It’s Amazing: Rodeo-Themed DeVries Corn Maze Open to the Public

09/26/14 | By | 1,048 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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EDITORIAL RANT | Farewell to a True Community Journalist

09/24/14 | By | 541 More
EDITORIAL RANT | Farewell to a True Community Journalist

Next week, Woody will pack up his cameras, lenses and faded Duke T-shirts and heads to Ashville, N.C., to work for the ‘Citizen-Times.’

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Colorado Hops Boom Keeps Pace With Craft Beer Industry

09/18/14 | By | 204 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 | 701 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 | 62 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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Hickenlooper, Beauprez Spar on Health Care, Economy

09/11/14 | By | 34 More

Will Colorado’s gubernatorial election hinge on the death penalty?

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Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

09/08/14 | By | 79 More
Udall, Gardner’s First Debate Highlights Crucial Battle for Senate Seat

The Udall-Gardner race is considered one of the most critical races in the U.S.

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3A Heads to Voters This November

08/27/14 | By | 73 More

Measure 3A seeks to raise RE-1J’s taxes by $2.9 million annually beginning in the 2014-15 budget year.

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Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

08/27/14 | By | 58 More
Cooking Away for Farmacy Bucks

Ten families are working with Local Farmacy Rx, a local non-governmental program, to learn to cook – and eat well – together.

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VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

08/21/14 | By | 109 More
VIDEO | Uncompaghre River Report

The tour was developed to give local officials and residents a first-hand experience of the river since improvements were made.

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Montrose Football Stands Tall

08/20/14 | By | 95 More
Montrose Football Stands Tall

Because the movie was a true story about a football team, a death, and the pressure and reality of growing up the MHS team was able to draw some comparisons.

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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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Uncompahgre Tap Water No Longer Fluoridated

08/05/14 | By | 33 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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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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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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128th Montrose County Fair | Get Ready for the Swine Show

07/16/14 | By | 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 | 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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Suspected Meth, Cocaine Dealers Arrested

07/08/14 | By | 74 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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Survey: Regional Transit Routes Needed, Feasibly, Sustainability Of Such Service Unknown

07/03/14 | By | 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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Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

07/02/14 | By | More
Brews and Bogeys Opens at Black Canyon Golf Course

Brews and Bogeys is Horsefly’s third location in Montrose, joining their Main Street brewery and the small grill at Montrose Regional Airport.

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Suspected Drive-by Shooter Arrested

07/02/14 | By | More

Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of the Delta, Montrose area was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges, according to Lakewood police. He had been wanted since June 22.

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Downtown Montrose at the Heart of Fourth Festivities

07/01/14 | By | 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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Montrose Schools Likely to Get State Funds for Improvements

06/26/14 | By | More

The BEST fund was created in 2008 as a way to help with renovation and construction in Colorado schools.

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Welcome Home Montrose Featured on the ‘Glenn Beck Show’

06/15/14 | By | 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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In Motion: in Action for 20 Years

06/13/14 | By | 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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Beekeeping a Passion and Essential for Local Agriculture

06/07/14 | By | 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 | More

Teen reportedly jumped in to save life of another swimmer.

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Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

06/05/14 | By | More
Hydroelectricity Cuts Through Red Tape

New law promotes flow of more hydroelectric projects.

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‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

06/02/14 | By | More
‘Maid in the Shade’ Heads to Montrose

A pair of thunderous engines once used in a global fight for peace against evil will descend into Montrose next weekend.

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Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

06/01/14 | By | More
Cerro Trails to Top Over a Mile

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to volunteer to continue trail building efforts at Cerro Summit on Saturday, June 7.

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Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

05/25/14 | By | More
Controlled Burn on the Uncompahgre

About 755 acres were outlined in the USFS Burn Plan designed to improve the health of Ponderosa Pine habitat and reduce ground and ladder fuels.

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Third Grade TCAP Scores Show Slight Dip Over 2013

05/09/14 | By | More

Testing shows drops in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties’ third-graders’ reading proficiency.

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Curtis Robinson, MLC Primary Landowner, Sues City of Montrose

05/02/14 | By | More

Robinson seeks an injunction against the city’s operation of the course while the court determines and enforces “the reciprocal legal relations and duties.”

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Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

05/01/14 | By | 80 More
Life of Garret Middleton Celebrated by a City

Hundreds of fellow students, teachers and teammates of 15-year-old left-handed batter Garret Middleton gathered at the Sunset Mesa baseball complex last week to say goodbye.

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‘Watch’ Marijuana Figures Misleading?

03/28/14 | By | More

I don’t understand how you can argue that the offenses so far this year are “in line with” or are close to last year’s figures.

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