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Posted on: January 23, 2015

Montrose County Environmental Health to Offer Radon Classes

Montrose, COLO.-- Did you know radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas responsible for hundreds of Colorado lung cancer deaths each year? Montrose County Health and Human Services will host several radon classes to increase publ...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

Building Permits Continue to Climb Following Lull in 2011

Montrose, COLO.-- Montrose County Planning and Development Department rang in the New Year with a five-year high on the total number of building permits issued in 2014. This high marks an upward trend since the downward turn in the loc...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

6000 Road Closure

Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Road and Bridge Department will close 6000 Road between Banner Road and Amber Road starting January 20th, 2015, for culvert replacement. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes. For more information, please call the ...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

American Legion Kicks-Off Positive Start to Posse Fund Drive with $1,000 Donation

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Montrose, COLO.--The local American Legion recognized a need in the community and dedicated $1,000 of their bingo proceeds to the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse. This donation officially marked the start of the posse's a...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

Kentucky Road Closure

Montrose County Road and Bridge Department will close Kentucky Road between 6530 Road and 6450 Road starting January 5th, 2015, for culvert replacements. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes. For more information, please call the Montrose County ...Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2014

Fran Tipton-Long Steps Down as Montrose County Clerk & Recorder

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Montrose County Clerk and Recorder Fran Tipton-Long will be stepping aside as the Montrose County Clerk and Recorder effective January 12, 2015.

“This was not an easy decision—it was an emotional decision, one that I did not take lightly,” said Tipton-...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2014

Montrose Health Officials Keep Close Watch on Ebola Developments

Montrose County Health and Human Services (HHS) is working cooperatively with the Montrose Memorial Hospital and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to ensure that our local area is prepared for not only assessing patients with Eb...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

An Open Letter from Sheriff Rick Dunlap

Citizens of Montrose County,

The Montrose Regional Dispatch Center (MRDC), and specifically the increase in fees to the user agencies, has been called into question recently as agencies are preparing for their upcoming budgets.

First and foremost...Read on...