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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

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


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 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 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...