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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Montrose County Event Center Announces Ned LeDoux in Concert

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Montrose, COLO.—In country music, a last name like LeDoux casts a big, storied and bittersweet shadow, but it's one Ned LeDoux doesn't mind standing in one bit. Montrose County Event Center is proud to announce LeDoux in concert on February 23, ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Dec. 8

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Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County and the Center for Mental Health are excited to bring another Mental Health First Aid course to the community. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, scho...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Highway 550 Access Plan (Draft)

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The Highway 550 Access Plan (Draft) is available online for review. To view the presentation, please click here.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Montrose County Awarded $200,000 DOLA Grant for Historic Courthouse Renovation Design

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Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners received a stamp of approval earlier this week on a Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) grant to support design documents for the renovation of the historic county courthouse. T...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

LEAP Applications Accepted Starting Nov. 1st

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Montrose County Health and Human Services Division will accept Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) applications from November 1st through April 30th, 2019.  LEAP is designed to help low-income households meet their winter home heating co...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Fifth Annual Free Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic Oct. 23rd

Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.— Help Montrose County, City Market, Montrose Memorial Hospital, and the City of Montrose Stop the Flu Bug this Tuesday, October 23rd at the fifth annual free Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic from 3-7pm.  This year's driv...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Planning and Development Offices Closed Oct. 25th and 26th

Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Planning and Development Offices will be closed on Thursday October 25th and Friday October 26th for moving. The Planning and Development team will be moving to the new Public Works Facility north of town at 6316...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Montrose County and U.S. Forest Service Share Resources to Improve Public Roads

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County crews recently finished placing four inches of new gravel on two separate sections of 90 Road that traverse through the Uncompahgre National Forest.

The first section started at the National Forest Service line located about 3.5 miles east of the Sa...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Phyllis Alleman Celebrates Historic Courthouse with National Register Plaque

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Montrose, COLO.—The historic courthouse now sports the hardware to match its official Historic Place on the National Register designation.  Community member Phyllis Alleman worked for years to apply for the prestigious designation and f...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Commissioners Seek Input on Barking Dog Ordinance

Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.— The Board of County Commissioners is seeking public input on the consideration of a barking dog ordinance. Commissioners have been approached in public meetings and received feedback that members of the public would support a ba...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Budget Meeting Slated for October 10th

Montrose County, Colorado

Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners invites the public to the annual Public Budget Meeting on Wednesday, October 10th at 5:30pm.  As part of a county budget process, the county meets annually for the County Manag...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Missing Person: Stanley Gardner

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Montrose, COLO.— On the afternoon of September 5th, the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a call regarding a welfare check of Mr. Stanley Gardner of Olathe, Colorado.  The MCSO immediately made contact with a fa...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

West Nile Cases in Montrose County

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Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health Department lists five cases of West Nile Virus currently reported in the county. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reminds people that preventing mosquito bites is the...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

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Montrose, COLO.--The B-52 Stratofortress and its 185 feet of wing span glory will descend on the Montrose Regional Airport Thursday to officially kick off the Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation weekend celebrated on September 15th and 16th. Led by the eigh...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions

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Montrose, COLO.—After recent moisture in the Montrose area, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap will lift fire restrictions starting at midnight on August 31st.  Overall moisture levels are continuing to increase and several p...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Inmate Found Unresponsive

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UPDATE from Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield, MD on 8/24/18

In the early morning hours of Thursday, August 23, 2018, an inmate was found unresponsive in a cell at the Montrose County Jail. Multiple resuscitation efforts were initiated by staff. EMS responded to...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Montrose County Returns to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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The unincorporated areas of Montrose County are returning to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning August 17th at noon. Conditions are extremely hot and dry and fuel moisture levels have returned to lower levels. In May, the Board of County Commissioners pa...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise on August 9th

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Montrose County would like to notify its community members of a full-scale emergency exercise that will take place at the Montrose Regional Airport (KMTJ) on the morning of August 9th.  The tri-annual exercise is part of the airport and county's ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Montrose County Air Quality Alert

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Montrose, COLO.—Multiple wildfires in southwestern Colorado as well as smoke from additional fires in the western United States have contributed to poor air quality across the county. Montrose County Public Health Department would like to offer ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions

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Montrose, COLO.—After a recent downgrade in fire restrictions in mid-July, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap will lift fire restrictions starting at noon on July 27th. The overall relative humidity factor remains high, which is also a large pa...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Rabies Confirmed in Bat in Montrose County

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Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Public Health Department has confirmed a case of rabies in a bat in the county. A member of the public observed a bat flying in an erratic pattern fall to the ground. The individual safely stored the bat and b...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Montrose County Downgrades to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

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Montrose, COLO.—An increase in moisture levels and decrease in overall threat of wildfire prompted Sheriff Rick Dunlap to downgrade the county from Stage 2 to Stage 1 restrictions effective at noon on July 16th. Additional moisture is predicted ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Official Primary Election Results

Montrose County, Colorado

Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Clerk and Recorder Tressa Guynes released Official Primary Election results this morning after a hand-count delay. On June 26th, Guynes announced that a vendor printing error involving a bar code on the Montrose C...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2018

Contact: Dr. Thomas M. Canfield, MD, Montrose County CoronerOffice: Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigation, (970) 252-4524

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Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified

 

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

County Attorney Whitmore Resigns Effective July 31

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Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Attorney Martha Whitmore has tendered her resignation and will be departing Montrose County on July 31st.

"This is a loss for the county," said Chairman of the Board Keith Caddy. "Ms. Whitmore has has brought...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Montrose County Dedicates Over $282,000 to Support Local Schools

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Montrose, COLO.--The Montrose Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) knows that our local schools are facing significant challenges in regard to facilities and capital improvements, as well as enrollment challenges. As a result, when this year’s S...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Upper Mailbox Fire Updates

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Update 8:20am 6/21: The Upper Mailbox Fire is 100% contained. The Type 3 IMT transferred command back to the local BLM unit this morning. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol the fire. This will be the last update unless significant activity occurs.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Upper Mailbox Fire Pre-Evacuation

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PRE-EVACUATION notice sent to homes on Ragsdale Road in regard to the #UpperMailboxFire.

A CodeRED notification was sent to residents in the pre-evacuation area.

For those who receive a pre-evacuation notice, the following steps can improve your safety and ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Tips from Montrose County Public Health for Dealing with Smoke Conditions

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High winds, open burning, and unexpected fires have contributed to poor air quality in the Montrose area. Montrose County Public Health would like to offer a few tips to community members that are affected by the additional smoke in the air.

Most healthy p...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS BEGIN JUNE 14

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Faced with a difficult decision, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap is declaring Stage 2 Fire Restrictions to take effect Thursday, June 14th at 12:00pm. This announcement comes on the heels of Stage 1 Restrictions on May 21. Record high temperatures, ex...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Improving Road Safety: New Intersections for Several Roads

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Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County will be changing stop signs at several intersections to make the intersections safer and more efficient for the traveling public. As part of the Begonia Road resurfacing project, the curves at 5600 Road and 5675 R...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Montrose County Fire Restrictions Start May 21

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 Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Rick Dunlap has declared Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Monday, May 21st. Moisture levels are dropping dail...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Rimrocker Trail "Missing Link" Application Receives Nearly $200,000 Grant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2018

Contact: Katie Yergensen, Montrose County Media Relations Managerkyergensen@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4505 or (970) 964-8701

Rimrocker Trail "Missing Link" Application Receives Nearly $200,0...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Montrose County Releases Citizen Transparency

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2018

Contact: Katie Yergensen, Montrose County Media Relations Managerkyergensen@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4505 or (970) 964-8701

Montrose County Releases Citizen Transparency 

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

UPDATE: Information Release

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Montrose, CO— In the late afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018, Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose died in a hunting incident near Traver Trail on the Uncompahgre Plateau in rural Montrose County. The death is under investigation by the Montrose ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

MCSO Successfully Apprehends High-Risk Fugitive

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Montrose, COLO.— In an operation that began on late Thursday night, the MCSO attempted to serve a warrant on Jose Pinott, a 40-year-old male from Montrose who had over $86,000 in warrants. Pinott was wanted for various failure to appear warrants...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Shavano Gateway Project Banks $20,000 Grant

Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally inked a grant agreement yesterday with the Colorado Department of Natural Resources.  The agreement provides Montrose County with grant funding in the amount of $20,32...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Hunting Death Under Investigation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 

Hunting Death Under Investigation

 

Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a 911 call on Saturday, April 21st at 5:16pm regarding an injured turkey hunt...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Information Release

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Montrose, CO— In the late afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018, Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose was killed in a hunting incident on Trauer Trail on the Uncompahgre Plateau in rural Montrose County.  The death is under investigation by...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Montrose County Roundup Spring 2018

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Read the Spring 2018 Roundup online by clicking here.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Suspects Apprehended in Drive-By Shooting Investigation

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Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has apprehended two suspects in the alleged drive-by shooting off Chipeta Road on Monday, April 16th.  Four shots were randomly fired at multiple residences. &nbs...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

MCSO Invests in Coda Device for Officer and Community Safety

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Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is now home to a Coda device drug analysis system.  The Coda device is a portable computer unit that utilizes a Raman spectrometer for data collection that provides a presum...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Drug Task Force Releases Impressive 2017 Stats

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Montrose, COLO.—The drug task force (DTF) continues to be instrumental in the war on drugs and the proof is in the impressive 2017 statistics that were released earlier this month.  In 2017, the DTF initiated 70 new cases the led to the seizure o...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Poison Hemlock: Looks Can Be Deceiving

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Montrose, COLO.—This spring, the Montrose County Public Health Department urges residents to be mindful of poison-hemlock.  It is in the same family as carrots and parsley, but can be fatal when eaten.  If you or someone you kn...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Montrose County Spring Cleanup Day

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The date for the FREE DAY at the East-End Landfill offered in conjunction with Montrose County and Waste Management has been set for April 21st, 2018 from 8am - 4pm.  

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Paradox School Threat Investigation Continues

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3/23/2018 UPDATE: The MCSO concluded its investigation and determined that the threat to the Paradox Valley School was unfounded. The MCSO would like to thank the Paradox Valley School and public for its cooperation during this incident. Any threat regard...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

MCSO Update: Inmate Found Unresponsive

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The Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations has released the name of the decedent as Clinton Mitchell, a 53-year-old male, of Montrose, Colo. Mr. Mitchell was booked into the Montrose County Jail on January 18th on a charge of CR...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

UPDATE: Montrose County Jail Inmate Identified

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UPDATE: Montrose County Jail Inmate Identified

Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of March 16th, an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Montrose County Jail. Multiple attempts at resuscitation by Montrose County Jail deputies, t...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Inmate Found Unresponsive

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Montrose, COLO.—At approximately 12:04 am on March 16th, a male inmate in the Montrose County jail was found unresponsive in his cell. CPR was started immediately by jail staff and emergency medical services (EMS) were dispatched. Upon EMS arriv...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Baby & Me--Tobacco Free Program to Offer Free Diapers for Graduates

Montrose County, Colorado

Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to team up with the BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program to offer help for pregnant women who smoke. Tobacco use during pregnancy is a known cause of bi...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

2018 Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

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Montrose, COLO.— Montrose Regional Airport is proud to announce the theme of the 2018 Tribute to Aviation, Women in Aviation. In its fourth year of existence, this popular event features both military and civilian aircraft on display from around the count...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Montrose County Event Center Naming Rights Released as ITB

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Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Fairgrounds and Event Center is proud to release an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a unique opportunity, the Naming Rights of the Event Center.  The facility, which is scheduled to open in late April, is 93,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Information Release: Stephen Felix Update

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Montrose, CO—On Friday, February 10, 2018, a 52-year-old male from Olathe named Stephen Felix was brought to Montrose Memorial Hospital by the Olathe Ambulance in an unconscious state. Radiologic examination revealed traumatic injuries and an ac...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Montrose County Roads are Now Open to Recreational OHV Use

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Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally adopted Ordinance 2018-01 allowing the operation of off-highway vehicles (OHV) on all country roads located in the unincorporated areas of Montrose County. The ordinance officially takes...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Five Years of Top Performance by Vital Statistics Team

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Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Clerk and Recorder's Vital Statistics Team is once again the proud recipient of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) annual Five Star Award. This marks the fifth year in a row the...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Available

Montrose County, Colorado

Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance AvailableMontrose, COLO.— Montrose County Health and Human Services announces Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Program now available through Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Information Release

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Montrose, CO— On Friday, February 10, 2018, Stephen Felix, a 52-year-old male from Olathe, was brought to Montrose Memorial Hospital by the Olathe Ambulance in an unconscious state. Radiologic examination revealed traumatic injuries and an acute...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Montrose Regional Airport is the Fastest Growing in the State

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Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is not only the fastest growing airport in western Colorado, but its growth has been noted statewide for the past three years.  In the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics Annual Report, ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

2018 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program

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Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Montrose County students are eligible to apply for the County Sheriffs of Colorado’s (CSOC) $500 scholarship.  CSOC, the State Sheriff&am...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Montrose County Helps Secure Over $45,000 in CMU Scholarship Dollars

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Montrose, COLO.— For the third year in a row, Montrose County was awarded scholarship funds from the 2017-2018 Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Matching Student Scholarship grant.  The grant was approved for $45,322 an...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Montrose County Partners with The Baby Box Co. to Distribute Free Baby Boxes

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Montrose, COLO.— In an effort to encourage safe sleep practices for newborns and infants, Montrose County Public Health Department has partnered with The Baby Box Co. and is now a distributor of The Baby Box.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

March 6th, 2018 Precinct Caucus Day

Montrose County, Colorado

What happens at precinct caucus?

• In each even-numbered year, political parties hold their Precinct Caucus on the first Tuesday in March to begin the process of selecting candidates to designate in the up-coming election.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Montrose County Supports Local Community with over $730,000 in Community Partner Funding

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The Montrose Board of County Commissioners provided over $730,000 funding to local government and non-profit agencies to start off 2018. Recipients of 2018 funding (awarded through the annual budget process) include organizations such as the Center for Me...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Radon Action Month

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January is Radon Action Month! Test your home and protect your health! The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommends that every house is tested, whether you own or rent. January is the best time to test because lower temperatures mea...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Building Permits Close 2017 With Marked Increases

Montrose County, Colorado

Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose County Planning and Development Division finished the year with strong numbers in regard to total permits issued, valuation, single family residence permits and single family residence valuation. The most impressive...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Skeletonized Remains Found

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Montrose, CO—The skeletonized remains discovered on December 1, 2017, at 59741 US Highway 50 in Olathe, Colorado have been definitively identified as those of Gary G. Goldman, 77 of Olathe, Colorado.

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Skeletal Remains Found

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Montrose, CO—On Friday, December 1, 2017, a hunter in the Olathe area reported finding skeletal material believed to be human remains. The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office and the Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigati...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Montrose County Board Openings

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Montrose County is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on the Board listed below.   For an application please contact Kathy Kacso at 317 S 2nd or by email at kkacso@montrosecounty.net.  Applications are also on the...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Pertussis (whooping cough) Identified in Montrose County

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For Immediate Release

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Contact:

Katie Yergensen, 964-8701kyergensen@montrosecounty.net

Leann Tobin, 240-7344

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Pertussis (whooping cough) Identified in Montrose County

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Offered to Community

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Montrose County is once again partnering with the Center for Mental Health to bring a Mental Health First Aid course to the community. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, n...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Homicide Investigaton

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Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of November 6, 2017, a 28-year-old female was found dead in Olathe. The victim has been identified as Patience Stewart of Olathe. An autopsy ordered by the Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Med...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Homicide Investigation

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Montrose, CO—On Friday, October 27, the Montrose County Coroner's Office was called to the scene of a death investigation by the Montrose Police Department. The decedent is identified as Livase Persson, a 71-year-old female from Montrose, Colorado. The ca...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Montrose, COLO.--On October 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The goal of this event is to prevent pill abuse and theft by riddi...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

City Market, Feeding America, and Montrose County team up to fight influenza and hunger

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Montrose, CO – October 10, 2017.  City Market announced today that it will be partnering with Montrose County, Montrose Memorial Hospital, and the City of Montrose to donate and administer 1,000 flu shots to county residents on October ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Montrose County Offers Mental Health First Aid Class During National Suicide Prevention Month

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Montrose, COLO.—Research has found that about 90 percent of individuals who die by suicide experience mental illness. In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month this September, Montrose County and the Center for Mental Health are offeri...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

National Breastfeeding Month

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Let Montrose County assist your work site in becoming a Designated Breastfeeding Friendly Environment. Call Montrose County Health Educator at 970-252-5011 for more information.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

EBT Outage Starting 8/26/17 10pm

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Please Note: Colorado Department of Human Services has a scheduled system upgrade this weekend. There will be an EBT Outage and EBT/Quest Cards will not work from 8/26/17 10pm - 8/27/17 8am.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Death on Highway 550 South

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Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of August 19, 2017, there was a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 550 South near Chipeta Road. Toma Martinez, a 45-year-old male from Montrose, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2017

UPDATE: Montrose County Jail Inmate Identified

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Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of August 18, 2017, an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Montrose County Jail. Multiple attempts at resuscitation by Montrose County Jail deputies, the Montrose Fire Protection District EMS ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Inmate Found Unresponsive in Montrose County Jail

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2017 FROM THE MONTROSE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Contact: Katie Yergensen, Montrose County Media Relations Managerkyergensen@montrosecounty.net, (970) 252-4505 or (970) 964-8701

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Montrose County Sheriff's Office Announces Annual Citizens Academy

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Montrose, COLO.--The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) will be accepting applications for the MCSO Citizens Academy. The academy is scheduled to begin on September 21st, and will run for 12 weeks with the graduation ceremony on December 14...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Montrose County Welcomes New Engineer Keith Laube

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Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County is pleased to welcome Keith Laube as the new County Engineer. Mr. Laube has degrees in civil and geotechnical engineering, a master's degree in business administration, 25 years of engineering experience, and a Colorado Pr...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Montrose County Partners on New CO Health Campaign that Takes on Mental Health Stigma

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Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County is working with a coalition of partner organizations on a new public health campaign called “Let’s Talk Colorado.” The campaign spotlights the stigma around mental illness so that the people who need this type of help are ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Fire Ban Lifted

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The Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions have been lifted. We encourage everyone to continue to use caution and to make sure all fires are out. If you plan to burn, please call dispatch at 970-252-4020 before you burn and again after you have finishe...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Montrose Adds Another Major Hub With Charlotte Flights

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 TELLURIDE, Colorado (July 7, 2017) – With the heat of summer upon us, planning for the coming winter is well underway. The Montrose/Telluride region is set to add another major hub to its network with service on American Airlines from Charlotte ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Lakewood Resident Dies at Black Canyon National Park

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Montrose, CO—On the afternoon of Monday, July 10, 2017, a 49-year-old female, Tracey Lister of Lakewood, Colorado, collapsed while hiking on the Gunnison River trail of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.  Park Rangers were ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

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The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity sent a letter to the Secretary of State Wayne Williams regarding voter information. You can read the letter here: http://www.montrosecounty.net/DocumentCenter/View/10553

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect July 1st in Unincorporated Montrose County

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Montrose, COLO.-- At 12:01am on July 1st , Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be in effect for unincorporated Montrose County. Stage 1 restrictions prohibit any open burning, all fireworks, and chainsaw operations without an approved spark arrestor. All campf...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Red Flag Warning Issued

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A Red Flag Warning for high wind and low relative humidity is in effect from 12pm - 8pm today. Montrose County Sheriff’...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

2017 CDHS Summer Planning Tour

Montrose 2017 Summer Planning Tour Flyer

Please join us and the Colorado Department of Human Services for the CDHS 2017 Summer Planning Tour, which is a town hall meeting on Monday, July 24th from 2-3:30pm. We welcome feedback, comments, and suggestions regarding the direction of the department ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2017

Citizens' Advisory Committee Application

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Take an active role in county government and apply for the Montrose County Citizens’ Advisory Committee! You can access the application by clicking here.

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

K-9 Oxx Earns Narcotics Case of the Year Nod

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Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County’s favorite four-legged crime fighter and his handler added more hardware to their collection on June 21st--Deputy K-9 Oxx and his handler, Sergeant Keith Sanders, won the Colorado Police Canine Association (CPCA) 2016 Narc...

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