Ridgway, Property Owners At Odds Over uncompahgre River Overlay District 
The Town of Ridgway is drawing criticism from local landowners, as the Town Council considers an Ordinance that amends the Official Zoning Map to create an “Uncompahgre River Overlay District (UROD).” The ordinance would create development...
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Read the entire PDF Issue 244, published October 30, 2017. Articles covering the greater Montrose area include: Ridgway's Uncompahgre River Overlay District (UROD)...Montrose County Votes 21 to Approve Resolution in Support of Library Ballot Issue...Colorado Treatment Services Opens Methadone Clinic, and much more...

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Buy, sell and announce houses, rentals, jobs, cars, events, garage sales, services and more with the Mirror's new classified ads by zobi.mobi - best of all, right now it's free to advertise. Click here to dive in...

Centennial Middle School Cuts Ribbon On New Don’t Quit Fitness Center 

Friday morning, Centennial Middle School students practiced making as much noise as possible in the school gym as they waited to cut the ribbon for the school’s brand new, $100,000 DON’T QUIT Fitness Center, attempting to outshout each other...

Colorado Yurt Company Meets Growing Demand For Affordable Housing

One of Montrose’s best-known businesses maintains a quiet presence at 28 West South Fourth Street, amidst a complex crowded with yurts, tipis and and tipi poles. Colorado Yurt Company began in the 1970’s as Earthworks Tipis, and has since...

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Enrollment Plummets At CMU Montrose; City Declines To Appraise Land Gift To URA

With the exception of Councilwoman Barbara Bynum, all councilmen were present for the Sept. 18 council work session. Bynum’s family vacation plans were scheduled and announced prior to her appointment to city council.  Introduction of New city...

WHAFV Board Asked To Step Down

The board of directors of the Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans (WHAFV) has been asked to step down as of Friday, Sept. 16, in a meeting that took place between a number of WHAFV board members and the organization’s Founder, Melanie Kline, together...

Dreams Take Off At 2017 Tribute To Aviation 

Not only planes, but dreams take off here. And at the Montrose Regional Airport 2017 Tribute to Aviation on Sept. 16-17, dreamers of all ages are welcome. Bring the family, meet the pilots, and tour an astonishingly diverse array of commercial, military...

City Residents Express Opposition To 164 acre, High Density Miami Farm Addition Development 

A two-hour public meeting between Miami Farm Addition developers and citizens was held at the Holiday Inn Express on Aug. 29. Of the approximately 75 people in attendance, 65 were citizens asking questions and expressing concerns over the proposed high-density...

Homeowners Object To Plans For Hillcrest Extension 

City project would increase traffic, decrease safety, neighbors say. A group of city residents concerned about the planned Hillcrest extension project intend to address the Montrose City Council at 11 a.m. at the work session of Sept. 18. More...

Bear With Us... Food Shortage Sparks Increased Interactions 

As the weather edges toward late summer and fall, Colorado’s black bears race to pack on the pounds that will enable them to survive during hibernation. Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) officials have released several warnings in recent weeks about...

Hard Work Pays Off For Young Montrose Brothers, Now World Karate Champs 

Yes, they are both still in elementary school–Pomona Elementary, to be specific. However, brothers Chance and Cameron Culver of Montrose are also world karate champions.  The entire Culver family traveled to the United States Karate Alliance’s...

Mountain States Ranch Rodeo Rides Into Town

It’s a can’tmiss recipe for a great weekendfresh air, friends, ranch rodeo finals and a Saturday night show sure to get those cowboy (and cowgirl) boots moving.  2017 Mountain States Ranch Rodeo (Sept. 8,9 & 10) highlights include the ranch...

Local Real Estate Market Is Hotter Than Hot 

Planning to sell your home? If your residence is affordably priced, you had better be ready to move–because this market is hotter than hot, experts say.  “There have been 410 sales in Montrose County during the second quarter of this year...

Colorado State University Announces Plans To Re-open Rogers Mesa Ag Research Site 

A longtime West Slope dream has come to fruition with the announcement that Colorado State University (CSU) will reopen the Rogers Mesa Research station on Hwy 92 outside of Hotchkiss for the benefit of the region’s producers and growers.  "Colorado...

Technical College Of The Rockies Announces New Name, New Leadership 

‘WE WANT TO BE THE SCHOOL OF CHOICE’ A new name, new director, and revitalized programs add up to a fresh start and more opportunities for students throughout the region.  Technical College of the Rockies has transformed its offerings along...

BOCC To Enter Talks With Laursen’s Atty 

Colorado Senator Don Coram was honored at the Montrose County Board of Commissioners meeting of July 5, where Montrose County Clerk & Recorder Tressa Guynes presented Coram with a 2017 Colorado Legislative Leadership Award. Coram was honored for distinguished...