Montrose Animal Shelter: Caring For Companions 
They just about spoil them here. The Montrose Animal Shelter welcomes lost, unwanted, nuisance pets or animals who don't have a safe place to go. Step through the doors and you will see spotless floors and cages, animals given the most nutritious...
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Read the entire PDF Issue 255, published January 15, 2018. Articles covering the greater Montrose area include: Carole McKelvey's report on the Montrose Animal Shelter...Gail Marvel's Answering the Call series continues...Art Goodtimes' Up Bear Creek, and much more...

City To Apply For $500k Grant For Woodgate Trails Sr. Apts, Welcomes New Public Works Manager 

The normal schedule for a City Council Work Session is the day prior to the Regular City Council meeting. However, because of the New Year holiday, this work session was moved to 3 p.m. on Jan. 2, 2018. The regular City Council meeting then followed at...

Stonaker Tapped To Run CSU’s Rogers Mesa Center 

Colorado State University (CSU) announced that it would reopen the Western Colorado Research Center at Rogers Mesa for the benefit of the region’s producers and growers. Now, the public will have an opportunity to hear directly from the center’s...

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Residential Assessment Rate Not Keeping Pace With Cost Of Essential Services 

You may not know or even care much about Colorado’s Gallagher Amendment. Still, if you live here, it impacts your life and may limit essential services that you have come to expect. Embedded in Colorado’s constitution, the Gallagher Amendment...

County, Hospital Agree To Joint Representation For MMH Bond Refinance Review

Addressing the Montrose Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) during the time for public comment at the regular meeting of Dec. 6, citizen Dennis Olmstead once again questioned the need for the new Fairgrounds Events Center, which is nearing completion....

City Staffers Got First Crack At Montrose BUCKS Sale

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) holds a holiday promotion known as Montrose BUCKS. Participants can purchase $100 worth of Montrose BUCKS and receive a value of $120 to spend in town. The city website does not indicate if there...

Bynum A No Show At Work Session; OBT Talks Continue

Four councilmembers were present for the Nov. 20 work session; Councilwoman Barbara Bynum was absent.  Introduction of new employees:  Animal Shelter Tech Suzanne McKetta  Street Division Worker – Victor Armendariz  Assistant Finance Director –...

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...

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...

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...