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...
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Read the entire PDF Issue 230, published July 24, 2017. Articles covering the greater Montrose area include: Colorado State University to ReOpen Rogers Mesa Research Site, Passage Charter School closed after 19 years, City & County government, and much more...

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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...

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City Resident Expresses Concerns To Council 

New Lodging and Entertainment Liquor License – Assistant City Attorney Andrew Boyko.  Applicant Joshua Fabian requested a license for Intrinzik, located at 512 E. Main which was formally known as Zulu Brewing Company. The venue will focus on music...

Rodney Atkins To Headline 2017 Olathe Sweet Corn Fest 

Country Legend & Legendary West Slope Corn a Sweet Deal for Families In fields across the region, delicious ears of Olathe Sweet sweet corn are growing taller with each hot, sunny day and cool night…set to reach their flavorful peak just...

Nonpartisan Health Care Presentation Free To The Public 

In Washington, D.C., health care is a political hot potato. For most Americans, it’s also a matter of life and death. On June 25, Bob Semro, a retired Colorado Healthy Policy Analyst, will speak at 3PM at the Paradise Theatre in Paonia, about “Opening...

City And Colorado Outdoors Announce Deal With Marriott 

The City of Montrose, in partnership with Colorado Outdoors LLC, is pleased to announce that Glacier House Hotels has signed a letter of intent to bring a 100-room Marriott Towne Place to the new Colorado Outdoors development in Montrose. Though specific...

Montrose Regional Crimestoppers Helps The Good Guys

In just three years, Montrose Regional Crimestoppers has helped stop local criminals in their tracks. Crimestoppers has paid out $6,000 in rewards, resolved at least 62 crimes and helped bring about more than 20 arrests–serving as an example of...

Third Annual Ridgway Bass Tournament Set For July 7-30

The third annual smallmouth bass tournament at Ridgway State Park is scheduled for July 7-30, giving anglers nearly a month to fill their creels and to vie for more than $8,000 in prizes. No entry fee is required for the tournament and the more smallmouth...

Houses Of Worship: Victory Baptist Church

The parking lot at Victory Baptist Church was packed on April 2, 2107, but the auditorium was surprisingly empty. However, once Sunday school for children and adults was dismissed the auditorium quickly filled to more than 200.  Don Stott, a man in his...

City Moves Forward With Cerise Amphitheater 

Montrose City Council Work Session Discussion Items for June 5, 2017:  Cerise Park Amphitheater – Councilman Dave Bowman, Rotary President-Elect Mark Plantz and Senior Planner Garry Baker.  The committee, a group numbering 12-15 people, has met twice....

Stroup Sworn In As Ridgway Chief Marshal 

Tammy Stroup, a 1990 Montrose High School graduate, took the oath of office as the Town of Ridgway Chief Marshal on Monday, June 5.  Stroup’s law enforcement career began in 2001 at Pueblo, where she worked as a lead victim’s advocate. Her...

Forest Service Releases Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement For West Elk Coal Mine

The U.S. Forest Service, along with cooperating agencies, Bureau of Land Management, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, and Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety announce the availability of the Supplemental Draft Environmental...

Henderson Raises Concerns Over Hospital Litigation In Brief Meeting 

Three members of the community stepped up to address the Montrose Board of County Commissioners during the time for public comment at the regular meeting on June 5. Wayne Quade suggested that the County increase its participation in local Earth Week festivities....

Non-profit Economy Thriving On Main Street 

With a third non-profit retail shop opening on Montrose’s Main Street, the local not-for-profit “business” economy appears to be gaining strength. Habitat for Humanity of the San Juans, which helps families and individuals achieve affordable...