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    Highway 550 Access Plan (Draft)

    The Highway 550 Access Plan (Draft) is available Read on...
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    Montrose County Awarded $200,000 DOLA Grant for Historic Courthouse Renovation Design

    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 Read on...
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    LEAP Applications Accepted Starting Nov. 1st

    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 costs. Read on...
  4. Montrose County

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

    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 Read on...
  5. Montrose County

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

    Montrose County Planning and Development Offices will be closed on Thursday October 25th and Friday October 26th for Read on...
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    Montrose County and U.S. Forest Service Share Resources to Improve Public Roads

    County crews recently finished placing four inches of new gravel on two separate sections of 90 Road that traverse through the Uncompahgre National Forest. Read on...
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    Phyllis Alleman Celebrates Historic Courthouse with National Register Plaque

    Montrose, COLO.—The historic courthouse now sports the hardware to match its official Historic Place on the National Read on...
  8. Montrose County

    Commissioners Seek Input on Barking Dog Ordinance

    Montrose, COLO.— The Board of County Commissioners is seeking public input on the consideration of a barking dog ordinance. Commissioners Read on...
  9. Montrose County, Colorado

    Public Budget Meeting Slated for October 10th

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners invites the public to the annual Read on...
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    West Nile Cases in Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health Department lists five cases of West Nile Virus currently reported Read on...
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    Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

    The B-52 Stratofortress and its 185 feet of wing span glory will descend on the Montrose Regional Airport Thursday Read on...
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    Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions

    Montrose, COLO.—After recent moisture in the Montrose area, Montrose County Read on...
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    Inmate Found Unresponsive

    Montrose, COLO.— In the early morning hours of Thursday, August 23rd, Read on...
  15. Stage 1 Restrictions Montrose County

    Montrose County Returns to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

    The unincorporated areas of Montrose County are returning to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning August 17th at noon Read on...
  16. County News Release

    Full Scale Airport Emergency Exercise on August 9th

    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. Read on...
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    Montrose County Air Quality Alert

    Multiple wildfires in southwestern Colorado as well as smoke from additional fires in the western United States Read on...
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    Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions

    After a recent downgrade in fire restrictions in mid-July, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap will Read on...
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    Rabies Confirmed in Bat in Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Public Health Department has confirmed a case of rabies in a bat in the county. Read on...
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    Montrose County Downgrades to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

    Montrose County Downgrades to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Read on...
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    Official Primary Election Results

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Clerk and Recorder Tressa Guynes released Official Primary Election results Read on...
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    Motor Vehicle Fatality Identified

    Montrose, CO—About noon on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, a two-vehicle collision occurred Read on...
  23. Montrose County, Colorado

    County Attorney Whitmore Resigns Effective July 31

    Montrose County Attorney Martha Whitmore has tendered her Read on...
  24. SRS BOCC Meeting 062018

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

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) knows that our local schools are facing significant challenges Read on...
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    Upper Mailbox Fire Updates

    Update: The Upper Mailbox Fire is 100% contained. Read on...
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    Upper Mailbox Fire Pre-Evacuation

    PRE-EVACUATION notice sent to homes on Ragsdale Road Read on...
  27. Montrose County

    Tips from Montrose County Public Health for Dealing with Smoke Conditions

    High winds, open burning, and unexpected fires have contributed to poor air quality in the Read on...
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    STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS BEGIN JUNE 14

    Faced with a difficult decision, Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap Read on...
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    Improving Road Safety: New Intersections for Several Roads

    Montrose County will be changing stop signs at several intersections Read on...
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    Montrose County Fire Restrictions Start May 21

    Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected Read on...
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    Rimrocker Trail "Missing Link" Application Receives Nearly $200,000 Grant

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County has taken another major step towards completion of the “missing link” of the popular Rimrocker Trail between Read on...
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    Montrose County Releases Citizen Transparency

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners are proud to officially release the latest in transparency software Read on...
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    UPDATE: Information Release

    In the late afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018, Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose Read on...
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    MCSO Successfully Apprehends High-Risk Fugitive

    Montrose, COLO.— In an operation that began on late Thursday night, the MCSO Read on...
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    Shavano Gateway Project Banks $20,000 Grant

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally inked a grant agreement yesterday with Read on...
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    Hunting Death Under Investigation

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a 911 call Read on...
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    Information Release

    Montrose, CO— In the late afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018, Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose Read on...
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    Montrose County Roundup Spring 2018

    Read the Montrose County Spring 2018 Roundup online. Read on...
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    Suspects Apprehended in Drive-By Shooting Investigation

    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. No injuries were reported and there is minimal Read on...
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    MCSO Invests in Coda Device for Officer and Community Safety

    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 Read on...
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    Drug Task Force Releases Impressive 2017 Stats

    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 Read on...
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    Poison Hemlock: Looks Can Be Deceiving

    Montrose, COLO.—This spring, the Montrose County Public Health Department urges residents to be mindful of poison-hemlock. It is Read on...
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    Montrose County Spring Cleanup Day

    The date for the FREE DAY at the East-End Landfill offered in conjunction with Montrose County and Waste Management has been Read on...
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    Paradox School Threat Investigation Continues

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a threat to the Paradox Valley Read on...
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    MCSO Update: Inmate Found Unresponsive

    The Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations has released the name of the decedent Read on...
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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 Read on...
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    Inmate Found Unresponsive

    Montrose, COLO.—At approximately 12:04 am on March 16th, a male inmate in the Montrose County jail Read on...
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    Baby & Me--Tobacco Free Program to Offer Free Diapers for Graduates

    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. Read on...
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    2018 Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

    Montrose Regional Airport is proud to announce the theme of the 2018 Tribute to Aviation, Women in Aviation. In its fourth year Read on...
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    Montrose County Event Center Naming Rights Released as ITB

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Fairgrounds and Event Center is proud to release an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a unique opportunity Read on...
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    Information Release: Stephen Felix Update

    Montrose, CO—On Friday, February 10, 2018, a 52-year-old male from Olathe named Stephen Felix was brought Read on...
  52. Montrose County, Colorado

    Montrose County Roads are Now Open to Recreational OHV Use

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally adopted Ordinance 2018-01 allowing the operation of Read on...
  53. Clerk Award 2018

    Five Years of Top Performance by Vital Statistics Team

    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 Read on...
  54. Montrose County, Colorado

    Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Available

    Montrose County Health and Human Services announces Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Program now available through Read on...
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    Information Release

    On Friday, February 10, 2018, Stephen Felix, a 52-year-old male from Olathe Read on...
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    Montrose Regional Airport is the Fastest Growing in the State

    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, Read on...
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    2018 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program

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

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

    Learn how you can obtain your FREE Baby Box for a safe sleep solution. Read on...
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    March 6th, 2018 Precinct Caucus Day

    Information about Precinct Caucus and how the unaffiliated voter will impact the Primary. Read on...
  61. Montrose County, Colorado

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

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners provided over $730,000 funding to local government and non-profit agencies to start off Read on...
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    Radon Action Month

    Free Radon Testing Kits are Available Now at Montrose County Health & Human Services! Read on...
  63. Montrose County, Colorado

    Building Permits Close 2017 With Marked Increases

    The Montrose County Planning and Development Division finished the year with strong numbers in regard to total Read on...
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    Skeletonized Remains Found

    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. Read on...
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    Skeletal Remains Found

    On Friday, December 1, 2017, a hunter in the Olathe area reported finding skeletal material believed Read on...
  66. Montrose County, Colorado

    Montrose County Board Openings

    Montrose County is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on the Board listed below. You can make a difference in our County! Read on...
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    Pertussis (whooping cough) Identified in Montrose County

    MONTROSE, CO: Montrose Memorial Hospital in cooperation with Montrose County Health and Human Services have identified patients in Montrose County who have tested Read on...
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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Offered to Community

    Montrose County is once again partnering with the Center for Mental Health to bring a Mental Health First Aid course to the community. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigaton

    In the early morning hours of November 6, 2017, a 28-year-old female was found dead in Olathe. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation

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

    Montrose, COLO.--On October 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montrose County Read on...
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    City Market, Feeding America, and Montrose County team up to fight influenza and hunger

    City Market, Feeding America, and Montrose County team up to fight influenza and hunger with One Shot, One Meal Campaign Read on...
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    Montrose County Offers Mental Health First Aid Class During National Suicide Prevention Month

    Montrose, COLO.—Research has found that about 90 percent of individuals who die by suicide Read on...
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    National Breastfeeding Month

    Let Montrose County assist your work site in becoming a Designated Breastfeeding Friendly Environment. Read on...
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    EBT Outage Starting 8/26/17 10pm

    Please Note: Colorado Department of Human Services has a scheduled Read on...
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    Death on Highway 550 South

    Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of August 19, 2017, there was a vehicle-pedestrian collision on Highway 550 South near Read on...
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    UPDATE: Montrose County Jail Inmate Identified

    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 Read on...
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    Inmate Found Unresponsive in Montrose County Jail

    Montrose, COLO.-- This morning at approximately 12:30 a.m., deputies conducting security rounds in the Montrose County Jail found an unresponsive male inmate in his cell. Life saving measures were immediately Read on...
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    Montrose County Sheriff's Office Announces Annual Citizens Academy

    The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) will be accepting applications for the MCSO Citizens Academy. The academy is scheduled to begin Read on...
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    Montrose County Welcomes New Engineer Keith Laube

    Montrose County is pleased to welcome Keith Laube as the new County Engineer Read on...
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    Montrose County Partners on New CO Health Campaign that Takes on Mental Health Stigma

    Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County is working with a coalition of partner organizations on a new public health Read on...
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    Fire Ban Lifted

    The Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions have been lifted. We encourage everyone to continue to use caution and to make sure Read on...
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    Montrose Adds Another Major Hub With Charlotte Flights

    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 Read on...
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    Lakewood Resident Dies at Black Canyon National Park

    Montrose, CO—On the afternoon of Monday, July 10, 2017, a 49-year-old female, Tracey Lister of Lakewood, Colorado Read on...
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    Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

    There have been citizen inquiries and media activity on voters requesting to become confidential Read on...
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    Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect July 1st in Unincorporated Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.-- At 12:01am on July 1st , Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be in effect for Read on...
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    Red Flag Warning Issued

    A Red Flag Warning for high wind and low relative humidity Read on...
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    2017 CDHS Summer Planning Tour

    Please join us and the Colorado Department of Human Services for the CDHS 2017 Summer Planning Tour, which is Read on...
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    Citizens' Advisory Committee Application

    Take an active role in county government and apply for the Montrose County Citizens’ Advisory Committee! Read on...
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    K-9 Oxx Earns Narcotics Case of the Year Nod

    Montrose County's favorite four-legged crime fighter Read on...
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