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  1. Montrose County News Release

    County Approves Transfer of Real Property to Montrose Regional Health

    Montrose, CO—Today the Montrose Board of County Commissioners voted 3-0 to transfer the real property of 800 South 3rd Street and associated hospital properties to Montrose Regional Health. This decision follows two public work sessions Read on...
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    Montrose County Admin Office Moving

    The Admin Team is moving and will be closed 5/24 - 5/25. Normal hour will resume Thursday 5/26. Read on...
  3. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Dedicates Nearly $260,000 to Support Local Schools

    Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners knows that our local schools are facing significant challenges in regard to facilities and capital improvements, as well as enrollment challenges. As a result, Read on...
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  5. Become a Foster Superhero Today!

    Montrose County Recognizes Foster Superheroes in the Month of May

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners passed a proclamation today declaring May as Foster Care Month. Read on...
  6. Free Insects are available this year to fight Russian Knapweed.

    Russian Knapweed Insects Available

    Free insects for controlling Russian Knapweed are currently available through the Palisade Insectary. Read on...
  7. Fair Rodeo News

    Montrose County Fair & Rodeo Moves to Alternative Format for Poultry Show

    Montrose, CO— In an effort to curb the spread of bird flu, the Montrose County Fair and Rodeo board, Junior Livestock Committee, and the Fair’s Poultry Superintendent met and decided to cancel the in-person poultry show this year. Read on...
  8. Colorado Department of Agriculture Press Release

    State health officials investigate a detection of H5 influenza virus in a human in Colorado

    Person had direct contact with infected poultry; public health experts say the risk to the public is low. Read on...
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    Public Invited to Work Session to Discuss Real Property Transfer

    Montrose, CO—The Montrose Board of County Commissioners, Montrose Board of Hospital Trustees, and Montrose Regional Health Board of Directors invite the public to a work session on May 3 at 6:00pm at the Montrose County Event Center. Read on...
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    Montrose County Dedicates $500,000 to Aid in Naturita for Wastewater Treatment Project

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners signed an intergovernmental agreement between the county and the Town of Naturita to provide $500,000 to the town Read on...
  11. Montrose County News Release

    Public Invited to Work Session to Discuss Real Property Transfer

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners, Montrose Board of Hospital Trustees, and Montrose Regional Health Board of Directors invite the public to a work session on April 4 at 1:30pm at the Montrose County Event Center. Read on...
  12. Montrose County Colorado Courthouse

    Montrose County Awarded $7.725 Million Towards Historic Courthouse Renovation

    Montrose County Commissioners were thrilled to hear the news that U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper successfully advocated for funding of the county’s historic courthouse renovation. Hickenlooper included $7,725,000 in the recently passed Read on...
  13. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Dedicates $300,000 to Aid in Nucla Sewer Infrastructure Project

    Montrose, CO—The Montrose Board of County Commissioners signed an intergovernmental agreement between the county and the Town of Nucla that provides $300,000 to the town for replacement of a sewer line and utility access holes. Read on...
  14. BOCC: How can people engage with County Government?

    BOCC: How can people engage with County Government?

    Get involved with the County by joining one of more than a dozen Boards. Read on...
  15. BOCC Meets Olathe Middle School Student Council

    Olathe Middle/High Student Council Visits the BOCC

    Thanks for visiting Olathe Middle School Student Council! Read on...
  16. Montrose Regional Airport Terminal Expansion Project

    Montrose County Secures Financing for Airport Expansion

    Montrose, CO—The Montrose Board of County Commissioners awarded the airport terminal construction financing to Bank of the San Juans in this week’s board meeting. Read on...
  17. Montrose County Agriculture

    Montrose County Adds Right to Farm Resolution in Support of Producers

    Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners officially inked a “right to farm” resolution in Montrose County at this week’s board meeting Read on...
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    Blossom Road Bridge Girders Have Arrived

    Late yesterday, the girders for Blossom Road Bridge arrived at our Road and Bridge shop. Read on...
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    Reckless Kelly Headlines MC Event Center's Rocky Mountain Oyster & Red Dirt Festival

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Event Center is proud to announce the talented musical line-up for the 2022 Rocky Mountain Oyster Red Dirt Festival presented by 20 Sleeps West Real Estate on April 23. Read on...
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    BOCC: What is the Role of a County Commissioner?

    Commissioners Keith Caddy, Sue Hansen, and Roger Rash talk about local government and their roles as County Commissioners. Read on...
  21. Olathe Producers Co-op Added to Montrose County Historic Landmark Registry

    Olathe Producers Co-op Added to the Montrose County Historic Landmark Registry

    The Olathe Producers Co-op building has been added to the Montrose County Historic Landmark Registry. Read on...
  22. Montrose Regional Airport Arrival Video

    Montrose Regional Airport Construction Information - Part 2

    Learn more about how airport construction impacts passengers arriving at Montrose Regional Airport. Read on...
  23. MTJ Airport Construction Video

    MTJ Airport Construction Information

    Learn more about how airport construction impacts passengers departing out of Montrose Regional Airport. Read on...
  24. Montrose County Commissioners Video

    BOCC: The Future of Montrose County

    Montrose County Commissioners Keith Caddy, Sue Hansen, and Roger Rash sat down recently to talk about the future of Montrose County. Read on...
  25. Region 10 Montrose County News Release

    Region 10, Montrose County, and Partners Secure $1.7 Million Grant for New Olathe Innovation Center

    Region 10, Montrose County, and supporting partners are proud to announce the award of a $1.7 million Rural Innovation Stronger Economy (RISE) grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Read on...
  26. Proposed Commissioner Districts

    Changes Proposed to Commissioner Districts

    Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners were presented with proposed changes to the commissioner districts at this morning’s board meeting. These proposed changes are Read on...
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    Montrose County Assessor 2021 Residential Property Tax Information

    A message from the Montrose County Assessor about residential property taxes in 2021. Read on...
  28. Montrose County News Release

    New Hours for the Montrose County Old Courthouse

    The Montrose County Courthouse will be changing office hours for the public beginning January 3, 2022 Read on...
  29. 010721 Healthcare Job Fair

    Healthcare Job Fair January 7th, 2022

    Healthcare professionals- Come meet with top healthcare employers in our community! Healthcare providers/employers - sign up to be an exhibitor! Read on...
  30. Montrose County News Release

    County Adopts 2022 Budget Featuring Airport Terminal Expansion

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners formally adopted the 2022 proposed budget of $121,668,439 million. Adoption of the final budget included minimal changes from the recommended budget presented by County Manager Jon Waschbusch in October. Read on...
  31. New Fair Board

    Montrose County Announces New Fair Board Members

    Montrose, CO— Following a change to the re-structuring of the Montrose County Fair Board, the board of county commissioners voted in a new fair board Read on...
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    Changes Made to the Montrose County Fair Board

    At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), the BOCC approved the re-structure of the Montrose County Fair Board Read on...
  33. Montrose County Human Services is now accepting Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) applicat

    LEAP Applications Open Now!

    Montrose County Human Services is now accepting Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) applications now through April 30th, 2022. Read on...
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  35. November 12-13 Vaccination Clinic

    Montrose County Public Health and Peak Professionals Stand Up Mass COVID-19 Booster Clinic

    Following the increased public demand for boosters, Montrose County Public Health and Peak Professionals are partnering to temporarily open a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic Read on...
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    Third Annual Free West Slope Water Summit Nov. 16th

    MONTROSE, COLO – Join Montrose County to discuss water at the third annual West Slope Water Summit on November 16th from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Montrose County Event Center. Read on...
  37. Shan National Champion Grader

    Road and Bridge Operator Shan Stratton Wins National Championship

    Montrose County Road and Bridge Department is now home to a national championship motor grader operator. Shan Stratton took home top honors in the motor grader competition and placed third in the skid steer the American Public Works Association’s National Read on...
  38. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Manager Delivers Proposed Budget for 2022

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Manager Jon Waschbusch presented the 2022 proposed budget during a special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners on Monday, Oct. 11. Read on...
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    Open House for Updated Montrose County Road Map

    Notice is hereby given that a public open house will be held at the Montrose County Read on...
  40. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Reports West Nile Virus Death

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health is reporting the first case of death from West Nile virus in 2021. Read on...
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    Montrose Regional Airport Set to Grow with $33 Million Terminal Expansion

    Montrose, COLO.—After seven years of airport master plan meetings, the Montrose Board of County Commissioners signed a $33 million airport terminal expansion Read on...
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    Celebrating Six Years of the Tribute to Aviation

    Montrose, COLO.—The much-anticipated Tribute to Aviation, the signature event hosted by Montrose Regional Airport, kicks-off this Saturday with a static display that promises to entertain and inspire. Read on...
  43. MCSO News Release

    Montrose County Rescinds Fire Restrictions in West End

    Sheriff Lillard has made the decision to life Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for the West End of Montrose County will be on 12:01am Friday, September 3rd. This effectively ends all fire restrictions Read on...
  44. 080521 Hazardous Waste Dump

    City/County Partner To Host Hazardous Waste Collection Event

    Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose in partnership with Montrose County has planned a waste collection event to give Montrose area residents an opportunity to safely dispose of hazardous chemicals used in many household products. Read on...
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    Waschbusch Appointed Montrose County Manager

    Montrose, COLO.— Following the conclusion of the statutorily mandated process, the board of county commissioners approved a contract for the position of Montrose County Manager with current Interim County Manager Jon Waschbusch. In a 3-0 vote Read on...
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    Montrose County Receives $20,000 Award from "NOHVCC"

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County is proud to announce the award of $20,000 from the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC) to support development of the Shavano Gateway Recreation Area. Located at the Read on...
  47. Montrose County News Release

    Norris Welcomed As Director of Facilities and Construction Management

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County is proud to announce that Ken Norris, P.E. has been hired as the county's Director of Facilities and Construction Management. Norris was Read on...
  48. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Grateful for County Manager Norris’ 7 Years of Service

    Montrose, COLO.— In a special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, the board and Manager Norris mutually agreed to end the contract with County Manager Ken Norris. Read on...
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    Make a COVID-19 Plan

    Public Health Encourages Residents to Make a COVID-19 Plan Read on...
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    U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Montrose During 2020 Tour

    Montrose, CO – Every year, a different national forest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests, in partnership Read on...
  54. Region 10

    Montrose County and Region 10 Team Up to Provide Grant Relief to Small Businesses

    Montrose, COLO.—Help is on the way for many small businesses within Montrose County. Earlier this week, the board of county commissioners approved an agreement with Region 10 League for Economic Assistance and Planning, Inc., to administer $300,000 of Read on...
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    Seventh Annual Free Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic on Aug. 28

    Montrose, COLO.— Stop the flu bug! Join Montrose County, the City of Montrose, Montrose Memorial Hospital, River Valley Family Health Center, the Basin Clinic, and Pediatric Associates on Friday, Aug. 28 from 3-7pm Read on...
  56. 2020 MCSO Stage 1

    Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2

    Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Gene Lillard has recommended Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2nd. Read on...
  57. Keith Caddy

    Commissioner Keith Caddy Named Western District CCI President

    Montrose, CO—Commissioner Keith Caddy has been elected as President of the Western District of Colorado Counties Read on...
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    COVID-19 FORCES THE CANCELLATION OF COLORADO TRIBUTE TO AVIATION 2020 AT MONTROSE REGIONAL AIRPORT

    Commissioners have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Colorado Tribute to Aviation scheduled for September 19 and 20 Read on...
  59. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Applies for Second Data-Driven Variance

    Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners approved a second variance application to follow different guidelines than the state’s Safer at Home and in the Great, Vast Outdoors Order. The application approval came Read on...
  60. Montrose County Variance Application Approved

    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan, MPH, has approved the county’s variance to portions of Executive Order D 20 044 Safer at Home and Public Health Order 20-28 Safer at Home. Read on...
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    Montrose County Fair Board Moves Forward with Modified Fair Preparation

    Montrose, CO— At last night’s regularly scheduled Montrose County Fair Board meeting, the board approved a modified fair schedule Read on...
  62. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Applies for Variance from Safer at Home Order

    Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners approved a variance application Read on...
  63. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Public Health Issues Ban on Burning

    Montrose, CO—Today, Montrose County Public Health released a public health order that temporarily bans burning Read on...
  64. Coroner News Release (1)

    Motorcycle Death Identified

    In the late afternoon of Sunday, April 5, 2020, Paul Hershberger, a 67-year-old male Read on...
  65. COVID19 news release

    Second Confirmed Case and National Guard Testing in Montrose County

    Montrose, CO—Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Montrose County Public Health has confirmed a second case Read on...
  66. COVID19 news release

    Confirmed Case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montrose County

    Montrose, CO—Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Montrose County Public Health has confirmed that one person in Montrose County tested positive Read on...
  67. COVID19 news release

    National Guard Testing Pre-Screened COVID-19 Patients Monday

    Montrose, CO—The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has selected Montrose County for a surveillance site Read on...
  68. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Opens Emergency Operations Center to Provide Enhanced Response

    Montrose, CO— On March 16, the Montrose Emergency Operations Center opened to support the county’s response to the COVID-19 situation impacting the western slope and Montrose County. The Read on...
  69. COVID19 news release

    Montrose County Transitions to Remote Operations

    Montrose, CO— In an effort to prevent the anticipated spread of COVID-19 in Montrose County, the Montrose County Board of Health has closed all county buildings to the public effectively immediately. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Prompts Reminders from Clerk Tressa Guynes

    As a community, we are learning daily about best practices with respect to COVID-19. Although the risk of being affected by the illness here in Read on...
  71. Road Closed Montrose County

    Landfill Road Closure Beginning March 2

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Road and Bridge is closing Landfill Road between 6600 Road and 6700 Road for Read on...
  72. Montrose County News Release

    Increase in Influenza Cases Reported in Montrose County

    Montrose, CO— Montrose County Public Health is reporting an increase in influenza cases. There are at least Read on...
  73. Montrose County Event Center

    Montrose County Event Center Receives AED to Serve the Public

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County was recently awarded a free Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device through the Read on...
  74. Montrose County News Release

    Sunshine Road Closure Beginning Jan. 27

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Road and Bridge is closing Sunshine Road between Ogden Road and Kinikin Road beginning on Jan. 27 for a Read on...
  75. Montrose County News Release

    County Residents Encouraged to Test Homes for Radon During January

    Montrose, COLO.— Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of nearly 21,000 Americans each Read on...
  76. Montrose County News Release

    Montrose County Birth and Death Records Moving to Public Health

    Montrose, COLO.—As of Jan. 2, 2020, birth and death records will be moved from the clerk and recorder’s office to the public health office. The public health office is Read on...
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    5700 Road Closure

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Road and Bridge is closing Read on...
  78. Montrose County Commissioner Sue Hansen

    Commissioner Hansen Awarded Freshman Commissioner of the Year

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Commissioner Sue Hansen earned statewide recognition from her peers this week as she received the Freshman Commissioner of the Year Award from the Colorado Counties Inc. The award Read on...
  79. 2019 Stop the Flu Bug Flu Clinic

    Sixth Annual Free Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 23rd

    Montrose, COLO.— Stop the flu bug! Join Montrose County, Montrose Memorial Hospital, the City of Montrose, Cedar Point Health, the Basin Clinic, the River Valley Family Health Center, and Pediatric Associates Read on...
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    Counties and Public Land Agencies Offer Friendly Reminders on Best Practices for Preventing Wildfire

    Counties and Public Land Agencies Offer Friendly Reminders on Best Practices for Preventing Wildfires Read on...
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    Shavano Gateway Project: One Step Closer

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County received a positive step forward for the Shavano Gateway Project today: the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) informed the county that there was no significant impact Read on...
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    Celebrating Five Years of the Tribute to Aviation

    Montrose, COLO.—The Fifth Annual Tribute to Aviation, the signature event hosted by the Montrose Regional Airport, kicks-off this Saturday with a static display that promises to entertain and inspire. The historic World War II bomber, the B-17, landed at Read on...
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    Montrose County Master Plan Open House

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Planning Commission invites the public to attend an open house to learn about Read on...
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    Take Precautions to Avoid Hantavirus

    Montrose County Health & Human Services is encouraging the public to take precautions to avoid hantavirus. The first Read on...
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    Montrose County Takes First Steps to Revitalize Historic Courthouse

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners are taking a hard look at the historic Montrose County Courthouse and what Read on...
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    Crews Open Roads Over Uncompahgre Plateau

    Montrose County and the U.S. Forest Service Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests officially opened 90 Road (National Forest System Read on...
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    Avalanche Forces Road Closure

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Road and Bridge has closed Z84 Road, also known as High Mesa Road Read on...
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    Snow Deters Road Opening Operations

    Montrose County and the U.S. Forest Service-Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests will not open Read on...
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    Self-Serve Sandbag Filling Station Available at Fairgrounds

    Montrose, COLO. — Montrose County Emergency Management, Public Works, and Fairgrounds and Event Center have teamed up to install a self-serve sandbag filling station at the fairgrounds available to local residents. Read on...
  90. County News Release

    Montrose County Health and Human Services Works on Controlling Norovirus Like Illness Outbreak

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Health and Human Services is working to help control norovirus like illness outbreak that has increased in the past few Read on...
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    The 2019 Reappraisal: Significant Value Increases for Most Properties

    Under Colorado law, county assessors’ offices throughout the state conduct a complete revaluation of all properties in their county every two years. The Colorado Legislature sets Read on...
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    County and Oak Grove Elementary Celebrate GOCO Award

    Montrose County and Oak Grove Elementary officials were keeping a close eye on Twitter yesterday afternoon in anticipation of big news. At 2:38pm, Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) made the official announcement that Read on...
  93. County News Release

    Whitmore Named First Female Board Officer to Colorado River District Board

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Attorney Martha Whitmore was appointed Vice President of the Colorado River District’s Board of Directors at the recent first quarter meeting. Whitmore serves as the appointed representative for Read on...
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    Vital Statistics Team Honored for Six Years of Perfect Performance

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Clerk and Recorder's Vital Statistics Team is setting the new standard for excellence as the only county to receive the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) annual Five Star Read on...
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    Health and Human Services Reopens Friday

    Montrose, COLO.—Health and Human Services Reopens Friday following a two-day closure. Read on...
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    Montrose County Elected Official Swearing In Ceremony

    Montrose, COLO.—The public is invited to attend Montrose County's annual re-organization of the board an Read on...
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    County Residents Encouraged to Test Homes for Radon During January

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County is offering free radon test kits during the month of January in an effort to protect county residents Read on...
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    MCSO Sgt. Sanders and Deputy K-9 Oxx Say Farewell

    Montrose, COLO.— After over 11 years of service, Montrose County Sergeant Keith Sanders and Deputy K-9 Oxx are leaving Read on...
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    Montrose County Sheriff's Office Recognizes Undersheriff Murdie for 21 Years of Service

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) would like to recognize and honor Undersheriff Adam Murdie for over 21 years of service Read on...
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    Montrose County Event Center Announces Ned LeDoux in Concert

    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 Read on...
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    Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Dec. 8

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County and the Center for Mental Health are excited Read on...
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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...
  104. 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...
  105. 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...
  108. 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...
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    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...
  115. 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...
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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...
  122. Montrose County, Colorado

    County Attorney Whitmore Resigns Effective July 31

    Montrose County Attorney Martha Whitmore has tendered her Read on...
  123. 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...
  126. 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...
  131. Montrose County, Colorado

    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...
  134. Montrose County

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  165. 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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