NEWS: Thursday March 4, 2010

Mar 4th @ 9:27 am in News by Scott Staley

Glen Davis is making a formal announcement today regarding his candidacy for District 2 as a Montrose County Commissioner. He’ll be running against incumbent Gary Ellis, who publicly made his announcement Tuesday. Davis invites the public to his announcement at 11:30 this morning on the steps of the old Montrose Courthouse on S. 1st Street.
Source: PSA   (Posted 8:30a)

A Durango high school is open for classes after snow on the school’s roof caused a scary rumble. Students scrambled into hallways at Durango High School Wednesday after a rumble from the roof that sounded like an earthquake. Engineers tell the Durango Herald that the rumble was caused when 20 inches of snow on the roof collapsed in an air pocket. No one was injured. Durango has received 96.8 inches of snow this season.
Source: Durango Herald (Posted 8:30a)

July 1st is the last day for Delta County School District Superintendent, as he put in his resignation last month. According to the Delta County Independent, Mike McMillan was working under an agreement with the school district since June 2009. The agreement was to last one fiscal year.  The former personal director and assistant superintendent, Ed Longfield is set to take over as superintendent of Delta Schools.  McMillan spent his entire 39-year career with the Delta School District.
Source: Delta County Independent (Posted 8:27a)

You’ve heard of them. While the Gunnison Valley Hospital, Gunnison Emergency Services, Willows Assisted Living Center, Hospice and Palliative Care of the Gunnison Valley, and Mountain Home Health all appear to be separate entities, a recent marketing overhaul is letting the public know they all operate under the same umbrella.  The Gunnison Country Times writes that that umbrella is called Gunnison Valley Health, and their new logo is “Living Well Together.” These groups even fundraise together, and have hopes of building another expansion to the hospital in the future.
Source: Gunnison Country Times (Posted 8:26a)

Montrose High School senior Kyle Miller has singed his letter of intent to play college football for Southern Virginia University. The Daily Press says Miller’s decision came down to Western State College and SVU. The senior offensive guard is the 20th Montrose football player to earn a football scholarship.
Source: Daily Press (Posted 8:16a)