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Montrose Resident Honored
Posted by <> on 4/17/2015 9:42:00 AM.
Congratulations to Montrose resident Lissette Riviere who has been selected to receive
the 2015 Governor's Creative Leadership Award! Organizers say This award seeks out
those that are providing selfless service within the creative sector in Colorado, and
inspires others by honoring their process and celebrating achievements.
Riviere was Nominated by Julianne Johnson at Delta Montrose Youth Services in the
arts and community action category for her work with Delta Montrose Youth Services as
an Arts Partner case manager.
governor's award, montrose, resident, Lissette Riviere

State Moves To Increase Immunizations
Posted by <> on 4/16/2015 10:28:00 AM.
There will be new rules in place in 2016 for Colorado parents looking to opt-out of vaccinations for their kids. The new regulations were passed by the state Board of Health yesterday. Under the new rules, parents looking for a non-medical exemption will have to submit paperwork when kids are due for pre-kindergarten shots.
Hickenlooper, Immunizations

Columbine Student Wins Writing Contest
Posted by <> on 4/16/2015 10:21:00 AM.
Congratulations to Heather Prosser of Columbine Middle School. She won the VFW Patriot’s Pen writing contest! She placed first place out of 88 essays in the local contest which includes Montrose, Grand Junction, Cedaredge, and Ridgway.
writing contest, columbine, VFW

Public School Mascot Bill Advances
Posted by <> on 4/16/2015 10:19:00 AM.
A bill that would ban the use of Native American mascots for public schools is moving on in the state Legislature. The use of the imagery would not be allowed, unless special tribal permission was given. The state House passed the measure yesterday, pushing it over to the Senate.
mascot, bill, public schools, colorado

Spruce Beetle Kill
Posted by <> on 4/15/2015 10:26:00 AM.
The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests are working to treat areas that are affected by the spruce beetle epidemic and fir engraver beetle. The forests in the Gunnison area are most actively affected by spruce beetle that has moved in looking for more food/habitat from areas of the south and southeast. The Grand Mesa also has an active epidemic of spruce beetle infestation and likewise, work is occurring and planned to occur there on affected stands. In the areas surrounding Ouray, the fir engraver beetle is affecting stands on both private and National Forest System lands and the Forest Service is working with landowners and the community to determine what areas may be treatable.
spruce beetle, kill, national forest service

Golf Cart Stolen
Posted by <> on 4/14/2015 2:07:00 PM.
A green golf cart was stolen from a residence near Chipeta Lake (behind Target). It happened Monday night between 6:00 & 6:30. It’s a golf cart valued at 4 to 5 thousand dollars. The brand is club car and it has a beige canopy.
chipeta lake, golf cart, stolen

Dine for Life
Posted by <> on 4/14/2015 12:57:00 PM.
Western Colorado AIDS Project (WestCAP) has teamed with restaurants in Mesa,Delta and Montrose Counties to raise funds for men, women and families affected by HIV and AIDS in the 22 counties of Western Colorado. The full list of restaurants is available at, where you can find a wide variety of eateries that will cater to any taste or budget.
Dine at one of the participating restaurants, order your favorite culinary delights, sit back, relax and enjoy! At the end of the day, those participating restaurants will donate a portion of their daily proceeds to WestCAP.
WestCAP has been providing life-saving care and prevention services for over 25 years, which could not have been accomplished without the incredible community support we have received over the years.
WestCAP is part of the statewide Colorado AIDS Project with additional offices in Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, Greeley and Pueblo. For more information about the statewide organization, please visit
WestCAP is a community-based referral, advocacy, and service provider offering non-judgmental, confidential, and compassionate assistance to HIV-affected persons, families, and loved ones. WestCAP also promotes prevention and education about HIV to the people of Western Colorado.
Dining Out for Life is the largest one-day HIV fundraiser in the US with more than 50 cities participating.
For more information, please visit or call 970-243-2437.
aids, hiv, dine out for life, western clorado

Lark & Sparrow To Fake Flight
Posted by <> on 4/14/2015 9:24:00 AM.
The launch of Montrose concert venue Lark & Sparrow has been pushed back to May. The official open is set for May 23rd. The venue is in the upper level of the old Masonic Temple on Main Street in Montrose.
lark sparrow, venue, montrose

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