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Fatal Car Crash

Apr 7th @ 9:43 am

An early morning car crash in the North Fruita desert left an 18 year old woman dead. Just after midnight Saturday, Lydia Perez of Fruita was a passenger in a Jeep driven by her 20 year old cousin when the Jeep lost control and rolled ejecting Lydia from the SUV. State Patrol says she wasn’t [...]

Water Challenge

Apr 4th @ 10:12 am

Montrose will compete in the “Mayor’s Water Challenge,” this month. It’s a competition between cities nationwide to see who can be “water-wise.” Mayor Judy Ann Files is challenging you to conserve water energy and other natural resources on behalf of Montrose through online pledges. Montrose officials are hoping you participate. You can log onto  for the [...]

Frozen Chicken Recall

Apr 3rd @ 11:08 am

A food supplier in Oklahoma is recalling frozen chicken products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of Ag says the products from AdvancePierre Foods were made with milk and soy, which are not declared on the label. The recall affects 10-pound cases of Chicken Breast Fritters for Chicken Frying. The USDA says [...]

Skid Steer Swiped

Apr 3rd @ 11:07 am

Somebody stole a skid steer at 540 Grand Mesa Avenue in Grand Junction, between March 14th and 16th. It’s a 2000 Bobcat 753.  Police say it’s worth $12,500. Call Crime Stoppers if you have knowledge.

Montrose Man Found Dead

Apr 2nd @ 12:06 pm

A Montrose man was found dead in the Weld County Jail of an apparent suicide. Authorities say 52 yr old Barton Grubbs of Montrose died at North Colorado Medical Center. The Greeley Tribune reports Grubbs was arrested last week by the Colorado State Patrol and booked into Weld County Jail on suspicion of driving under [...]

Western State Student Missing

Apr 2nd @ 10:15 am

A western State student is missing and Gunnison Police are requesting your help. 20 year old Dammion Heard of Fort Worth, Texas was last seen near the Western State Campus last Saturday night (the 29th) Dammion drives a black 2004 Saturn Vue with Texas plates (DT5W388). Dammion Heard’s Saturn Vue is also missing. If you [...]


Apr 2nd @ 9:51 am

Hear the Measure B announcement from Montrose city council chambers here. News

Measure B passes

Apr 2nd @ 9:42 am

Montrose is raising the sales tax to help fund new Recreation center. Measure B passed by 238 votes. Measure A passed, that gives the city more broadband control from the state and language in Montrose Charter will be changed. Rex Swanson will fill the Council seat vacated by Carol McDermott. Voter turnout was 56%.

Montrose Receives Cyber Security Grant

Apr 1st @ 1:21 pm

The City of Montrose Received a Cyber-Security Micro Grant from the Statewide Internet Portal Authority. Officials say this nearly 6,000 dollar grant, will aid their understanding of and how to strengthen computer security. 20 grants were handed out to governments throughout Colorado.  

Commissioner Meeting on 1866 Statute Draws Crowd

Apr 1st @ 1:20 pm

Mesa County commissioners voted to adopt a resolution to keep rural county roads open by reaffirming the county’s autonomy and rights of way. Commissioners from Mesa, Delta and Montrose Counties relocated their Tri County meeting to Bill Heddles Rec Center to accommodate a large audience. Roughly 90 people attended to receive and update from officials [...]

Nucla Man Jailed

Mar 28th @ 12:21 pm

A Nucla man is in jail for allegedly threatening and assaulting a woman with a knife and scissors. This happened in a camper trailer, parked at a home on 2180 road in Nucla. The Sheriff’s office says 39 year old Adam Haining faces five charges including 3rd degree assault and he damaged the holding cell. [...]

Ex Employee at Center of Airport Investigation

Mar 27th @ 3:17 pm

A Telluride lawyer says the federal fraud investigation of Grand Junction Regional Airport originated from a former employee. The Daily Sentinel reports attorney John Steel says his client, Donna Van Landingham, was forced out after she threatened to blow the whistle on airport officials. No arrests have been made.

Plane Retrieved From Reservoir

Mar 27th @ 3:16 pm

A salvage team is retrieved the bodies of five people and the wreckage of the airplane from Ridgway reservoir. Authorities haven’t officially released the victims’ names. The flight originated in Ala., and was flying to Montrose on Saturday when it crashed.  


Mar 27th @ 3:13 pm

The Montrose Community Garden needs gardeners. Particulars here News

Teachers of the Year

Mar 26th @ 12:30 pm

Montrose Education Foundation announced their public school teachers of the year for the Montrose Olathe School District. They are Nora Waldow, Teresa Brown and Mark Bollinger. The recipients each received $500.

Candidate Visits Montrose

Mar 26th @ 12:29 pm

Colorado gubernatorial candidate Greg Brophy will be politicking in Montrose April 1st at Remax on South Townsend and later he’ll visit the Orchard City Town Hall to meet with Delta County Republicans. Brophy is a State Senator from eastern Colorado.