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Mar 13th @ 10:34 am

The body found Tuesday has been identified and a Montrose native makes history in Palisade Listen here News.

Montrose Native Becomes First Female Sergeant

Mar 13th @ 10:08 am

A Montrose native is first ever Palisade female sergeant. Sergeant Debra Funston is now the highest ranked female officer Palisade has had. Funston is originally from Montrose, The Daily Sentinel reports she started her career in law enforcement in Virginia.

Body Identified

Mar 13th @ 10:06 am

Montrose County Sheriff’s Office recovered a woman’s body in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau Tuesday while assisting the Mesa County authorities to locate a missing woman.  The body has been identified as 47 year old  Jodie Anne Valerio,  of Grand Junction.  The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy. [...]


Mar 12th @ 11:33 am

A body was found last night on the Uncompahgre News.

Western Slope Biologist Wins National Award

Mar 11th @ 3:47 pm

Retired biologist Julie Grode from the, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests (GMUG NF) received a national award from the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) for her advocacy to preserve and improve habitat for mule deer in Western Colorado.  Julie retired in October 2013 as the District Biologist for the Grand Valley Ranger District, Grand Junction.

Early Childhood Registration

Mar 11th @ 3:46 pm

The Montrose County School District is holding their registration for Early Childhood Centers Preschool. All children must be three or four years of age on or before September 15th. Registration is by appointment only, to make an appointment call 249-5858. Registration will take place on March 17, 18, 20, and 21 at the Family Service Center, [...]


Mar 10th @ 11:39 am

A car accident on 550 south leaves one man dead. Newscast.

Fatal Accident on Highway 550 South

Mar 10th @ 11:16 am

A two vehicle accident on Highway 550 south of Montrose left one man dead Saturday afternoon. The crash occurred just before 5 near Government Springs Road. 49 year old Michael Alan Wagner of Minnesota died of multiple traumatic injuries. The cause of the accident has not been released.


Mar 7th @ 10:48 am

Safeway has been sold and Montrose is tweaking their charter. Listen here News.

Safeway Sold

Mar 7th @ 10:42 am

Safeway has a new owner. According to United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7, the grocery store chain entered into a merger agreement with AB Acquisitions. That’s the parent company of Albertsons.  KDVR reports Albertsons does not expect to close any stores. A transaction this size is expected to take several months to finalize.


Mar 6th @ 3:54 pm

Find out which farm won conservationist of the year and how the Montrose Walgreens beat their fellow western slope stores….Newscast

Water Deal Reached

Mar 6th @ 9:54 am

Denver Water and Western Slope leaders have reached a deal to try to save the Fraser River and its trout while letting Denver siphon 11 percent more water across the Continental Divide. Federal authorities still must approve Denver Water’s $360 million Moffat project, which would put 18,000 acre-feet more water a year into an enlarged [...]


Mar 5th @ 2:21 pm

There’s over 600 million in unclaimed property in Colorado. Here’s the phone number to call so you can find out if any property belongs to you Newscast .

Unclaimed Property May be Yours

Mar 5th @ 2:12 pm

The state of Colorado has more than $600 million of forgotten money and assets, of unclaimed property. Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton encourages you, corporations, schools, hospitals, and small businesses to see if you’re in the database. The number is 800-825-2111.


Mar 4th @ 11:15 am

Radio Shack plans to close over one thousand stores, Measure B snares endorsements and there’s an effort to bring an ultra sound machine to a western slope pregnancy center. Listen here NEWSCAST .

Measure B Gaining Traction

Mar 4th @ 8:38 am

Measure B is gaining endorsements. The Daily Press has come out in favor. The Montrose City council signed a resolution in support for the sales tax increase. Measure B is a point 3 % sales tax increase to fund a bold, new Community Recreation Center on the south end of Montrose. If you’d like to [...]