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Montrose Colorado News & Information

Here at Colorado Radio we strive to be your most trusted news source for Western Colorado. Our goal is to provide valuable information quickly and in a effective manner. Below our daily news stories from around the Montrose, Delta, Ouray, Telluride, Grand Junction area.


Jul 3rd @ 10:41 am

Friday, July 4 Montrose Rotary Club is hosting the annual fireworks show this year between 8 & 9. City officials say view the fireworks best from Sunset Mesa, Baldridge park, Cerise park and McNeil Park.  

Cherry Pie Contest

Jul 3rd @ 10:38 am

  The Montrose Farmer’s Market is hosting its first Cherry Pie Contest. Baker’s of ALL levels and ages, can enter.  Pies will be judged on the following criteria Best Crust, Best Appearance, Best taste and Most Creative.  Prizes and special guest judges will be on hand including the Mayor! The Pies are due by 10:30 [...]

Accused Drive By Shooter Caught

Jul 2nd @ 2:11 pm

On July 1, 2014 the Delta Police Department received information pertaining to the arrest of Roberto Nieto by Lakewood Police Department (Lakewood, Colorado) on unrelated charges.  Nieto will be transferred to Delta in accordance to criminal justice procedures as soon as possible for his involvement in the alleged shooting which took place on June 22 [...]

Judge Ruling Impacts Construction

Jul 1st @ 9:43 am

Arch Coal, operators of the West Elk mine in Somerset, may fight a federal judge’s ruling that blocks an expansion because government land managers failed to consider the impact on climate change. U.S. District Court Judge Brooke Jackson’s ruling deems federal and state agencies’ decisions on environmental impact flawed — holding up work that was [...]

Plane Crash Near Loveland Ski Area

Jul 1st @ 9:41 am

Three people are dead following a small plane crash at the Loveland Ski Area.  The single-engine plane went down yesterday.  It took off from Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Jefferson County, and was en route to Moab, Utah.  The National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the cause of the crash.  No names have been [...]

Independence Day in Montrose

Jun 30th @ 9:53 am

The Montrose Fourth of July Parade – 10:00 a.m. – If you or your group would like to be in the parade, there is still time left to apply! Visit for an app. They’re due July 2nd. Registration and check in is required. Line up starts at 9 at N 9th St and Nevada; If [...]

Rafter Missing Near Salida

Jun 30th @ 9:51 am

A Utah woman is missing after being thrown from a raft on the Arkansas River.  The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says Amanda Taylor was with six other people on Saturday night when their raft overturned near Salida.  Taylor was swept downstream by the fast-moving current.  Five people were able to make it to shore, while [...]

TSA Discovers Loaded Gun in Purse

Jun 30th @ 9:49 am

A Montrose area woman caused a commotion at Grand Junction airport last Thursday when the TSA discovered a loaded gun in her purse.  The woman explained it was an oversight as she lives in a rural area and uses the firearm for protection against bears. Local and Federal law enforcement decided not to press charges [...]

Drive By Shooting in Delta

Jun 23rd @ 2:52 pm

Two people were shot at in an apparent drive by shooting in Delta Sunday morning. Police say the two people were walking in the 600 block of Grand Avenue at around 6:45 AM. Witnesses say three shots were fired from the passenger side window of a dark colored car.  The car then drove away.  No injuries [...]

Sharing Ministries Out of Produce, Meat

Jun 20th @ 1:27 pm

Sharing Ministries Food Bank has been without any produce or meat to distribute in the past three weeks according to director Oneda Doyle. Beginning this Saturday at the Montrose Farmers Market there will be a collection booth for the Non Profit. Valley Food Partnership and LiveWell Montrose-Olathe will coordinate the collection. They’ll accept donations of [...]

Dementia Patient Found in Delta

Jun 20th @ 1:25 pm

The 68 year old man that wandered out of an adult day care center in Delta on Wednesday has been found and is okay. Zach McEwen suffers from Dementia and Parkinsons. Delta Police would like to express their gratitude to those who helped with the search.

Delta Barn, 3 Vehicles Destroyed in Fire

Jun 20th @ 1:25 pm

A Barn full of hay in Delta combusted and burned down yesterday (Thursday). Three adjacent vehicles and a stack of fire wood were also destroyed. Nobody was hurt and Police say there was no foul play. The inferno occurred on the 800 block of 1525 road. Police say wind and hot temperatures caused the hay [...]

Trooper Gosnell Will Not Face Charges

Jun 20th @ 1:23 pm

The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office released new information about last months shooting of state Trooper Eugene Hofacker during a traffic stop in Glenwood Canyon. The DA determined no charges are warranted or will be filed against Trooper Gosnell for the death of Thomas Ornelas. Gosnell saved the life of his colleague by returning fire [...]

Operation Sweet Tooth Starts June 20th! Click here to see pictures of what is up for bids!

Jun 19th @ 11:58 am


Operation Sweet Tooth is a non-profit local organization solely operated by Marta Taylor. Her purpose is to send supplies to our troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Kosovo, and Korea. Marta’s contacts are instructed to get the items to the wounded first. Since 2004, Marta has sent over 280 tons of supplies. All donations go towards [...]

Man with Dementia missing.

Jun 19th @ 10:23 am

A 68 year old Cedaredge man is missing after police say he sauntered out of an adult day care center in Delta on Wednesday June 18th. Zacharias McEwen suffers from Dementia and Parkinsons. Zach is 5’6” to 5’8” approximately 140-180 pounds with gray short hair. He was last seen near 10th Street between Howard Street and [...]

Mega Swim Lesson

Jun 17th @ 5:34 pm

The Montrose Aquatics Center/ Montrose Recreation District is an Official Host Location for a collective Guinness World Record Attempt. This Friday the 20th, tens of thousands of children and adults at aquatic facilities worldwide will seek to set a new World Record for a swim lessson. The record attempt for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson [...]