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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. We also have our Daily News Email available each morning right to your inbox. To sign up for this free service simply fill in the information on the right.

Nucla Woman Killed in Car Crash

Mar 24th @ 1:56 pm

A two vehicle accident near Grand Junction left a Nucla woman dead. At around 4:40 PM Friday, 76 year old  Donna Richards of Nucla, was turning left onto Railroad Boulevard from River Road, when her Buick was broadsided on the driver’s side by a pickup driven by 55-year-old Guy Fowler of Fruita. Fowler suffered moderate [...]

Plane Crash Kills 5

Mar 24th @ 7:38 am

A plane crash in the Ridgway Reservoir Saturday afternoon has left 5 people dead. A Ouray county official says the single-engine plane was heading from Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Montrose. The bodies of five people have not yet been recovered.  KREX reports an FAA spokesman says the flight originated from Alabama, before stopping in Oklahoma. The [...]

Hydro Bill Advances

Mar 21st @ 11:20 am

The Colorado Senate approved bipartisan legislation to streamline development of small hydropower. The bill is expected to be signed by Governor Hickenlooper. The bill was introduced in the House by Reps. Coram and Mitsch Bush. The bill helps project applicants clear federal and state red tape in as quickly as 60 days for small hydro [...]

Unregistered Sex Offender Sought by Police

Mar 20th @ 1:33 pm

Grand Junction Police Department need your help finding 30 year old Lance Dylan Worrall who is believed to be in the Grand Junction area.  Lance is white, 5’11”, 190 lbs, with brown hair and green eyes and he has failed to register as a sex offender. If you know anything, contact Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.

Soliciting is Legal

Mar 20th @ 12:08 pm

Door to Door selling in Montrose is legal for the first time in nearly 80 years. City officials say they adopted the ordinance to avoid lawsuits. Business Solicitors will have to be vetted with a background check and they’ll need a permit. The ordinance does not apply to non profits, religious and political groups, schools [...]

News

Mar 19th @ 3:20 pm

The 347 thousand dollar contract goes to…Find out here News.

ACLU Files Lawsuit

Mar 19th @ 2:29 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit against Grand Junction’s recent ordinance that bans aggressive begging. Grand Junction city officials say the City will assess the claims and will file an answer with the court and they will not be making any comments regarding the case.

1ST ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS BUSINESS TOURNAMENT!

Mar 19th @ 11:29 am

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FIND YOUR TEAM AND FOLLOW THEM THROUGHOUT THE TOURNAMENT!     THANK YOU FOR BEING PART OF OUR 1ST ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS BUSINESS TOURNAMENT! FIND YOUR BUSINESS NAME BELOW THE BRACKET TO SEE THE TEAM YOU HAVE DRAWN! THE BRACKET WILL BE UPDATED AS GAMES ARE PLAYED! (CLICK BRACKET TO VIEW LARGER IMAGE!)       BUSINESS-TEAM KIENHOLZ-FLORIDA [...]

North Selig To Be Paved

Mar 19th @ 10:56 am

North Selig avenue In Montrose is gonna be paved this summer. The improvement of that dusty road near the old Jeans Westerner building was driven by relocated traffic signals and improving traffic according to Public Works director John Harris. The city awarded Ridgway Valley the contract. The $347,000 project includes sidewalks and curbing.

News

Mar 18th @ 4:11 pm

Don’t blow off a jury summons and have you seen two black labs? Listen here: News

Night Construction on South Townsend

Mar 18th @ 11:26 am

CDOT began night work on Highway 550 in Montrose between Ogden Road and Odell Road.  Crews are replacing a culvert across all four lanes of the highway. Due to the high traffic area, the work will be conducted at night.  One lane will be closed in both directions from 8:00 at night to 5:00 a.m. [...]

Bear Creek Landowners Bothered by Trespassers

Mar 18th @ 11:25 am

Bear Creek Landowners in San Miguel County are not happy with Telluride skiers trespassing. The Post reports the U.S. Forest Service re-opened Telluride Ski Area’s Gold Hill backcountry access gates into the Bear Creek basin. The three access points had been removed after private landowners complained of skiers trespassing. The thrill seekers have been leaving the [...]

News

Mar 17th @ 12:25 pm

Officials reveal the cause and manner of the Uncompahgre death and a Norwood man was rescued following an avalanche in San Miguel County.  News

Sawmill Mesa Death Ruled Accidental

Mar 17th @ 12:04 pm

The Grand Junction woman who was found dead in a vehicle on the Uncompahgre last week had meth and ecstacy in her system according to toxiclogy tests. Montrose County officials say 47 year old Jodie Anne Valerio died of hypothermia. Montrose County deputies were assisting the Mesa County Sheriff’s office on a missing person report [...]

Trial for Doctors To Be Scheduled This Week

Mar 17th @ 11:12 am

The Daily Sentinel reports doctors Sam Jahani and Eric Peper  have hardly seen the inside of a court room  since they were investigated by the feds almost three years ago. A federal judge reportedly ordered both sides to schedule court dates, possibly a trial, this week. Jahani and Peper were indicted by a federal grand [...]

Back County Skier Rescuded

Mar 17th @ 11:09 am

Two skiers are lucky to be alive after San Miguel authorities rescued a skier who broke his leg in an avalanche near Ophir. The backcountry skiers were in the Serpent Couloir when one of them was caught in the slide. The 35 year-old Norwood man was not buried, but suffered a broken leg. His friend [...]