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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.

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 [...]

Coffee with Cops begin March 27th

Mar 14th @ 11:32 am

The Montrose Police Department will be starting a program called “Coffee with the Cops”. This event will be held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 AM at the Great Harvest Bakery. This will be a very informal event where people can come and drink coffee and ask questions of various police officers.

Norwood Students Recognized by SMPA

Mar 14th @ 11:31 am

Two Norwood High School students are being recognized for their leadership by San Miguel Power Association. Marissa Bruce will travel to Washington DC in June with students from across the county to learn about the electric coop industry. Hailee Starks has been selected to attend the youth leadership camp in Clark, Colorado in July for [...]


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