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46% of Colorado Residents Have Almost No Savings

Jan 30th @ 8:56 am

Nearly half of Colorado residents are living on the edge of financial disaster with almost no savings to fall back on in the event of a job loss, health crisis or other income-depleting emergency, according to a report released today by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). The 2013 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard defines these [...]

Gas Prices Rising For Labor Day Weekend

Aug 22nd @ 3:45 pm

With Labor Day weekend right around the corner gas prices are seeing a spike through most of the nation.  However, here in Colorado the rise of prices has not been as intense as other areas.  One Triple A spokesman says that what hikes do take place in Colorado should not take much of toll on [...]

NEWS: Wednesday July 28, 2010

Jul 28th @ 9:05 am

The Cultural and Recreational Director of the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta has made a deal with herself that she won’t retire until the center is improved. Mountain Valley News writes that Wilma Ervin met with the public last week to update them on the cost, time frame, and logistics of the pool expansion. [...]

NEWS: Friday July 23, 2010

Jul 23rd @ 11:45 am

Huge announcement for Montrose! (Photo by Janine Mayfield) Over a hundred people turned out for the official announcement of EXTRA Aircraft choosing Montrose as their US Headquarters and aircraft production center. EXTRA Aircraft is based out of Germany and makes the only carbon composite aircraft in the world. President Ken Keith said what’s so great [...]

NEWS: Monday June 21, 2010

Jun 21st @ 6:47 am

A pilot program for Fruita seniors kicks off July 1st and expects at least 40 people to sign up. According to the Daily Sentinel, the City of Fruita, Mesa County, and Family Health West have worked together to create a free transit service for seniors who don’t qualify for Grand Valley Transit’s para-transit visit but aren’t [...]

NEWS: Wednesday June 16, 2010

Jun 16th @ 10:12 am

Delta Air Lines will expand its winter Atlanta non-stop service to Montrose from Saturday only to Daily service beginning December 18, 2010. The Atlanta to Montrose daily non-stop service will run until April 3, 2011. Service will be provided on a CRJ900 76 seat regional jet (64 Coach and 12 First Class Seats) and on [...]

NEWS: Wednesday May 26, 2010

May 26th @ 9:57 am

Throughout the week, Christ’s Kitchen in Montrose serves the hungry and on Saturday, Weekend Blessing does the same. This new group works with local churches in making the sack lunches.  Lunches can be picked up Saturdays at 11:30a-12:30p at The Road Home (831 N. Selig, Montrose) or 1302 E. Main, Montrose (the corner of Main [...]

NEWS: Monday May 3, 2010

May 3rd @ 5:45 am

Five people will be elected to the seven-member Montrose Recreation District board tomorrow. The Daily Press says registered voters who live or own property within the district are eligible to cast ballots. Voting will be from 7:00am-7:00pm at the district’s community center at 25 Colorado Avenue. The six candidates are Robert Cooling, Kevin Davis, James [...]

NEWS: Wednesday April 21, 2010

Apr 21st @ 11:56 am

Fruita is spending money in a place where most people would argue is suitable for spending thousands of dollars. NBC 11 News reports that the City of Fruita is planning to install fourteen flashing school zone signals around their five schools.  The upgrades will cost more than $63,000 and the city will pay for it [...]

NEWS: Thursday April 15, 2010

Apr 15th @ 6:02 am

The actual number of students suspended from Central High School for fighting is lower than originally reported. KREX reports that only seven students were suspended for fighting on school grounds last week as opposed to the twenty that was reported yesterday.  School District 51 denies any claims that there is a “fight club” at the [...]

NEWS: Friday April 2, 2010

Apr 2nd @ 9:06 am

Two people suffered minor injuries in what looked like a rather serious crash in Montrose yesterday. Just after 2:30 a man turned his pickup truck left onto Montrose drive from Townsend in front of another vehicle.  The driver of the car looked down to answer her cell phone and didn’t see the truck. The crash [...]

NEWS: Thursday January 28, 2010

Jan 28th @ 2:18 pm

Governor Ritter applauds $1.4 million grant to advance high-speed rail. Today, Governor Ritter praised the announcement that Colorado received $1.4 million in High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail grants from the Recovery Act to create a sophisticated plan for connecting rail transit systems in Colorado. “High-speed rail is an important component of building Colorado’s transportation infrastructure [...]

NEWS: Thursday January 28, 2010

Jan 28th @ 11:50 am

The board of Western State College trustees has a new face to join the two others who were already serving on the board. Gunnison Country Times says Governor Bill Ritter appointed Noelle Hagan, former mayor of Montrose to replace Valeri Schmalz. Hagan joins reappointed Sandra Mark and Gregg Rippy. She will serve a four-year term [...]

NEWS: Thursday January 28, 2010

Jan 28th @ 10:00 am

After President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address last night, local politicians let us know their two cents: Jane Norton: “For all his talk of getting the economy back on track, President Obama still seems not to understand the underlying flaw that has defined his first year as President: it is the private sector, [...]

NEWS: Thursday January 28, 2010

Jan 28th @ 6:48 am

A woman at the Winter X Games is trying to break a world record before competition even begins. Aspen Daily News says Dagny McKinley of Steamboat Springs is trying to set a Guinness world record for most hugs given in a 24-hour period. Her venue of choice is the Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain, [...]

NEWS: Monday January 25, 2010

Jan 25th @ 6:55 am

Some of you might have been in the middle of a late dinner when the power went out in the Montrose area Saturday night. DMEA reports that power went out at 7:40 in the Spring Creek Mesa area, Highway 550 South area, and on Chipeta Drive and Spring Creek for at least an hour in [...]