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Exploring A State Senator's Hemp Haven

MONTROSE, Colo. - Hemp has revolutionized agriculture on the Western Slope, and one of the people who made it possible is now developing their own green thumb.

WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-08-15 03:07:52

VA launches Montrose test-run for outreach

When Shawn Montgomery left the armed services about 15 years ago, he was focused on transitioning to civilian life, not on gathering information about the resources and services available to him.While that can be common among veterans, it causes them to miss out on benefits they have earned, as well

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

Retailing changed, grew with Oxbow

I see by the paper……The Paul Manafort trial continues. There’s so much crime-and-corruption with this bunch the legal system has had to make it episodic, sort of a courtroom “Harry Potter.” During recent testimony, evidence revealed how Manafort emailed former pal and colleague Ric Gates “WTF” about

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

Elder assault case heads for trial

A former certified nursing assistant is soon to go on trial for allegedly inflicting injuries onto an elderly patient who later died.Travis Young was not charged until 2017, after Charlotte Fischer, 90, was injured in 2014 while at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.Fischer’s family moved her to another

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

‘Collaborate, Educate, Celebrate’

Herland, who has grown high CBD (cannabidiol) hemp for the past two years, said she’s been an advocate for the decriminalization of the crop back in the early 2000s in Denver. She has also been a supporter of cannabis education, she added.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

Montrose Matters Episode 27: Kaycee Culp Odom

Coming all the way from Bali, Chief Courage Cultivator Kaycee Culp Odom takes time to chat with Montrose Daily Press Publisher Tonya Maddox for the twenty-seventh episode of Montrose Matters. To learn more about Kaycee check out her website or send her an email atKayceeOdom@yahoo.com.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-14 15:07:00

MHS climbing team sees good turnout during inaugural summer competition

Over 30 participants, in eight different age groups, took to the wall in the hopes of being champions in their respective divisions.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

Bull Draw Fire north of Nucla grows 10,000 acres in two days

The Bull Draw Fire, burning in a remote area 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has grown to 18,765 acres – up 4,723 acres in 24 hours – Type 2 Blue Team said on Saturday.


Dumelang, banni ba Montrose! (Greetings, residents of Montrose!)

Editor’s note:Amy has spent the last year in Botswana, where she is serving as an HIV and health-capacity building specialist with the U.S. Peace Corps. She lives in a village near Gaborone (which she can’t name for security reasons) and works with two non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to help t


Saving costs, saving lives

But community health centers, in providing care patients might not otherwise be able to obtain, play a multi-billion dollar role in reducing those costs nationally each year by reducing unnecessary hospitalizations and costly emergency room visits; accepting Medicaid and also by providing integrated


Amid probe, CMU students gain experience

Geologist Bill Hood is helping test human remain samples for families in the Sunset Mesa investigation to determine if the samples are in fact bone. Dr. Hood has been associated with Colorado Mesa University for 22 years. Hood and his student lab assistant, Brianna Trump, are testing 110 samples for


Colorado law to hold large internet companies accountable

The bill went into effect last week and was inspired by CenturyLink’s failure to meet the expectations of residents in Ridgway, said Rep. Barbara McLachlan, D-Durango, who sponsored the bill.

DURANGO HERALD - 2018-08-14 10:06:00

245,000 forested acres rank high for wilderness character, draft says

A U.S. Forest Service draft evaluation determined that about 245,000 acres out of the nearly 3 million acres of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison national forests rank high for their wilderness character.


Drinking water in Montrose Questionable

MONTROSE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--Residents in a Montrose neighborhood say their drinking water is discolored, smells, and tastes weird.


Shape up for the hunt

The truth is, preparing for an upcoming trip can be more exciting and fun that the actual trip. Well, maybe not as much fun, but it is a big part of the trip.


U.S. launches probe to the Sun

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe to touch the Sun, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Parker Solar Probe is humanity’s first-ever mission into a part of the Sun’s atmosphere called the corona.


Meeting them where they are

First responders — law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical personnel — serve the community, but that service can take its toll on their mental health.“The nature of the job, responding to potential homicides, or suicides … that would be a critical issue that somebody might want to deal w


Encampment in Delta Poses a Threat to Public Health

DELTA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--On top of a mesa in Delta, a group of people are doing their best to survive. They live in RVs or cars on a parcel of private land, with the permission of the landowner. Their neighbor, however, has an issue with the encampment.


Full Scale emergency exercise at Montrose Airport

MONTROSE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--Maybe you saw a lot of flashing lights and sirens Thursday morning in Montrose. Specifically, at the Montrose Regional Airport.No need to panic. The county held a full scale emergency plane crash exercise, testing the skills of their operations and emergency res ponders


Transformational healing at HopeWest Kids camp

Confused, scared and sad are how children describe the feeling of losing a loved one, but after attending Camp Good Grief, a healing camp led by the HopeWest Kids program, these words are often coupled with a new sense of knowledge, courage and hope.