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Police launch street crimes unit

• Proactive patrols for criminal activity• 2-person unit based on Grand Junction models• Targeted enforcement, warrant arrest part of dutiesBy Katharhynn Heidelbergkatharhynnh@montrosepress.comThe call came in: A man, possibly armed, was spotted in a southern Montrose neighborhood.By the time the ca

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-06-22 06:00:00

Man arrested after standoff shuts down Highway 92

Later, a Colorado State Patrol trooper found the vehicle broke down on the side of Highway 92 about a mile outside of Hotchkiss. The trooper tried to contact the driver, who reportedly barricaded himself inside the SUV.

NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 10:47:00

Kids Found Safe In Montrose After Search

MONTROSE, Colo. (CBS4)– The San Miguel County Sheriff’s office says two children, believed to be in danger, were found safe. The three children were found with their mother in a Family Dollar store in Montrose.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-22 15:16:38

Montrose Continues To Raise Funds To Save Sculptures

Montrose, CO - A private group called Save The Montrose Monuments says it has raised $104,000 of the $250,000 it needs to purchase two iconic outdoor sculptures that have been on loan to the city since 2012.

WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-06-21 20:55:08

Police activity closes Highway 92 near Hotchkiss

A portion of a highway that connects Hotchkiss in Delta County is temporarily closed this evening while law enforcement agents handle a suspect who has barricaded himself in a vehicle, according to the Colorado State Patrol.Colorado Highway 92 is closed near 3300 Road, one of the last roads to cross


Delta bans use, sale of fireworks

Mesa County and all of the municipalities within it, as well as the city of Montrose, have also banned fireworks usage and sales. Garfield County has also prohibited the use of fireworks, although fireworks can still be sold in unincorporated parts of the county.


3 children reported missing found safe, mother arrested in Montrose

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo. — Thethree children reported missing with their motherwho had an active arrest warrant have been found safe, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office.

KDVR.COM - 2018-06-22 21:21:46

Defense, DA spar on alleged meth use

Earl McWilliams was traveling close to 70 mph July 6, 2016, when he struck Stephanie Boyd’s vehicle on U.S. 550, killing her and severely injuring her daughter, according to testimony Wednesday.McWilliams’ trial began late Tuesday. He is charged with vehicular homicide-driving under the influence of

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-06-22 06:00:00

How is your landscape holding up with the summer weather?

How great was the rain and cooler temperatures that we experienced last weekend? I’m not sure who was happier about it, me or my drought stricken landscape. This has definitely been a challenging year for gardeners.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-06-22 06:00:00

Commissioners receive opioid program update

Attorney Steve Johnson, representing the Access Fund, discusses the transfer of the Society Turn climbing wall to San Miguel County at the Board of County Commissioners meeting Wednesday.(Photo by Rob Story/Telluride Daily Planet)

THE DAILY PLANET - 2018-06-22 06:00:00

Thom Miller resigns from school board

To find more information about how to apply visit alamosa.k12.co.us, or at the Alamosa School District Administration Office at 209 Victoria Avenue, Alamosa.


Get Ready for Moonshiners Ball, Aug.18 | The Montrose Monitor

“We’re building seven homes in our community by 2020,” said Colleen Burke, Habitat’s executive director. “We’re rising to the needs of our community and we need everyone’s help to do it.”


City Of Montrose Bans Use and Sale Of Fireworks

The city said it still plans to hold its annual fireworks display, but left open the possibility of that event being canceled, depending on weather conditions.


Behind the grill for 25 years

The long-time cook has been feeding residents for decades, with stints at Denny’s, Starvin’ Arvin’s, Mountain Country Café and The Cabin Restaurant before finding a permanent home at El Pollo Asado, now named Mimo’s, 633 S. Townsend Ave.


CMU-Montrose aims to educate area middle and high schoolers

In one such conservation, he recalled, a grandmother told him she traveled last year to the Grand Junction CMU campus every day for a week so her grandson could be part of an academic-focused program.


Judge nixes public arbitration request

Additionally, some patients he treated at the cancer center contacted the Montrose Daily Press with concerns about notification and treatment options, though Montrose Memorial Hospital said it arranged for continued care through other providers.


Enriching Montrose children’s experience

That will change on Wednesday, when, through the MRD’s Summer Adventures program, her group, as well as kids ages 6-10, will make the trek to the park and learn how to catch crawdads in the Uncompahgre River.


Salubrious weather; Branscome honored

WELCOME VISITORS, WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE……Summer’s here, the trees are full, the recent rain makes the salubrious summer evenings just right. The South-Townsend-Tug-Along is a frustration, of course. Here’s hoping those cheapo lawn chairs, precariously wrapped to a $2 million RV, won’t land on my ho


Scientists Increase Rainbow Trout Population In Gunnison River

“How important? Is there a dollar number?” asked CBS News’ Barry Peterson.


Montrose councilors plan to ban fireworks

The pedestrian bridge over the Uncompahgre River, near East Oak Grove Road, which burned in the spring, is scheduled to reopen for public use Friday, according authorities.(Courtesy photo)