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Montrose man held on Delta meth complaint
A traffic stop early Wednesday, and the keen nose of a K9, led Delta police officers to nearly 75 grams of suspected methamphetamine.Nathaniel Michael Hammond, 24, of Montrose, is suspected of drug possession and drug distribution; additionally, Hammond was arrested on outstanding warrants from Delt
An Aeriel Protest Takes To The Skies Of Mesa, Montrose And Delta Counties
When people looked up Wednesday morning, they saw more than the sky and clouds, they saw an unusual political statement as we head Into the Midterm Elections.
1 hurt in deputy-involved shooting following pursuit
The woman took off in the car, according to CSP. Troopers followed. At some point, she performed a brake-check like maneuver and the trooper crashed into the rear of the car.
Overnight shelter opening on horizon
The former Brown Center building, off North Townsend Avenue, is on its way to providing emergency, overnight shelter to homeless people, starting Nov. 1.(Montrose Daily Press/file photo)
Man accused of frightening behavior
Justin C. Lindauer, 35, was arrested Friday at the apartment building at 3233 Lakeside Drive after his neighbor called the police to report he was screaming outside her door, an affidavit for Lindauer's arrest said.
CBI: Buckets brimming with pot seized in raid
A note under the Delta Police Department’s door spoke of marijuana stashed in the ceiling of a local home, bound for the black market in Miami.The letter, apparently slipped under the door when the agency’s administrative offices were closed for the Columbus Day holiday, led to an investigation culm
Montrose softball takes on state’s best at regionals
When Michaela Ladage and Elle Edeker take the field Saturday for the regional softball game against Pueblo County, the Montrose High School senior duo will share a special moment — it will be their fourth-straight regional tournament appearance.“It’s pretty cool to go to regionals all four years bec
Meet the man flying the 'Impeachment Now' plane
DELTA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) --You may have seen a plane flying around Wednesday with a banner that read, "Impeachment Now." It was big, and pretty hard to miss, "30 foot by 100 foot," said Tom Mace, the pilot of the plane.
It’s Adopt a Shelter Dog Month!
Spice, a 4-or-5-year-young female hound mix at Second Chance Humane Society, wants to “spice” up your life.(Courtesy photo)
The lone punk rocker of Paonia
It was early evening, and the light on Paonia’s town park was the August gold of the Colorado Rockies as Pure Weed got up to play a set at the summer music festival. The lead singer, Eric Silverman, dressed in loose white clothes like a TV guru, perched on the far left flank of the stage, near clust
Scaring up a good time
The Montrose Botanic Gardens scarecrows that’ll be up this week aren’t going to to be used to keep away any crows from crops but rather to showcase residents’ creativity.The Scarecrow Festival, in its fourth year, will have imaginative scarecrows around the gardens. The event will be a time for kids
Darker money ... darker outcomes
Recently I received my 20th full color campaign flyer from the campaign for Olen Lund for Senate District 5. As I leafed through my sizable collection of Lund material, I also noted that nine of the 20 were negative attack ads aimed at Olen's opponent, Kerry Donovan.
Delta residents arrested in marijuana bust
The Delta Police Department and multiple other agencies worked to take millions of dollars worth of allegedly illegal marijuana, intended for the Florida market, off the street.The operation led to eight arrests related to the cultivation and distribution of marijuana.According to a news release, th
Sex offender suspected in attempted kidnapping in Aurora; previously arrested in Grand Junction
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--Police on the Front Range said a registered sex offender is suspected in an attempted kidnapping.Aurora police say 32-year-old Tyler Christensen was arrested after allegedly trying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl last week. She was reportedly walking home from her bu
Calculating the ideal team player
“Ideal team players possess adequate measures of humility, hunger, and people smarts. They have little ego when it comes to needing attention or credit for their contributions, and they are comfortable sharing their accolades or even occasionally missing out on them.“Ideal team players work with a s
New Warlassies head coach brings plenty of experience
In the pro ranks, typically along with the arrival of a new head coach comes the need to engineer a turnaround. That’s not the case with new Owen girls’ head basketball coach, Rusty Smith.
To the ‘next level’
A lot is changing in area law enforcement agencies this year, and Blaine Hall will be leading it for the Montrose Police Department.Hall, currently a commander, was on Monday named Montrose police chief.“It’s very exciting. I think I’ve got the knowledge and experience to lead the agency in the futu
Election Day is on the way
Your ballot is in the mail.In addition to political offices up for election, Montrose County electors, along with the rest of the state, are voting on several amendments and initiatives Nov. 6. As well, Montrose voters will be asked to weigh in on a fire district mill levy question.Ballots may be ma
Occupant in camper trailer injured in Highway 82 crash Monday
A 61-year-old male was seriously injured Monday evening when the camper trailer he was riding in behind and SUV rolled over as the rig was attempting to make a turn from Colorado Highway 82.The accident happened about 6:58 p.m. Monday near mile marker 11 westbound, according to Colorado State Patrol
Library at 20; King a Wildcat
Good morning, Montrose!No gift horses were looked into, mouth or otherwise, for the publishing of today’s notes.••••••