BLM Approves Tri State Line
Posted by <> on 2/23/2017 2:24:00 PM.
The Bureau of Land Management approved Tri-State Generation and Transmission’s proposal to upgrade 80 miles of transmission line west of Montrose to Dove Creek, Colorado. This allows Tri-State to rebuild the existing line to operate at a higher voltage on federal lands. The BLM was the lead agency responsible for the project’s environmental analysis with help from the U.S. Forest Service, the Colorado Energy Office as well as Montrose, San Miguel and Dolores counties. 
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Commissioners Hear Veterans
Posted by <> on 2/23/2017 2:19:00 PM.
Montrose County Commissioners moved the Veterans Service Officer location. The old location was in the Health and Human Services building which irritated some veterans. The VSO is now a part of the county’s Government Affairs Division.
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Three Killed in Green River
Posted by <> on 2/22/2017 1:08:00 PM.
Three people from Washington State are dead from rollover crash in Green River. Utah Highway Patrol says a truck carrying the victims veered off I-70 last night and flipped over as it over corrected. They say it rolled over several times.
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Montrose Youth Facing Several Charges
Posted by <> on 2/22/2017 10:16:00 AM.
A Montrose boy is facing several charges after running from the Police on last weekend. The 16 year old was cited for Burglary, Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft, Criminal Trespassing, Vehicular Eluding, Reckless Driving.
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Beware of Swindlers Calling
Posted by <> on 2/22/2017 10:10:00 AM.
Tell your friends and relatives to beware of random swindlers. On February 13th, a Norwood woman claims she was called by a people who said her grandson had been hurt and arrested in the Dominican Republic. The grifters demanded money gram for $860.00 to get the grandson out of trouble. The woman was was allowed to speak with her "grandson", who explained his sudden Hispanic accent as a result of his broken nose.
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Montrose Man Killed Thursday Morning
Posted by <> on 2/17/2017 9:34:00 AM.
KKCO is reporting A 34 year old Montrose man was killed in a crash on Highway 50 in Whitewater yesterday morning. The crash occurred just after 3:00 AM on westbound Highway 50. State Patrol says the man was a passenger in a car driven by a 26-year-old Delta woman. The woman drove off the the left side of the road into the median. That's when her car rolled twice.
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Free Admission to National Parks
Posted by <> on 2/17/2017 9:32:00 AM.
If you're looking to explore some of the National Parks in Colorado, Monday is a good day to do it. The National Park Service is waiving the fees to enter the parks in honor of Presidents Day.
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Dog Ban Possible for Grand Mesa
Posted by <> on 2/16/2017 1:19:00 PM.
The U.S. Forest Service, Grand Valley Ranger District has received complaints and requests for additional restrictions and/or closures related to dogs at parking areas and on trails on the Grand Mesa National Forests. The District is seeking public input and comment regarding the possible need to close one or more Nordic ski trail system(s) to dogs and/or the need to implement other restrictions to decrease conflicts between winter recreationists and dogs. Currently, dogs are allowed on all trails throughout the Grand Mesa National Forest.
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