City of Montrose

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Sep 17, 2015

  • Two shootings in Mesa County
  • Sharing Ministries Food Bank in Montrose raises over $1 million for new facility
  • Telluride considers tiny homes to address housing shortage
  • Slaughterhouses remain resilient to automation

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015

  • Road closures across Western Slope
  • Montrose Fire District becomes first to sign up for city's new dispatch center
  • A look at TABOR and the recreational marijuana sales tax holiday
  • Legislators debate legality of collecting rain water

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

Sep 3, 2015

  • City of Montrose fronts almost a million dollars for new dispatch center
  • GED program in Norwood starts this month
  • State audit finds gambling funds were mismanaged
  • Refugees from Southeast Asia living in rural Colorado tackle the language barrier

Community Options Breaks Ground On New Regional Center

Sep 1, 2015
community options
Community Options, Inc.

A local nonprofit that helps individuals with intellectual and development disabilities is constructing a new regional center.

Montrose-based Community Options, Inc. serves six counties on the Western Slope.

Last week, the organization broke ground on a three-acre property near downtown. Right now, it’s renovating one of the buildings on the site. 


KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Aug 24, 2015

  Newscast

  • Colorado officials address broadband access at Montrose forum
  • Outlook for wildfires in Colorado this year
  • Honey bees cause controversy on public lands

Irv Halter
Laura Palmisano / KVNF

A lack of access to high-speed internet is an issue for rural communities in western Colorado. 


Hickenlooper Leads Community Forum In Montrose

Aug 21, 2015
John Hickenlooper
Laura Palmisano

Governor John Hickenlooper and members of his cabinet were in Montrose on Thursday for a community forum.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Aug 21, 2015

  • Hickenlooper visits Montrose, talks about river spill
  • Study looks at methane emissions from natural gas development
  • Street mural tries to create a place for community
  • Mental health resources strained across Colorado
  • Grand Junction horse show canceled over livetsock disease fears

montrose regional dispatch center
City of Montrose

The city of Montrose is going to create its own regional dispatch center with an estimated price tag of $1.8 million. 


KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Aug 19, 2015

 

  • City of Montrose to create dispatch center
  • CPW seeing increased bear activity
  • Educators address school readiness at state capitol
  • A look at the Telluride Mushroom Festival

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Aug. 14, 2015

Aug 14, 2015

  • Montrose Memorial Hospital takes over local clinic creating women’s health center
  • State program helps Colorado farmers finance small hydropower projects
  • Montrose to disable downtown traffic light
  • Study finds connection fees lead to water savings

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

Aug 7, 2015

  • Mine Wastewater Spill Contaminates Animas River In Southwestern Colorado
  • Grand Junction Airport Security Gate Issue Continues, Colorado Congressmen Step In
  • Ute Indian Museum In Montrose Closes For Repairs
  • Connecting The Drops: Water Pricing With Conservation In Mind

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 17, 2015

Jul 17, 2015

  Newscast

  • Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Visits Colorado
  • Lightning Suspected Cause Of Two Deaths In Aspen Backcountry
  • Authorities Continue Search For Man Who Attacked Ouray Officers
  • Gas Pipeline Proposed For Public Lands In Mesa County
  • Grand Junction Wants Direct Flights To West Coast, L.A
  • Palisade To Get Bike Skills Park
  • City Of Montrose Tries Diagonal Parking Experiment

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, July 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015

  Newscast

  • Delta Commissioners Support Protecting Some North Fork Lands From Oil & Gas Development
  • City Of Montrose Could Create Its Own Regional Dispatch Center
  • Grand Junction Fire Marshal Wants Charges In July Fourth Brush Fire
  • Troop Reductions Spare Much of Fort Carson
  • Colorado Entrepreneur Works To Build A Better Bike Helmet

Construction Starts On $28M Montrose Recreation Center

Apr 27, 2015
montrose recreation center
KVNF / Laura Palmisano

On Friday, hundreds of people attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the new multimillion-dollar recreation center in Montrose.  

The facility has an estimated price tag of $28 million. 

"Tracking the whole history, it’s probably going on almost two decades of effort to bring a recreation center to Montrose," Ken Sherbenou, the executive director of the Montrose Recreation District, says. 

Montrose And Nation Celebrate GIS Day

Nov 20, 2014
Montrose County GIS

Thursday was a special day if you appreciate contour lines, true north versus magnetic north, and aerial photography. 

Flickr user Twilight Jones

Back in 2005,  the internet was still coming of age.

City Of Montrose Reeling From County's Fees

Oct 2, 2014

The city of Montrose is looking at a very tight budget for next year, and part of that is due to dispatching fees. 

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