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Posted on: March 22, 2017

2017 National Mayor’s Water Challenge, April 1-30

Montrose Mayor Rex Swanson joins mayors across the country asking residents take part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use. In return residents can win hundreds of other prizes.

The Wyland Mayor’s Challenge for Water Con...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Animal Shelter Alters Hours of Operation to Meet Demands

The City of Montrose Animal Shelter will soon be open seven days a week. The new hours of operation will go into effect Saturday, April 1. Hours of operation will then consist of the following: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday to Sunda...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Trail and Invasive Plant Removal Work Begins in Cerise Park

Local Boy Scout Ryan Sanderson is coordinating work for his Eagle Scout project in Cerise Park on Saturday, March 18. Ryan’s focus is on mitigating impacts from “social trails” that have become established in and around the s...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Storm Sewer Work to Begin at Rio Grande and South 5th Street

The City of Montrose Public Works department will begin work on March 20, 2017, to improve a storm sewer line that crosses Rio Grande Avenue at South 5th Street. Work will include replacing failed storm sewer lines with new storm sewer lines. The work req...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Host Homes Needed for The 32nd Annual Ride the Rockies

Montrose is fortunate to be selected again this year as one of the overnight stops for Ride the Rockies (RTR). This annual event takes approximately 2,000 bike riders on a week-long tour of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Staff and family members ad...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

OBT Issues Call for Tourism Retail Advisory Committee Members

The City of Montrose Office of Business and Tourism (OBT) is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on the Tourism Retail Advisory Committee (TRAC).

TRAC members are a conduit for connecting the OBT with the community. These dedicated b...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Otter Road Bridge Construction Update

Contractors working for the City of Montrose have completed construction of the Otter Road bridge replacement project over the Loutsenhizer Irrigation Canal, with the exception of final paving. Final paving of the roadway will occur in April once the warm...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

2017 Community Garden Applications Available

Applications to take part in the 2017 Niagara Community Garden are now available. The community-based organic garden (2424 E. Niagara Road) is entering its fourth season and is open to any individual, group or family for participation, whether experienced...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

2017 Youth Competitive Baseball Key Dates Announced

The Montrose Youth Competitive Baseball League, a program through the Office of the City Manager, is pleased to announce the 2017 season key dates.  Players, ages nine to 15 who seek the opportunity to play competitively in a regionally traveling...

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