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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Drone Donation Advances MCSO Search and Rescue Efforts

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Montrose, COLO.--Police departments all around the world are using or have considered the use of drones, and the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is now one of them. Recently, Sheriff Rick Dunlap and Undersheriff Adam Murdie met with Joey Burns at...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Hartman Awarded CSOC Scholarship by Sheriff Dunlap

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Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap is pleased to announce that Rachel Hartman is this year's recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) scholarship award for Montrose County. "Rachel is an outstanding student with aspirations t...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Montrose County, Sheriff's Office, and School District Partner on Anti-Bullying Play

Montrose County and the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office are proud to partner with the Olathe Middle and High School to bring the play “Have you Filled a Bucket Today?” to Montrose County schools. The play will be shown to elementary students throughout ...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Indoor Arena and Event Center Receives $1 Million DOLA Grant

The Montrose Board of County Commissioners received notice this week that the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) awarded the county a $1 million grant to be used for the indoor arena and event center. The much anticipated announcement came follo...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Angell Named 2015 CEMA West Region Manager of the Year

Emergency Manager Don Angell started working for Montrose County in 2014 and has made a big impact in just two short years. Angell earned the Colorado Emergency Management Association (CEMA) distinction of 2015 West Region Emergency Manager of the Year l...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program

Montrose County Sheriff Rick Dunlap announced today that County Sheriffs of Colorado, Inc. (CSOC), the state Sheriffs Association, will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving Montrose County student this spring. CSOC established the scholarship program ...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2015

BOCC Secures Over $100,000 in Local Scholarships for CMU Montrose

The Montrose Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and Colorado Mesa University (CMU) have once again teamed up to bring key funding for higher education to local residents. The BOCC and CMU Foundation have partnered to secure over $100,000 in scholarship...Read on...