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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Health & Human Services Director Peg Mewes Announces Retirement

Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Health and Human Services (HHS) Director Peg Mewes R.N., announced her retirement after 30 years of service in Montrose County. Mewes has been Director of HHS since March of 2002 and has also served as ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2014

Montrose Health Officials Keep Close Watch on Ebola Developments

Montrose County Health and Human Services (HHS) is working cooperatively with the Montrose Memorial Hospital and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to ensure that our local area is prepared for not only assessing patients with Eb...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

An Open Letter from Sheriff Rick Dunlap

Citizens of Montrose County,

The Montrose Regional Dispatch Center (MRDC), and specifically the increase in fees to the user agencies, has been called into question recently as agencies are preparing for their upcoming budgets.

First and foremost...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2014

Arm Yourself with Montrose County Health & Human Services Vaccination Clinic

Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Health and Human Services will be hosting an open vaccination clinic on Thursday, October 23rd from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Cerise Park in Montrose. The clinic will provide the following free vaccinations: ...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Shots Fired in Montrose County

Montrose, COLO.-- At approximately 8:30 p.m., on September 16th, a call came in to the Montrose Regional Dispatch of several gunshots being fired in the 3500 block of 6200 Road in Montrose, Colo. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party and we...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Norris Officially Seated as Montrose County Manager

The Montrose Board of County Commissioners voted Interim County Manager Ken Norris into the role of County Manager during this morning’s board meeting. The contract with the county officially begins September 15, 2014, and is set to three-year expire mid...Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

City and County Partner to Remove Blighted Structures for Public Safety

The City of Montrose and Montrose County Public Works (PW) Departments will partner to demolish several blighted structures on the west side of Cascade Avenue between North 3rd Street and North 4th Street.

These buildings along one half block of Cascad...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Town Hall Meetings: Focused and Better Than Ever

The Montrose Board of County Commissioners have identified key issues facing the county and will host focused town hall meetings to inform citizens and increase awareness of the county’s actions. These meetings will begin with a set topic of discussion a...Read on...