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Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2

Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start July 2

Montrose, COLO.—Due to the extremely dry conditions and the additional dry weather that is projected for the area, Sheriff Gene Lillard has recommended Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2nd. Moisture levels are dropping daily, federal land partners...

K-9 Jocko is Certified in Narcotics

K-9 Jocko is Certified in Narcotics

Congratulations to K-9 Jocko and Deputy Savage on achieving their Colorado Police Canine Association narcotics certification! #dogsonduty

Motorcycle/Truck Collision

Motorcycle/Truck Collision

Montrose, COLO.—During the late morning hours of Wednesday, May 27, 2020, a 59-year-old male from Olathe, Colo., Roger Ayres was killed in a motorcycle/truck collision. The cause and manner of death are pending the results of an autopsy which has been scheduled. The...

Montrose County Public Health Issues Ban on Burning

Montrose County Public Health Issues Ban on Burning

APRIL 10, 2020 Montrose, CO—Today, Montrose County Public Health released a public health order that temporarily bans burning in the unincorporated areas of the county. The order takes effect Sunday, April 12, at 12:01 a.m. All outdoor burning, other than the...

Motorcycle Death Identified

Motorcycle Death Identified

Montrose, COLO.—In the late afternoon of Sunday, April 5, 2020, Paul Hershberger, a 67-year-old male from Delta, Colo., died in a single vehicle motorcycle accident on Highway 141 at mile marker 83.4 in Naturita. The case is under investigation by the Montrose County...

Officials Announce First Montrose County COVID-19 Death

Officials Announce First Montrose County COVID-19 Death

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2020 Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Public Health and Montrose County Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield M.D. announced the first death of a Montrose County resident associated with COVID-19. The individual...

Automobile Death

Automobile Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 MONTROSE COUNTY INFORMATION RELEASE Contact: Dr. Thomas M. Canfield, MD, Montrose County Coroner Office: Montrose County Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigation (970)252-4524 coroner@montrosecounty.net Automobile Death Montrose,...

Second Confirmed Case and National Guard Testing in Montrose County

Second Confirmed Case and National Guard Testing in Montrose County

Montrose, CO—Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Montrose County Public Health has confirmed a second case of novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 on March 23, 2020. The individual is a 35-year-old male and is currently in quarantine at his residence....

Confirmed Case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montrose County

Confirmed Case of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Montrose County

Montrose, CO—Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Montrose County Public Health has confirmed that one person in Montrose County tested positive for novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 on March 20, 2020. The individual is a 39-year-old male and is...

National Guard Testing Pre-Screened COVID-19 Patients Monday

National Guard Testing Pre-Screened COVID-19 Patients Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2020Contact: Katie Yergensen, Montrose County Media Relations Managerkyergensen@montrosecounty.net, (970) 964-8701 National Guard Testing Pre-Screened COVID-19 Patients Monday Montrose, CO—The Colorado Department of Public Health and...

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