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Ashley (Tatman-Tolin) Jiron | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

On July 22, our angel, Ashley Kate had left her earthly home at the age of 25. Born in Montrose, Ashley graduated from Montrose High School in 2012 and then ...

Savor the San Juans home tour features Centennial Ranch  The Daily Planet

Featured in Architectural Digest, Centennial Ranch is showcased in this year's Savor the San Juans home tour Sept. 8, according to a news release.

Here's the new conference Montrose High School football will be playing in  Montrose Daily Press

The CHSAA Board of Directors approved Friday a change to football leagues for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.

Deceased teen was basketball player at Montrose High School  KKCO-TV

The Montrose County Sheriff's Office says a teen died after jumping into a canal to save his dog.

MHS band becomes 'superior' | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

A superior rating — the highest possible ranking in music — is never easy to come by in a band program, but two of Montrose High School's own musical ...

Montrose High School A cappella group heading to semi-finals in Texas  KKCO-TV

The Montrose High School A Cappella group just won their quarter finals in Arizona. Now they're heading to the semi-finals which will be on March 9th in Texas.

Montrose High School triple-jumper sets school record  Montrose Daily Press

Abbey Heide told herself Saturday was the day she would break the school record in the triple jump — a record she already tied earlier in the season.

Montrose High School graduation in photos | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Ashley Bollinger was honored as the valedictorian and Maggie McHugh as the salutatorian at the Montrose High School graduation ceremony at the Montrose ...

Montrose Youth Football Camp returns | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose football scene is more than just a sport , it's a community. And this community is gearing up to offer youth a safe, fun way to work on.

Connor Matthew Imus | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Connor Matthew Imus, age 17, our most beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed suddenly on May 5, ...

Montrose High School swimmer reminisces past 4 seasons for Indians  Montrose Daily Press

Garth Knutson's talent on the Montrose High School boys swim team isn't only going to leave a big void on the roster next season, but his thoughtfulness and ...

Montrose High School Bus Accident  WesternSlopeNow

Officials from the Montrose County School District say an activities bus from Montrose High School was involved in an accident on Friday morning. No one on the ...

MCSD continues to improve school safety | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Over the past year, the Montrose County School District has prioritized safety of the students and staff.

Soccer camp begins July 30 | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School boys soccer team is hosting a youth camp for ages 5-14 starting July 30-Aug. 2 at Sunset Mesa Soccer Fields.

Remembering Connor Imus | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Hundreds from the community gathered at Lloyd McMillan Gym on the Montrose High School campus Monday night for a candlelight vigil in honor of 17-year-old ...

Montrose High School student arrested after Facebook threat  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 16-year-old Montrose High School student was arrested Sunday after allegedly starting a Facebook Messenger thread making threats against the school.

A lifetime of coaching | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Whenever a snowstorm hit Montrose during the track and field season, longtime coach Vic Kintz would shovel the first two lanes so the students would be able to ...

Alex's 5 goals propels team to W | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Sean Alex knew to have a shot at making it to the playoffs, the Montrose High School soccer team had to stay aggressive and earn a win during Thursday's ...

Pavlich tapped as newly created MCSD director of safety, security  Montrose Daily Press

School safety has always been on Jim Pavlich's mind, but in light of the occurrence of mass school shootings, he realized student security is an around-the-clock ...

Montrose prepares to end Loveland's perfect season | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

If someone asked Chris Eckerman earlier this year if the Montrose High School football team would go 11-1 and host a semifinal game, he wouldn't have ...

MHS girls lacrosse learning as new varsity program  Montrose Daily Press

As a new varsity program, the Montrose High School girls lacrosse team isn't solely driven by wins or losses, but rather, player development and becoming ...

Connor Imus remembered as good student, good friend | Opinion  Montrose Daily Press

Editor's note: This column space, usually taken by Twyla Righter's Outside the Box column, was used for teachers, students and coaches who knew Connor Imus ...

Anti-bullying YouTuber to speak to parents | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

According to Josh Drean, on a psychological level, kids will do almost anything for a sense of belonging and significance.

3-point shooting helps Montrose escape from Delta with W  Montrose Daily Press

... • Team knocks in 9 3-pointers. • Indians never trailed in first half. • MHS travels to Durango at 2 p.m. Saturday. By Andrew Kiser.

Montrose had a dominant wrestling squad | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Montrose High School had one of the best amateur wrestling programs in the state of Colorado, during an era when the sport had reached its height of ...

Bringing it all back home | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

A former Montrose High School and Division I college golfer is very likely taking over a program with which she brought a state title home just six years ago.

Montrose High School swim team wins league title, topping Glenwood Springs  Montrose Daily Press

Montrose High School boys swim coach Silas Almgren told his athletes if they wanted to secure a league title, it would have to be a team effort.

Montrose High graduation gets new venue | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

When weather took a turn for the worst during the Montrose High School graduation ceremony in 2009, graduates and their families had to pile into the Lloyd ...

Montrose lineup features plenty of fearsome hitters | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

It's become apparent this season that the entire Montrose High School baseball batting lineup can get on base.

Vaping 101 | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Montrose youths are vaping at higher rates than anywhere in the nation. School officials and community leaders believe education about these devices and their ...

MHS girls soccer rallies in second half to win first home game  Montrose Daily Press

Only three games into the season, the Montrose High School girls soccer team has shown it can win in different ways.

Indians hope to wrangle in Mustangs | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Painted on the west end Montrose High School football field bleachers are the years the Indians secured their league title. It's been a bit of dry spell — the last.

There the MHS band goes again | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School marching band has practiced in the blistering heat, spent hours upon hours rehearsing, and now it's preparing to play non-stop for 10 ...

MHS girls swim team wants to return to state  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School girls swimming team hopes to get back to the state meet this season after sending relay teams and an individual a year ago.

MHS volleyball team teaches young kids at youth camp  Montrose Daily Press

When Madi Matoush became a player-coach for the first time at the Montrose High School youth volleyball camp earlier this week, it was “a dream come true.”

Montrose's Sherwood represents Lady Indians volleyball for final time in all-star tourney  Montrose Daily Press

Katie Sherwood may be getting ready for a new chapter in her life, but last Saturday she was able to represent her Montrose High School volleyball team one ...

How a frail Montrose lad became the first four-time wrestling champ  Montrose Daily Press

When Bob Thompson went out for wrestling as a seventh grader in 1954, the Montrose High School Indians were building a reputation as one of the best teams ...

MHS football onto the second round of the playoffs  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School versus Dakota Ridge football game came to a boiling point in the fourth quarter of Friday's MHS 26-14 first-round state playoff win.

Fundraiser held for Connor Imus, who tragically drowned in canal in May  Montrose Daily Press

The Horsefly parking lot was full Tuesday evening, with vehicles also lined up and down the block on Main Street leading up to the brewpub. Their drivers had ...

Six-run sixth inning sparks MHS softball win  Montrose Daily Press

When Elle Edeker took the mound, coming in as relief for her Montrose High School softball team, Cedaredge looked like it had all the momentum.

Biggest wrestling tourney on the Western Slope comes to Montrose  Montrose Daily Press

Montrose's wrestling tradition starts at the middle school level.

Gabriel Pino Gomez | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

Gabriel Pino Gomez, 15 of Montrose, Co. Went to his everlasting home with the Lord on June 29, 2019.

Rec center closing for Imus memorial Friday | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose Community Recreation Center will be closed from 3 - 6 p.m. Friday, May 10, in honor and respect for Connor Matthew Imus and his family, and to ...

Law enforcement memorial event slated | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Special to the Montrose Daily Press. Officers with the Montrose Police Department, along with deputies from the Montrose County Sheriff's Office, will honor the ...

MHS attempts to repeat as state champs | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

On paper, very little has seemingly changed in the span of a year for the Montrose High School boys golf team.

Montrose may add language to stem tide of teen vaping  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The city of Montrose aims to add language to its public tobacco smoking ban to prohibit youth from using vaporizers and electronic cigarettes — an idea ...

Lady Indians crown Coronado Tournament champs | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School girls basketball team left the Coronado Tournament in high spirits following a three-game sweep and a tourney title win to start the ...

MHS baseball standout going to the next level  Montrose Daily Press

Dustin Boone eats, breathes and sleeps baseball. When the Montrose High School catcher isn't competing in the sport — which he's played in since age 5 — in ...

Lady Indians take second in Fruita invite | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Staff report. The Montrose High School girls golf team came away with a second-place finish during the Fruita Invitational at Adobe Creek Monday. Overall, the ...

From Nebraska to Montrose: Abel's Ace Hardware | Business  Montrose Daily Press

The key to the Abel's Ace Hardware business success has always been customer *service*. It's the 45 years of consistency in that customer *service* that has ...

Montrose honors 4 seniors but falls to Junction | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Four Montrose High School senior wrestlers were honored before Wednesday's match against Grand Junction, but there was one notable grappler who didn't ...

David Schlauger | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

David Schlauger, of Montrose Colorado, passed away in his home on Oct. 2, 2018. He graduated from Montrose High School, received his Master's Degree from ...

'Big hit' missing in Indians loss to Fruita  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School baseball team only lacked “a big hit” Tuesday that would have helped the Indians come out on top over Fruita Monument, according ...

George Stephen Unrein | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

George Stephen Unrein went to be with Our Heavenly Father on May 20, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home. While he ...

Treys help Indians nab last-minute victory | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

When Trey Schwerdtfeger found himself wide open by the rim late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's contest against Grand Junction, he thought about trying to ...

Parade of Lights steps off tonight  Montrose Daily Press

The City of Montrose invites everyone in the community to attend the annual Parade of Lights on historic Main Street this Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m..

Friends remember, mourn Luna | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

In the span of a few years, Martine Luna transformed into a completely different person in front of CrossFit Agoge co-owner John Brown.

Mestas pitching, Kidd slugging send Durango past No. 4 Montrose  The Durango Herald

Gus Kidd provided all the run support Gage Mestas would need, and the Demons kept tacking runs up on the scoreboard for good measure, as the Durango ...

'Never had to wake him up' | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Ryan King — and his mother, Suzi — never thought he would go on to swim for a college team. But his father, Mike, always had an inkling, especially when.

Henry Mike Martinez (Hank) | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

Henry M. Martinez (Hank) age 84 passes away in Salt Lake UT Hospital, with family & friends in attendance. Born in Montrose Colorado to Tony Lovato Martinez ...

Student thrives in new role on debate team  Montrose Daily Press

If you ask Zachary Vincent what he's passionate about, he will quickly tell you — world events.

Hutto's career night helps Indians close out 2018 | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

If Southwestern League opponents didn't know about the Indians' Luke Hutto before Tuesday's game, they certainly do now.

Canal safety concerns after teen's death  KKCO-TV

It has been three weeks since a Montrose High School student drowned after jumping into a canal to save his dog.

Two Montrose High School students arrested after making threats  KKCO-TV

Two students have been arrested in Montrose after allegedly joking about shooting up the high school there. That's according to the Montrose Daily Press.

Friday Night Lights | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

For the Montrose High School track and field team, there's nothing better than competing under the lights at Stocker Stadium, said coach Kyle Miller.

Summer music series returns | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Don't let the cold, rainy weather get you down, Montrose. The warm weather will be back, and with it comes the Montrose Summer Music Series.

Knowing is half the battle | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

The number of students drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, cigarettes or E-cigs, as well as those suffering mental health issues will be on the Montrose County ...

CHSAA lays out mandates for next season | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The CHSAA Legislative Council voted on Wednesday proposals that include changes to football, girls lacrosse, softball, swimming and volleyball.

Prep roundup: Montrose highlights season with state golf title  The Daily Planet

High school student-athletes from Montrose to Telluride and Ridgway to Norwood are leaving an indelible mark on the fall sports season in 2018.

Community gathers to discuss improving safety in schools  Montrose Daily Press

Stephen Schiell didn't start the Montrose County School District community input meeting about school safety on March 5 as the superintendent, but rather as a ...

Bodies of missing teen and dog found in western Colorado canal  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) — The bodies of a teen missing since Sunday and his dog have been found in a canal in western Colorado. Seventeen-year-old ...

Rotary exchange program offers world experience | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Curiosity brought Benedetta “Betta” Bianchi, a junior from Italy, to the Western Slope.

Montrose High School mourns the loss of a classmate, bullying may be to blame  KKCO-TV

MONTROSE, Colo. Family and friends of a Montrose High School student say bullying pushed her to take her own life Tuesday afternoon. Those close to Cait ...

Mason McClenathan | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

Mason McClenathan, 16, a Montrose High School student, died as a result of an accident. Memorial services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at ...

Indians win big in all-conference selections | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Before this year's Montrose High School football season, Chris Eckerman never carried the ball once for the Indians.

Montrose graduates receive $338,000 in local scholarships | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Overwhelming support of the Montrose High School graduates from the community, family, and businesses was clearly evident Thursday, May 16, as over ...

Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins opens Monday | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Montrose will soon be running on Dunkin'. Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins will start operations Monday in Montrose, according to a press release. The site ...

MHS a cappella team takes first in quarterfinal competition  Montrose Daily Press

To get to the top, the Montrose High School a cappella choir team, Vocal Effect, had to put in some aca-effort to prepare for competitions.

OHS preps for prom with mock crash | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

Twisted metal on the Olathe High School track greeted Olathe area first responders Thursday, and although it wasn't a real emergency, the staged scene drove ...

Expert: Opioid epidemic starts 'at the top' | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Prescription opioids, more than heroin, hold sway in Montrose County, accounting for 11 of 23 overdose deaths recorded between 2013 and 2017.

Coroner calls for action on canals | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose County coroner is calling for safety features in sections of area irrigation waterways, to prevent further tragedy after a teenager drowned earlier this ...

Jocey E. Field | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

Memorial *service*- Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel, Montrose, Colorado.

Loveland runs past Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

MONTROSE — It was the running game that helped get Montrose into the Class 4A state semifinal game Saturday afternoon.

Senior to play hoops at next level | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Michaela Ladage probably wouldn't have played basketball for Montrose High School — and soon in college — if not for her fifth-grade gym teacher Matt Imus.

NEW ERA for Montrose football | Free Access  Montrose Daily Press

... • Mertens plans to be coach at MHS for long time. • Montrose hosts Fruita in season opener. • Former coach praises Montrose, but wants to win. As Brett ...

Rexford 'Jack' Smith | Obituaries  Montrose Daily Press

Rexford “Jack” Smith, 91, of Warrensburg, Missouri, formerly of Montrose, Colorado, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 in Warrensburg.

Montrose rallies to beat Central  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In order to keep pace with Fruita Monument in the Southwestern League, Montrose needed a victory at Central on Tuesday.

Leaving a legacy | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Maxine Keller's career in education at Olathe Elementary School was “a tough act to follow,” according to her children who followed her footsteps into teaching.

These Colorado high schools produced the most Harvard, Princeton and MIT grads  Denver Business Journal

A new report examines the Colorado high schools that sent the most alums to the top-three-ranked universities on U.S. News & World Report's latest list: No.

Montrose Avalanche gets a kick from competition | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Sunset Mesa Sports Complex was buzzing with activity over the weekend.

Montrose High NJROTC team wins state drill meet third year in a row  Montrose Daily Press

Morning, evening or night, senior Kendrick Richardson will more than likely be found at Montrose High School.

Therapy dog training on tap | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

In the eyes of Ann Furgurson, when dogs come into a space, they brighten up people's day.

Montrose celebrates homecoming | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose community turned out Wednesday afternoon to help Montrose High School celebrate Homecoming. Parents, teachers and students lined Main ...

MHS boys golf team fundraising event on the horizon  Montrose Daily Press

Residents can hit the links to help raise funds for the reigning Montrose High School boys golf state champion team.

Down goes Fruita | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Entering the Montrose High School's football game against Fruita Monument, MHS coach Brett Mertens thought the contest was going to be a tight, four-quarter ...

Pagosa Springs downs Montrose in 2OT | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

Although the Montrose High School boys basketball team lost in double overtime to Pagosa Springs Friday, the youthfulness of the Indians gave them a fighting ...

School district's NJROTC unit to hold review | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

Capt. Lance Bach credits Montrose and Olathe high schools' Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program's longevity to the support of residents in ...

7 MHS wrestlers head to state | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School wrestling team has seven state qualifiers — the most under coach Neil Samples — after the regional tournament, held Feb. 15-16 at ...

Lady Indians preparing for the start of campaign  Montrose Daily Press

When Cora Blowers came into the tennis season as a freshman last year, she didn't have a lot of experience, creating a somewhat difficult start to her high ...

A hoppin' place | Local News Stories  Montrose Daily Press

A new eatery in Montrose may never have gotten the name Froggy's if not for a fateful day for the owner.

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