Equine Themed Art Show Opens in Montrose at the A+Y Design Gallery

By Marissa Isgreen MONTROSE– “High-Point,” a 12-month traveling art show featuring equine art, opens at the A+Y Design Gallery in Montrose for the entire month of June. The show aims to celebrate the Year of the Horse, engage the community in a discussion about art and benefit Colorado’s wild horses. Local artist Cheri Isgreen and Fort Collins-based artist Barb Haynie …

WATER OFFICIALS RAISE AWARENESS OF PUBLIC TRUST INITIATIVE

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE–(June 3, 2014) It’s a concept that originated in England long ago, for the purpose of allowing public navigation rights to rivers and streams. Public Trust Doctrine sounds good on paper, water officials say, but would be disastrous if implemented here in Colorado. However, two ballot initiatives may come before the public in November, and could to …

Montrose At Heart Of The Fractal(ia) Universe

MONTROSE—(June 3, 2014) On a cool evening last week, a group of old friends gathered on the back porch, laughing over cold beers. One picked up his guitar to play a song he had recently written, the perfect soundtrack for a spring night. Conversation ceased as the others listened raptly.   “It’s a universal tune that makes everybody happy,” someone …

VO-TEC, CMU EXPLORE MUTUAL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

By Caitlin Switzer   REGIONAL–(June 3 2014) Their missions are different, but the goal is the same–to serve the educational needs of the West Central region. So when officials from Colorado Mesa University and the Delta-Montrose Vo-Tec sat down last week to talk about the future, the conversation focused on how best to expand programming.   “We are talking about …