Olathe Sweet Corn, Olathe, CO

Make It Local! Sweet Corn Fuels Economy, Fun

 MONTROSE–(May 15)  The sweet corn variety that put Montrose County on the map, Olathe Sweet, will once again draw hungry crowds to Olathe and the entire region on Saturday, August 3.  However, though the Olathe Sweet Corn festival has become known over the years for featuring big, national acts along with the hot buttered ears, this year’s festival—the 22nd–will be …

The Warriors Are Coming, June 2013, Montrose, CO

From Old West to Warriors to Roller Derby at River Bottom, June Rocks!

GET FIT FOR FUN!  By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL— (May 15) In some communities, a single summer event can be cause for celebration. In Western Colorado, the menu of summertime fun is typically so full that just choosing an “entrée” can take days. This June is no exception—from the Tribute to Western Movies Day at Museum of the Mountain West on June 8 and …

LoMo Coffee, Montrose, CO

The Coffee’s On…. in LoMo!

LOWER MONTROSE– (May 15)   There are not very many things, if any, that I like more than coffee, and there is nothing I dislike more than not having coffee when I wake up. I wish I could say that my body fueled itself, energized on its own, but I would be lying. I don’t think it is all about the caffeine, …

Tradition, Property Rights Clash In Gravel Pit Debate

 MONTROSE—(May 15)  When she bought her home on Moonlight Mesa in 2000, Janice Wheeler thought she was set for life.   “It was a quiet, dead end road, south of town,” she said. “I had it made! I came here from Copper Mountain, and this was the lifestyle that I wanted. I have 1.17 acres, and I have an organic …

Hartman Brothers Building, Montrose, Co

A Look Back….. The Historic Hartman Brothers Building

By Liesl Greathouse -(May 15)  Today as you drive down Main Street in Montrose, you will pass the Hartman Brothers building at 531 E. Main Street.  You would not know it by looking at it, but the Hartman Brothers building has been an important part of the automobile industry in Montrose. In 1893, the Hartman family moved from a farm …