NEW IDEAS, NEW RELEASES, FREE CONCERTS ON THE MENU FOR REGIONAL SUMMER FUN

Mirror Staff Report REGIONAL–(May 20, 2014)  Yes, there are a host of big-name, exciting musical performances set to take in Montrose and the surrounding region this summer. Not all local music takes place on the traditional concert stage, however. Some local acts are opting for more intimate shows in alternative settings, while others are taking a break from performing to …

Fort to Become a Regional Visitor Center?

  By Caitlin Switzer DELTA—(May 6, 2014)  The Old Spanish Trail no longer serves as the trade route between New Mexico and California, leading venturesome travelers over mountains, deserts and canyons in search of the golden West Coast. And yet the trail’s history may play a role in the future of our region, helping us to remember our past. A …

OPENING DOORS TO COMMUNITY, FAITH

(May 6, 2014)  The beautiful building at the corner of South First and Park can definitely hold a good sized crowd. And in the church itself, there is room for all. “It begins with our motto, Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors,” Montrose United Methodist Church Pastor Steve Reinhard said. “The Methodist Church has more than 11 million members worldwide, …

REGION 10 SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES HELP CASA GROW

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE—(May 6, 2014)  Running a non-profit organization is certainly similar to running a small business. As lifelong entrepreneur Carlton Mason is learning, however, there also subtle differences. Mason, who recently took over as executive director of CASA of the Seventh Judicial District after the departure of longtime director Karen Tuttle, has plenty of experience making practical decisions …

SADDLE UP FOR THE 128TH ANNUAL MONTROSE COUNTY FAIR JULY: 18-27

By Liesl Greathouse MONTROSE—(May 6, 2014)  Summer is on the way, and with the warm weather come lots of fun outdoor activities, including Montrose County’s 128th Annual Fair and Rodeo, the longest running community event in Montrose.  Enjoy the fun July 18-27, with the new theme “Vintage. New. You.” The goal of the Montrose County Fair is, “To promote agricultural …