Montrose Mirror Archive 2020

December 28, 2020 - Mirror Issue 409
Leading With Innovation: Communication Pros Raise the Bar
More Shopping in LOMO: Luxe Designs Botique Opens in Sampler Square
Regional News Briefs

December 21, 2020 - Mirror Issue 408
Ridgway Love Story Comes to a Close: An Era Ends with Passing of Peter Decker
Montrose County Board of Health Approves Agreement with Local Schools, Hospital
Regional News Briefs

December 14, 2020 - Mirror Issue 407
RE1J Reallocates Funds to Update Facilities Master Plan
City Planning Commission to Discuss Sketch Plan for HUB at Montrose Crossing
Regional News Briefs

December 7, 2020 - Mirror Issue 406
City of Montrose House Purchase - Update
City Releases Amphitheater RFQ, Closes Public Restrooms
Regional News Briefs

November 30, 2020 - Mirror Issue 405
City of Montrose Buys House, Rents to Former Employee
'The Goal is to Save Lives, and Save Jobs Too'
Regional News Briefs

November 23, 2020 - Mirror Issue 404
DMEA Board Votes to Increase CEO Base Pay by 3 Percent; In 2019 Bronec Earned $525K
On the 'Sidelines' New Family Friendly Sports Bar Opens
Regional News Briefs

November 16, 2020 - Mirror Issue 403
Commissioners Award Contract for Stormwater Drainage Plan at Fairgrounds; Daily COVID & Flu Lab Test Results; Airport Baggage System
MURA Developer Seeks Continued City Investment
Regional News Briefs

November 9, 2020 - Mirror Issue 402
Scots Present Flag Retirement Ceremony
Montrose PD Holds Public Safety Open House
Regional News Briefs

November 2, 2020 - Mirror Issue 401
Women's Giving Club Meeting Goes Virtual
DMEA to Bring Vegetation Management In-House
Colorado News Briefs

October 26, 2020 - Mirror Issue 400
Montrose County Approves Recreation Lease with BLM
Council Hears Update on 347 Main Incentives; Possible 'Audubon' Wetlands Boardwalk Area
Regional News Briefs

October 19, 2020 - Mirror Issue 399
BOCC Reviews County Manager's Draft Budget for 2021
RE1J Eyes Grant to Create Outdoor Campus
Regional News Briefs

October 12, 2020 - Mirror Issue 398
MADA Now Under New Leadership
Montrose Corn Scientist Has High Hopes for New Ultra Sweet Varieties
Regional News Briefs

October 5, 2020 - Mirror Issue 397
As Need Explodes in Montrose Community, The Shepherd's Hand Sees Volunteer Shortage
Keeping Faith: Area Pastors Discuss Impacts of COVID-19
Regional News Briefs

September 28, 2020 - Mirror Issue 396
Block 93 Alley Project Has Area Business Owners Concerned About Impacts, Loss of Access
Ribbon Cutting for Tesla/Charge Point EV Charging Station to Be Oct. 1
Regional News Briefs

September 21, 2020 - Mirror Issue 395
A Local Hero Retires: Celebrating K9 OXX
BOCC Approves Tax Credit Agreement for Montrose Forest Products LLC
Regional News Briefs

September 14, 2020 - Mirror Issue 394
RE1J Moves Forward with Community WIFI Hot Spots
Historic Time Capsule One of Many in Montrose, Museum Director Says
Mirror Images: City of Montrose Closes South 1st Street

September 7, 2020 - Mirror Issue 393
'We Didn't Have a Financial Plan,' Bell Tells New Councilman at MURA
Independent Ethics Commission Investigates Former Mayor Dave Bowman
Regional News Briefs

August 31, 2020 - Mirror Issue 392
"Public Schools Should Reflect the Public"
DMEA Looks @ Long Term Financials; City Franchise Agreement a Milestone for Cooperation, Attorney Says
Regional News Briefs

August 24, 2020 - Mirror Issue 391
Montrose City Council Looks @ Incentives Package for Chow Down Pet Supplies
American Legion Post 73 Donates to Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club
Regional News Briefs

August 17, 2020 - Mirror Issue 390
RE1J Meeting Generates Requests for Better Sound Quality
BOCC Approves Amendments to FBO Lease Agreement with Atlantic Aviation LLC
Regional News Briefs

August 10, 2020 - Mirror Issue 389
MMH Speaks to Local Experience with COVID-19
Neighbors Keep the Heat on City of Montrose Over Factory's Non-Compliance
Regional News Briefs

August 3, 2020 - Mirror Issue 388
County Board of Equalization Hears Tax Protests
DMEA Closes Read Office Due to Mask Wearing Conflicts
Regional News Briefs

July 27, 2020 - Mirror Issue 387
Women's Giving Club to Hold Virtual Meeting
Montrose County Sheriff Updates Fleet
County Looks at Airport Access in Work Session

July 20, 2020 - Mirror Issue 386
RE1J Approves UVEA Negotiated Settlement
Colorado State Patrol Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony
Regional News Briefs

July 13, 2020 - Mirror Issue 385
City Hears Virus Update, Approves Annexations
Asbestos Abatement Complete at CSP
Update-Police Chief Responds on CBI Investigation

July 6, 2020 - Mirror Issue 384
Sheriff Enacts Stage 1 Fire Restrictions; Montrose County Updates Public Health Order
Montrose City Council Reviews Divots Allegations in Executive Session
City Council Considers Sales & Use Tax Code Update, Contract Award Recommendation for New Police Dept. Facility

June 29, 2020 - Mirror Issue 383
Raising A Glass, Raising the Bar
DMEA Talks Electric Vehicles, Moving Forward with Guzman at June 23 Meeting
Regional News Briefs

June 22, 2020 - Mirror Issue 382
City Council Approves 25K for Restaurant Voucher Program; Video Captures Councilor Snickering During Citizen Comment
BOCC Questions Formula Used for Airport Relief Funcs as Small Facilities with High Debt Score Big
Regional News Briefs

June 15, 2020 - Mirror Issue 381
If District Faces Another COVID Closure, RE1J Could See Layoffs of Non-Certified Staff
City to Host Virtual Session, Meeting
Regional News Briefs

June 8, 2020 - Mirror Issue 380
Chief of Police Speaks in Support of Peaceful Protests, Against Racial Injustice as Black Lives Matter Protesters Take to the Streets
Montrose JC Penney Store on List of 154 Closures
Mirror Images: Black Lives Matter

June 1, 2020 - Mirror Issue 379
4th of July to Look Different This Year
DMEA to Hold Virtual annual Meeting; Uncontested Board Election June 18
Regional News Briefs

May 25, 2020 - Mirror Issue 378
Former Mayor's Demands for Money Leave Golf Course Liquor License Holder Calling Foul
Russell Stover Plant Closing in August
BOCC Voices Support for Economic Rebound; Variance Application Approved by State May 23

May 18, 2020 - Mirror Issue 377
School Year Uncertain; RE1J Improves Facilities
Another Primary Montrose Employer Cuts Jobs
Colorado News Briefs

May 11, 2020 - Mirror Issue 376
BOCC Extends :pca; Dosaster Emergency Declaration, Allows Special Use Permit for Blow Fly Shooting Group
MPD: More Than 1.1 Kilo of Heroin Seized in Recent Weeks; Domestic Violence on the Rise
Summer Farmers Market Opens in Montrose

May 4, 2020 - Mirror Issue 375
Reopening Just in Time for Some, Too Late for Others
Director Jock Fleming Breaks with DMEA Board on Pursuit of PPP Funds for Cooperative
Mirror Images . . . A Minute After Midnight

April 27, 2020 - Mirror Issue 374
Outgoing Mayor Promotes summer Music Series @ Council Meeting
MRCOG Brings Local Entities to the Table Via Zoom
Regional News Briefs

April 20, 2020 - Mirror Issue 373
True Cost of DMEA Exit Climbs to $136.5M
RE1J Sets Graduation Dates, Agrees to One-Time $500 Payment for Staff
Quaran Team Strantz - Gayle and John of Montrose

April 13, 2020 - Mirror Issue 372
DMEA Board Signs Off on $88.5M Exit From Tri State
Small Montrose Markets Bring Fresh Choices
City to Host Special virtual Work Session

April 6, 2020 - Mirror Issue 371
Montrose Oxygen Suppliers Adapt to Changing Market After COVID-19
'Be Safe, Be Careful, Let's Try to Flatten the Curve,' Montrose BOCC Hears Update From Health Dept.
Regional News Briefs

March 30, 2020 - Mirror Issue 370
Rules of Order 1st Casualty for Virtual City Council
DMEA Moves Smoothly to Online Meeting Format; CEO Bronec Encouraged to Become More Involved in Regional Economic Development Efforts
Regional News Briefs

March 23, 2020 - Mirror Issue 369
Frantic Toilet Paper Buy-Up Continues
Matt & Marci Miles to Suspend April Rents
Regional News Briefs

March 16, 2020 - Mirror Issue 368
RE1J Approves Contract with Vista Charter School; Connor Imus Memorial Scholarship Fund Established
Shortages Are 1st Symptom of Virus in Montrose
Regional News Briefs

March 9, 2020 - Mirror Issue 367
Talmadge Richmond Joins Montrose County as Planner, Commissioners Postpone Decision on Special Use Permit for Blow Fly Shooting Group
City Approves Agreement with UMB Bank, Carrasco Says Rocky Mt. Chocolate Factory Considering Montrose - - - - CSP Trooper Tips: Just concentrate

March 2, 2020 - Mirror Issue 366
Eric Kelley Appointed to RE1J district F Board of Education Seat
CFO: DMEA Experiencing 'Loss of Load'
Regional News Briefs

February 24, 2020 - Mirror Issue 365
Gunnison Clamp Named City Volunteer of the Year
Montrose County Commissioners Designate Potato Growers Building a Historic Landmark
Regional News Briefs

February 17, 2020 - Mirror Issue 364
RE1J Announces New Bus Service Contractor
MRCOG Conversation Includes Airport Expansion; New Rec Center, Hot Tub, CMU Fitness Center; Possible Move for Montrose Fire Station No. 1
Low Bidder cries Foul Over RE1J Project Award

February 10, 2020 - Mirror Issue 363
MURA Members Question Spending, Murky Financials
Citizens Weigh in on Loss of Immunization, Family Planning Services; Event Center to Host Rocky Mt. Oyster Fest April 25
Regional News Briefs

February 3, 2020 - Mirror Issue 362
MHS Students Gail World of Opportunity as 'Printerns'
Eckhart Resigns at DMEA Board Meeting
Regional News Briefs

January 27, 2020 - Mirror Issue 361
City Approves Elks RV park with Conditions; Incentives for Hotel
MURA Invests in Hotel Infrastructure, Housing Project
Regional News Briefs

January 20, 2020 - Mirror Issue 360
Olathe Track Moves Forward; RE1J School District Sees Increase in Student Meal Consumption
Food, Coffee, Company: There Are No Outsiders at MADA
Colorado News Briefs

January 13, 2020 - Mirror Issue 359
Caddy to Serve as 2020 BOCC Chair; Citizen Questions Foundation Inspection Process
Councilors Speak Out Against Eliminatine Council Districts
Colorado News Briefs

January 6, 2020 - Mirror Issue 358
Homelessness is Not Going Away, Non-Profit Leader Says
Citizen Asks BOCC to Consider Removing Sales Tax on Food for Home Consumption
New Owner of Hypoxia Brings Excitement, Serious Fitness Expertise