#MontroseVotes: Our live election blog

Montrose County election worker Barb Weber works with voters at Friendship Hall Tuesday evening. (Photo by William Woody) By William Woody / Digital News Producer MONTROSE — Republicans Keith Caddy and Roger Rash will become the newest members of the Montrose Board of County Commissioners  with overwhelming victories Tuesday. Both men pledge themselves to restore trust and transparency with the Board …

SIMPLE, HAPPY, CREATIVE…AMAZING GLAZE RELOCATES, EXPANDS

By Caitlin Switzer MONTROSE–Yes, that beautiful back wall that Cherie McPherson and her husband built for the new Amazing Glaze location at 209 East Main Street (in the former Pickled Painter space) looks like expensive, reclaimed barn wood. Looks can deceive however –like much of the work for this gorgeous business “makeover,” that wall is actually built from a plentiful …

THE COST OF COURAGE…KEEPING CITIZENS SAFE ON A BUDGET

By Caitlin Switzer REGIONAL-No, the job is not easy. But here in Montrose, the local police department has the resources it needs to fight crime and keep citizens safe. “We are very well funded here,” Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn said. “Occasionally we will get a grant for something, like our bullet proof vests or victim advocate programs, but most …

WEST CENTRAL WOMEN OF INFLUENCE-KAY ALEXANDER

Interview by Gail Marvel MONTROSE-For three terms, 1996-2002, Kay Alexander served as State Representative for House District 58.  Kay is currently Vice Chair for the Colorado Mesa State University (CMU) Advisory Council – Montrose campus and she lectures in the CMU social work department. In May 2014 Kay launched a new business, Pegasus Equine Therapy, which incorporates her love of …