Montrose County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Deputy in fatal shooting is 3-year veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Montrose authorities on Tuesday identified the person killed in an officer-involved shooting, and the officer who pulled the trigger, four days after the incident that occurred Friday in the western portion of Montrose County. William Ray Score Jr., 47, of Loveland, was identified following an autopsy, and his death was due to a distant gunshot wound to the head, according to the Montrose County Coroner's Office.

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  2. Loveland man identified as suspect killed in Montrose County deputy-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Denver Post

    Authorities in Montrose County have identified the 47-year-old Loveland man killed in a deputy-involved shooting Friday afternoon. William Ray Score Jr. died of a "distant" gunshot wound to the head in what has been ruled a homicide, officials said Tuesday.

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  3. Montrose authorities name officer who shot, killed suspect on FridayRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Law enforcement authorities in Montrose today identified the officer involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect Friday in the west end of the county. The Montrose County Sheriff's Office said Deputy Bruce Schmalz, a three-year veteran, is currently on paid administrative leave pending the results of the investigation from the Seventh Judicial District's Critical Incident Team.

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  4. Suspect killed, Montrose County sheriff's deputy wounded in Friday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    A suspect was killed and a sheriff's deputy was wounded in a shooting Friday afternoon in western Montrose County. Authorities have not released details in the case, including the suspect's name, age and gender or how the deputy and suspect became involved in a confrontation.

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  5. Montrose deputies now carry Naloxone for heroinRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Montrose County Sheriff's Office's recent outfitting of its patrol vehicles with a medication that can help or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose is in response to a problem the county hasn't had in two decades: death by heroin overdose. "We haven't had any in 20 years," Yergensen said.

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  6. Blotter, Nov. 13, 2016Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Authorities confirmed that a person was killed at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in a remote part of Montrose County on Friday, but declined to provide other details about the suspect pending an autopsy by the coroner. Montrose County spokeswoman Katie Yergensen said the deputy involved in the shooting had surgery at St. Mary's Hospital on Saturday morning and was doing well afterward.

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  7. Officer injured in shooting in Montrose CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | TheDenverChannel

    MONTROSE COUNTY, Colo. A person is dead and a Montrose County Sheriff's Office deputy is injured following a shooting Friday afternoon.

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  8. Suspect dead following Montrose officer-involved shootingRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Law enforcement said one person is dead following an officer-involved shooting Friday night in the west end of Montrose County. A Montrose County sheriff's deputy was injured and is expected to have surgery today at St. Mary's Hospital to remove bullet fragments from his hand, according to the Montrose County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. GJ officer shoots, kills suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... between a vehicle and a building on Pitkin. The suspect, found sitting in the driver's seat, was dead. A Montrose County sheriff's deputy was injured in an officer-involved shooting in the west end of Montrose County. The deputy is being treated at ...

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  10. String of heroin deaths prompts Montrose County Sheriff's deputies to begin carrying NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Denver Post

    Sheriff's deputies in Montrose County have begun carrying the opioid-blocker Narcan in their patrol vehicles following a string of local heroin deaths this year. "Protecting the public is our first priority," Undersheriff Adam Murdie said in a statement.

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  11. Montrose voters OK mill levy hike for middle schoolRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Montrose County voters approved a $21.3 million referendum to replace Columbine Middle School by an unofficial 8 percent margin on Tuesday. As of 10 p.m., the measure was passing 54 percent to 46 percent, with 7,865 votes for the 2.48 mill-levy increase and 6,712 votes against it.

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  12. Montrose GOP wins 2 commission seatsRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Republicans swept the District 1 and District 3 seats on the Montrose County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday with an overwhelming majority. Keith Caddy won the District 1 seat with 73 percent of the vote, or 10,972 votes.

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  13. Shutdown of coal facilities underwayRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has identified the man who will oversee the shutdown of a coal-fired power plant and mine in Montrose County and a coal-fired power generation unit near Craig. Rick Thompson will serve as the manager of transition teams, evaluating options for decommissioning the facilities, coordinating shutdown activities with employees and communities and providing them with support.

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  14. Hunters discover human remains on Uncompahgre PlateauRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Authorities in Montrose are working to identify the remains of a human skeleton found by hunters in rural western Montrose county on Saturday. Hunters found the remains in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau and alerted the Montrose County Sheriff's Office, said Katie Yergensen, spokeswoman for Montrose County.

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  15. Human remains found on Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Denver Post

    Authorities in Montrose County are investigating after human remains were found Saturday by hunters in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau. The county sheriff's office says several bones and items of clothing were discovered during a subsequent search on Sunday.

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  16. Hunters find human remains on Uncompahgre PlateauRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Montrose County Sheriff's Office responded to a report from hunters who found human remains in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompaghre Plateau west of Montrose on Saturday. Sheriff's personnel confirmed the remains are human.

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  17. Hunters find human remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | TheDenverChannel

    The Montrose County Sheriff's Office said the remains were found Saturday in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau, west of Montrose. Deputies and members of the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse searched the area Sunday and found several bones and items of clothing, officials said.

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  18. Utilities: Local input key when power plants closeRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... and Transmission Association, hopes the same kind of local relationships can help the Craig area and Montrose County better weather Tri-State's closure of coal facilities in those areas. Under a proposed regional haze agreement, Tri-State plans to ...

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  19. Ouray County - Us 550 safety improvements years awayRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Ouray County Plaindealer

    After receiving letters from Montrose and Ouray counties concerning vehicular safety on US 550, Colorado Department of Transportation officials say they see a need for improvements and safety adjustments to the highway. According to Lisa Schwantes, Region 5 communications manager, CDOT has been working closely with the Gunnison Valley Transportation Planning Region, which includes the southwest region of Colorado.

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  20. Blotter, Sept. 26, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... car with fake license plates and had drug paraphernalia, and police found he had three active warrants. The Montrose County coroner is investigating the death of Deanna E. Snyder of Olathe, who was found dead on Sept. 23 in Montrose. Dr. Thomas ...

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