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Stories with place: Montrose
  • Doctor pleads guilty in Colorado painkiller case 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 1:28 pm

    MONTROSE, Colorado - Authorities say a former Western Slope physician prescribed "unprecedented levels" of powerful prescription drugs to people who did not need them, contributing to a drug-abuse problem in Montrose and surrounding communities.

  • Probation for former day care worker who gave kids sleep aid 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 10:19 pm

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - A former Montrose day care worker accused of giving over-the-counter melatonin sleep-aid tablets to as many as 35 preschool-aged children has been sentenced to two years of probation.

  • Authorities seize 2,700 pot plants in Delta County 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 10:10 am

    MONTROSE, Colorado - Authorities seized 2,700 pot plants that they say were part of an illegal grow operation in western Colorado between Grand Junction and Montrose.