Press & News

By Eric Whitney of CPR November 12, 2012   On this Veteran’s Day, CPR Health Reporter Eric Whitney brings us a story from Montrose, in the southwestern corner of the state. The town of 20,000 is inviting veterans to come there, and stay. People in Montrose recognize they have a...

Group creates new perfect hometown for wounded veterans By Richie Ann Ashcraft Saturday, November 10, 2012 Montrose would be an ideal place for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan to lay down new roots. That’s the simple idea that popped into Melanie Kline’s head last year as she sat...

Montrose, Colo.—Today, on the second day of their Building a Better Colorado Tour, House Republicans attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for Welcome Home Montrose’s new Warrior Resource Center and the First Annual Patriot’s Day Tribute for Emergency Responders.   “It is an honor and a privilege to...

BY WILL HEARST DAILY PRESS STAFF WRITER Apr 20, 2012 Over the past two days, nearly 200 community members volunteered their time to help the leaders of Welcome Home Montrose — an initiative designed to make Montrose a welcoming place for disabled veterans returning from Iraq...

This Western Slope city’s plan to reshape itself into a “no-barriers” community for returning veterans has been picking up more momentum this week with three public entities voting to support the effort. The Montrose Board of County Commissioners, the Montrose City Council and the Downtown Development...