Local Stories

Big shots: Champion hunters compete at Powderhorn

August 1, 2017 0
There’s the game, and then there’s real life. Outside observers would never consider Train to Hunt competitions games, of course. Games are supposed to be fun, and the elite hunter-athletes running up and down Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s steep runs in the July heat were not having fun. In fact, most [ . . . ]

Meet your new therapist, Mr. Ed

August 1, 2017 0
Blue skies framed calm stables as Jay D. Muller and I walked up to meet the horses at Reimer’s Rainbow Ranch, home of the Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC). They were quiet, munching on their breakfast before their workday began. The center, located at 979 25 Road, aims [ . . . ]

Support our vets at the Patriot Picnic

August 1, 2017 0
Who wouldn’t take the opportunity to enjoy the summer weather, eat well and celebrate our nation’s heroes? On August 12, those in the Montrose area have the chance to do just that. Each August for the past five years, Montrose’s Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans (WHAFV) has hosted the Patriot [ . . . ]

VOA gives community an AdvantAge

August 1, 2017 0
Have you had a benefits checkup recently? Finding resources and applying for assistance can be a daunting task for seniors and their families. Understanding the complicated language and the proper documentation required to apply is overwhelming. Our community has an abundance of resources available to support the journey that is [ . . . ]
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Upcoming Community Events

Aug
21
Mon
all-day Western Colorado Senior Games
Western Colorado Senior Games
Aug 21 – Aug 27 all-day
Be healthy and active by competing in your choice of over 55 different events. With activities designed for the weekend warrior to the seasoned athlete, there’s something for everyone age 50 and older. To register, call the Grand Junction Parks and Recreation office at 254-3866.
4:00 pm Monday Night Out @ Montrose Senior Center
Monday Night Out @ Montrose Senior Center
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enjoy a potluck, line dancing and games from 4-7 p.m. Bring a dish to share and $2 for paper goods and prizes. For more information, call Cindy at 252-4884.
6:15 pm The Montrose Connection @ Montrose Senior Center
The Montrose Connection @ Montrose Senior Center
Aug 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you new to Montrose? Would you like to connect with like-minded people? Share ideas and network with others from 6:15 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Montrose Senior Center. Seating is limited, so please register at the Montrose Recreation Center or visit www.montroserec.com.
Aug
22
Tue
7:00 pm Thunder Mountain Camera Club @ Western Colorado Community College
Thunder Mountain Camera Club @ Western Colorado Community College
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thunder Mountain Camera Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on August 22 at Western Colorado Community College. Visit www.thundermountaincameraclub.org or call Dawn Morrow at 216-9311.
Aug
23
Wed
all-day Vega State Park Picnic @ Fruita Community Center
Vega State Park Picnic @ Fruita Community Center
Aug 23 all-day
Vega State Park Picnic @ Fruita Community Center |  |  |
Vega State Park Picnic: At an elevation of 8,000 feet, Vega State Park’s high mountain lake sits in a beautiful mountain meadow on the northeast edge of Grand Mesa National Forest in Western Colorado. Date: August 23rd Cost: $35 55+ special event. More information: Fruita Community Center – 858-0360

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