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State hopes to nip catastrophic fire in the bud

At a time when residents may be underestimating their actual risk for wildfire, the state of Colorado is on alert, launching a new strategy that is expected to serve as the model for the nation.

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Sunday 08/02/2015
Hundreds attend inaugural FUNC Fest at Riverbottom Park
Posted: August 02, 2015

Saturday, the day of the inaugural FUNC Fest, was vastly different from the cool and rainy day on May 16 for the Montrose Water Sports Park dedication, but as one of the water-park designers pointed out, the crowd capacity was similar.

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Olathe sweet corn smiles from ear to ear
Posted: August 02, 2015

Anyone who’s eaten a messy, charred, delicious ear of sweet corn at the Olathe Sweet Corn Festival knows the joy of tasting corn that was picked hours ago.

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East Oak Grove Road: ‘Trending ahead of schedule’
Posted: August 02, 2015

Does it seem the construction of East Oak Grove Road has been going on forever? And, you’re anxious for it to come to completion?

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Competitors get muddy
Posted: August 02, 2015

A year of hard work and dedication for fair participants started coming to an end on Friday afternoon. 

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Saturday 08/01/2015
Race to end of cob
Posted: August 01, 2015

A crowd gathered, children lined up to be chosen to compete and plates of sweet Olathe corn lined the tables at Friday’s corn-eating contest at the Montrose County Fair. With the signal to start, the crowd cheered, corn flew and the race was on. 

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