Western Slope City Gains National Award for Civic Engagement
MONTROSE, Colo. - A Western Slope city is being recognized, in part, for how well it handles the needs of their community. Montrose has won a 2013 All America City Award, that's according to the Montrose Daily Press. The Denver-based national civic league chooses 10 cities each year for the award. Montrose was selected from 20 finalists. The league recognizes cities for innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement and collaboration. Montrose caught their attention for their program to welcome returning veterans, downtown development efforts and the reopening of a lumber mill.