News Release: Bureau of Land Management- Tres Rios Field Office

News Release Southwest District, Colorado FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2022 Contact: Deana Harms, Fire Mitigation, Education, Prevention Specialist, 970-403-5576 BLM Rescinds Fire Restrictions in Gunnison, Tres Rios, and Uncompahgre Field Offices MONTROSE, Colo. – Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public lands administered by the Gunnison, Tres Rios and Uncompahgre Field Offices rescind fire restrictions […]


Emergencies such as Wildfires, Flooding and other natural disasters can occur at any time, day or night. The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office is in need of your assistance to better protect lives, and ask that you take time to plan and prepare for an event that would require evacuation from your home safely if theneed […]

The Story of the Sheriff’s Saddle

The Story of the Sheriff’s Saddle This is a Sheriff’s Saddle. It’s a plain saddle, not covered in fancy silver Conchos or a lot of tooling. This is a practical, tough working saddle. The saddle sits empty of a rider, representing that the Office of Sheriff will have many occupants over time. You will notice […]

Water Overflowing the Highways

43-5-303. Overflowing highways – penalty. No person or corporation shall repeatedly, willfully, or negligently cause or allow water to flow, fall, or sprinkle from any ditch, lateral, canal, waste ditch, reservoir, pond, drain, flume, or agricultural crop sprinkler system upon any public road or highway so as to damage the same or to cause a […]

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