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Fire ignites in De Beque Canyon; troopers closing I-70

Firefighters are scrambling to respond to a brush fire that ignited and is moving quickly in De Beque Canyon.Radio traffic indicates that state troopers are closing the interstate in the immediate area of the fire, near Exit 46. Westbound traffic is being stopped at the I-70 exit near De Beque.The f

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-14 17:47:00

Smokey Side Affects in the Grand Valley

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WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-08-15 03:48:49

Allegations could have been 'devastating' in murder trial

Had allegations that a Grand Junction defense investigator fabricated parts of his resume come out during trial for the murder case he was hired to work on, the results could have been "devastating," according to an attorney not affiliated with the case.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-14 07:07:00

Emergency crews responding to brush fire near Cameo

Emergency crews are battling a brush fire along I-70 near Cameo. According to initial emergency dispatch radio reports the fire is about 20 acres in size.A viewer sent in these pictures of the fire.One lane of I-70 is being shut down to make room for additional brush trucks and resources to fight th

KJCT8 - 2018-08-14 11:49:00

Photos:Firefighters Battle Blaze; 25 Acres Burned Near Cameo

Firefighters contained a brush fire that ignited along Interstate I-70 near the west bound lanes in De Beque Canyon that closed down the highway around four hours in both directions on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The blaze stretched for three miles and burned 25 acres near Cameo.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-15 01:09:00

When to call emergency dispatch about smoke; and when not to

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) --"When I came into Grand Junction, I thought there was a fire somewhere," Lane Davis, a man visiting Grand Junction, said.Emergency dispatch here in Mesa County has seen an increase in the number of people calling concerned about fires, but most calls are just smok

KJCT8 - 2018-08-14 20:06:00

City, judge feud over case conduct

McInnis' employment officially ends today, but she has been on paid administrative leave since the Grand Junction City Council signed off on the separation agreement. It stipulates neither party will speak poorly of the other, and McInnis can be fined by the city $15,000 per breach by talking about

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-15 06:23:14

Details For Senior Law Day 2018

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Dave Norman from the Area Agency on Aging stopped by the KREX 5 News studios to give us all the details about the upcoming Senior Law Day!

WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-08-15 03:31:09

Local Highschooler Representing U.S. In Running Competition

"When I saw him every time I always thought, he will be able to be representing this country someday," said Macrina Cardenas, David's mother.

WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-08-15 00:25:17

Thieves hit Junction church twice in one weekend, steal electronics

Darrin Crow, lead pastor at Heart of Junction Church, 755 N. Fourth St., says the church was burglarized twice on the weekend of Aug. 5 when he was out of the country. Computers and nearly all the electronics related to the church's sound system were stolen.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL

Fruita and Delta make list of top 20 safest cities in Colorado

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) --If you live in Fruita or Delta, you can rest easy knowing you're in one of the safest cities in Colorado.

NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 15:31:00

Cabin Lake Fire forces evacuations

"The fire's threatening the South Fork drainage at this time," Curtis Keetch, district ranger for the Blanco Ranger District of the White River National Forest, said Monday afternoon.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-14 06:40:21

Garcia leads Missoula to 4-2 win over Grand Junction

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) -- Cesar Garcia hit a run-scoring double in the sixth inning, leading the Missoula Osprey to a 4-2 win over the Grand Junction Rockies on Monday.

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-14 03:25:12

Throwing of cigarette butts needs steeper punishment

Since the South Canyon fire was most likely caused by a discarded cigarette, I think it is time to make throwing your butts out the car window a felony with a $2,000 fine. On the way to Grand Junction, there are 4 or 5 places that a fire started just off the highway. If you see someone throw a butt

ASPEN DAILY NEWS

GJ council now in talks about ballot questions

At a work session Monday night, three councilors also indicated they were in favor of asking voters to consider funding a community center, presumably with a sales-tax increase. Exact numbers have not been determined and no official decision was made, but Phyllis Norris, Duke Wortmann and Bennett Bo

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-14 07:06:59

New Mesa Verde fire blamed on lightning strike

Dubbed the Mancos Canyon Fire, the fire was burning on less than an acre midslope on the East Rim of Mancos Canyon west of County Road 38, said Mike Lewelling.

DURANGO HERALD

Polis stands by Club 20 debate skip

Club 20 is an important group, but it's not the only voice for the Western Slope, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis said Monday.

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-08-14 06:38:26

CASA Looking For Male Volunteers

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WESTERNSLOPENOW.COM - 2018-08-14 03:41:30

Why has the magic of the Grand Valley has gone unnoticed?

The statue of John Otto, "who fought a constant battle with residents of Grand Junction" to recognize the significance of what would become Colorado National Monument, is emblematic of the Grand Valley's challenge to promote local attractions. It's tucked away and hard to find. CHANCEY BUSH/The Dail

GRAND JUNCTION DAILY SENTINEL

Wolves in Colorado: Harmful or helpful?

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)--Dozens gathered to discuss why introducing wolves into Colorado would be a problem, at the 2018 Grand Junction Wolf Symposium.Denny Behrens, the state director of Big Game Forever, says wolves are killing livestock in other states, and it's costing thousands of dol

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