Little rain, lots of bow

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Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

A rainbow appears over the Grand Valley after a brief evening storm on Friday. The photo was taken from a hilltop on the Redlands.

Drug ring toppled in Mesa County

A yearlong investigation has resulted in authorities locking up or actively pursuing more than 30 western Colorado residents who were — in the presence of children and near local schools — allegedly pumping a variety of illegal drugs into Mesa County.

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    View available mugshots of those arrested in connection with drug ring.

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    Our Social Junction photo study of people who attended the county fair.

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    Players enjoy the fun at the Taco Bell Western Slope Open Tennis.

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    Watch the corn harvest at Tuxedo Corn Company.

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