Fire restrictions put in place

Tease Image
Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Grand Junction Fire Marshal Chuck Mathis looks over a burned-out area on Thursday at the site of a fire that destroyed a home and some outbuildings near 28 and C¾ roads in Grand Junction on June 12. The city of Grand Junction, Mesa County, and the Bureau of Land Management have announced fire restrictions in light of extremely dry and hot conditions on the Western Slope.

Authorities call halt to fireworks, open burns

If it strikes, flicks or sparks, don’t use it.
So, no matches, no lighters and especially no fireworks, not even the legal ones.

In D.C., officials push for pipeline

A visit with federal officials has left an area contingent with higher hopes about the prospects for an Oregon project that could provide an overseas outlet for local natural gas.



Forecasters predict record temps for the Grand Valley. How will you beat the heat?

Search More Jobs

Newspapers In Education

  • Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries.

  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.

  • How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured.

  • Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years.

  • Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

    MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light.


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy