Fire restrictions put in place

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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.





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