A large brush fire burning on the city’s northwest side threatened several structures, but few details were available late Saturday night.
Flames more than 100 feet tall burned across a stretch of land near the 2600 block of Chestnut Drive, but no injuries or burned structures were reported, said John Williams, battalion chief for the Grand Junction Fire Department.
In mid-June, after a localized storm over the Bookcliffs, residents who live in the vicinity of 34 and 35 roads and F and G roads watched helplessly as rivers of silt, water and debris overflowed ditches and washes. The runoff couldn’t be swept down to the Colorado River quickly enough and it pushed water into front yards, driveways and pastures along the way.
Out with this City Council and in with a new one. Do you think it would be … more
A large brush fire burning on the city’s northwest side threatened several … more
ost days at about sunset, Mount Garfield is bathed in a resplendent glow as the … more
School District 51 will spend more than $1.8 million improving schools from … more
An enormous sculptured bull with a picture window in its belly carried two local … more
The Grand Junction 4th of July Parade and celebration.
Rockies support Special Oly, surfing in Glenwood, team tennis tournament.
New Sacred Heart church, movies under the stars, canning with new tech.
Get a unique view of the west while on horseback.
Former CMU pitcher enjoying his time with GJ Rockies.
New book marks best hikes in Moab and Arches National Park.
The largest natural gas producer in the state, one that once operated dozens of rigs in western … more
Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: … more
Seniors in Mesa County now have a chance to experience the Touch of Care difference in non-medical … more
A local manufacturer of precision tools won exemption from around $25,000 in business personal … more
■ Pauline Helen Salazar, 73, Grand Junction, died July 3, 2015, at her home. … more
DUI patrols stepped up … more
Out with this City Council and in with a new one. Do you think it would be possible to find some … more
We Americans, to be blunt, suck at history. … more
I was unaware we have “local gay leaders” as the headline read in Saturday’s … more
Zulian’s letter about the ACA was full of misinformation Mr. Zulian’s letter … more
Recently Community Hospital CEO Chris Thomas boasts of “saving” Mesa County over … more
I was out of town last week in New Mexico, which I consider to be part of the United States, … more
Jonathan Piron had a big night Saturday for Grand Junction, going 5 for 5 and scoring three runs … more
The future of native trout in the United States is in big trouble. … more
Smallmouth bass anglers will be going for more than $5,000 in prizes at a fishing tournament July … more
The rainbow trout is making a comeback. … more
For some, like the half-dozen or so local baseball players who returned to Grand Junction this … more
Three years ago, Hutten Veatch was in a wheelchair with bandages over his face, being pushed … more
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Not every book is written for a general audience of readers. Some are written to connect with very … more
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DENVER (AP) — An unspecified security threat that led authorities to check a Southwest Airlines plane after it landed at Denver International Airport has been determined to be not credible, the FBI said.
DENVER (AP) — Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — The pilot of a medical helicopter that crashed in Colorado on Friday has died, but a flight paramedic and flight nurse aboard the crash are being treated at Denver-area hospitals and are expected to survive.
AVON, Colo. (AP) — Officials say nine people suffered minor burns during an accident at a fireworks show in Colorado.
FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Three people were injured Friday afternoon when a Flight-for-Life helicopter exploded and burst into flames during take-off near Frisco, according to firefighters.
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family got set to take a group photo, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.