Smoothing the ride

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Photo by Gretel Daugherty

The West Lake skatepark is closed while workers do maintenance and add new elements.

Kevin Lane of Houston, Texas, smooths the concrete surface of the new fun box and hubba ledges while volunteer Reis Caldwell of Grand Junction braces his knee boards with a shovel as the pair work at the West Lake skate park. The park is currently closed while Kevin and a fellow worker with Grindline Concrete Skate park Design and Construction fix up the park and add new elements to the structure with the help of several volunteers. The park is expected to reopen in mid-October.

Three men arrested in ongoing probe of child prostitution

Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger told a judge court records are sealed after the arrests of three local men as part of an ongoing investigation of Internet solicitation of child prostitution.

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