The Museum of Western Colorado is looking to Mesa County residents for guidance on how to make the most of the museum’s assets — and how best to deal with its problems.
Each of the museum’s branches — Cross Orchards in Fruitvale, Dinosaur Journey in Fruita, and the Museum of the West in downtown Grand Junction — has distinct advantages and challenges, Executive Director Peter Booth said.
“We’re reaching out to the community to develop a plan and select the opportunities that are most feasible,” Booth said on Thursday.
A Grand Junction drill rig worker’s accidental death last week occurred when he was struck by a high-pressure valve after he and fellow crew members had repaired a leak and were working on getting the rig drilling again.
The Museum of Western Colorado is looking to Mesa County residents for guidance … more
A Grand Junction drill rig worker’s accidental death last week occurred … more
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Meeker High School’s football players thought they were on the way to the Class 1A state … more
The Central High School football team was a two-point conversion away from playing playoff spoiler … more
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Jim Haraway has done only one marathon, but he’s run it five times. … more
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A retrospective exhibit by local and regional U.S. military veterans will be on display through … more
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‘Winter on the Mountain’ at Glenwood Caverns … more
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