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A border collie-Akita mix named Jazz lunges into the Palisade Swimming Pool at the splash of a ball Tuesday during the annual Dog Days Event, when humans turn the pool over to pets to mark the end of the season. The event was a benefit for the Roice-Hurst Humane Society. A Dog Days event in Grand Junction will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Lincoln Park Moyer Pool.

Clock ticked for I-70 drivers

A device first thought suspicious, which caused a closure of a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 70 for more than four hours Monday and brought out the Grand Junction Police Department’s Bomb Squad, turned out to be harmless, authorities said. Traffic lanes in both directions were reopened on I-70 between De Beque and the Mesa County-Garfield County line about 4 p.m.

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    A muddy race at Matchett, BMX riders at Fairgrounds, fishing is good on Mesa.

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    Watch a movie at a drive-in, Senior Games fun, plenty of rainy weather.

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    Dinosaur Journey Museum hosts a family festival Saturday.



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