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Land buy, grant to help Fruita expand park

By Amy Hamilton

Saturday mornings at Fruita’s Little Salt Wash park get so packed with games of softball, baseball, soccer and flag football, people wind up parking their cars along the main route, 18 Road. Yet Fruita’s most well-loved park ...

Traffic Alert, April 23, 2017

By Staff

Road closures and maintenance projects may affect traffic this week: City of Grand Junction Projects with Travel Restrictions ■ Gunnison Avenue Sewer Line Replacement Project: Gunnison Avenue from 15th Street to 24th Street is closed ...

Bill would limit campaign contributions

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — County commissioners, school board candidates and everyone else running for local offices may see limits in how much money they can collect in their campaign coffers. Under a bill that won preliminary approval in the ...


Prez adviser 
is booster of Jordan Cove

By Gary Harmon

Shipping natural gas from northwest Colorado to Asia could be a key component in recovering the U.S. economy and aiding other nations, a key White House economic adviser said Friday on the financial news channel CNBC. “We could be and ...

Western Slope parks generate $570M benefit

By Gary Harmon

Visitors to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and the surrounding Curecanti National Recreation Area generated $570 million in economic benefits in western Colorado, the National Park Service said. Nearly 1 million people visited ...

Man with warrant out accused of hauling meth

By Duffy Hayes

An Arizona man already wanted on a federal warrant for transporting several pounds of methamphetamine was arrested Thursday evening while allegedly driving a car that contained 13 pounds of the same drug. Heradio Rios-Zarate, 25, was behind ...

District offers support for its students after two deaths by suicide

By Katie Langford

School District 51 is bolstering mental health and support services in the wake of two student suicides within the last two days. District 51 Spokeswoman Cat Foster said a Fruita Monument High School student died as a result of suicide on ...

For The Record, April 22, 2017

By Staff

BIRTHS Community Hospital Luciana Huff, Grand Junction, a son, April 11. Dewey and Allie Johnston, Fruita, a son, April 12. Travis and Danielle Mullenix, Grand Junction, a daughter, April 12. Kyle and Gretchen Sand, Grand Junction, a ...


Family dogs found mutilated

By Amy Hamilton

An Orchard Mesa woman is grieving and hoping the public will help identify a suspect after her two pit bull dogs were found decapitated near railroad tracks in the area on Wednesday. In a disturbing scene detailed in an incident report, ...


Horse lovers to pony up today

By Gary Harmon

Rachel Schowalter and Mandy Bingham, both of Collbran, shouldered toddlers and studied 21 wild horses captured last winter and this spring and available for adoption today at Rimrock Adventure Park in Fruita. Bingham and Schowalter ...

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