No one hurt in mishap with school bus

Grand Mesa Middle School students experienced a bit of a bumpy ride on Tuesday afternoon as the school bus they were riding in was reportedly hit by a vehicle.

No one was injured, according to a news release from School District 51.

The district let parents know via Facebook that their children would be arriving home a little late on Tuesday.

The Route 35 bus, which includes dropoffs on D Road, was involved in a minor accident, the post read.

According to the district, another vehicle hit the side of the bus.

Although the bus was still drivable following the crash, the students switched to a different bus that afternoon per school district protocol.

Agencies to be closed for Labor Day

A number of agencies will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

■ Mesa County administration offices will be closed however, the Coroner's Office, Criminal Justice Services and emergency functions of the Sheriff's office will remain open. Animal Services will be open from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

■ City of Grand Junction administrative offices will be closed Monday. There will be no trash pick up on Monday and the schedule will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Monday will also be a parking meter holiday. Visitors to downtown Grand Junction can park in metered spaces, including the Rood Avenue parking garage, at no charge.

■ All Mesa County Libraries locations will be closed Monday. Library branches in Collbran, De Beque, Orchard Mesa, and Palisade will observe the holiday closure on Saturday. Visit to place holds, renew materials, and use eResources such as the OverDrive Digital Library, Mango Languages, and Kanopy.

Seasonal Sunday hours will resume Sept. 8 at the Central Library. Hours will from 1–5 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 8–May 17.

Veterans Resource Tour on Sept. 5

Western Region One Source will host a Veterans Resource Tour and Town Hall on Sept. 5 at the center, 482 28 Road.

The Resource Tour will be from 2–6 p.m. Veterans Affairs specialists will be on hand to provide information on veterans benefits, medical eligibility, burial benefits, mental health counseling, and on-the-spot enrollment.

The town hall will go from 6–7:30 p.m. and will include updates from the Department of Veterans Affairs as well as a Q&A portion. Resources for veterans, military members and their families will be available. DEERS IDs, DA photo studio services, veterans service organizations and VA will all be on site for services.

Call 970-257-3764 for information.

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