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We are careening toward a water crisis with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation demanding action from the states that use the Colorado River to conserve millions of acre-feet of water or have the federal government step in and force them.

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We are careening toward a water crisis with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation demanding action from the states that use the Colorado River to conserve millions of acre-feet of water or have the federal government step in and force them.

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This community has lost a great person, advocate and leader with the death of Douglas Sorter…

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Grand junction is deciding where to put a rec center. I’m wondering if we are wanting a zoo. Many, many years ago, we had a small zoo at Lincoln Park. It could be great for the community to bring in visitor dollars. Nothing close, we could be it!

Please remember when you go to a campground to be kind to your camp hosts. They are not your maids. They are hardworking people. They don’t make the rules, they just ask you to follow them. Be honest, be considerate and clean up after yourselves.

Looking at the new images produced by the James Webb Space Telescope and thinking about what an incredibly infinitesimal place we occupy in the universe, I wonder what we might discover and where we might go if we could just set aside our petty bickering and come together in a common purpose…

Millions of gallons of water are used annually to irrigate residential and non-residential landscapes — parks, golf courses and sport fields. Water use in all landscapes can be significantly reduced by using efficient and regionally appropriate designs, plant selection and irrigation practic…

We drove over to Palisade’s Veterans Memorial Park on the Fourth of July to see what it was like. Simply the best version of a small town July Fourth celebration. Particularly the Palisade High School band and its percussion section. Lots of smiles and good people of all ages. We came away w…

Day
Temp
Wed
70°
99°
Wed
99°/70°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 06:22:52 AM

Sunset: 08:15:09 PM

Humidity: 24%

Wind: SSE @ 10 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low around 70F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Thu
69°
97°
Thu
97°/69°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 06:23:46 AM

Sunset: 08:13:55 PM

Humidity: 29%

Wind: WSW @ 11 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Thursday Night

Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy skies overnight. Low 69F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Fri
69°
95°
Fri
95°/69°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 17%

Sunrise: 06:24:41 AM

Sunset: 08:12:41 PM

Humidity: 33%

Wind: SSW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Friday Night

A few clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 69F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sat
69°
93°
Sat
93°/69°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 06:25:36 AM

Sunset: 08:11:25 PM

Humidity: 32%

Wind: SW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Saturday Night

Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 69F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sun
68°
93°
Sun
93°/68°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:26:31 AM

Sunset: 08:10:08 PM

Humidity: 34%

Wind: SSW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 68F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Mon
67°
89°
Mon
89°/67°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 06:27:25 AM

Sunset: 08:08:50 PM

Humidity: 37%

Wind: S @ 10 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Monday Night

Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms before midnight. Low 67F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Tue
67°
89°
Tue
89°/67°
Partly cloudy, chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 32%

Sunrise: 06:28:20 AM

Sunset: 08:07:32 PM

Humidity: 39%

Wind: ESE @ 8 mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Tuesday Night

Widely scattered showers or a thunderstorm early. Then partly cloudy. Low 67F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

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