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No Coast Sushi in Fruita Closing Permanently

No Coast Sushi has announced the permanent closing of its Fruita location.

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Western Colorado Sees a Slight Increase in Employment

Summer months are typically thought of as good months for employment in Colorado. While it isn't the case this summer in the state as a whole, Western Colorado has seen an increase in people finding jobs.

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Jani Bryson

Farm-to-Table Potluck to Feature Western Colorado’s Most Delicious Local Foods

There are some well-known foods grown and raised in Western Colorado. What better way to taste the most delicious favorites than a potluck.

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Minerva Studio

Good News for Job Seekers – Rifle Workforce Center Gets Back to Work Full-Time

Since losing the only employee earlier this year, the Rifle Workforce Center has only been able to operate part-time. Now, thanks to a new employee, the center is back to work full-time.

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Rough Canyon Hike Part One: It’s Rough, But It is Gorgeous

I have no doubt that a great many Grand Valley hikers have done the Rough Canyon Hike, but for those that haven't, I'm giving it two thumbs up.

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Spring Creek 2 Wildfire Aerial Firefighting
Courtesy Garfield County Sheriff's Office

Crews Make Progress Containing Wildfire Near Battlement Mesa

Wildfire crews have made enough progress on the Spring Creek 2 fire near Battlement Mesa that evacuation orders for residents in the area have been lifted.

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Ed Chandler

There is Still at Least One Working Payphone in Western Colorado

With the proliferation of cell phones, the old-fashioned payphone is well on its way to extinction. So, when I saw a working payphone recently, it took me by surprise.

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Behind the Fruits and Vegetables, Colorado Proud Comes to Grand Junction

Colorado Proud's Follow Your Fruits and Veggie's Journey will visit Grand Junction at this week's downtown farmers market.

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Chris Amaral

New Calendar to Feature Dogs Enjoying Colorado’s NCAs

If your dog loves the outdoors and joins you on trips through Colorado's National Conservation Areas, then he or she could be featured in a new calendar.

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Teacher Creates PE Class Workout Kids Love Doing
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Montrose Youth Appreciation Day Packed With Family Fun

When you think of the phrase 'so much to do and so little time,' it usually deals with work. Montrose Youth Appreciation Day may have you saying the same thing, except in a fun way.

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