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Personal Fireworks Banned + Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect

Stage 1 fire restrictions go into effect on Friday, June 23 and that means all personal fireworks are banned in Mesa County until further notice. 

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Sportswear Company Gets a Firestorm of Criticism for Photo Shoot at Hanging Lake

Sportswear company Liquido Active is receiving a firestorm of criticism following the release of a picture from a photo shoot at Hanging Lake.

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Gusty Winds Challenge Xcel Energy to Keep the Power On

A day full of high winds has kept Xcel Energy crews busy trying to keep the power on in various locations around Grand Junction today (June 12).

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CDOT Looking For Western Colorado Input

The Colorado Department of Transportation began holding telephone "town hall" type meetings on June 5th and on Monday, June 12th, it's the Western Slope's turn.

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Professional Surfer Shane Dorian Visits Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park

What happens when big wave professional surfer Shane Dorian travels from Hawaii to Colorado and wants to surf? He finds a way, that's what.

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Common Hazards While Walking Your Dog in Western Colorado

Taking you dog for a walk is both great exercise and fun as most dogs have a natural curiosity for new and different experiences. Those walks can also be dangerous if you're not watching for these hazards.

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5 Things Western Coloradans Do To Stay Cool Without AC
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5 Things Western Coloradans Do To Stay Cool Without AC

Living in Western Colorado in the summer, you have to find ways to beat the heat. Air Conditioning helps immensely, but, what if you don't have AC?
Fear not, I have 5 ways for you to stay cool without it!

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Zane Mathews
Zane Mathews

Hanging Lake Trail to Close For A Week in June

The exact future of Hanging Lake Trail is up in the air, but one thing certain is the popular trail is closing down for a week.

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Builder On Building Site Discussing Work With Apprentice
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Colorado Program Offers Help to Teens Searching for a Summer Job

Workforce Centers throughout Colorado, including Mesa County, are offering to help teens find summer jobs through the Governor's Summer Job Hunt.

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Montrose Shopping Trip Turns Into Shoplifting Trip

Police are looking for two women who carted off merchandise from a store completely bypassing the checkout lane.

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