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Last Remnants of Snow on Western Colorado’s Audubon Trail

With recent temperatures hitting well into the 50's, only a few remnants of snow remain on Grand Junction's Audubon Trail. Where there was snow barely a week ago, you will now find freshly planted seedlings.

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Western Colorado Signs From Yesteryear [PICTURES]

The art of creative signage has come a long way in the last 70 years. Take a look back at the days of more modest "big advertising" with some memorable Grand Junction landmarks.

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Western Colorado Deep Snow of Yesteryear [PHOTOS]

Today's snowfall created its fair share of difficulties for residents of Western Colorado. Imagine dealing with similar conditions in the days before 4-wheel drive and snow blowers. Enjoy some of Daily Sentinel photographer Bob Grant's images of Western Colorado from 1947 to 1949.

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Western Colorado’s Live Music for New Year’s Eve [LIST]

Listen and dig! Your favorite Western Colorado musicians are gearing up for the biggest night of the year for live music, and we have the list of times and places...

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Western Colorado Snowstorms Blowing in From the Past

Those who have lived in Western Colorado for only a few years probably figure the area to be free of harsh Winters and heavy snowfall.  However, speaking as someone whose family has lived here for generations, it does in fact snow, sometimes even a bunch, in Western Colorado. Snowfall for the month of November in Grand Junction averages 2.8 inches. The highest snowfall measured in a single day in November was 4.6 inches on November 26, 1983.

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Why Can’t Western Colorado Have a ‘Real Life’ Superhero? [POLL]

Several communities around the nation have real life superheroes. That is actually what they refer to themselves as: Real Life Superheroes, or RLSH for short. Seattle has Phoenix Jones and Purple Reign. Atlanta has Crimson Fist. New York has Nyx. Grand Junction had Speedo-Man. Not only did Speedo-Man not fight crime, he was constantly getting busted and cited with Indecent Exposure. Why can't we have a real super hero, too?

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Celebrate the Night Skies at the Colorado National Monument Astronomy Festival

Viewing the breathtaking night skies in Colorado can be difficult if you're close to the ambient light of the city, but the Colorado National Monument has the perfect solution this weekend.

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Facebook-Olathe Sweet Corn Festival

Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is Back On for August 3rd

One month ago today, the city of Olathe cancelled the Sweet Corn fest. But a month later, it was announced that the event was back on! 

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Jennifer Shook

April 17th Snow Fall Photos From Around the Valley

Yesterday's somewhat uncommon snowfall in the Grand Valley prompted residents to fire up their cameras and capture images of an unexpected, but largely appreciated, mid-April snow shower.

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Should it Still be Snowing This Late in Western Colorado?

In a word, yes, it's not uncommon to see snow in Western Colorado this late in April. It is a bit uncommon to have as heavy a snowfall as we've just seen. Historically, significant snowfall has accounted for only 1% of the occurrences of precipitation reported during the month of April.

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