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Ute Indian Museum celebrates Colorado Day

The Ute Indian Museum in Montrose celebrated Colorado Day by inviting the public to participate in a wide range of activities for everyone in the family.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:41:55 GMT

Car crashes into the front of the Chow Down Pet Store

A car crashes into the Chow Down Pet Store on Broadway earlier this afternoon.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:10:28 GMT

Man arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death of a 2-year-old girl

A Grand Junction man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:11:00 GMT

Police raise thousands for Colorado's Special Olympic athletes

Police hosted the second annual Cops and Cars, car show today at Fruita Monument High School. The event helped raise over $4,000 for more than 16,000 Special Olympic athletes here in Colorado.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:04:10 GMT

Disabled children and veterans participate in adaptive water sports

Dream Big Adaptive Watersports is taking an adventurous, yet difficult, lake activity and making it accessible to all. Approximately 31 disabled children and veterans were given the opportunity today to ski, tube and kayak on the private Brian Lake. Some of the participants were experts, while others were asked to step out of their comfort zone, and try the lake activities for the first time.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 01:09:55 GMT

Stuff the Bus is back to provide Mesa County kids with school supplies

The annual Stuff the Bus is back again this year to accept school supplies for Mesa County families unable to afford them.

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:01:04 GMT

Shooting in Riverside Neighborhood sends one to hospital

The GJPD confirm a shooting in the Riverside Neighborhood Friday night, one victim was transported to the hospital

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:24:41 GMT

New, less expensive IUD birth control device comes to Mesa County Health Department

The Mesa County Health Department has acquired a new IUD birth control device that will cost the department less money. This will allow them to better tackle unplanned and teen pregnancy rates.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:37:40 GMT

Debate over water fluoridation continues in Colorado, Grand Junction water has contained fluoride for decades

Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water in Denver is in the middle of a debate over how much fluoride – if any – should be put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. One city in the Western Slope is still debating whether or not to add it to it's water.

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:34:56 GMT

Accident on Highway 50 shuts down westbound lanes

An accident involving a truck and a semi shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 50 near Domino's Friday night

Published: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:39:23 GMT