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4th of July events around the Western Slope

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Here are some Independence Day celebrations happening around western Colorado. The City of Grand Junction will host the 4th of July fireworks display this year at the newly renovated Lincoln Park stadium beginning at 9:45 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022. The Rockies game on...
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City, county and district discuss Orchard Mesa Pool’s future

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Grand Junction city leaders are scrambling to figure out how to solve a multi-million dollar problem--the Orchard Mesa Pool. The pool opened in 1983. Now, after 39 years, managers say the pool is past its prime and needs major renovations. The full replacement of electrical,...
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What is the Main Industry in Grand Junction Colorado?

Grand Junction is a city in Colorado located in the westernmost section of the state near the Utah border. With a population of 65,560 as of 2020, the city is the largest in the area and with a population of that size with no comparable cities close by, has a large demand for jobs for its citizens.
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Fidel’s Cocina & Bar

Fidel’s Cocina is a lively and vibrant taqueria serving clean, Latin-inspired dishes and thoughtful craft cocktails. Fidel’s is locally owned by Jeff and Jody Snook, and named after their dog. Much like Fidel, the dishes and drinks are vibrant and playful. Everything is made from scratch with clean, sustainably sourced ingredients.
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Mudslide safety and triggers

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - In a mountain state like Colorado, the winters can be harsh with snowfall; in the summer, we can get mudslides. The most common mudslide area in the state is the one that occurs in Glenwood Canyon. In July 2020, a devastating mudslide wreaked havoc in Glenwood Canyon, shutting down the highway for weeks. Unfortunately, most mudslides occur during the monsoon season here in the state.
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Fatal 7th Street and Patterson crash victim identified

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - The victim of a fatal car accident on June 25 has been identified as 19-year-old Montrose resident Domonic Garcia. The accident was at 7th Street and Patterson. His cause of death has been identified as multiple blunt force injuries and the manner of his death...
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Occasional storms possible over the holiday weekend

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Our holiday weekend can be stormy at times, especially in the mountains. Remember: if you can see lightning or hear thunder, you’re close enough to be struck and should move indoors until at least thirty minutes after the last lightning or thunder. This isn’t to say we will all get rain this holiday weekend. There will be dry areas, and those who get rain will generally get brief downpours with thunder and lightning.
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Fireworks safety tips for pet owners

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - The biggest firework celebration of the year is upon us, and while many of us enjoy the festivities, your furry friends may have second thoughts. Every year, many pets get lost trying to escape the loud sounds of fireworks going off during the Fourth of...
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Spoke and Vine Motel

Spoke and Vine Motel is a freshly reinvented motel with old-yet-sturdy bones, thoughtful design, sustainable features, and clean, comfortable rooms. This is NOT your grandpa’s motel. We’re perfectly located within walking distance of all the food, wine, beer, mead, and fruits your heart desires. We aim to be your...
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Dr. Brian Hill begins role as superintendent for D51

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - A new superintendent for Mesa County Valley School District 51 takes over on Friday. Dr. Brian Hill replaces Diana Sirko, who retired this past school year. Hill says he is thrilled about his new position and has a vision of making D51 the best district in the state.
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