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290 pounds of cocaine found during Grand Junction traffic stop
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Colorado State Troopers seized a large amount of cocaine in Grand Junction this Monday. CSP troopers pulled over a Chrysler minivan at around 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 70 near milepost 27. Law enforcement was suspicious of criminal activity and asked for content to search the vehicle. The driver denied it, and the trooper obtained a search warrant for the vehicle.
Shed fire on Main Street in Palisade
PALISADE, Colo. (KREX) — Firefighters are responding to a structure fire in Palisade on Tuesday. Initial reports claimed a house was engulfed in flames at 508 South Main Street in Palisade. Firefighters arrived at the scene and found a shed on fire. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached the house. No injuries were reported from this incident.
Whitman Park closure – unhoused, fenced out and speaking out
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Robert Surbaugh, a man unhoused for four years, tells me he depended on Whitman Park to find food, support, and a place to live. Now, a fence surrounds the grassy field forcing people once living there, like Surbaugh, out. With access to help nearby...
Mesa County Commissioner Cody Davis ditches Lauren Boebert
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Colorado’s third Congressional District Representative Lauren Boebert has one less supporter after Mesa County Commissioner Cody Davis pulls his support for the controversial official. Through a post on Facebook, Davis said, “I’ve done nothing but defend Lauren Boebert for the last 2 1/2 years...
Colorado woman jailed after allegedly stabbing driver who gave her ride
SPANISH FORK CANYON, Utah, Sept. 27, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — A Grand Junction, Colorado woman was booked into the Utah County jail after she allegedly stabbed a driver who had picked her up as a hitchhiker. Linda Rose Harman, 32, was booked for investigation of aggravated assault, a third-degree...
Airplane makes emergency landing near Grand Junction airport
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Emergency responders found a private aircraft in the desert outside of Grand Junction this afternoon. At around noon this Tuesday afternoon, a Cessna 150 reportedly lost engine power and landed northwest of the Grand Junction Regional Airport. Grand Junction Regional Airport officials informed WesternSlopeNow.com...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in grand junction, CO
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near grand junction.
Man walks into St. Mary’s ER with stab wound, one person charged
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - A man with a stab wound was treated Thursday at St. Mary’s last week, and now police are sharing more details. The stabbing victim left his car in the fire lane at the emergency room as he sought treatment around 3:30 pm, according to police. The Grand Junction Police Department said that it already had officers at the hospital when they were told a man was in the emergency room with a stab wound.
GMUG finishing Cow Creek prescribed burn
GATEWAY, Colo. (KREX) — GMUG Fire personnel are working on the prescribed Cow Creek Fire near Gateway, Colorado. This Wednesday, crews will work to secure a perimeter and address final burning locations for the first stage of the prescribed burn. The burn is about 9 miles east of Gateway and 25 miles southwest of Grand Junction.
New clue may solve mysterious disappearance of Michelle Vanek
Vanek and her hiking partner split up on Mount of the Holy Cross, and she was never seen again. A newly discovered clue might explain what happened on that fall day.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Resources in Mesa County
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - October is dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence, a prevalent issue that affects millions of people each year. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, about 20 people per minute are physically abused by their partners in the United States, which translates to 10 million women and men every year. Fortunately, Mesa County offers various resources to support victims of domestic violence, including the Joseph Center. This center provides a supportive environment for homeless families, offering hope, stability, and resourcefulness.
7 Creepy Locations With Haunted Vibes in Fruita, Colorado
We recently spent an afternoon at the radio station chatting with you on our station app about haunted locations in the city of Fruita. Known for some of the best mountain bike trails and some of the cleanest air in Colorado, what Fruita isn't really known for is ghosts. The...
An Old Colorado Town Surprisingly Has No Record of Being Haunted
Most likely due to its history as a popular place to settle in the 1800s during the mining boom, Colorado has a lot of places that are believed to be haunted. For example, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is notoriously haunted and even inspired Stephen King's book The Shining, Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs is said to be home to numerous ghosts, and let's not forget about Cave of the Winds.
Grand opening planned at Clifton library
An event is scheduled for Oct. 7 to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed Clifton branch of the Mesa County Libraries. The event is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new library branch at 3270 D 1/2 Road. An opening ceremony is planned for 11:15 a.m....
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Colorado assistance housing program sees uptick in people seeking help
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Colorado Housing Connects, a housing helpline, is hearing from more residents in need of housing assistance than ever before in the housing helpline’s 17-year history. It’s becoming a challenge for families to keep a roof over their heads. “I’m worried that over the next few months, things are going to get even worse,” said Patrick Noonan, director of Colorado Housing Connects.
Missing senior: 77-year-old Suzan Harris out of Palisade, CO
PALISADE, Colo. (KRDO) - The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is searching for a missing 77-year-old woman out of Palisade, Colorado. Suzan Harris was last seen September 15th at the 3700 block of Granada Drive. Her vehicle is described as a gold or tan colored 1998 Toyota Corolla with a Colorado license plate issued to 652CYZ. The post Missing senior: 77-year-old Suzan Harris out of Palisade, CO appeared first on KRDO.
Free Covid tests now available
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - As Covid numbers continue to rise, the Federal Government announcing free Covid tests. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, weekly admissions for Covid are now triple what they were two months ago. It’s a stern warning that Covid is here to stay and isn’t going away. Plus, according to Mesa County Public Health, one of the best ways to protect you and your family is early protection.
Fire danger increases Thursday
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Increase Fire Danger:. Fire Weather Watches are going into effect Thursday, September 28, between noon. - 8 pm. Our Thursday fire danger increases with dry conditions and warm temperatures persisting throughout the workweek. Humidity levels will sit below 15%, and wind gusts will range between 25-35 miles per hour across the Western Slope. Localized areas are likely to have winds stronger than 35 mph.
What’s the Best Concert You’ve Seen in Colorado in 2023?
Somehow 2023 seems like it was an even bigger year for concerts in Grand Junction than the year before with more shows, bigger acts, and larger crowds showing up to welcome artists to the Western Slope. What was your favorite concert of 2023 (so far)?. In addition to weekly performances...