Bennet Listening Tour
Posted by <> on 4/11/2017 5:32:00 AM.
Senator Bennet is visiting Grand Junction, Montrose, Delta, Nucla, and Hotchkiss to discuss the farm bill.
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Wintry Weather Brings Road Closures, Avalanche Danger To W And SW CO
Posted by <> on 12/26/2016 11:19:00 AM.
Snow and strong winds cause road closures and avalanche danger in the western and southwestern parts of the state. Highway 285 was closed yesterday between Fairplay and Grant. Emergency officials also say there is avalanche danger in the southern San Juan Mountains through today.
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Dinosaur Love Nest Discovered Near Montrose
Posted by <> on 1/11/2016 9:21:00 AM.
A professor at the University of Colorado Denver says he's discovered fossils that are being called "love nests." Dr. Martin Lockley says scratches he's found in Colorado rocks look like a ritual modern male birds take part in. This pattern of scraping mirrors what some birds do today when selecting a mate. Dr. Lockley says most paleontologists agree that carnivorous dinosaurs are the ancestors of modern day birds.

dinosaur, love, western slope

Innovative Challenge
Posted by <> on 9/14/2015 3:56:00 PM.
The National Association of Counties announced the next phase to assist counties and regions that have had hardship brought on by regulations in the coal industry. Western Slope Communities are forming multi-sector teams and submitting applications to attend a workshop in Grand Junction this weekend.
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Freeze Warning
Posted by <> on 4/2/2015 9:32:00 AM.
A freeze warning is in effect from 3 am to 9 am tomorrow (Good Friday) morning for southwestern Colorado. The National Weather Service says temperatures will range from the mid 20s to lower 30s.
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Local Road Conditions

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Dallas Divide (LV)

Dallas Divide

US-50 4.50 mi W of Cimarron (LV)

US-50 4.50 mi W of Cimarron

Grand Mesa - Highway 65

CO-118 (LV)

RED MOUNTAIN (RWIS)

RED MOUNTAIN

Mesa County Line Highway 50

MESA COUNTY LINE SOUTH
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