The first Saturday of June is National Trails Day. The day is designated to encourage people to get outside and on the trails. Here in Grand Junction, some local parks and trails celebrate national trail day with clean–up activities.
Three prominent Senators hold hearings on oil shale in Grand Junction today. Local authorities vowed they will be ready for the oncoming boom despite some concerns about water and the influx of large numbers of workers to the Western Slope.
A new airline plans to offer low–fare non–stop flights from Grand Junction to Las Vegas by late July. With a genuine showgirl in tow Allegiant Air announced they plan to set up shop at Walker Field Airport.
Two members of the Mesa County Meth Task Force and Concerned Citizens of Mesa County noted that the families of meth addicts are affected too. The second session of a support group formed to give them the help they need starts soon.
A Grand Junction man faces more than ten criminal charges in connection with a fatal Memorial Day crash. On Monday 41–year–old Diana Lee Moreno lost her life and now the man being held responsible for her death is facing 14 charges.
Two Mesa County employees are isolated this afternoon after handling a suspicious envelope at the Mesa County Community Services building last week. Grand Junction's Haz–Mat team wasn't called out to investigate the envelope until Tuesday afternoon.