Community Hospital sale called off

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Community Hospital isn’t changing ownership.

The news Monday comes after rumors the hospital was being sold, and the hospital signing a 'letter of intent' to join Centura Health back in October. Less than five months later, the deal is off.

A statement says Community Hospital's board of trustees decided to remain independent. But, says both sides remain open to discussing future partnership opportunities.