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Excavator tears tamarisk out of ground by its roots

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:29:37 GMT

An excavator operated by Stan Young removes tamarisk near the Colorado River downstream from the Loma boat launch. Young has an attachment on his machine that lets it rip the invasive species out of the ground by its roots, which prevents the botanical interloper from regenerating.

Weather service: Dense fog could return to Grand Valley today

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:13:50 GMT

Weather-watchers at the local office of the National Weather Service today have issued a dense fog advisory that includes the cities of Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade. The warning is in effect until 2 p.m. Forecasters said fog could impact portions of Interstate 70, specifically in areas from Mack east into the Grand Junction area.

Icy cover turns highways into giant skating rinks

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:31:12 GMT

A car landed over the guardrail after an accident on Interstate 70 on Tuesday morning, one of multiple crashes that closed westbound lanes for a time. See photo gallery on the fallout of the ice storm at

Jackrabbits Bear Down To Bounce Northern Colorado

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:26:25 GMT

Seth Gross and Alex Kocer each recorded pins and three other Jackrabbits claimed victories in overtime as 20th-ranked South Dakota State wrapped up a successful weekend homestand with a 34-6 victory over Northern Colorado in a Big 12 Conference wrestling dual Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 6-2 in duals this season, including 2-0 against Big 12 opponents.