As Mesa County School District 51 goes back to school, contributor Carlee Allen reflects on the first week.
Fruita to add more outdoor seating areas for easy social distancing.
The Pine Gulch fire, now at 129,715 acres has reached 44% containment as of last night.
“We are here to demonstrate today that our democracy will not be a casualty of this pandemic.” – Gov. Polis
Gov. Jared Polis, Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Attorney General Phil Weiser, US Senator Michael Bennet, and Denver Clerk and Recorder Paul López held a press conference to affirm voters’ rights and the integrity of the upcoming elections.
Fruita Chamber to host Zoom Q&A with Jeff Kuhr, director of Mesa County Public Health.
Club20 debate, looming eviction crisis, and recent officer-involved killings make for an active and emotional public comment period during commissioners’ meeting.
Jeff Kuhr reported 12 new transmissions on Sunday. Nearly half of all new cases have been traced to family gatherings and workplaces.
Tim Kral and Teri Roth prepare to make another humanitarian mission trip to the Navajo Nation on August 25. Donations welcome and accepted at Downtown Vineyard Church on August 16.
Local citizens express concern over the houseless, teachers returning to school, and transit union workers during today’s county commissioners’ meeting.
Transit workers teamed up with local activists to demand better safety conditions and hazard pay, to be paid by CARES Act transit funding set aside specifically for that.