More than 150 high school students across the Western Slope spent the day Thursday at CMU for their 20th annual Math Extravaganza. Students worked on activities meant to teach them math concepts they don't usually see in class.
In the aftermath of the Florida shooting and a wave of potential threats at schools across the nation and here in the Grand Valley, a group of dads is hoping to keep kids a little safer at school. It's part of a program called Watchdog Dads, and it's been at Dos Rios for three years.
The Grand Junction Regional Airport had been without an executive director for several months, until Angela Padalecki took control more than a month ago. She's number four in KJCT News 8’s weeklong series of powerful women on the Western Slope, this is her story.
A Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in.