Each month, retired Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Hendricks holds a class, but it’s not your usual day in the classroom. Hendricks is teaching residents about concealed carry, but it’s more than just a class on gun safety.
A decade old tradition here on the Western Slope took place Saturday. It comes right after Valentine’s Day and just in time for heart health month. Each year, Family Health West and the City of Fruita come together for the Sweetheart Race and Health Expo.
Spring is just 30 days away, but allergies are already blooming. Allergy season came a bit early this year, due to a warmer and later winter than in previous seasons. Allergists say that we are about 10 days early for the coughs and sneezes to start kicking in.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is making changes to the traffic unit by getting rid of it entirely. It seems strange, but the sheriff's office said some re-structuring will actually increase traffic patrols.
The Salvation Army celebrated the grand opening of a new thrift store Thursday. After months of planning the new store is open for business. Dozens of people came out to shop at the new location on North Avenue.
According to migrationpolicy.org, there are around 20 million legal immigrants in the United States. In response to President Trump’s immigration plans, people across the country protested Thursday for “A Day without Immigrants.”