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9/11 tributes across the Western Slope

Flags bearing the names of victims of the 9/11 attacks stand in Memorial Park in Omaha, Neb.,...
Flags bearing the names of victims of the 9/11 attacks stand in Memorial Park in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, one day before the anniversary of the attacks. The flags were placed at Memorial Park as a tribute to the fallen. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)(Nati Harnik | AP)
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 3:24 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 9, 2021 at 4:24 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - In memory of 9/11, various organizations across the Western Slope are hosting their own tributes to honor those who lost their lives.

Delta, Colo.

  • Technical College of the Rockies
    • When: Saturday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m.
    • Where: Technical College of the Rockies Campus located at 1765 Hwy 50
    • All local fire departments, law enforcement, emergency medical service agencies, as well as the public, are invited to attend.

Grand Junction, Colo.

  • Grand Junction Fire Department
    • When: Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.
    • Where: Grand Junction Fire Department Administration Building located at 625 Ute Ave. (Meet at the memorial sculpture east of the building).
    • The GJFD will take time to remember the lives of those who were lost. The department will also dedicate a new art piece sponsored by their recent fire academy.
  • Mesa County Republican Party
    • When: Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.
    • Where: Mesa County Old Courthouse located at 544 Rood Ave.
    • The MCRP invites the public to attend a candlelight vigil in remembrance of 9/11 and the 13 fallen heroes that gave their lives in Afghanistan.

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