Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in “Regional News”

Regional News

Mesa County Issues No Burn Advisory for June 15-16, 2024

Mesa County Public Health has issued a No Burn Advisory from 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 16 because of fire danger. Burning of any kind, including agricultural burning, is not allowed during this advisory period.  Click the link below to view the full advisory:

CAVE Announces Amateur Winemaker Workshop

PALISADE, COLO — The Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology (CAVE), is excited to announce a special new opportunity for aspiring and home winemakers. Crafted for past or future participants of CAVE’s Amateur Winemaker Competition, the Amateur Winemaker Workshop is a two-day event that offers an in-depth understanding of the winemaking process,…

Invoice approved for Connected Lakes Encampment Emergency Cleanup

During the June 4 administrative public hearing, the Board of Mesa County Commissioners approved the $58,581 invoice for the Connected Lakes Encampment Emergency Cleanup. This project involved 17 acres of property and about 20 camps east of Dike Road and north of Highway 340. Beginning on April 24, 2024, crews…

Bennet, Neguse urge EPA review of terminal expansions for Colorado-bound oil trains

by Chase Woodruff, Colorado Newsline June 11, 2024 Two Colorado Democrats on Tuesday called on the Environmental Protection Agency to “carefully examine” the proposed expansions of three rail terminals in eastern Utah that could dramatically increase hazardous oil-train traffic through the Colorado River Basin and the Denver metro area. The…