Crime Stoppers of Mesa County has been helping solve crimes in Mesa County for decades. And this year they have gained not one, not two, but three national awards recognizing the outstanding service they bring to the community.
One pond in Mesa County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This comes as a bit of a surprise to those who thought the season was coming to the end and Western Colorado was just about "out of the woods" with this concern.
Recent rain and cooler temperatures have eased the fire danger in Mesa County. As a result, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office, Bureau of Land Management, and the Mesa County Fire Chief's Association are lifting the Stage 1 Fire Restrictions as of Friday, August 4.