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 2021-09-07 11:00 

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September 7th Forecast...

The upper level ridge will continue to bring hot temperatures, and dry weather to the Western Slope. Northwesterly winds will push in more wildfire smoke into Colorado today, but winds will shift for the later parts of the week so that the smoke will stop...

 2021-09-07 04:36 

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First draft: Congressional redistricting plan...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. Colorado's nonpartisan redistricting commission met discussing the future division of the 64 counties making up the state in the first of three map proposals required by the constitution. State Representative, Janice Rich (R) for Di...

 2021-09-07 01:57 

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Denver Broncos name captains, ready for week 1...

No more offseason workouts, no more training camp reps. At long last, week one of the National Football League regular season has arrived....

 2021-09-07 01:27 

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Redlands Lions Club to have flag display twice in one week...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) American flags are on full display once again this Labor Day with more than 700 flags waving in neighborhoods and outside of businesses in the area. This is one of nine holidays in which the Redlands Lions Club puts on an Amer...

 2021-09-07 01:11 

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CMU Football Sticker Day: 09/06/21...
 2021-09-07 00:39 

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HS Football Sticker Day: 09/06/21...
 2021-09-07 00:02 

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Meet District D candidate Nick Allan...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo- As the election for District 51 School Board draws closer a new candidate announces his campaign for District D. Nick Allan is running on the platform every kid, every day. Allan says he hopes to serve the district with a goal of sup...

 2021-09-06 23:55 

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Mosquito captured near Grand Junction tests positive for West Nile Virus...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) The Grand River Mosquito Control District set dozens of traps weekly, collecting and identifying mosquitoes in the Grand Valley. The Control District expresses how mosquitoes thrive from hot weather and standing water which ma...

 2021-09-06 23:55 

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Soaking up some sun at The Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo This holiday weekend, the weather is hot and the pool is busy. At Lincoln Park-Moyer Pool, some community members have chosen to spend their Labor Day with a splash. September 6th is the last opportunity for public swim, and some resi...

 2021-09-06 23:04 

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Broncos' secondary has gone from weakness to strength in '21...

The Denver Broncos stumbled through another difficult season in 2020 when they lost a bevy of defensive backs to injuries and a suspension....

 2021-09-06 22:24 

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Monday September 6, 2021 Forecast First...

Warmer, drier and hardly a cloud in the sky. Ridge of high pressure will be the responsible weather maker this week. The end game will be the hottest temperatures for the late week period. Slowly increasing afternoon temperatures, if you noticed, since la...

 2021-09-06 15:17 

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Newsfeed Now: UPS driver spreads joy with TikTok dancing; mail carrier makes a very personal special delivery...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-09-06 13:58 

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PAWS Act passed: Iraq war vet shares thoughts...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Despite increase public attention and funding, the rate of suicide among veterans has ticked upwards in recent years. That's according to the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, which reports about 20 veterans die from suicide per day. Dem...

 2021-09-06 11:00 

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September 6th Forecast...

We will see cloudy free skies over the Western Slope. Dry westerly/northwesterly winds will push wildfire smoke into the Western Slope for the afternoon. High temperatures will be 5-10 degrees warmer than normal, and temperatures will continue to climb as...

 2021-09-05 23:32 

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Fifth Annual Drones in the Desert...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Ready, set, take off! Drones in the Desert is back, this time at a new location on the campus of Colorado Mesa University. It's a new sport gaining the likes of so many, drone racing, could become the next big thing. What ...

 2021-09-05 12:07 

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Sunday September 5, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope can expect a clear, dry and warm/hot holiday weekend. Courtesy of our next weather maker the ridge of high pressure on the western third of the U.S., high temperatures Sunday afternoon will be slightly above the seasonal average. Except ...

 2021-09-05 02:46 

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Broncos release Royce Freeman, claim 2 off waivers...

A day after the National Football League...

 2021-09-05 02:38 

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Broncos set practice squad after announcing regular season roster...

The Denver Broncos have completed their 16-player practice squad....

 2021-09-05 02:05 

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Fun in the mud at Glenwood Springs...

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo To make the best of a bad situation, the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is hosting a festival unlike any other this Labor Day weekend. Here at the mudslide festival, tourists and residents are celebrating the hard work of CDOT and ...

 2021-09-04 12:04 

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Saturday September 4, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope can expect a clear, dry and warm/hot holiday weekend. Courtesy of our next weather maker the ridge of high pressure on the western third of the U.S., high temperatures Sunday afternoon will be slightly above the seasonal average. Except ...

 2021-09-04 11:00 

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September 4th Forecast...

We will see a dry weekend over the Western Slope. High temperatures have rebounded up to the 80s for most of the Western Slope after this weeks rain showers. Rain chances will be down in the single digits this afternoon over the high country and the lower...

 2021-09-04 01:08 

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Holiday travel during Labor Day weekend...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — The Labor Day weekend is the second deadliest holiday for travelers according to AAA. Officials with the agency are warning anyone traveling over the weekend to avoid rushing to your destination, so you can enjoy that last bit...

 2021-09-04 00:50 

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Teams and competitors needed for first "Airplane Tow n' Throw" competition...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) Teams that can be made up of community members, local businesses, law enforcement agencies, public safety offices, hospitals, fitness clubs, and nonprofits that will compete in "towing" a 100-ton Boeing 757 plane 20 fe...

 2021-09-04 00:04 

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Friday September 3, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope can expect a clear, dry and warm/hot holiday weekend. Courtesy of our next weather maker the ridge of high pressure on the western third of the U.S., high temperatures Saturday afternoon will be very near the seasonal average. Except for...

 2021-09-03 23:40 

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Mesa County Workforce Center prepared to aid the unemployed as federal benefits end...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KREX) Federal unemployment benefits are set to end, including $300 weekly benefits, starting September 6. While the economy is rebounding, the number of people collecting unemployment benefits is still higher than normal. As the countr...

 2021-09-03 23:07 

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Afghan refugees receive aid from US government but deal with poor conditions...

The Biden Administration says it...

 2021-09-03 21:28 

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'Q-Anon Shaman' admits role in Jan. 6 insurrection...

The Q-Anon Shaman, Jacob Chansley, admitted he was among those who took part in the January 6 insurrection and now faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison....

 2021-09-03 21:24 

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Delta variant kept jobs gains slim in August...

President Joe Biden and economists say the delta variant is responsible for slim gains in the jobs market, with the August report falling far short of projections....

 2021-09-03 19:12 

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month begins with a live studio interview...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Michael Bilger joins the KREX5 News at Noon crew to talk about his sister Jodi's experience with Ovarian Cancer, and the importance of getting your symptoms checked as soon as possible. Ovarian Cancer is the 5th leading cause of ...

 2021-09-03 15:37 

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KREX Golden Apple September 2021...

Announcing the September 2021 KREX Golden Apple recipient, Crystal Johnson, from Fruitvale Elementary School....

 2021-09-03 14:33 

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Newsfeed Now: Hurricane Ida death toll rises after historic flooding on east coast; Childhood cancer survivor makes a wish for music stardom...

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 2021-09-03 11:00 

WesternSlopeNow

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September 3rd Forecast...

We will see a dry start to the day on the Western Slope. An upper level ridge will begin to build up over the region causing our high temperatures to warm up to the 80s for the valleys. Lingering moisture will drive chances for afternoon scattered showers...

 2021-09-03 05:06 

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CMU Football Kicks Off The Season With a Win...

Colorado Mesa Defeats William Jewell: 40-3...

 2021-09-03 03:23 

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Friday September 3, 2021 Forecast First...

We will see a dry start to the day on the Western Slope. An upper level ridge will begin to build up over the region causing our high temperatures to warm up to the 80s for the valleys. Lingering moisture will drive chances for afternoon scattered showers...

 2021-09-02 23:45 

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Mesa County's Fall Open Burn Season means get permits and plan safely...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KREX) — Autumn's open burn season goes until Halloween for Mesa County, but only for the month of September in Grand Junction city limits. Even with the recent heavy rainfall, Mesa County is still in an extreme drought. If ou...

 2021-09-02 23:23 

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Bureau of Land Management moves forward with wild horse capture...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — A symbolic icon of the American West, Wild Mustangs, could be in jeopardy. The Sand Wash Basin is home to roughly 800 wild horses, a number far greater than what officials are comfortable with. Bruce Sillitoe with the Bureau o...

 2021-09-02 23:21 

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Mesa County Deputy Clerk facing charges...

Springing from an investigation into creating a hostile work environment for her employees, alleged actions by mesa county deputy clerk Belinda Knisley led to an arrest warrant....

 2021-09-02 22:49 

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Mesa Mavericks Gameday Preview With Antonio Clark...
 2021-09-02 21:43 

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US lawmakers look back and reflect on 9/11 attack...

With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaching, lawmakers say that day is something to never forget....

 2021-09-02 15:56 

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KREX Exclusive: Impacts of Interstate closures widespread throughout the region...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo Interstate closures have had major economic impacts on Colorado businesses, no matter their location. From Steamboat Springs, to Glenwood Springs, to Grand Junction, the impacts of closures vary depending on the city, but each has its...

 2021-09-02 14:41 

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Newsfeed Now: Supreme Court allows Texas abortion ban to remain; Company unfolds plan for affordable housing...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-09-02 11:00 

WesternSlopeNow

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September 2nd Forecast...

Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms continued through the overnight hours for parts of the Western Slope. Chances for heavy rain showers will persist through the morning hours, but things will start to clear up as we turn the corner into the afternoo...

 2021-09-02 01:52 

WesternSlopeNow

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Local hiring frenzy meets new season with "JobFest" job fair...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) Dozens of employers meet, greet, and network with job seekers who could become their next hire. The continued surplus of jobs show the shortage in multiple industries like retail, hospitality, and even education. Employers are...

 2021-09-02 01:11 

WesternSlopeNow

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3-0 Start For Central Boys Soccer...

Central Boys Soccer Defeats Moffat County: 7-0...

 2021-09-01 23:49 

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Drug overdose death increase in Mesa County...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Mesa County experienced a 70% increase in drug overdose-related deaths from 2019-2020, according to the Coroner's office. Overdosing is a tough situation that many people are confronted with. One Coloradoan who previously ...

 2021-09-01 23:22 

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Vaccine mandate protest continues...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Honks can be heard blocks away from the intersection of 7th and Patterson, as protests on vaccine mandates continue. Healthcare workers are among the large number of people filling the street corners with signs, flags, and banners. T...

 2021-09-01 22:44 

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Mesa County Employee charged with Second Degree Burglary...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KREX) — Investigators with the 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office obtained a warrant for the arrest of Belinda Knisley. Knisley, 66, turned herself in to the 21st Judicial District Court on September 1, 2021. Because Ms...

 2021-09-01 22:20 

WesternSlopeNow

[ Grand Junction ]

Wednesday September 1, 2021 Forecast First...

Flash Flood Watch will continue through midnight tonight, but it (so far) does not include the grand Valley or Montrose/Delta. Amazing temperatures at 4 pm Wednesday September 1, 2021. GJ and Montrose were recording the exact same temperatures (low 60s) a...

 2021-09-01 22:02 

WesternSlopeNow

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Some Republicans lawmakers want defense spending bill to investigate Afghanistan withdrawal...

Some U.S. House Republicans want to use a defense spending bill to investigate the Afghanistan withdrawal....

 2021-09-01 21:24 

WesternSlopeNow

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Democrats call on Biden to increase US refugee cap...

In an effort to help the now thousands of Afghans seeking refuge, dozens of Democrats are calling on President Joe Biden to increase the U.S. refugee cap....

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