Grand Junction Presidential Town Hall 2009

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 Grand Junction President Obama Visit On August 15th, 2009 President Barack Obama held a Town Hall on health care reform at Central High School in Grand Junction. After a brief stop in Montana, the President landed in Grand Junction, made his remarks at the school and moved on as part of a three state tour to promote health care reform …

Grand Junction West Colorado River Rescue

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West Colorado River Rescue On August 15th, 2009 the Grand Junction Fire Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported water rescue in the Colorado River just west of Grand Junction. Five people hit turbulent water while tubing and became stranded on an island. Both agencies deployed boats into the river and were able to rescue the tubers …

Clifton Highland Drive Residential Structure Fire

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Clifton Residential Structure Fire On August 4th, 2009 at approximately 18:45 Clifton Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 627 Highline Dr. Units arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from the attic and fire in the eaves. Firefighters were on scene about ninety minutes extinguishing the fire and mopping up hot spots. No …