A Jeep struck a pedestrian on Sunday, “critically” injuring her according to first responders, during a Jeep Safari expedition on Golden Spike Trail.
The Times-Independent took top honors at the Utah Press Association’s annual convention last week in Salt Lake City. A ceremony was held at Rice-Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah.
A car accident in Spanish Valley around 9 p.m. on Saturday resulted in the death of local resident Carl Q. Bierschied.
The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum will host “Archaeology Day” on May 4, a Saturday.
The U.S. Senate last week confirmed the appointment of David Bernhardt to head the Department of Interior. He had been acting secretary following the resignation of Ryan Zinke, and was confirmed by a 56-42 vote April 11.
A monthly study released April 15 by the Bureau of Reclamation indicates this winter’s plentiful snowpack will benefit the Colorado River Basin through increased runoff to crucial reservoirs. With the improved hydrology, Lake Powell’s operation for water year 2019 will shift to a balancing release of up to 9.0 million acre-feet, according to a press release from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
The Grand County baseball team lost a doubleheader to the South Sevier Rams Tuesday, April 9, in Monroe.
If you’re headed to Grand Junction for appointments or activities, be aware that the speed limit on Interstate 70 has been reduced from 75 mph to 70 mph near the city’s exits. The change was recently approved by the Colorado Department of Transportation.