News Flash

Posted on: October 5, 2022

City Wins Innovative Partnership and Collaborations Award from APA

APA Award

The City of Grand Junction was recently recognized by the Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) with an Innovative Partnership and Collaborations merit award for the Riverfront at Dos Rios. The award was presented at the 2022 Colorad...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City of Grand Junction Hosts Water Lights at Night

water lights at night news flash

Grand Junction Parks and Recreation is excited to announce a new special event, Water Lights at Night on October 15, 2022, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Butterfly Pond at Las Colonias Park. Admission is free. Attendees can purchase a lanter...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Grass Off-Leash Dog Park at Las Colonias to Close for the Season

Copy of dog park closed

The east side and middle sections of the grass off-leash Dog Park at Las Colonias will close on October 10, 2022, for the season. The park will reopen in June 2023. While the dog park sections on the east side and the middle are closed, the two woodchip d...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Goats Get to Work Grazing in Grand Junction

Goat Newsflash

Grand Junction has created a unique partnership with Garrett and Chelsea River, owners of Goat Vegetation Management farm, and their local goat herd to remove noxious weeds throughout the city. The first location goats have begun grazing is along the Colo...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

City of Grand Junction Hosts Celebration at Dos Rios

Dos Rios Ribbon Cutting

The City of Grand Junction will host a combined ribbon cutting and groundbreaking celebration for the Dos Rios development on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 4 p.m. at the Magpie Shelter, just west of the Dos Rios bike playground. The ribbon cutting commemo...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Portion of Riverfront Trail Closes for Asphalt Replacement

Riverfront Trail Closure

The City of Grand Junction will close the portion of the Riverfront Trail between Banana's Fun Park and the Junior Service League Park for replacement of the asphalt with concrete beginning Monday, October 3, 2022. An alternative route is availab...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

City of Grand Junction Acts Quickly to Support Urban Trees

Root for our trees logo two trees in front of red independence monument

Since the spring/summer of 2021, Grand Junction Ash Trees have been threatened by the exceptional drought facing the area and increasing pressure from insects, including the Lilac Ash Borer and Ash Bark Beatle. The City acted quickly to spray and treat so...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

City Issues Calls for Artists to Create Murals At Duck Pond Park and Eagle Rim Park in Orchard Mesa

Call for Artists (1)

The Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture Commission has announced calls for artists interested in creating murals at Duck Pond Park and the Eagle Rim Skate Park in Orchard Mesa. Interested artists are invited to apply by submitting a color design...

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City of Grand Junction News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Enjoy The Fall Season with Grand Junction Parks and Recreation: Fall Activity Guide Now Available

cover page of fall activity guide

Grand Junction Parks and Recreation has published the fall guide that provides information on classes, services, programs, special events, and more. Readers can also learn about city parks, trails, and facilities. Guides were mailed to Grand Junction resi...

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City of Grand Junction News