Choosing Your Gender on Birth Certificate

Ellie Schroeder, Reporter

January 18, 2019

On New Year’s Day, a new law went into effect in New York City. Residents now have the ability to choose the gender written on their birth certificates. This allows individuals who identify as transgender or non-binary to ap...

Fruita Monument High School Flood

Kailee Giddings, Reporter

December 21, 2018

Fruita Monument High School was seeping with groundwater after pipes broke in the middle of the day. Water flooded in many parts of the school including, the auditorium, multiple classrooms, and the Counseling department. ...

Fruita Football Makes Playoffs

Maxwell Belshe, Reporter

November 15, 2018

After an 8-2 season, the Fruita Monument football team has made the playoffs and secured its second consecutive league title. In a series of events that are playing out like any Hallmark movie, the team gets another shot at...

There’s a Lack of Deaf Interpreters

Catarina Otero, Reporter

November 15, 2018

There is a need for interpreters for the deaf /or hard of hearing in Grand Junction and that is causing concerns not only from the Deaf community but also from the Colorado Commission for the Deaf. Throughout all of Grand Junctio...

Weekend DUI patrol increased for Halloween

Catarina Otero, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Impaired driving is a large issue in the United States, despite having plenty of taxis, buses and ubers around cities. Driving under the influence is not only illegal but is extremely dangerous and often can lead to accidents...

One Small Step For Penguins, One Giant Leap for LGBT Activism

Elise Fero, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Sydney, Australia yet again makes the news but this time it isn’t for giant man-eating spiders or mean kangaroos, but rather for the birth of a baby penguin. Sphen and Magic, the two same sex penguin couple just became pare...

Indonesian Airplane Crash

Leilani Colon, Reporter

November 15, 2018

On October 29, flight Lion Air JT 610 from Airnav Indonesia, crashed 13 miles out from departure in Jakarta. On board were 181 passengers, three of which were children and 20 ministers, along with the two pilots and six flight a...

Shooting At Pennsylvania Synagogue

Ezra Abeyta, Reporter

November 13, 2018

On October 27th, a Pennsylvania man stormed into a Pittsburgh synagogue where he opened fire and killed 11 people and leaving many more injured. The shooter was 46 year old Robert Bowers, who had in the past targeted Jews on so...

Dangers Of Halloween Candy

Dillon Gross, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Halloween is a holiday beloved by many children, who are eager to go house to house collecting piles of candy that they plan to consume. But for every parent, Halloween is a time of worry about the dangers that can be hiding ...

Man Receives Public Service For Wildfire Alongside Colorado River

Grace King-Wagner, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Sometimes you really need to think twice when it comes to your actions, and there is usually a consequence that comes along with it. 80 hours of public service this man is facing due to accidentally starting a wildfire that burned...

Clifton Man Facing 11 Charges

Shianna Casey, Reporter

November 13, 2018

After facing eleven criminal charges, 40 year old Shaun Crowell is finally facing the inevitable, and local neighbors are to thank for his arrest. According to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office, all stolen items were recovered...

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November 12, 2018

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