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Fruita, Colorado is located in Mesa County. Zip codes in Fruita, CO include 81521. The median home price in Fruita is $224,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Fruita information.

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4 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

Deaths, April 25, 2014

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fruita, followed by burial at Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.

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12 hrs ago | Verde Independent

String of Pearls: Verde leaders tour Colorado Riverfront Project

Representatives from across the Verde Valley traveled to Colorado's Grand Valley in April to learn first-hand how the City of Grand Junction, City of Fruita and Town of Palisade worked together with Mesa County, the Colorado Riverfront Commission, and many other stakeholder groups to restore and protect 35 miles of the Colorado River that runs ... (more)

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

House and car go up in flames in Fruita

A home in Fruita is a complete loss after an early-morning fire engulfs both the house and a nearby car.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death notices, April 23, 2014

Survivors include his parents, Tom and Bonnie of Grand Junction; and two sisters, Kimberly Greathouse of Grand Junction and Michelle Speir of Newnan, Ga.

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Mirror.co.uk

Against all the odds: 11 incredible stories of human survival

After a teenage stowaway miraculously survived flying across the Pacific in the wheel well of a plane, we look back at other incredible tales The teen hitched a ride on a flight from California to Hawaii and was discovered on the tarmac at Maui airport.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

250 gather for Monument sunrise service

Hundreds gathered this morning in some of Colorado's most beautiful scenery for a tradition that has been in the Grand Valley for many years.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Take a kaleidoscope journey through time and earth

Morgan Matthews, left, from Durango and her brother Jorde from Fruita found solitude and sunshine while enjoying a lengthy afternoon hike into Rattlesnake Canyon from the Pollock Bench Trail in the Front Country of the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Elementary schoolers learn the ABCs of bike safety

One Fruita elementary school has partnered with Grand Valley bikes for the last four years to bring kids bicycle safety training before they hit the trails.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Sheriff's Office collecting cash for burglarized European traveling couple

That may be the case for two European travelers. The duo were hiking Rattlesnake Arches on Wednesday when someone busted out the window of their rental car that was parked at the trailhead in Fruita and stole all their camera equipment, clothing and personal effects.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Go Play: Grand Valley road rides not to miss

The Colorado National Monument provides great scenery along the 26 miles of Rim Rock Drive between Grand Junction and Fruita, Colo.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Monday freeze expected to damage crops, another freeze expected

An early-morning freeze may have damaged several varieties of fruit trees that were in full bloom in the Grand Valley, and a second freeze is expected Tuesday morning.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Palisade is sweet on bees

Kimberlee Boulden, 9, of Fruita concentrates as she tries to spell "beanbag" during the second round of the Spelling Bee at the Palisade Honeybee Festival on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death Notices, April 12, 2014

Survivors include one son, David; three daughters, Debbie Hamm, Gail Klevens and Sherry Fix; one brother, Bernie Klevens; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Denver Westword

Recreational pot sales rejected in many towns, but advocate thinks most will come around

Colorado's marijuana laws allow communities to decide whether or not to allow recreational sales.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Fruita Riverfront Trail Phase 3 construction in progress

Concrete trail work will continue on the I-70 Frontage Road from 18 A1 2 Road to the 20 Road overpass.

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The Telluride Watch

Up Bear Creek | a Look at the Fruita Model of Combined Library/Rec Center

FRUITA Got to tour the impressive facilities of this Mesa County outlier of 13,000 folks where the City co-located its new Community Recreation Center, Senior Center and Mesa County Branch Library adjacent the Hospital, High School and an Elementary.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death Notices, April 9, 2014

Survivors include her husband, Ervin Shinskey of Grand Junction; one son, Austin Faria of San Diego, three daughters, Cathy Gardner of Taylorsville, Utah, Alexis Faria of Grand Junction and Ashley Faria of Yuma, Ariz.; and two grandchildren.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Printed letters, April 6, 2014

Pity poor Kara Taylor. She had to endure the indignity of having herself and her children exposed to the hated gospel of Jesus Christ while at a museum , of all places! Where are the freethinkers of western Colorado when you need them? Call out the National Guard and American atheists; an unspeakable travesty has taken place in Fruita.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Denver Post

Mesa County: suspected drunken driver arrested in fatal crash

State troopers have arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of vehicular homicide and drunken driving after the Jeep she was driving rolled and ejected her 18-year-old cousin, authorities say.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death notices, April 4, 2014

Survivors include one son, Gary Jr., of Nederland; his mother, Ellen Farnsworth of Clifton; four brothers, Bobby of Lakewood, Larry of Fruita, Danny of Grand Junction and Kevin of Clifton; and three sisters, Glenda Logue of Clifton and Sherry Silva and Tina Sleigh, both of Grand Junction.

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Winter Storm Watch for Mesa County was issued at April 24 at 8:27PM MDT

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