Friday, September 9, 2016

This Week in Pics

Here are some pictures from around your Mesa County government this week. 

The Clifton Lions Club hosted a flagpole dedication (next to the Sheriff's Office substation) at Long Family Memorial Park in honor of Deputy Derek Geer. You can watch the full dedication ceremony at

Flagpole dedication honoring Deputy Geer at Long Family Memorial Park
Lt. Laurie Galvin, Capt. Don Hendricks, and members of the Lion's Club

Flags flying high in remembrance of fallen Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer
Plaque at Long's Park in honor of Deputy Geer

Groundbreaking at Colorado Mesa University for new engineering building and future home of Math and Science Center

Inside Mesa County resumed on Tuesday evening with a presentation from
Jeff Kuhr, Mesa County Health Department Director

Jeff Kuhr explains to the Inside Mesa County class how the Health Department is
 "Working Together for a Healthy Community"

Join the Mesa County Sheriff's Office next Thursday at the Downtown Farmer's Market for the
Men in Heels Race to raise money for Hilltop's Latimer House. Donate at

Sherman, resident guard dog, at MCAS, helps foster babies that come into the shelter

Don't forget to visit the Mesa County Fairgrounds this weekend and check out Jurassic Quest
Friday 9/9 from 3pm-8pm
Saturday 9/10 from 9am-8pm
Sunday 9/11 from 9am-7pm

Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST dinosaur event in North America. The exhibit features 80 animatronic, life-size dinosaurs and walks you through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.
Iain Cooley and Teresa Nees of Mesa County Noxious weed management find a jumbo purple loosestrife at a
big swamp on I & 25 Road.
Melissa Bamford fighting through cattails to find purple loosestrife.

Yellow Starthistle (centaurea solstitialis), a noxious weed.

A praying mantis finds lunch

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