Friday, March 10, 2017

This Week in Pics

Members of Mesa County Search and Rescue and Palisade Fire carry an injured hiker near the top of Mt. Garfield on Saturday. 

A hiker was injured on Saturday near the summit of Mt. Garfield. Mesa County Search & Rescue Ground Team and Palisade Fire hiked in and carried the hiker out the backside of Mt. Garfield though Coal Canyon.

The injuries the hiker sustained were not life threatening. The search and rescue mission lasted approximately six hours.

Mesa County Sheriff's Office deputies assist the Central Orchard Mesa Fire Department with a brush fire on the 3400 block of C 1/2 Road in Palisade.

Mesa County Sheriff's Deputies assist the Central Orchard Mesa Fire Department with a brush fire that spread to surrounding trees and a barn on a property on the 3400 block of C 1/2 Road in Palisade. The homeowners and surrounding neighbors were evacuated as a precaution. The fire was contained.

Mesa County Commissioners attend the Club 20 Winter Policy Meetings.

Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese listens to Department of Natural Resources Budget Analyst Bill Levine's presentation on severance tax funding at the Club 20 Winter Policy Meetings. 

Mesa County Commissioner John Justman attends the Club 20 Winter Policy Meetings and listens to an update from Ron Velarde from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. 

Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese represents Mesa County's legislative priorities at the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee & Legislative meeting.
Health Inspectors Regina Clark and Joy Works talk about food safety during lunch 'n' learn event at the Health Department on Wednesday. Staff use their lunch hour to learn about other programs and their job duties once a month.
Mesa County Maintenance Technician Feliberto Galvan repairs a drinking fountain at the old Mesa County Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave.
Mesa County Public Information Officer Stephanie Reecy (behind the microphone—not pictured) hosts “Know Your County,” a segment of the Community Affairs Hour on KAFM Radio that discusses and informs you on what’s happening in your Mesa County government. The program airs on the third Thursday of every month at 12:30 p.m.  
From left, Mesa County DHS Case Manager Lilian Madadian, Mesa County DHS Child Support Specialist Jessie Smith and Mesa County DHS staff Derek Lofing of Team Unity (2016 DHS Leadership Institute Team). Team Unity welcome county employees and partners to the Vendor Fair they coordinated– where Mesa County staff and vendors who offer us special promotions and discounts had the chance to meet and greet and extend mutual support.

Mesa County DHS Eligibility Specialist Sierra Conlon tries on a product with some help from Tracey who represented Lilla Rose.

Jon Duncan & Sharon Pellam display their natural stone products (available at Vendors Galore) at  Mesa County DHS's Vendor Fair.

Cindy Farrington, Harmony Lane, shows off her hand-made goods at  Mesa County DHS's Vendor Fair hosted by the Team Unity (2016 DHS Leadership Institute Team). 

From left to right: Susan Honea and Susan Carter of CSU Extension, Teresa Nees of Mesa County Noxious Weed and Pest Management, Erin McIntyre from the Daily Sentinel, and "Coach", Program Director for KAFM, get ready for McIntyre's last episode as host of "Diggin' in the Garden" and announce that Honea, Carter and Nees will continue the monthly program pertaining to gardening and pest management issues.

The Mesa County Commissioners were honored with the 2017 Museum of Western Colorado Partners in Heritage Award. The honor recognizes distinguished efforts of a group or organization to the preservation of Mesa County’s heritage.

Mesa County Elections Director Amanda Polson is March's special guest on “Know Your County,” a segment of the Community Affairs Hour on KAFM Radio that discusses and informs you on what’s happening in Mesa County government. Polson talks to the show's host Mesa County Public Information Officer Stephanie Reecy and co-host Mesa County Teresa Nees Noxious Weed and Pest Management Coordinator about what the Mesa County Elections office does when there isn't an election. Tune in on March 16 at 12:30 p.m.  
The Mesa County Commissioner's land use hearing on Tuesday was well attended.

Mesa County Information Support Specialist Dave Underwood joins host Mesa County Public Information Officer Stephanie Reecy and co-host Mesa County Noxious Weed and Pest Management Coordinator Teresa Nees on “Know Your County,” a segment of the Community Affairs Hour on KAFM Radio that discusses and informs you on what’s happening in Mesa County government. Tune in on April 20 at 12:30 p.m.

Learn more about what the Mesa County Sheriff's Office does, check out their new recruitment video!

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