The following are taken from reports made to the Fruita Police: DEC. 10 Officer took a phone report of a known person harboring a minor in the 200 block of E. Concord Drive. The case is under investigation. A welfare check was done at the residence of an elderly man in the 1000 block of [...]
By Kathleen Goddeyne - The light poles on East Aspen Avenue in Fruita are always sporting some sort of flag or festive decoration to improve the look of Fruita’s main street. Xcel Energy released a letter to communities in May stating, “Xcel Energy can no longer permit or approve the installation of banners, flags, decorations [...]
Family-friendly restaurant wants to give schools a funding boost By Kathleen Goddeyne - Suds Brothers Brewery, located at 127 E. Aspen Avenue in Fruita, recently sent a letter to schools in Fruita and the Redlands area offering them a fundraising opportunity. The onsite brewing company also has a family dining menu. While there is an [...]
The following items were selected from reports made to the Fruita Police Department: SEPT. 11 Two juveniles were reported smoking marijuana in a car in the 1800 block of Catalina Avenue. One 16-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of DUID and possession of marijuana. A 15-year-old boy was given a warning on suspicion of shoplifting [...]
MAY 4 Officers responded to the 1800 block of Hwy. 6 & 50 to a report of an assault and determined it was a child custody issue. MAY 5 Trespass and theft was reported in the 200 block of W. Roberson Drive. A juvenile male, 13, was issued a summons for trespass and attempted theft [...]
By Tim Merris The Fat Tire Festival, which staked claim on most of downtown last weekend with its exhibitor booths, live music and thousands of mountain bike enthusiasts, showed a popularity that continues to grow like wild fire.
Couple hops at chance to turn life’s passion into profit possibilty By Ellen Miller Fifteen years ago, Daniel and Michele Collins lived for a time in Fruita, but moved to the Front Range for work. They kept looking for a way to come back. When the recession hit and Collins lost his job in the [...]