Snapshots: Animal adoptions, Powderhorn’s ground-breaking ceremony & recognitions |

Snapshots: Animal adoptions, Powderhorn’s ground-breaking ceremony & recognitions

A 2006 Fruita Monument High School graduate and Grand Junction native is part of a select crew, protecting and defending America aboard the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Mississippi. Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Poe is a fire control technician aboard Mississippi, one of the Virginia-class submarines based at the Navy base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Submitted photo |

Want to submit a photo to the weekly Free Press Snapshots section? Send photos to

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User