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Agriculture and the Colorado River

Zachary Podmore | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver
Zachary Podmore

If you've ever eaten a salad with in the winter, there's a good chance it was grown thanks to the Colorado's water. 2013-03-04-cameodam.jpg

Mother Arrested For Death Of Sons In Overheated SUV

Posted 01.17.2013 | Crime

A mother whose two young sons died in Colorado after she allegedly left them in her SUV with the engine running for 90 minutes has been arrested. H...

College Plans To Open 'Body Farm' In Colorado

Posted 01.19.2013 | Denver

An outdoor forensic laboratory meant to provide a real-world study of human decomposition for Colorado Mesa University students is being built near Gr...

LOOK: Obama To Be Greeted In Colo. By BIG Message

Posted 08.08.2012 | Denver

When President Barack Obama flies to Grand Junction, Colo. on Thursday a regional conservation group is hoping to deliver a big message to the preside...

DA: No Charges In Bath Salts Strangulation Case

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.04.2012 | Denver

Authorities say they won't file charges against the friends of a Grand Junction teen who was strangled to death at a party after having ingested the s...

New DNA Evidence Clears Man Of 1994 Rape And Murder

Posted 04.30.2012 | Denver

A man who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole nearly 16 years ago may walk free Monday after being exonerated by a new a...

HS Student Quits Choir In Protest Over Islamic Song

Posted 02.15.2012 | Denver

When a Grand Junction High School men's choir made plans to sing an Islamic song called "Zikr," an upbeat rhythmic song that is not intended for a wor...

Grand Junction Teen Will Be Prosecuted As Adult For Dog Mutilation

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

Joseph Nelson, Grand Junction teen that is accused of brutally mutilating his mother's dog and hanging the body from a bridge over the Colorado River,...

Fake Tutor Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child

Posted 11.19.2011 | Denver

Adam Clayton Ross, a 27-year-old Grand Junction, Colo. man, was arrested Thursday for allegedly posing as a school tutor and then sexually assaulting ...

Man Wears Nothing But Socks To Allegedly Rob Liquor Store

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Leslie Lind, a 32-year-old Grand Junction man, was wearing nothing but his white socks when he was arrested under suspicion that he robbed a liquor st...

Toddler Overdoses On Dad's Oxycodone

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Manuel Rivera, a 31-year-old Clifton, Colo. father pleaded guilty to the Oxycodone overdose death of his 17-month-old toddler daughter, the Grand Junc...

Yet Another Reason Not To Do Meth (Warning: Graphic)

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

In a particularly gruesome story, Joseph Nelson, an 18-year-old Grand Junction, Colo. resident, has been accused of mutilating his mother's dog and ha...

Breastfeeding Mom Asked To Leave Pool, Nurse In Bathroom

Posted 11.01.2011 | Denver

Jessica Coleman, a Grand Junction mother, was asked to stop breastfeeding her 13-month-old son at the Orchard Mesa Community Center Pool and nurse the...

Dog The Bounty Hunter In Trouble With Sheriff?

AP/Huffington Post | AP | Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado (AP) -- Surveillance videos in the Grand Junction, Colorado, lobby of the sheriff's department show people having coughing fi...

Obama Billboard Taken Down In Grand Junction

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The owner of a Grand Junction company located beneath a controversial billboard of President Barack Obama is glad the sign is now gone. Doris Downe...

Take a self-guided solar tour Saturday

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Syndicated Solar is putting on a Solar Tour 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. Pick up self-guided tour maps at Syndicated's ...

Feel the beat on Main Street Saturday

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Get ready for some heart-pounding, toe-tapping rhythms. The Colorado West Marching Invitational is set for Saturday, Oct. 2. T...

Hard-rocking Christian band Superchick headlines Avalon Oct. 5

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Christian music chart-toppers - Superchick - are back to rock Grand Junction Oct. 5, bringing their positive message and edgy,...

Local elementary school earns big honor from Sec. of Education

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Orchard Avenue Elementary School in Grand Junction has been named a 2010 Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Arn...

Grand Junction Ambulance Joy Ride Ends In Arrest

Grand Junction Sentinel | Emily Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An ambulance ride to St. Mary's Hospital was delayed 30 to 40 minutes for one patient Thursday night as Grand Junction police searched for the keys to...

Grand Junction Obama Billboard Depicts Obama As A Muslim, A Gangster, And A Gay Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An anti-Obama billboard in Grand Junction is raising eyebrows and grabbing attention around the country this week. The 20 x 10 billboard off of I-7...

Death under 5th St. bridge ruled homicide

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for the public's help in gathering information about a homicide underneath the ...

Grand Junction Petitions On Teaching Of Global Warming Dismissed By Local Board Of Education

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Emily Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

School District 51 Board of Education members adopted a resolution Tuesday night dismissing two petitions given to the board at a May 25 meeting. T...

Grand Junction Police Under Investigation for Misusing Pepper Spray

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Grand Junction Police Chief John Camper on Wednesday said two officers received reprimands following an internal investigation focusing on misuse of p...

Dressing up 'Art on the Corner'

Grand Junction Free Press | GJ Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Knit on the Corner was nothing less than a big cover up for Downtown Grand Junction's public art program, Art on the Corner at...