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Grand Junction Police Wondered Allowed Whether They Were Committing Crime While Destroying Homeless Camp: Probe

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Statements attributed to three former Grand Junction police officers in an internal investigation show they expressed degrees of regret over their act...

Meth Ring Made $300,000 Each MONTH In Grand Junction Area

Grand Junction Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Grand Junction organization with ties to Denver and Mexico pumped up to 5 pounds of methamphetamine into the Grand Valley on a weekly basis, while r...

Michael Simpson Gets 72 years For Murder At Child's Birthday Party

Grand Junction Sentinel | Paul Shockley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dressed in pajamas and armed with a handgun for a night walk with a friend in his Clifton neighborhood, Michael Simpson was unprovoked when he stormed...

Grand Junction Has Second Most iPads Per Capita: Report

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Mike Wiggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When it comes to Apple's latest technological gadget, Grand Junction-area residents and visitors have definitely discovered there's an app for that. ...

A One-of-a-Kind Hybrid Power Plant by Xcel Energy

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

Refrigerators are the biggest energy draw in most homes.

Skunk With Jar On Head Rescued By Brave Animal Patrol Officer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In what could have been a disastrous event in Grand Junction Saturday, wildlife officials diffused an explosive situation involving a disoriented skun...

What's That Smell? Marijuana Vented Into Colorado Census Bureau

aspentimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Authorities say the strange odor seeping into a western Colorado Census Bureau office came from more than 1,000 marijuana pla...

Grand Junction Apartment Vacancy Rate Goes From Lowest In State To Highest In One Year

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

In one year, Grand Junction went from having the lowest rental housing vacancy rate of any metropolitan area in Colorado to having the highest. The...

Colorado City Had Nation's Highest Job Losses In 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

According to federal labor officials, the town of Grand Junction, Colorado led the nation in job losses in 2009. According to an AP report, the U.S. ...

Colorado Tax Exemption Debate Less Than Half Finished After Contentious Marathon Day

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A marathon committee hearing continued late into the night Wednesday as a flood of business groups argued against eliminating $132 million of tax cred...

Horse Abandonment On The Rise In Wake Of Economy

7 News Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Brand inspector Mike Walck won't soon forget one of the worst cases of animal cruelty he has seen. In mid-November, between R...

Editorial: Identifying the right stuff

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

As the city of Grand Junction closes in on its choice to head the police department, the odds-on-favorite would appear to be interim chief John S. Cam...

Bill Ritter Budget Cuts: Oil And Gas Communities Concerned About Severance Tax Grants Being Withheld

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado communities that rely heavily on oil and natural gas drilling are voicing concern over one segment of Governor Ritter's budget cuts that have...

Energy Primer for Western Colorado

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

After listening to seven speakers and a panel discussion at Mesa State, I may not know everything about the local fossil fuel industry, but I sure know a lot more acronyms.

Louis Bair, Grand Junction Doctor, Accused Of Inappropriate Sexual Contact

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Dr. Louis Bair, a physician in Grand Junction, has had his medical license suspended in response to allegations of inappropriate sexual contact with s...

Rocky Mountain Weekend Getaways: The Best The Region Has To Offer (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As the days start to get shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, it's prime time for a weekend getaway to shake the fall blues. We want to know: ...

Josh Penry Grand Junction Donations: Penry Leads Fellow Native Scott McInnis In Donations From Grand Junction

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Faced with two hometown Republican candidates for governor, Grand Junction residents overwhelmingly voted with their wallets for state Sen. Josh Penry...

Frack-fluid tagging part of model Grand Junction, Palisade watershed plan

CO. Independent | CO Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Using chemical tracers to make sure hydraulic fracturing fluids aren't contaminating groundwater supplies may be off the radar of Colorado officials w...

Fair Taxes/Fair Share

Joel Judd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Joel Judd

We cannot give away tax dollars for tax credits for large corporations without proof that they work.

Colorado Budget Cuts Have Some Preparing For Battle Between Western Slope And Front Range

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Western Slope politicians and organizations are hoping that battles over the state budget don't boil down to a rural-urban divide. If that happens, r...

No Charges After Grand Junction Woman Shot Nine Times In Driveway

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

District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said Thursday that he will not file criminal charges in the November shooting death of a Pear Park woman, saying she...

Miriam Helmick, Delta Woman, May Have Been Inspired By "No Country For For Old Men" In Alleged Murder Attempt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel quoted the Mesa County Sheriff's office Monday in reporting that a recent attempted murder in Delta may have been in...

Yellowcake Uranium Trucks "Can Go Wherever They Want" After Recent State Decision

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

MONTROSE -- Opponents of a proposed uranium mill in southwestern Colorado near the Utah state line may be relieved to hear that state officials in cha...

Western Slope Politicians Squabble After Poll Shows Support For FRAC-act

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Voters in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District a month ago favored legislation that would require the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate hyd...

The View From Western Colorado

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

People here are community-minded, but vote for politicians favoring independence from the awful beast of big government. Registered Democrats are a distinct minority.