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The Wonders Of Route 6

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

U.S. Route 6 runs clear across the United States through some spectacular landscapes. It also touches areas, some remote, where brilliant and brave engineers and construction workers risked their lives to build a never-before-seen marvels.

Man Free From Prison After 16 Years For A Crime He Didn't Commit

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Colorado woman. The 51-year-old walked away free...

Rick Steves' Roadtrip: Colorado's Red-Rock Majesty

Rick Steves | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

Grand Junction is a springboard for good country living: vineyards, thrilling rivers, red-rock canyons and fossilized dinosaurs.

Colo. Couple Returning Rare Book To Mexico

Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

A book bought by a Grand Junction, Colo. couple on their 1972 honeymoon in Mexico City for $50 is now heading to the National Institute of Anthropolog...

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...

LISTEN: John Otto, Colorado National Monument History

Posted 07.26.2011 | Denver

It's been a century since the breathtaking red rock canyons of western Colorado became the Colorado National Monument. The man who lobbied to get them...

Church Venue Denies Churchill

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.23.2011 | Denver

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Valley church changed its mind on granting access to former CU professor Ward Churchill for a speech ...

HE'S BACK

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.17.2011 | Denver

The controversial former ethnic studies professor from CU-Boulder Ward Churchill is scheduled to give a speech in Grand Junction over the Memorial Day...

Grand Junction Votes To Ban MMJ Dispensaries

KJCT Grand Junction | Posted 06.06.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- The unofficial results are in and voters in Grand Junction made their choice to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within cit...

Could Colorado Get Another National Park?

aspentimes.com | Judith Kohler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. -- On the eve of the 100th birthday of Colorado National Monument, supporters are pushing for the landmark to be upg...

Salvation Army Store Collapses In Grand Junction; Patrons, Employees All Safe

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Customers and employees have safely escaped after the partial collapse of a Colorado thrift store's ceiling. Firefighte...

Grand Junction Health Care System Will Be Studied By Nobel Laureate

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

The Grand Junction health care system has been studied from afar for years now. It's about to get the equivalent of a house call. This examina...

Philip R. Lochmiller Grand Junction Pleads Guilty In $30M Investment Scheme

KMGH Denver | Wayne Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A Grand Junction man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities and mail fraud and money laundering in a $30 million investment s...

Mesa County Foreclosures Surpass 2009 Totals

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

The number of foreclosure filings in Mesa County this year already has exceeded the filings for all of 2009, as homeowners continue to struggle to mak...

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...

Barack Obama gay? A terrorist? A gangster? See the Grand Junction billboard going viral

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last week, we told you about WhoSaidYouSaid putting up its 100th anti-Barack Obama billboard in cities like Denver, Fort Collins and Grand ...

Jack Dalton Duke Of Grand Junction Faces Prison Time For Smoking Pot With Six And Seven-Year-Old Kids

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

A Grand Junction man faces decades of possible prison time after admitting in an arrest warrant affidavit to routinely providing marijuana for two of ...

Grand Junction Marijuana Dispensary Ban Approved By City Council 6-1

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | AMY HAMILTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Medical marijuana dispensary owners were correct to predict that Grand Junction City Council members would vote Monday night to shutter their shops. ...

PHOTOS: Colorado's Best Chocolate Shops

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In honor of National Chocolates and Mousse Day (November 29-30), we've put together a list of some of Colorado's best chocolate--starting with the Roc...

Goodwill Auctions Purported Dali Print

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A Colorado Goodwill store is auctioning off a purported lithograph of a Salvador Dali work that it received from a myste...

God in Grand Junction

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Jesus Christ is this town's Lord and Savior -- end of story. Even so the Ramada Inn on Horizon Drive took me surprise.

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...

Witness: Grand Junction Police Maced, Shot Unarmed Man In Home

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | PAUL SHOCKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Jason Kemp was unarmed when a Colorado State Patrol trooper fatally shot him in the doorway of a Redlands home Tuesday night, according to a man who c...

Grand Junction Police Sued By Woman Alleging Rape

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Paul Shockey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A woman who alleges she was raped in her home by a Grand Junction police officer claims the department ignored evidence of the officer's "propensity f...

Feds Not Handling Uranium Claims From Women Who Worked As Clerks And Secretaries

Grand Junction Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The clerks and secretaries who worked in the Atomic Energy Commission offices in Grand Junction during World War II and later during the Cold War hand...