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Agriculture and the Colorado River

Zachary Podmore | Posted 05.04.2013 | Denver
Zachary Podmore

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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...

60-Year-Old Hunter Falls Through Ice On Colorado River

AP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A hunter who broke through ice on the Colorado River has been rescued after spending more than 30 ...

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...

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...

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...

Paige Birgfeld Case: Dad Thinks 'Escort' Is Polite For 'Prostitution'

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.08.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Investigators said the attractive single mom who vanished from western Colorado 4 1/2 years ago was running an escort service, but her fathe...

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,...

'Dog' Omits Dispute With Colo. Sheriff In Latest Episode

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Duane "Dog" Chapman may get the last word in a spat with a Colorado sheriff over an arrest involving p...

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...

Mom Allegedly Let 9-Year-Old Drive Car

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A Grand Junction woman was cited after witnesses reported seeing her 9-year-old daughter driving her across town at least twi...

North Dakota Town Bans Colo. Company's 'Man Camp'

AP | By JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Concerned that a Colorado company appeared to be turning an old school building in the tiny town of Almont into dormitory-style hous...

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...

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...

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 Syn...

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, ...

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 Edu...