Customers and artists occupy The Raw Canvas tattoo shop in downtown Grand Junction., Colorado. The shop's owner renovated two storefronts to create the studio which also serves as a venue for arts and music events. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Grand Junction used to be a place young people fled. Now, millennial entrepreneurs are flocking there for opportunity.

The Western Slope city is shedding its image as a Shangri-La for shuffling seniors. Could it be that Grand Junction is now cool?

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Gov. Polis prioritizes education in first budget request, but Democratic lawmakers are skeptical

Democratic budget writers worry the money for full-day kindergarten isn’t sustainable. And they want money for transportation

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U.S. Forest Service has built a wild horse pen that could allow it to sell the animals for slaughter

The U.S. Forest Service, however, denies claims by horse advocates it has made up its mind to sell the more than 250 horses for slaughter

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Pueblo is about to elect its first mayor in decades. Will this be the solution the city is looking for?

Nick Gradisar and Steve Nawrocki, both longtime fixtures in Pueblo politics, are running to be the city’s first mayor in roughly six decades