Grand Junction

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

The Western Slope’s outdoor recreation economy had everything but a bachelor’s degree. Colorado Mesa is changing that.

Bonsai Designs boss Sarah Shrader sparked development of a new outdoor recreation industry studies program to help create the next generation of business leaders.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Speciality drugs are saving lives in Colorado and beyond. But who should pay for them?

High-profile cases in Colorado expose the disconnect between drug manufacturers and insurance companies in the era of personalized medicine

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado regulators approve tougher oil and gas air rules, ending statewide disparity

The regulations would require more frequent inspections for leaks for facilities within 1,000 feet of homes, schools and other public facilities, officials said

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Bureau of Land Management employees face deadline on Grand Junction HQ move

The Bureau of Land Management’s planned headquarters relocation to Grand Junction will net the city 27 jobs

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Bureau of Land Management to give land to Colorado to settle debt dating back to 1876

Federal officials say the transfer would satisfy the debt it owed Colorado in 1876 under the Statehood Act.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Grand Junction weapons company to pay $1 million for selling Army subpar grenade launchers

Capco LLC supplied the Army with M320 grenade launchers between July 2016 and March 2018 even though company officials knew the launchers’ barrels did not meet specifications

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

The Western Slope economy was already improving. Then Opportunity Zones added a power boost.

Montrose and Grand Junction are at the forefront of new investment through the tax program created to bolster growth in rural and low-income areas.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Scattering BLM will be good for policy, boss William Pendley says. Not with him at the helm, advocacy groups argue.

Former head of conservative Lakewood-based legal foundation says he’s a good Marine, following orders of President Donald Trump and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Lockheed Martin sniffs around for space in Grand Junction

With recent BLM win, Western Slope city hopes to land a piece of aerospace