Grand Junction

News Primary category in which blog post is published

An army of volunteers is using Facetime, Zoom to protect Colorado foster kids during coronavirus

Calls to the child abuse hotline are down during the pandemic and fewer eyes are on kids. One advocate tried to determine via video conference whether a little girl’s bruises were from falling off her bike.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

A Western Slope community wants to move beyond its coal legacy. The Trump Administration wants “energy dominance.”

The final BLM plan for managing multiple uses on federal land in the Uncompahgre Plateau unveiled earlier this month did not limit oil and gas development in the North Fork Valley.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado reaches 193 coronavirus-related deaths, including college student; first prison inmate tests positive

“There are more victims ahead of us than there are behind us," Gov. Jared Polis said at a news conference. “We know that there are many more losses ahead.”

Our “family” needs to come together and heed the lessons taught by coronavirus

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Opinion
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.