Tag Archives: Grand Junction

Udall Tour Won’t Bring Senator to Northwest Colorado

mark-udall-300Once again, Senator Mark Udall is embarking on what he calls a “statewide tour”, that will completely miss Northwest Colorado. The senator’s “Mark Your Ballot” tour will canvass the Front Range, and a few Western Slope communities. The closest Udall will get to our area is Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs. Continue reading

Movie Expected to be Boon for Western Colorado

tarantinoState officials say western Colorado businesses will probably get a significant share of the $9.3 million in vendor spending that writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s next film is expected to bring to the state. Filming on “The Hateful Eight” is expected to begin within weeks on a ranch near Telluride. Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media Director Donald Zuckerman says says he expects Tarantino’s production company to rent some Continue reading

CNCC Receives Two Grants for Science Department

CNCC-3001Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) has received a couple of grants for their science departments. The college announced they’ve received $10,000 grants from The Bacon Family Continue reading

Joe Meyer Named Northwest Colorado District Manager of BLM

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management has named long-time employee Joe Meyer as the new Northwest Colorado District Manager based in Grand Junction. Meyer comes to BLM Colorado from Wyoming, where he has been the Field Manager for the BLM Casper Field Office since Continue reading

Hickenlooper and Beauprez Debate

BEAUPREZJOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez challenged Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper to answer whether he intends to grant clemency to a Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Candidate Debates Tomorrow

club 20-229CLUB 20’s Fall Meeting and Candidate Debates will be held on today and tomorrow in Grand Junction. The event enables members to engage with local, state and federal elected and Continue reading

First National Bank of the Rockies Changes Hands

BofSJMeeker2 (1)One of the oldest banks in northwest Colorado begins a new chapter this week when 10 First National Bank of the Rockies branches are renamed Bank of the San Juans following an acquisition by Montana-based Glacier Bancorp Inc. Bank officials say customers will notice few changes at the Grand Junction, Steamboat, Continue reading

Suspect Identified in Stabbing, Sheriff Recovering

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is recovering at home after he was stabbed while trying to arrest a teenager in the Pioneers Hospital parking lot in Meeker. Undersheriff Michael Joos said Saturday that Woodruff is expected to make a full recovery after he was stabbed in the abdomen while he and Meeker Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Sheriff Recovering After Stabbing

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is recovering at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction today, after being stabbed in an altercation in Meeker. Woodruff and Meeker Police Chief Bob Harvey were attempting to arrest a man in the Pioneers Hospital parking lot Thursday. Harvey was able to subdue the Continue reading

Dump Truck Driver Crashes into I-70 Bridge

Vehicle-Accident-300A 53-year-old Grand Junction man was seriously injured Tuesday night when the dump truck he was driving crashed into an Interstate 70 bridge. At about 9:30 Tuesday night, Steven Bounds was driving a large construction dump truck on Highway 6 near Dotsero. The initial investigation has implied Continue reading

Tipton Receives Award from Small Business Group

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, experts on small business, economic development and entrepreneurship spoke in Grand Junction during a Small Business Resource Summit presented by SCORE and Colorado Mesa University. During the Summit, Congressman Scott Tipton was presented with the Hill Champion Award by SCORE for his steadfast work in Congress to support small businesses and economic Continue reading

BLM NWRAC to Meet in Kremmling

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Northwest Resource Advisory Council will meet August 21st at the Allington Inn in Kremmling.  Agenda items include a presentation on a population control method for wild horses, the Sutey Ranch Land Exchange, Upper Colorado River Continue reading