Federal Aviation Administration grant funds will help pay for airport facility improvements.
A U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) official said this week that the planned relocation of its headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction, Colo,. will save taxpayers at least $50 million.
The move, confirmed on Monday by U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, isn't without its critics though.
Lawmakers in western Colorado are welcoming news that the Bureau of Land Management's headquarters will relocate to Grand Junction later this year.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers killed a bear overnight, believed to have been the bear responsible for injuring a young girl in an early Sunday morning attack in East Orchard Mesa.
CPW officers will transport the bear's carcass to the agency's Wildlife Health Laboratory in Fort Collins for a full necropsy.
An investigation is underway following a bear attack on a child that occurred over night near Grand Junction in Mesa County.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers interviewed the five-year-old girl's mother. She said she heard screaming around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, and discovered a black bear dragging her daughter away. The bear dropped the child when her mother started screaming at the animal. She believes her daughter went outside after hearing noises, thinking it was her dog.
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss adopting recommendations for 2018 Big Game limited licenses, the Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program and consider rules and designation of the Cameo Shooting and Educational Complex. The Commission will also hear updates on the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan and begin discussing the next Big Game Season Structure at its May meeting in Grand Junction.
Republican Colorado Senator Cory Gardner will hold a town hall meeting Friday, September 8, in Grand Junction. It will be Senator Gardner's fifth town hall since August.
The event will be held at the Robinson Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center on the Colorado Mesa University campus, 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. Constituents are encouraged to arrive early, as space is limited.
A Montrose man is facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation involving an alleged sexual assault on a child.
Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Joshua M. Hemphill, 25, in the evening hours of August 23.. Hemphill was taken to the Montrose County Jail where he is being held on $250,000 bond.
The initial investigation was based on information provided by an alleged victim.