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House Bill Aimed At Deadbeat Parents

Updated: 02/16/2007 - A bill that would hold delinquent parents responsible for paying child support by withholding their gambling winnings at casinos and racetracks passes the house Friday.

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Weather Creates Hazardous Driving Conditions

Updated: 02/17/2007 - Strong winds and heavy snow are creating hazardous conditions in parts of the state. The Colorado Department of Transportation shut down several highways Friday morning due to poor weather conditions.

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Energy Department: Funding Drives Schedule

Updated: 02/17/2007 - The U.S. Department of Energy says it's working hard to clean–up the uranium mill-tailings pile near Moab, and while the pile is bigger than they anticipated that won't affect the timeline of the project but funding could.

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Peanut Butter Recall

Updated: 02/15/2007 - ConAgra Foods announced Thursday that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling all varieties of Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Great Value Peanut Butter beginning with product code 2111 imprinted on the lid of both brands.

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City & College Team Up To Increase Crosswalk Safety

Updated: 02/15/2007 - For the last 18 months the City of Grand Junction and Mesa State College have been working together to make crossing 12th Street a little safer for students. Now the two entities say they think they have an answer.

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Decision To Resurface Stocker Stadium Upcoming

Updated: 02/16/2007 - With about 30 games a year, Stocker Stadium's turf see a lot of wear and tear. So to limit the wear and potential dangerous conditions, Grand Junction is looking at a new age AstroTurf as a solution.

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Coroner Rules On Teenager's Death

Updated: 02/16/2007 - The Montrose County Coroner makes a ruling in the death of a teenage girl whose body was recently found below the Gunnison Point overlook.

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Special Report: The Grand Valley's Labor Shortage Part III

Updated: 02/16/2007 - With a population nearing 140,000 people, Mesa County estimates that number will hit the 200,000 mark by 2019 which is just 12 years away. Of course, all those people will need places to live and to work, but with a current shortage of skilled labor affecting every sector, what is being done to plan for the future?

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Special Report: Grand Valley Labor Shortage Part II

Updated: 02/14/2007 - One thing vital to growth is of course construction. As the saying goes, if you build it, they will come. However, like many sectors in Mesa County, the construction industry is seeing a lack of experienced, skilled laborers.

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Skateboarder Collides With Truck

Updated: 02/15/2007 - A skateboarder is hit by a truck while crossing a busy intersection near Mesa State College Tuesday morning.

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Student Says Two Men Chased Her Near School

Updated: 02/15/2007 - A young girl tells authorities one of her shoes helped her escape two would be kidnappers Tuesday afternoon near a local elementary school.

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Sexual Predators In the Community

Updated: 02/13/2007 - In the past six years a sexual predator has never lived in the Grand Valley, but in the past few months several have moved in.

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Chamber Campaigning For City Amendment A

Updated: 02/14/2007 - This April voters will decide whether to allow the city to retain revenue under TABOR to help pay off the Riverside Parkway Project. The Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce thinks it's a good idea and has begun campaigning in favor of it.

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Car Crash Claims Elderly Man's Life

Updated: 02/14/2007 - A driver lost his life on a rural Mesa County intersection Tuesday afternoon after being involved in a two vehicle accident.

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Special Report: The Grand Valley's Labor Shortage

Updated: 02/14/2007 - The Western Slope has become a desirable place for many people and for many reasons, but there are some developing problems with the increased growth we've seen here, particularly on the labor front.

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