Traffic deaths surged across Colorado in 2021 hitting the highest in 20 years, many of which resulting in crime scenes. Colorado is one of only four states in the country that has an established unit geared specifically for for victims of traffic crimes.
The Grand Junction Parks and Recreation is hosting a new event filled with lantern decorating and viewing, where the lanterns will be placed on a pond with LED lights. Live music and local food trucks will also be available. The event is at the Butterfly Pond at Las Colonias on October 15, 2022.
Our furry friends will soon no longer be able to play on the east side and middle sections of the grass off-leash Dog Park at Las Colonias, but only for the season. Grand Junction does offer an additional woodchip park that is open year-round at Las Calonias and another park at Canyon View Park.
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has announced an expansion of a National Park Service historical site dedicated to the massacre by U.S. troops of more than 200 Native Americans in what is now southeastern Colorado.
Findings from an investigation into the 2019 Cow Creek Fire have implicated a local outfitter. The investigation claims that the fire was caused by an improvised and improperly installed spark arrestor at a hunting camp run by the outfitter. The owner of the company disputes the findings.
The NHL is coming off its highest-scoring season in decades. The Colorado Avalanche beating the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final was a showcase of the best playoff hockey can deliver.
Police say a man accused of causing a disturbance at a work release program for jail inmates with mental health and substance abuse issues died after being shot by police on a public bus in suburban Denver on Sunday. The police chief in Aurora says no one else was injured.
A person with knowledge of the medical results tells The Associated Press that Broncos standout running back Javonte Williams is done for the season after tearing his right ACL on Sunday at Las Vegas. Williams got hurt on the first play of the third quarter when he was tackled for a loss on a handoff from Russell Wilson.
Police say two teen boys were fatally shot in a shootout with a resident of a home in suburban Denver after they are suspected of trespassing into the backyard. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in Northglenn.
When chronically homeless people were moved off of Denver's streets and into apartments, they were far less likely to end up in hospital emergency rooms or jail. But they still died at the same rate as those who lived outside.
The Supreme Court says it won't intervene in a lawsuit in which Dominion Voting Systems accused MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of defamation for falsely accusing the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election against former President Donald Trump.
Grand Valley Catholic Outreach and the Grand Junction Police Department said homelessness is a complicated issue, but they’re working alongside other organizations to lessen the homeless population in the valley.
The Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a Garfield County District Judge’s decision that could land a convicted killer back on the streets. But Mesa County Attorney Dan Rubenstein plans to appeal to the state supreme court.
High school varsity football scores are being posted for the weekend of September 29 through October 1. Scores will be updated throughout the weekend as they come in for teams competing on or from the Western Slope
Soon, Grand Junction residents will be able to reuse some wastewater. That’s because the city council approved a graywater control program ordinance all aimed at water conservation. That reduces monthly utility bills and saves a precious resource we’re running out of.
The leaf removal program in Grand Junction is returning another year to help keep leaves out of landfills and storm drains. The program has previously collected more than 10,000 cubic yards of leaves for recycling.
The Ridgway Chamber of Commerce has created a contest for photographers and videographers. Anyone of any location and any age can enter and are eligible to win a cash prize. The deadline is October 24, 2022.
A mentally ill man charged with killing three people in 2015 at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic because it offered abortion services won't be forcibly medicated as he appeals a federal judge's order allowing the involuntary treatment.
The Colorado Avalanche will try to become the third team to repeat as Stanley Cup champions since the NHL's cap era began in 2005. The team's front office had a busy summer after the team dethroned the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games.