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  1. Colorado mom says piga s face put in daughtera s backpack was bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... they said it's not, so we need to define what bullying is in our schools so our children can be protected." The Delta County School District superintendent refused to conduct an on-camera interview about this situation. But he did say that he ...


  2. Delta student finds pig face in backpack, says she was bulliedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    ... class so he wouldn't have to deal with the whole thing." We reached out to the Assistant Superintendent of the Delta County School District Kurt Clay who declined an on camera interview. He said that they don't think the act was malicious and that ...


  3. Guv spares no ink, as he signs bills into lawsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... by Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, and Sen. Kerry Donovan, D-Vail, whose districts include all or part of Delta County, expands that program to community colleges statewide. "Mobile learning labs bring the classroom to the workplace and will help ...


  4. Sen. Cory Gardner listens to concerns of county leadersRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... follows a similar impactful one last June in which an expansion of a coal mine in the North Fork Valley in Delta County was scuttled, over similar climate change concerns. "I empathize with Moffat County and the potential loss of 200 jobs. Delta ...


  5. Gas firm hopes to swap Thompson leasesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... and Gunnison national forests west of McClure Pass. Most of the leases, about two-thirds, would be in Delta County, and about one-third would be in Mesa County. About 600 acres would be in Gunnison County. Ursa Resources, which also owns 12,000 ...


  6. Taking a look into current oil & gas energy operations here on the Western SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    ... and Gunnison County. It would allow the company to drill over 100 wells, which could add hundreds of jobs into Delta County, becoming an economic driver. "It will employ people from the delta county area, from the mesa county area, and it will ...


  7. Hotchkiss grower says conservation before diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Instead of building a big, expensive transmountain diversion, Colorado would do well to improve conservation on the Front Range and maintain small existing projects in rural areas, said a West Slope fruitgrower. In places such as Hotchkiss and other Delta County towns, agriculture is growing in importance as the coal industry is shrinking, said Steve Ela, who grows peaches, pears and apples on 80 acres in the shadow of the West Elk mountains with water, most of which flows down off Grand Mesa.


  8. Grand Junction man to face trial in Paige Birgfeld's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Denver Post

    ... remains were found south of there March 6, 2012, by a hiker who spotted them in the Wells Gulch area in Delta County. According to court records, investigators were suspicious of Jones because the torched car was across the street from where Jones ...


  9. Jones to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... issues will be decided: Whether a jury will hear about a series of violent episodes involving Jones in 1999 in Delta County and whether Jones' lawyers can introduce evidence at trial of an alternate suspect in Birgfeld's killing. Monday's testimony ...


  10. Lester Jones: 'You asked me where I can bury a body'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Birgfeld's death. Birgfeld's skeletal remains were found by a hiker March 6, 2012, in a dry creek bed in north Delta County. A cause of death was never determined. Birgfeld's Ford Focus on the night of July 1, 2007, in a parking lot near Jones' ...


  11. Not too late to legislate, but closeRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Donovan, D-Vail, was a bill to create a $2 million grant program for residents of those hard-hit areas, such as Delta County's woes with the close of coal mines, to help them get new jobs that allow them to stay in their communities. But GOP ...


  12. Printed Letters: April 23, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Timing is good for Bull Mountain development I was excited to read that the Delta Area Chamber of Commerce has stepped up to publicly lend its support by promoting a major economic development project for Delta County. Equally as impressive as the Chamber's move is the list of other supporters of the project: Grand Junction Area Chamber, Grand Junction Economic Partnership, Club 20, Piceance Energy Action Council and West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association.


  13. Warm winter allows bugs to proliferateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... While they're not a threat to farmers, Hammon said he fields at least a couple calls a day from residents in Delta County about the black, fuzzy caterpillars that transform into tiger moths. The caterpillars feast in the winter in the tops of cedar ...


  14. Kids asked to just give peas a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Changing kids' attitudes about trying new foods is one of the biggest challenges school-nutrition professionals face in revamping lunch menus and converting to a process where lunch ladies cook instead of heating up pre-made food from boxes. A program that teaches kids about nutrition and encourages them to try unfamiliar foods is helping to encourage students to at least give new foods a chance, and has a ripple effect in bringing that knowledge back to their homes.


  15. Email letters, April 21, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... of Commerce has stepped up to publicly lend its support by promoting a major economic development project for Delta County. Equally as impressive as the Chamber's move is the list of other supporters of the project: Grand Junction Area Chamber, ...


  16. Garfield conceptually backs Thompson Divide lease swapRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... and Gunnison National Forests, west of McClure Pass. Roughly two-thirds of the area where SG wants leases is in Delta County, and one-third is in Mesa County, other than about 600 acres that are in Gunnison County. Ursa wants to trade some 12,000 ...


  17. Free Wi-FiRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Government Computer News

    ... using the technology. Its initial pilot involved public libraries in six states: It accepted proposals from Delta County, Colo.; Pascagoula, Miss.; Stokie, Ill.; Humboldt County, Calif.; eight libraries in New Hampshire; and four locations in ...


  18. Montrose Art Partner receives state awardRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    In an effort to acknowledge Riviere's day-in and day-out effort as an Art Partner case manager with Partners in Montrose and Ouray counties, Johnson, Art Partner case manager in Delta County, nominated Riviere for a prestigious state award dedicated to those who work in the arts. Several weeks ago, Riviere learned from Colorado Creative Industries that she was one of three in the state to receive the 2015 Governor's Creative Leadership Awards for her "significant commitment to the state's creative landscape through civic leadership and volunteerism including advocacy, vision, collaboration or innovation," according to Colorado Creative Industries, which formally announced the winners Thursday.


  19. Email letters, April 16, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    DMEA's presentation on local power generation and fiber optic service Monday night was breathtaking. This letter will focus on the extremely high speed DMEA fiber optic Internet service.


  20. Briefs: April 16, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Mesa County Animal Welfare Partnership, in partnership with local veterinarians, have more than 500 vouchers to offer to local pet owners who want to get their cat or dog spayed or neutered for $20. Vouchers are available now and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.