Grand Junction


Tue May 27, 2014
Western Slope

Rescuers Halt Search For 3 Missing After Sunday's Landslide Near Collbran

Originally published on Fri June 13, 2014 6:14 pm

Officials said energy resources in the area were also threatened by debris and energy companies had to bring in a bulldozer on Monday to try and clear a road for workers to access condensate tanks, which are used in natural gas production in a process known as hydraulic fracturing, in order to drain them.


Three people are missing including a county worker and his son after Sunday's massive landslide outside of the town of Collbran. 

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Wed May 14, 2014

For Those Coping With Mental Illness, Help Is Hard To Find

Danielle Nordeen, right, holds her seven-year-old son's hand in a park near their Grand Junction, Colo., home April 14, 2014. In January, Nordeen's son was sent to a psychiatric ward hundreds of miles from their home, after he lashed out at school.
Joe Mahoney Rocky Mountain PBS I-News

Danielle Nordeen drives a 16-year-old Toyota Camry that doesn’t handle well on snowy mountain passes. In January, Nordeen had to make the drive from her home in Grand Junction to Pueblo often enough that she developed a strategy: Find a semi with its hazard lights on and follow it closely, prompting the other drivers to direct their wrath toward the trucker rather than her.

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Sun March 9, 2014

Cutting Edge Diverging Diamond Interchanges Coming To Colorado

Traffic flow patterns on the new I-70 DDI in Grand Junction

Construction on the state’s first diverging diamond interchange is nearly complete in Grand Junction. The innovative project will open sometime in April. The Colorado Department of Transportation says it will give drivers freeflow access to a left hand I-70 on-ramp without having to wait for a traffic turn signal, or turn into on-coming traffic.

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Wed January 22, 2014

Meet The Man Who’s Enforcing Colorado’s Marijuana Laws

Lewis Koski is the new director of Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division.
Credit Jim Hill / KUNC


Tue June 25, 2013
Gun Control

Confusion Before Colorado Gun Laws Kick In

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 12:48 pm

In less than a week, Colorado will have two new gun laws. The first expands background checks, the other bans magazines holding more than fifteen rounds… that is, unless they’re legally purchased before July 1st. The laws are part of a group passed by state lawmakers this year…regulations that lawyers and law enforcement officials have described as confusing... and even unenforceable.

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