Food for thought on gas

Tease Image
Photo by William Woody

WILLIAM WOODY/Special to the Sentinel—Brent Helleckson, shown in his vineyard at Stone Cottage Cellars in Paonia, has joined the fledgling advocacy group Colorado Farm and Food Alliance, one of several statewide groups that are calling for restrictions on oil and gas development, particularly the practice of fracking.


North Fork Valley growers, brewers unite over threat of fracking

Hoping to build on efforts to block oil and gas lease sales in the North Fork Valley, farmers, ranchers, brewers and restaurant owners have teamed up.
And they’re looking to go statewide.
The new group, Colorado Farm and Food Alliance, is trying to expand its membership — and influence — by telling Coloradans that the food they consume is only as good as the land and water around the farms that grow them.

Airport keeps its man, for now

The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority on Tuesday appointed the lone finalist for the airport manager’s job to the post on an interim basis, while also saying it would address concerns about its search process. Ben Johnson, the operations manager for the airport, agreed to the interim job after board Chairman Steve Wood said the board would “offer the opportunity for Ben to serve as interim manager.”


  • Photo Gallery
    USA Pro Challenge
    Pro Cycling tease

    Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge climbs McClure Pass to Crested Butte.

  • Special Project
    Time for wine
    081914 Vine Magazine Tease

    It’s harvest season in Palisade! Find things to do in the free Palisade Vine

  • Photo Gallery
    Palisade Peach Festival
    082114tdSJPeachFest tease

    A taste of the Palisade Peach Festival at Riverbend Park.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports
    GJ-Rockies-Lomangino-081414 tease

    GJ Rockies keep on winning, fall bird migration, high school golf begins.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week’s Best Photos
    081314-grandpa-slide-tease

    E-cigarette health issues, fun on Confluence Lake, debate over Ender’s Game.

  • Photo Gallery
    Land’s End Hill Climb
    Lands end Magee dah tease

    Land’s End Hill Climb turns an adrenaline rush for racers and fans.


NEWS »
OPINION »

SPORTS & OUTDOORS »
LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT »

POLL
What was Robin Williams' best film?


Search More Jobs


NIE
Newspapers In Education


COLORADO »
  • Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

    DENVER (AP) — Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

  • Defense: School may have withheld Holmes records

    DENVER (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that show the school failed to act on information it had about defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.

  • Colorado man accused of shooting teen over pot

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A 13-year-old Colorado boy is recovering after police say a man shot the teen in the chest with a pellet gun for trying to steal marijuana.

  • Colorado mother pleads guilty in son's death

    DENVER (AP) — A Routt County woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son in a murder-suicide attempt has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

  • Teen hiker rescued from crevice in Colorado

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A hiker is recovering after falling and spending about three hours in a crevice near a popular hiking trail in northern Colorado.

NATION »
NIE












THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy