Covers issues that generate from Grand Junction City Hall and general assignments.
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon’s journalism program in 1998.
Amy grew up in Oregon. She was bitten by the journalism bug in high school writing for the school newspaper. Since then she has worked as a reporter at newspapers in Stayton, Ore., Crested Butte, Fort Collins and Steamboat Springs. She has worked at The Daily Sentinel for the past five years.
Amy is married to Mitch Hamilton and the couple has a new baby girl. Amy enjoys photographing people, exploring new trails with her dog, and long road bike rides with friends.
In rugby terms, Wednesday night’s victory at Grand Junction City Hall was a “try.” … more
A public street near Colorado Mesa University may be vacated by the city of Grand Junction and bumped out to the … more
The Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant burns off the equivalent of 530 gallons of methane each day, but soon enough … more
If you don’t want the Olathe Sweet Corn Festival to get creamed, it’s best to pipe up now and … more
Just one look at all the pink and white buds in the orchards around Palisade and you’ll see why residents … more
“Yes, go! Over. Here. Tunnel. Yes!” Debbie Murray of Grand Junction said breathlessly. … more
A Pear Park woman and her son are headed to trial in a case in which law enforcement believe the pair had so much … more
Grand Junction’s Fire Department is handling more calls than last year, doing it with fewer dollars, and at a … more
A local family heartbroken by the accidental death of a 2-month-old infant is seeking donations to help pay for a … more
A sign of the times was illuminated at a recent Grand Junction City Council meeting. … more
In confirmation of some eyewitness reports, the pilot of a small airplane that crashed into Ridgway Reservoir on … more
Observant residents could see 10 more city of Grand Junction compressed natural gas vehicles on the road in the … more
Instead of taking a chance on racking up costly legal fees and delaying enforcement even further, Grand Junction … more
After rounds of talks and more than 1,000 people submitting input in online surveys, officials with the Grand … more
A nonprofit group known for their work to conserve marine life is jumping aboard a complaint lodged against Grand … more
Many cities around Colorado already have figured out where they stand on retail sales of recreational marijuana. … more
One year ago last week, Carol Du Kett-Cotts had a feeling something awful was about to happen. For a couple hours, … more
Grand Junction city councilors weren’t happy about rescinding a federal grant that would pay for most of the … more
Officials with the city of Grand Junction believe an ordinance passed last month to curb aggressive panhandling … more
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of Grand Junction over an aggressive panhandling ordinance on … more