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.
Two candidates for the Grand Junction City Council, Dennis Simpson and Chris Kennedy, faced off Friday during a … more
Yvette Castillon has done her homework to open a child care center in Clifton. … more
A few fireworks were exchanged Monday night during one of the first candidate forums for potential Grand Junction … more
With their tails and ears up like friendly flags, a number of dogs mingled Thursday around their owners, who also … more
Scanner traffic in January crackled with a frenetic urgency as law enforcement raced across the Grand Valley to … more
Cheap oil means the city of Grand Junction can afford to resurface a few more streets this summer. … more
Grand Valley Power Sports, 2865 North Ave., is revving up its image, the first business along North Avenue to take … more
It’s not that local growers don’t love this winter’s respite from glacial temperatures. Like most … more
A Garfield County man, 21-year-old Hector Ruiz, was arrested on a warrant for allegedly providing the marijuana … more
Finding good child care wasn’t supposed to be the hardest thing about having a baby. … more
Voters in several municipalities around Colorado have passed overrides to a decade-old state legislation that bans … more
A 13-year-old middle school girl, already facing felony drug charges for allegedly passing out prescription pills … more
Grand Junction city councilors are poised to ask voters on the April ballot whether to allow the city to use excess … more
Three Grand Junction city councilors, Barbara Traylor Smith, Bennett Boeschenstein and Duncan McArthur, are running … more
Devan Cruz-Carderea, 22, of Grand Junction died about 4 a.m. Sunday after his pickup crashed on Interstate 70 in … more
Pump up the tires on your bicycle and lace up your running shoes. A portion of the Colorado Riverfront Trail that … more
Grand Junction man, Devan Cruz-Carderea, 22, died at about 4 a.m. this morning after his pick up truck crashed on … more
Randall Clark wasn’t so much shocked as disheartened. … more
Law enforcement and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene of a fatal all-terrain vehicle accident at … more
It’s difficult enough to get over symptoms of influenza in the comforts of a warm home. … more