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.
Melissa DeHerrera’s life was turned upside down in a matter of weeks after being diagnosed with breast cancer … more
A black bear that was videotaped in a Fruita neighborhood eating pizza from a garbage can last week was put down … more
Some Grand Valley residents felt the best soaking rain in more than month during brief but powerful showers Friday … more
In a video posted to the Facebook page of the Fruita Police Department, a bear was caught scarfing down pizza while … more
There’s something for everybody and some fresh offerings this year at the Mesa County Fair. … more
After about $8 million in road improvements and the construction of two new truck stops near Exit 26 on Interstate … more
The town of Palisade has offered a 12-year-old a peach of a gig. … more
Hang in there a little longer, Seventh Street motorists and residents. … more
Fruita’s Dinosaur Journey museum is ready to evolve. … more
Julia McHugh, the new curator of paleontology for the Museum of Western Colorado, couldn’t stop smiling on a … more
It wasn’t the final score that mattered, although the Denver team trounced Grand Junction’s Roller … more
Not much housecleaning gets done when Justin Page gets home. … more
A long-standing idea to use methane flared off at Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant and convert it to compressed … more
There will be no more splashing in Grand Junction’s popular downtown fountain. … more
Most residents don’t give much thought to the roads they travel on every day, unless they’re riddled … more
Grand Junction insists its ordinance against panhandling is constitutional and narrowly defined, so a lawsuit … more
When Clint Kinney was hired to lead Fruita in 2002, a divisive Fruita City Council was slinging recall elections … more
Shaw Construction has sent a breach of contract notice demanding payment from the Grand Junction Regional Airport … more
Incumbent Marcia Neal bested candidate Barbara Ann Smith in a close primary race for Colorado’s State Board … more
Two Palisade-area growers are the latest recipients of dollars from the state’s Greater Outdoor Colorado … more