Driver in crash that killed two teens bonds out of juvenile detention facility

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. – The Colorado State Patrol says its investigation into a crash that killed two teenagers and put a third in the hospital is moving forward. The crash happened just before 1:15 a.m. Monday (9/1/14) at the intersection of Hodgen Road and Roller Coaster Road.  That’s in northern El Paso County. State […]

Crisis team helps students cope in Monument after deadly crash

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. – Students faced school for the first time without their classmates on Tuesday. 17-year-old Beau Begier and 18-year-old Ryan Pappas died early Monday morning. Both are from Monument. The Lewis-Palmer School District spokesperson said, 17-year-old Mitchell Clark is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 17-year-old driver was arrested and troopers […]

Early Iron Festival shatters record

Posted: Friday, Aug 29th, 2014 This is the twelth article in the series from the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable, regarding the formation and implementation of the Basin Water Plan. VALLEY — Water is an essential element for sustaining life. Rivers, streams and lakes are the lifeline of an environment. When waterways are polluted, […]

Basin, state plan for future water needs

Posted: Friday, Aug 29th, 2014 This is the twelth article in the series from the Rio Grande Basin Roundtable, regarding the formation and implementation of the Basin Water Plan. VALLEY — Water is an essential element for sustaining life. Rivers, streams and lakes are the lifeline of an environment. When waterways are polluted, […]

Sports briefs: Former Rams Bibbs, Barrett make Broncos practice squad

Former Colorado State football stars Kapri Bibbs and Shaquil Barrett were signed to the Denver Broncos practice squad Sunday. Both went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft but were immediately signed by the Broncos and played through the entire preseason with the team. Each will earn a $100,000 salary if they make it through the […]

On-campus Stadium is Inevitable, Meets Community’s Needs

Jake Schwebach Jack Graham is gone, but contrary to community consensus, his on-campus stadium went up the moment he proposed it. Tony Frank risked a well-liked reputation when he told media sources that a renovation to Hughes Stadium is the last resort. He emphasized that “the general fund is where the $30 million for Hughes […]

Colorado State volleyball wins Rams Classic with trio of sweeps

The Colorado State volleyball team celebrates its victory over Marquette in the championship match of the Rams Classic. Photo by: Dan Byers/CSU Athletics With three consecutive sweeps in the first week of the 2014 season for the Colorado State volleyball team, the Rams wasted no time on regaining their momentum from last season. CSU defeated […]

GOP on 2016 RNC: This is a ‘business decision’

Clockwise from top left: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Kansas City and Denver. (AP, Getty Images, US Presswire and USA TODAY file photos)(Photo: KUSA) USA TODAY – Some delegates to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa may still remember the hours they spent waiting for buses and shuttling to their faraway hotels, […]

I-70 closed between De Beque and county line for suspicious item

MESA COUNTY, Colo. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, I-70 has been completely closed between De Beque and the Mesa/Garfield County line due to a police investigation. Authorities are investigating what is being described as a ‘suspicious item’ found alongside the highway. At this time […]

Roomy Equinox provides comfort and efficiency

Roomy Equinox provides comfort and efficiency QUICKREAD 2014 Chevy Equinox AWD 1LT • Small SUV, AWD • 3.6L V6 Engine with VVT • 6-speed automatic transmission with manual mode • Premium Cloth Seats with Driver 2-Way Power Height Adjust & Driver Power Lumbar. Multi-Flex Sliding Rear Seat with 60/40 Split Seat Back & 3 Position […]

One of Grand Junction’s hidden gems

One of Grand Junction’s hidden gems Historical and Spacious photo credit: Melinda Repetti This unique home sits in a central location at 12th and Gunnison, across from Lincoln Park. Unlike many downtown homes, it’s large, with 3,850 square feet and it sits on a large lot. photo credit: Melinda Repetti This unique home sits in […]

693 Curecanti Circle, Redlands

693 Curecanti Circle, Redlands QUICKREAD Guido Schulte Guido Schulte Real Estate 359 Colorado Ave., Suite 101A Grand Junction, CO 81501 970-263-7777 By Staff Tuesday, September 2, 2014 693 Curecanti Circle Area: Redlands List Price: $1,100,000 Bedrooms: Four Bathrooms: Four and one-half Total Square Feet: 5,013 Year Built: 2002 Lot Size: 1.95 Acres Garage:  Five-Car   […]

Realtor News for the Week of August 31, 2014

Realtor News for the Week of August 31, 2014 By Special to the Sentinel Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties adds Home Owners Realty to the Pack. Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is proud to announce its recent acquisition of Coldwell Banker Home Owners Realty! In celebration of the new […]

Real Estate Q&A for August 31, 2014

Real Estate Q&A for August 31, 2014 QUICKREAD Do you have a question? Send it to 
askdavegj@gmail. com and Dave Kimbrough will personally answer it in this space. Some questions may be more technical in nature than others and require more time to research. Due to volume we can’t guarantee a response to every question. […]

Mattress Firm buying spree continues following Mattress King takeover

Steve Stagner, CEO, Mattress Firm Holding Corp. Olivia Pulsinelli Web producer- Houston Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ Fresh from its takeover of Colorado’s Mattress King chain, Mattress Firm Holding Corp. isn’t lying down on the acquisition front. Houston-based Mattress Firm (Nasqad: MFRM) says it will acquire four companies that collectively operate Back to […]

Denver director rolls camera, with Christopher Lloyd the star

Arnie Grossman on the set of his movie “The Boat Builder.” L. Wayne Hicks Associate Editor- Denver Business Journal Email  |  LinkedIn  |  Google+  |  Cultural Attache blog Denver author Arnie Grossman is halfway through filming his feature film debut, “The Boat Builder.” Based on his unpublished novel of the same name, “The Boat Builder” […]

Boulder law firm pays tribute to Oliver Frascona, killed in plane crash

​Oliver Frascona Oliver Frascona, a partner in the Boulder law firm of Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein PC, was killed Sunday in Erie when the single-engine plane he was flying crashed. ( DBJ report here.) His law firm posted this tribute to the noted real estate attorney: “We grieve with the real estate community in […]

Downtown Denver light rail stations to shut down for repairs

The RTD light rail stop near Denver Union Station (a station that is not slated for closure). Mark Harden News Director- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Google+ Three RTD light rail stations in downtown Denver — two of them on the 16th Street Mall — will be closed for a month […]

Small-business jobs grow in mountain states in August

The chart compares year-over-year small-business employment change rates by region. Mark Harden News Director- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Google+ Small-business employment in the Rocky Mountain states rose 0.41 percent in August from the month before and was up 1.66 percent from a year earlier, according to Tuesday’s monthly report from […]

Dollar General increases bid for Family Dollar (Video)

Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Adam Johnson reports that Dollar General has increased its offer for Family Dollar to $80 per share. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Source Article from http://feeds.bizjournals.com/~r/bizj_denver/~3/hUSKlxBrtkA/dollar-general-increases-bid-for-family-dollar.html

9News: Colorado woman impaled after texting while driving

KUSA-9News in Denver is the television news partner of the Denver Business Journal. Its content is copyright © Multimedia Holdings Corporation and is used by permission. A woman admits she was texting and driving when she hit a pole that went through her car, piercing her thigh and buttocks. Elizabeth firefighters had to saw off […]

Colorado suffers shortage of volunteer firefighters

The Waldo Canyon fire burns out of control in Colorado Springs in this photo released to the media on Aug. 22, 2012. The United States Air Force Academy grounds are in the foreground. Colorado has 3,500 too few volunteer firefighters necessary to meet national standards, according to an analysis by Rocky Mountain PBS I-News. The […]

Boulder attorney killed in plane crash

​Oliver Frascona Oliver Frascona, a partner in the Boulder law firm of Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein PC and a noted real estate attorney and instructor, was killed Sunday in Erie when the single-engine plane he was flying crashed. The Daily Camera reports four other people aboard died in the crash: Frascona’s girlfriend, Tori Rains-Wedan, […]