2020’s Democratic Convention

Abby Deeths, Reporter

September 14, 2020

“For love is more powerful than hate. Hope is more powerful than fear. Light is more powerful than dark. This is our moment. This is our mission.” These are words from Joe Biden’s speech during the Democratic National Convent...

New Russian Vaccine – Revolutionary or Nationalistic?

Olivia Wick, Editor

September 9, 2020

As of August 11 of this month, Russia has created and approved a vaccine to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Although many vaccines have had the possibility of working, Russia claims that this vaccine is an effecti...

TikTok Ban

Finn Witham, Reporter

September 8, 2020

Many of us have probably spent more than our fair share of time scrolling through TikTok this summer, and likely have all seen the controversial headlines about President Trump claiming he’ll ban TikTok.  According to B...

Glacier Ice Arena vs. Covid-19

Cayen Foye, Reporter

September 3, 2020

The only Ice-Skating Rink in the valley has been officially closed due to Covid since March 18th, with no re-opening in sight. Before Covid hit, the Glacier Ice Rink was for sale since February of 2019. The City of Grand Juncti...

Michael Porter Jr. shares his controversial view on Covid

Jayce Jessup, Editor

September 3, 2020

Michael Porter Jr, 2nd year man for the Denver Nuggets, who has become one of the most talked about young guns in the NBA from his play in the NBA Bubble this summer. But, before the NBA resumed its season Porter shared his in...

Confusion in Lebanon

Emma Pinnow, Reporter

September 3, 2020

2020 has been a scary year for everyone. Starting with threats of World War III, global pandemics, and now a controversial election on its way, we all have been holding our breath. Sadly, the year is nowhere near finished.  ...

Congress absent as Americans face eviction crisis

Autumn Lloyd, Reporter

September 1, 2020

Millions of Americans across the country are struggling to make ends meet as the world crumbles around them, and the legislature is failing them all.  The Coronavirus pandemic has led to skyrocketing unemployment rates countr...

“Twilight”, but backwards

Grace King-Wagner, Editor

August 28, 2020

You know "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer, but get ready for "Midnight Sun". Meyer says, “I don’t know how everyone else is coping, but right now books are my main solace and happiest escape. Personally, I would be nothing but delighte...

The Grizzly Creek fire has closed I-70

Dillon Gross, Editor

August 28, 2020

Citizens of the Western Slope have become familiar with wild fire the last few weeks. The Grand Valley has been faced with two fires, the Pine Gulch and the Grizzly Creek fire. Both fires have been difficult to contain and have b...

The End of the World: News to Anyone?

Sierra Lloyd, Editor

August 28, 2020

So this is how the world is going to end. Unable to breathe, lest your lungs be invaded by a deadly virus or be filled with smoke. We didn’t expect doomsday to come so soon, but we definitely expected it to look like this. ...

The West Ablaze

Elliotte Schroeder, Editor

August 28, 2020

The year 2020 has been a whirlwind of unfortunate events. It’s no surprise that some of the western United States are being taken over by massive wildfires. For the past couple weeks, our own state has been struggling with ...

Does the new schedule have everyone’s best interests at heart?

Mariella Schermerhorn, Reporter

August 28, 2020

It feels as if it was only yesterday when the email was sent to all the parents from School District 51, notifying that we would all be staying home due to the outbreak of COVID-19. It also feels as though it’s been years sinc...

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