The Deputy Geer Trial


By Rachel Meleski The shooting and killing of officer Geer February this year continues to reside in the community as accused teen Austin Holzer’s hearings took place three days this October, starting the 3rd. Since his arrest for first degree murder earlier this year, Holzer’s eighteenth birthday has passed, making it possible for prosecutors to … Continue reading

Armed Man at CU Boulder


By Abbie Brown Machete man. It’s not a phrase you hear every day, and it’s certainly not one you want to hear. On Wednesday, October 5, parents all over CU Buff territory received terrifying phone calls from their children attending Colorado University at Boulder that a man bearing a machete was harassing people around the … Continue reading

End of Life Ballot Measure


By Odessey Stiff In Colorado the path to ballot the proposed initiative to end loved ones lives who are on life support at home was filed with the Colorado secretary of state’s office on April 8, 2016, and the petition format was approved on May 20, 2016. According to campaign finance records filed with the … Continue reading

Remembering a hero: How the Grand Valley is showing support for the Geer family


Ashley Mazrin On February 8th, the world lost a great man. Mesa County Sheriff’s deputy Derek Geer was shot after responding to a call about an armed man on the street. 17 year old Austin Holzer was the suspect in question. He was eventually apprehended and arrested. Tragically, Geer was taken off life support two … Continue reading

Colorado Primary and Caucus Results


By Anika Roelands We’ve heard the terms over and over again, whether reading the newspaper or watching debates, but many don’t actually know what a caucus or primary is. A caucus is when a political party organizes meetings where members of the party show up on a particular day and cast a public vote in … Continue reading

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