Tag: New marijuana economy

City Processing Marijuana Petitions

On Thursday, November 17, members of Grand Junction Cannabis Action Now (GJCAN) turned petitions in to the City containing 3,300 signatures to get a proposed ordinance (pdf) on next April’s citywide ballot to bring marijuana commerce back to Grand Junction. The group…

Focus on the Bright Spots in the Election

Half the country woke up this morning despondent, demoralized and in utter dread of what a Trump presidency will mean to this country. We’ve never had a president before who confessed on video to sexually assaulting women and who is endorsed by…

Sentinel Highlights Mesa County’s Desperate Economy

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel printed an article about the desperate state of Mesa County’s economy on the front page of its Business section today, written by business writer Greg Ruland. Titled “Living wage tough to come by,” it describes how financially strained Mesa…

Mesa County Missing Out On State’s Pot Bonanza

Recent news reports tell of the Mesa County Commissioners’ current struggle to deal with a $3 million budget deficit due to decreasing tax revenue. At the same time, Grand Junction City Councilors, citing a lack of tax revenue, turn down a chance to host the USA Pro…

AnneLandmanBlog Voter Guide, November, 2015

This guide offers AnneLandmanBlog’s opinion on upcoming ballot measures and candidates for District 51 School Board, in case you’re wondering who and what to vote for. Recommendations Mesa County Valley School District 51 Director for District A (four year term)…

AnneLandmanBlog Voter Guide 2014

The November, 2014 elections will determine whether western Colorado can finally pull out of its negative economic and political spiral. But many people are so busy making a living and caring for their families that they don’t have time to study up on the candidates and issues.…

Retail Marijuana Coming to DeBeque

The new marijuana economy crept a bit closer to Grand Junction this week, after the citizens of DeBeque, Colorado, just 25 miles east of Grand Junction, voted to approve the sale of retail pot. DeBeque’s election is an object lesson for…