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The newly remodeled Avalon Theatre was opened to inspection Wednesday morning after the completion of a multimillion-dollar renovation project.


Updated Avalon blends history with the modern age

Irene Perry Ray took a step back into the past — and into the future — when she crossed the threshold into the new Avalon Theatre on Wednesday.
Ray, 84, went on her first “date” there (she was 7 and so was he) and she ushered people to their seats 10 years later. Soon after that, she was promoted to work behind the popcorn counter.

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Former Grand Junction lawyer charged in killing

A former Grand Junction lawyer who was eventually booted from Colorado law practice has been charged in the 1999 death of his wife in Montana. Brian David Laird, 46, is being held at the Larimer County Jail in Fort Collins in lieu of $500,000 bond while awaiting extradition to Big Horn County, Montana.


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