Campaigning for ‘peace of mind’

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Steve Katz drives one of the simulators at his business at 529 25 1/2 Road Unit 105. Katz and his wife lost their son due to distracted driving in 2004, and Katz has been trying to get grants to create a simulator program to teach students about distracted driving, which entails far more than just texting.


Man aims to reduce distracted driving by highlighting its dangers

Grand Junction resident Steve Katz just wants to help prevent other parents from going through the same thing he and his wife did back in 2004 when their then 18-year-old son died in an automobile accident.

Moving Tyrannosaurus rex stomping back to Fruita in 2016

Five years after it made a summer-long appearance at Dinosaur Journey in Fruita, a robotic Tyrannosaurus rex — or possibly a new model — will take up residency at the museum in 2016.


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