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Powderhorn’s new owner predicting ‘big impact’

By Dave Buchanan

Don’t expect Andy Daly to be a stranger to Grand Junction. On Thursday, Daly, a 40-year veteran of the Colorado ski scene and a resident of Vail, along with business partners Tom and Ken Gart of Denver, paid $1.4 million for Powderhorn ...

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Bundy DNA is unlikely to clear GJ cold case

By Paul Shockley

In spring 1975, serial killer Theodore “Ted” Bundy came to town. Authorities know he bought gas, as evidenced by a credit card receipt with his signature, showing a purchase at a now-defunct convenience store in downtown Grand ...

Foster family buys two sites near ski resort

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Family of former state legislator and skiing enthusiast Bill Foster plan to write another chapter in the history of Powderhorn as the new owners of two development sites near the ski resort. The late Foster, namesake of “Bill’s ...

State resurfacing eight interstate bridges

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Department of Transportation has started to rehabilitate eight bridges on Interstate 70 west of Fruita, but the work has nothing to do with any high-river damage. The project, which will take until November to complete, is to ...

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Meeting aims to ‘take back’ riverfront

By Amy Hamilton

Before Friday, Linde Marshall hadn’t been back to the Colorado Riverfront Trail since an incident that scared her months ago. In early spring, she was pregnant and walking along the trail next to her 3-year-old daughter, who was on a ...

Petitions out for recall of Montrose board

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Clerk and Recorder’s office issued three approved petitions Friday afternoon to Recall Montrose, the citizen-led effort to recall Montrose County Commissioners Gary Ellis, Ron Henderson and David ...


For 20th year, city employees sponsor clothing drive at Lincoln Park

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

People lined up early Friday afternoon in anticipation of the City of Grand Junction Employees’ Association’s annual clothing giveaway. This is the 20th year the giveaway has taken place at Lincoln Park Barn, and many people in ...

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Palisade home to high and dry builder of boats

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Being landlocked between peach trees and desert doesn’t stop Jim Thayer from building boats strong enough to sail the ocean’s currents. “This is a terrible place to be building boats, but I like it here,” Thayer said ...

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Fugitive killer to be sent back to Florida

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The escaped murderer who was living in Montrose County until his arrest last week has been approved by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper for extradition to Florida. But not before he faces a local charge, a judge ruled ...


Photos released for crime spree suspects

By Paul Shockley

California authorities Thursday released photos of two men wanted for questioning in the slaying of two people last month in the San Francisco Bay Area in addition to being wanted on murder warrants in Grand Junction. Jaime Cardenas, 19, and ...

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