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Schuster, GOP and civic leader, dies

By Amy Hamilton

Ray Schuster was a tireless advocate for a number of causes in the Grand Valley, according to people who knew him. Schuster died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He was 78. A little less than a week before his death, Schuster, a board ...

Bait cars will get you a joyride to jail

By Amy Hamilton

Would-be car thieves may want to think again as local police have deployed “multiple” cars around the Grand Valley that serve as bait for thieves, according to Grand Junction Police Department spokeswoman Kate Porras. The ...

Pricey junkets on the cutting block

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Executives and staff of the quasigovernmental entity that provides workers’ compensation insurance won’t be able to go on junkets under a bill that won a voice vote in the Colorado House on Thursday. The measure, ...

Nature of sexual relations disputed in jail firing case

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A former Garfield County Jail employee testified Thursday she had sex for a year with the then-commander of the facility “because he commanded me to do so.” Lisa Martin spoke during a lawsuit proceeding in ...

Wounded vets would have free park access under bill

By Staff

DENVER — Wounded veterans would get free access to all state parks under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday. The free parks passes would be available to all veterans wounded in action, but its primary ...

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Run on pills spurred by unlikely radiation

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It took just a couple days for Japan’s post-earthquake nuclear reactor problems to rattle Grand Junction residents enough to start stocking up on potassium iodide pills. Grocery and supplement stores are selling out of the pills, which ...


Brothel owner found dead in Vegas hotel

By Paul Shockley

A former Grand Junction woman convicted of running a brothel on Horizon Drive was found dead in a Las Vegas hotel room Tuesday. Security staff at Paris Hotel and Casino found the body of 61-year-old Nan O’Reilly about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday ...

Montrose suspect’s suicide confirmed

By William Woody

MONTROSE — The Montrose County Coroner’s Office confirmed Thursday the wanted man who killed himself in a Montrose apartment complex Wednesday night was Ryan Craig Peterson, a suspect in a double homicide. The Coroner’s ...

Q and A with Enefit CEO Sandor Liive

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1) Was Enefit drawn to the technology already being considered at the OSEC lease as opposed to sme of the in-situ technologies being tested in Colorado? Is the OSEC approach substantially similar to that employed in Estonia? Enefit has ...

Grocers try again for full-strength sales

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The two measures introduced into the Colorado Legislature on Tuesday to allow grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer already have liquor store owners scrambling to defeat them. Brandi Fisher-Pollock, owner of ...

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