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Olathe keeps finance director; mayor quits

By Staff

The mayor of Olathe has resigned over a dispute involving the town’s finance director, the town manager and the rest of the Town Board of Trustees. Don Perkins said he resigned after the town board voted 6-1 to reinstate the ...

How to use moxie when networking Web

By Emily Shockley

Comb the Web, and it won’t take long to find some moxie. The women of local networking group Moxie Mafia are all over LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and the blogosphere. Each Moxie Mafia member has learned how social networking sites can ...


CAT fans could scoop up bargains

By Staff

Rick Albin, president and chief executive officer of CAT Auction Services, likes to say that somebody somewhere is working. And they need heavy machinery such as the Caterpillar earth movers that he will auction Tuesday at the Mesa County ...

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One float down river is enough, woman says

By Staff

After an hour standing in the frigid, rushing water of the Colorado River, 19-year-old Cassandra Anstaett was rescued. Grand Junction firefighters and Mesa County sheriff’s deputies rushed to save Anstaett when alerted to her ...


Flying discs crowding airspace over park

By Amy Hamilton

Avid disc golf player Chad Pasterz has seen the close calls when the flying, plastic orbs whiz over the heads of children playing on equipment at Westlake Park. The park is lined with a generous walking path near the intersection of First ...

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Some Loma residents hope to preserve country life

By Staff

Loma’s days as a rural community along Interstate 70, dotted with farmhouses and the occasional upper-class homes among vast stretches of pasture, may be numbered. Many of its residents realize as much. With the assistance of Mesa ...


New Avalon promotions pull historic theater back from brink

By Amy Hamilton

Every Tuesday night for a few months now, Avalon Theater worker Crystal Reese has seen some familiar faces. A group of up to a dozen young women are fast becoming regulars, arriving for the theater’s “Dinner and a Movie” ...

Ponzi schemers can detect testing by wary investors

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Just about everything that many careful investors do when they put money into businesses that turn out to be Ponzi schemes is exactly wrong. And not just wrong, but worse: They do exactly what Ponzi operators expect and want them to do, said ...

Valley founder’s attorney: Recession brought down company, not scheme

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Valley Investments was undone by terrible business conditions, not by the collapse of an illegal scheme, said the attorney for Philip Rand Lochmiller, who started Valley 15 years ago. The receiver for the failed company said in court papers ...

KAFM celebrates 10 years on the air

By Emily Shockley

KAFM programming first flowed out of radios tuned to 88.1 FM across the Grand Valley in 1999. Since the day the signal was broadcast, the station has moved from renting a spot by Mesa Mall to owning a building at 1310 Ute Ave. It has begun to ...

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