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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 ...

Xcel, solar installers agree to rebate phaseout

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Xcel Energy Inc. and solar-power installers have reached an agreement that would keep a popular rebate program alive, at least for now. The agreement, which the two sides are asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to ...

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Record day, but rain on the way

By Staff

Well, it was nice while it lasted. The high temperature Wednesday of 74 degrees matched the record set in 1908, but it’s wise to remember that a record low (17 degrees on March 16, 1902) might be lurking around the corner. It’s ...

Bradford pulls bill on crimes against women in pregnancy

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Rep. Laura Bradford decided late Wednesday not to let a House committee hear her bill that would add crimes against pregnant women to the state’s criminal codes. Bradford, a Collbran Republican, said people on both sides ...

Congressional effort renewed for open records on fracking

By Dennis Webb

A revived attempt to increase disclosure and regulation pertaining to hydraulic fracturing is intended to bring about responsible natural gas development, its backers say. Sponsors of newly reintroduced U.S. House and Senate bills say natural ...

Monument closes area to keep hikers from nest of golden eagle

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Lower Monument Canyon Trail remains open in Colorado National Monument, but off-trail exploring and climbing near a golden eagle’s nest is off-limits for at least the next few weeks and possibly several months. The nest, discovered ...

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