Photo: They call him Zeus

Zeuss, a black lab from Carbondale, takes a dip in a pond at Two Ponds Park in Basalt on Monday. Weather has cleared after days of on-and-off rain showers throughout the Roaring Fork Valley.
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Genstar’s Jean-Pierre Conte sued in Aspen by ex-girlfriend Hillary Thomas

The former girlfriend of Jean-Pierre Conte, the chairman and managing director of the private equity firm Genstar Capital, filed suit Thursday in Aspen claiming that Conte committed assault, battery, and violated the terms of a 2021 separation agreement. Hillary Thomas claims in her lawsuit that during her more than nine years with Conte, she helped parent his four children and her two children “whom they raised in a blended family.”

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