Film tells miracle of 1986

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Sabrina Atwood of Fruita displays a flier from the movie “The Cokeville Miracle” at the Avalon Theatre, where it will be shown Saturday. Her four siblings and her father, Ron Hartley, were part of the true story that happened in 1986 in a school in Wyoming.


Classroom full of children survives bomb set by madman

It’s a miracle that Sabrina Atwood has five siblings today instead of one.
Back in 1986, a madman armed with a twitchy and powerful bomb and a cache of weapons demanded a $300 million ransom and threatened to blow up an elementary school classroom in Wyoming, where four of her siblings and 150 other students and teachers had been corralled.

Man, 20, falls from truck, dies

Two friends were stunned and tearful Thursday morning when their friend, 20-year-old Troy Ronco, died after he fell out of the truck they were traveling in on their way to gather firewood on Glade Park.


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