Reveling in Denver victory

Tease Image
Photo by Gretel Daugherty

Celebrants yell at passing cars at the corner of 12th Street and North Avenue after the Broncos’ 23-10 victory against the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. About 100 people stood on corners at the intersection waving flags and cheering as drivers honked their horns and flew team flags from their cars.

Fans pack bars, students celebrate on CMU campus after Super Bowl

Nash Doughman was pretending to fly across the Colorado Mesa University campus Sunday night. He stretched out his arms as he sped along the sidewalk, only stopping to lift up a friend in an embrace.
After the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50, taking home the third Lombardi Trophy in franchise history, Doughman could only yell.
As the 21-year-old sophomore passed his fellow students, he yelled “Go Broncos.”

In need of a little care

Sometimes everyone needs a little TLC, and that includes the people who are charged with caring for others. That’s the message of a new GoFundMe campaign started last week to help improve the work environment at a Fruita nursing home.

  • Article
    What’s in a name?

    A lot. Adoptees given rights to original birth certificates.

  • Video
    Winter lake

    Scenes from Hanging Lake in the winter.

  • Photo Gallery
    Week in Sports

    Fly tying contest, CMU baseball and softball, Fruita girls basketball.

  • Lifestyle
    Routines and ruts

    Don’t get caught in your own version of ‘Groundhog Day.’

  • Article
    Motel makeover

    Long-vacant Value Lodge soon to get new lodgers.

  • Video
    In Memory

    File video of Josephine Dickey speaking about the Handy Chapel.



Who is going to win Super Bowl 50?

Search More Jobs

Newspapers In Education

  • Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow

    BOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow.

  • The Latest: Connecticut bus crash in snow hurts at least 30

    BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):

  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.

  • Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports

    CHICAGO (AP) — For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.

  • Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth

    DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy