Warmth sparks early buds

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An apricot tree beginning to bud at Z’s Orchard on East Orchard Mesa Tuesday afternoon.

Orchardists hope for cooler weather after very moderate February

Fruitgrowers are casting wary eyes upward, hoping for cool — not cold — weather to swing in over western Colorado and restore some late-winter order.

Probation in poisoning case

A Glenwood Springs man arrested a year ago for allegedly trying to kill his wife through carbon monoxide poisoning received three years of probation and a suspended two-year prison sentence from a judge Wednesday.



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