Maverick classic

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Ian Broughton, right, rounds a corner Friday in the Fruita Criterium on the first day of the three-day Maverick Classic cycling event. Broughton won the men’s 3/4/5 division for riders hoping to move up to the pro division by winning at the lower levels. The Team Time Trial begins at 8:30 a.m. today (Saturday) north of Fruita, with the Downtown Grand Junction Criterium starting at 1 p.m. today. The final race of the day, the Men’s Pro, begins at 7:15 p.m.

Hunters indicted in grisly death of motorcyclist

A Montrose County grand jury last week returned multiple-count indictments against two hunters who allegedly caused the death of a motorcyclist last year near Crawford and then left the scene of the grisly crash. Mark Anthony Valdez, 47, of Delta, and Kevin Lee Keener, 43, of Anton, each are charged with vehicular homicide, manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and reckless endangerment — among other charges — after an incident along Colorado Highway 92 on Oct. 12, 2013,


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