Bighorns forage

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Photo by Dean Humphrey

A herd of bighorn sheep dig deep into the snow to find winter feed on the sandstone cliffs near the DeBeque cutoff.
At least 20 animals traversed the cliffs with ease.

Jury returns guilty verdict in 2011 death of infant son

A former Mesa County man who once worked as a counselor to young parents — whose run of criminal episodes kept police busy across Colorado in 2011 — was convicted Thursday in connection with the death of his infant son.

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