Ash Wednesday

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Photo by Dean Humphrey

Margarito Betencourt, right, places ash on Barbara Kennedy’s forehead at an Ash Wednesday service at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church today. The event signifies the beginning of Lent which represents the 40 days Jesus Christ spent fasting in the desert. 

Date for deputy’s funeral set

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said today that a memorial service will be held Monday for Deputy Derek Geer, shot Monday and being kept alive on life support following the shooting.





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