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Cub Scout kicked out after asking lawmaker about gun control

By The AP

DENVER (AP) — A Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about her position on gun control and previous comments she made about African-Americans’ health and eating fried chicken. It was ...

Broncos have plenty to fix after first shutout in 25 years

By The AP

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — In a locker room still processing the franchise’s first shutout since Nov. 22, 1992, the Denver Broncos knew there was plenty of blame to go around after a 21-0 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The ...

Mavericks celebrate Midnight Madness

By Patti Arnold

With the baseball team chanting “Boo-die! Boo-die!” and a throng of students alternating chants of “free tu-i-tion!” with “I believe that he will win!” the half-court shot caromed off the rim as the clock ...

Tigers, Wildcats make 5A soccer postseason

By Dale Shrull

The Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high school boys soccer teams qualified for the Class 5A state playoffs Sunday when seedings were announced by the Colorado High School Activities Association. Grand Junction (12-2-1), which finished ...


Mavs’ defense holds on against Metro

By Staff

Colorado Mesa’s men’s soccer team needed a victory against Metro State on Sunday to retain its spot in the RMAC standings. The Mavericks’ defense made sure that happened. Mesa limited the Roadrunners on only one shot on ...

Courts to sponsor training sessions on civil cases

By Staff

Western Slope residents who have questions about how to navigate the state’s civil courts will have a chance to ask them this week. On Thursday and Friday, volunteer lawyers will be available to instruct anyone who wants to learn about ...


Cowboy poetry’s historic roots celebrated at Western Slope event

By Bob Silbernagel

From her home near Mesa, Nona Kelly Carver pointed to where the old ranch house once stood. The house had been home to four generations of Carvers, but it deteriorated and was burned down in a fire-
department training exercise. Carver ...


Family thankful for seat belts

By Charles Ashby

It’s a sure bet that when Thanksgiving comes along next month, Rich Tuttle will be saying just how thankful he is to the inventor of the seat belt. That’s because Mesa County’s assistant district attorney owes his ...

Montrose teenager in critical condition after five-story fall

By Charles Ashby

The 16-year-old Montrose girl who fell five stories from the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs a week ago is recovering, but she’s still in critical condition, her mother reports on social media. The teenager, Amber, fell while she ...


Student of the Week, Oct. 23, 2017

By Staff

GPA: 3.88 Favorite book and it’s author: “I Am Number Four” by Pittacus Lore Favorite TV show: “The Office”  Favorite band or musician: Maroon 5 After-school activities: Student Senate, Central Ties, ...

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