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Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

By The AP

DENVER — A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains. The Baca County Sheriff’s Office says a trailer in Vilas ...

Trailer burns in Clifton Tuesday

By Staff

Fire crews were dispatched to the scene of a trailer fire Tuesday afternoon, containing the blaze before it could spread to nearby properties. Officials with the Clifton Fire Department said a trailer at 3215 F Road was fully engulfed when ...

10 Things to know for Wednesday, July 30

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. ISRAELI TANK SHELLS SLAM INTO UN SCHOOL IN GAZA, KILLING 15   The strike that hit the crowded compound sheltering the war displaced ...

Kelsey Grammer won’t endorse killer’s release

By The AP

DENVER — Actor Kelsey Grammer says he forgives the man who raped and killed his sister in Colorado nearly 40 years ago but doesn’t want him to be paroled. Grammer testified by video Tuesday at the parole board hearing for Freddie ...

Man accused in wild car-theft chase heads to court

By The AP

GOLDEN — A man accused of hijacking one car, stealing two others and trying to take more during a wild chase west of Denver is expected in court. Prosecutors say 37-year-old Christopher Sullivan will be advised of charges against him ...

Heavy rains strand drivers in Colorado

By The AP

WINDSOR — Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range. The town of Windsor got 4 inches of rain Tuesday. Some people had to be rescued from their stranded cars ...

There’s only one way to reform 
the death penalty: Eliminate it

By Bill Grant

The final right of a prisoner condemned to death in our punitive justice system is the right, assured by the Eighth Amendment, against “cruel and unusual punishment” — to a death as quick and painless as possible when the ...

Printed Letters: July 30, 2014

By Staff

Mercier’s letter conflated medical costs with quality Scott Mercier’s recent diatribe extolling the virtues of Community Hospital, in spite of his stated aim “to clarify a few things,” serves only to obfuscate the ...

A federal shield law is a good idea

By The Daily Sentinel

Like most newspapers, we are strong advocates for shield laws that provide some protections for journalists who play a critical role in American-style democracy: to inform so the people can self-govern. Pushing for these protections is not a ...


Gym(nastics) rat

By Eden Laase

When an 11-year-old girl makes a birthday wish list, chances are it’s full of nail polish, hair accessories and anything that can be purchased at a Claire’s store. Sierra Huseby looks like the classic preteen in her embellished ...

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