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Climber sets speed climbing record for Colorado’s peaks

By The AP

DENVER — A Colorado man says he has broken the speed record for climbing all of the state’s 14,000-foot peaks. Denver-based climber Andrew Hamilton says he finished climbing all 58 points over 14,000 feet in the state at 2:21 a.m. ...


Boy, 7, shot while playing with friends in Aurora home

By The AP

AURORA — A 7-year-old boy is in the hospital after being shot in the head as he played with friends in an Aurora home. Sgt. Christopher Amsler says the boy was shot Thursday afternoon and was taken to Children’s Hospital with ...


Outdoor recreation 
is our hidden asset

By The Daily Sentinel

In light of June’s record-breaking collection of lodging tax, let’s go back to what a consultant told local business leaders recently. Audrey Taylor presented a competitive location assessment report, which is a soup-to-nuts ...


Going cuckoo over habitat

By Greg Walcher

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The federal government wants private landowners in Mesa County to help identify and designate important habitat for a certain bird species, so the land can be protected against development, and ...


Printed Letters: July 10, 2105

By Staff

Jump Start legislation improves our prospects This letter is in regards to Jay Seaton’s May 17 column, “Let’s fuel the momentum of a Jump Start to better days.” If you have not read it, look it up and do so. Western ...


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Three RIvers beats weather, foe in 9/10 game

By Eden Laase

The bottom of the third inning was chaotic. With Monument at bat, Three Rivers led 4-2 in the 9/10 Boys Little League District 1 tournament first-round game. The inning started with a strikeout, then a towering hit fell just over the head ...


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Rain, rain go away

By Patti Arnold

The scoreboard said it all: STOP RAINING. It didn’t. The already-soaked outfield at Suplizio Field couldn’t take any more Thursday, and for the third straight day, the Grand Junction Rockies’ Pioneer League game against ...


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Fewer students playing catch-up

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Colorado Mesa University’s remedial education rate for bachelor’s degree-seeking students dipped from 36.2 percent in 2012-13 to 29.6 percent in 2013-14, according to a June report from the Colorado Department of Higher ...


Sports Briefs, July 9, 2015

By Staff

College Soccer CMU hires Schrock as assistant Stan Schrock was a mainstay on the soccer field at Colorado Mesa University during his career, and that won’t change now that he’s graduated. Schrock, an all-conference defender, ...


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New CMU library reveals 
radical shift to new world

By Charles Ashby

It isn’t your grandfather’s library. Come this fall, the Tomlinson Library at Colorado Mesa University won’t be just a brick-facade building containing a stack of books and a carpeted area in which to read them. A new ...


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