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Aurora firefighters rescue man in collapsed trench

By The AP

AURORA — Firefighters have rescued a man trapped after a trench collapsed in Aurora. KMGH-TV reports that the man was buried up to his waist in the trench in the front yard of a home on Tuesday. Firefighters removed dirt with their ...

BLM offers reward in trails sabotage case

By Dennis Webb

The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $1,000 reward in hopes of learning who sabotaged mountain bike trails near Carbondale June 17. The agency is offering the money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever placed ...

10 Things to know for Tuesday, July 15

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. HAMAS REJECTS EGYPTIAN CEASE-FIRE PROPOSAL   Minutes after Israel’s cabinet accepted the plan, the militant Palestinian group ...

Mexican man dies while awaiting deportation

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Federal immigration authorities say a 38-year-old Mexican man awaiting deportation died in their custody this past weekend. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a news release Monday that Santiago ...

Lightning deaths at national park concern visitors

By The AP

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season. Signs around the park ...

No wild horse roundups in Colorado this summer

By The AP

GRAND JUNCTION — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will not be gathering wild horses in Colorado this summer. The Denver Post reports that Colorado is close to its targeted population on public lands. Colorado has about 780 wild ...

Boulder celebrates Tube To Work Day

By The AP

BOULDER — A few commuters in Boulder may be showing up to work dripping wet because they observed Tube To Work Day. The lighthearted holiday hits seven years on Tuesday. It began as two men tubing to work along Boulder Creek in ...

Abandoned gas wells need a legislative fix

By The Daily Sentinel

It’s always the exception to the rule — the situation that isn’t covered by law, or the loophole that’s exploited (either willfully or inadvertently) — that leads to new regulations. That’s the situation ...

Are you ‘plush enough’ for airport work?

By Jim Spehar

The Denali package? Really? Damn! I wish they’d had that on the trucks I rode in for two post-high school summers back when I was planting signs, putting in cattle guards and pounding spikes into wooden bridge decks for Art Garber at ...

Printed Letters: July 15, 2014

By Staff

Judicial decision shows why voting is important Why should you vote? Does it make a difference? Who cares?  After reading the June 28 Daily Sentinel, those questions should be answered. I’m referring, of course, to the federal ...

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