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Police: Teen runs over cop in stolen vehicle

By Mike Wiggins

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and will face criminal charges after he allegedly stole his parents’ vehicle and ran over a police officer’s leg when authorities attempted to take him into custody. Police said the boy’s ...

Woman suspected of more than $27K in welfare fraud

By Mike Wiggins

The Mesa County Department of Human Services has forwarded a suspected welfare fraud case to prosecutors so they can file criminal charges against a woman suspected of stealing more than $27,200 in public benefits over a nearly nine-year ...

Road closed near Douglas Pass for rollover

By Staff

The road is closed along Hwy. 139 south of Douglas Pass, on report of a rollover accident. Reports have the accident near mile marker 38, and traffic is shut in both directions. Lower Valley Fire is on scene, and a hazmat crew has been ...

10 Things to know for Tuesday, Sept. 16

By The AP

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW U.S. RAMPS UP RESPONSE TO EBOLA The Obama administration will assign 3,000 American military personnel to West Africa to support ...

Arrest made in fatal Calhan shooting

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Authorities have arrested a woman suspected of shooting a man to death at a home in the small town of Calhan northeast of Colorado Springs. El Paso County sheriff’s spokesman Cmdr. Jeff Kramer says deputies were ...

2 killed, 2 injured in crash north of Greeley

By The AP

GREELEY — Authorities say two people were killed and two others were injured when the vehicle they were in was struck by a tractor-trailer that rolled over north of Greeley. The Greeley Tribune reports the truck was hauling logs when it ...

Marijuana caregivers face Colorado crackdown

By The AP

DENVER — Marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical patients are under the microscope on Colorado — again. The state Board of Health is due to vote Tuesday on a new rule limiting those marijuana caregivers to 10 ...

Income inequality and the state’s fiscal health

By The Daily Sentinel

How many Coloradans know what the state’s income tax rate is?  Whether you make $22,000 a year or $122,000, all income earners pay the same rate, 4.63 percent. Colorado is one of only eight states that levies a flat rate, which has ...

Printed Letters: Sept. 16, 2004

By Staff

Did the Sentinel get a grant from Monsanto to print the very one-sided article on GMOs on Sunday’s front page? Nowhere was it mentioned the reason people like me want GMO labeling: so that I know which foods are swimming in the most ...

Fracking cease-fire didn’t last long

By Jim Spehar

“It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.” — Thomas Carlyle If Gov. John Hickenlooper expected the compromise proposal to remove competing oil and gas measures from the November ballot to meet with universal ...

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