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Celebrate National Park Service’s 100th birthday with this quiz

By Rachel Sauer

They are, as Wallace Stegner famously wrote, “the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.” America’s national parks demonstrate that as a people ...


Mother dies after rescuing 2-year-old from Lake Powell

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — A 33-year-old mother has died after she jumped into Lake Powell to rescue her 2-year-old son. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials say the woman was boating near Halls Crossing on Tuesday when the toddler fell ...


Remains found in Utah could be hiker missing since 2011

By The AP

KAMAS, Utah — Authorities believe they have found the remains of an Australian hiker who went missing more than five years ago in Utah’s High Uinta Mountains. Summit and Duchesne county sheriff’s offices said Wednesday that ...


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Quick Picks: End of Summer Fest; GJHS marching band fundraising concert; Superfortress visit

By Ann Wright

Saturday, Aug. 27 So long, summertime School has started, the high temperatures have gone down a bit and it’s nearly September, so welcome to End of Summer Fest. This event, which includes a car show, a brew fest and a country music ...


Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate

By The AP

DENVER — A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone, ...


Pedestrian dies in crash after pushing friend away from SUV

By The AP

DENVER — Authorities have identified the man who was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking across the street with his friend in Aurora. The Denver Post reports that 22-year-old Dalton McCreary died after being struck by the SUV ...


Printed Letters: August 25, 2016

By Staff

Poor air quality a huge burden in Mesa County On page 11 of the Mesa County Health Needs Assessment, the death rate for “chronic lung” disease as stated is nearly twice the rate as the state of Colorado as a whole. We know we have ...


Prairie schooners and progressives

By Rick Wagner

This election season has made me think about wagons lately. Not the red Radio Flyer kind a lot of kids used to haul the family pets around, but the good old Conestoga, the Prairie Schooner. This was real pioneer travel, meaning it was slow, ...


Happy 100th birthday
 National Park Service

By The Daily Sentinel

Can you name Colorado’s four national parks? Not every state has a national park, although all states have at least one property managed by the National Park Service, which turns 100 today. Yellowstone became the nation’s first ...


Grand Junction Rockies recap, Aug. 24, 2016

By Staff

Wednesday at Lindquist Field Ogden 11,
Grand Junction 10 (10) Records Grand Junction 13-9 (29-31), Ogden 13-10 (30-31) The key inning Two quick hits sank the Rockies in the bottom of the tenth. Ogden’s Gersel Pitre hammered a ...


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