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Effort under way to preserve machine-gun nest, labor legacy near Telluride

By Staff

Colorado tourism promoters extol our scenery, our fall colors, and our snow-capped peaks, but nobody mentions a historic machine-gun nest above 13,000 feet. At the top of Imogene Pass, between Telluride and Ouray, a machine-gun emplacement ...

Ladenburger’s leave-taking

By Staff

Most of the thousands of people who will utilize the state-of-the-art medical services in the new, 12-story tower that is the most visible feature of St. Mary’s Hospital’s Century Project will never know Bob Ladenburger’s ...

Plea deal in works in beating death

By Paul Shockley

Prosecutors on Wednesday moved to dismiss a charge of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal beating in November outside a downtown Grand Junction bar. Sahr Benjamin Mbawa, 27, is now scheduled for a plea hearing Feb. 4 before ...

Mauled Lake City dog an inside pet, for now

By Paul Shockley

Jane Doe’s no longer anonymous in Lake City. And she isn’t too proud about it. Veterinarians who treated the 4-year-old, collie-husky-golden retriever mix after it was mauled by a mountain lion on Monday ended up having to shave ...

Survey stirs debate over treatment of foreign sheepherders

By Staff

When Ignacio Alvarado came from Chile to western Colorado to herd sheep, he encountered conditions he describes as “malas, malas.” Alvarado experienced bad living conditions, bad food, and bad treatment at the hands of his ...

The Mavericks’ linchpin: MacDonald’s path to Mesa State’s swimming team takes interesting twist

By Allen Gemaehlich

Dan MacDonald made his decision, then changed his mind. The Wyoming all-state high school swimmer signed a letter of intent with Division I University of South Dakota, but a couple days later decided Vermillion, S.D., wasn’t the right ...

DUI suspect caught after fleeing wreck

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A suspected drunken driver from Grand Junction was arrested late Tuesday night after he crashed a vehicle into a Grand Junction home while eluding authorities, then fled, the Colorado State Patrol said. A judge on Wednesday advised Brice ...

Death Notices, Jan. 14, 2010

By Staff

James R. Cosper, 47, Grand Junction, died Jan. 7, 2010, at his home. No services are planned. Mr. Cosper was a chef. Survivors include his mother, Barbara McKenzie of Grand Junction; two brothers, Dale Richards of California and Michael ...

Sports in Brief: Kearney downs Mesa State

By Staff

College Wrestling Kearney downs Mesa State Nebraska-Kearney had little trouble with an injury-depleted Mesa State team Wednesday night. Third-ranked Kearney (2-4, 1-0 RMAC) defeated the 20th-ranked Mavericks 33-6 in Kearney, Neb., led by ...

New snow brings dollars, skiers to slopes

By Dave Buchanan

The white stuff outweighs the green stuff. Or, good snow trumps the bad economy. The holiday season is among the busiest periods for Colorado ski resorts — President’s Week is another biggie — so it’s not unexpected ...

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