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Your Town, Sept. 11, 2011

By Tammy Gemaehlich

Ten years ago today, like most Americans, I watched the horrific events on television, trying to make sense of the tragic, senseless act. My deadline writing experience at the time was limited, so I was not assigned any of the urgent stories ...

Gray Gourmet, Sept. 11, 2011

By Staff

Monday — Spinach cheese squares, parsley potatoes, island vegetables, peaches with cherries. Tuesday — Pork roast with gravy, sweet potatoes, five-way vegetables, Mandarin oranges, dinner roll. Wednesday — Turkey ...

‘Troubled Trails’ traces route of fleeing Utes after Meeker incident

By Staff

Several books have been written about the Meeker incident in 1879 and the dispossession of the Utes from northwest Colorado, but journalist Robert Silbernagel became a historian on horseback to learn even more details about those tragic ...

Traffic Alert, Sept. 11, 2011

By Staff

The following road closures and maintenance projects may impact traffic this week: Fruitvale Sewer Line Replacement: Rood Avenue is closed between 19th and 21st streets Monday through Friday. Local traffic only. The road is open weekends. The ...

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No cure likely if one catches the quilt bug

By Sherida Warner

Here’s a silly question for you: What does a Volkswagen Beetle have in common with an elephant? Answer: They both have a trunk in the front. Elephants also are known for having great memories, and if you ever get a chance to see this ...

Book Notes, Sept. 11, 2011

By Staff

Writing courses available to students Students wanting to improving their writing skills may be interested in two upcoming courses: A 10-week course for fifth- through eighth-graders wanting more education about art and creative writing will ...

Death Notices, Sept. 11, 2011

By Staff

Ramona Hawk, 93, Delta, died Sept. 7, 2011. Visitation will be from 9 to 9:55 a.m. Monday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with a 10 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial will be at Delta City Cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Frank ...

Scott McInnis

McInnis: No one in D.C. was prepared for attack

By {screen_name}

For Scott McInnis, then a U.S. representative from western Colorado, the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, in Washington, D.C., was captured by what was left behind as people sought shelter, and fast. “What really stands out are the ...

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9/11 touched some in a personal way

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

The tragic events of 9/11 affected all Americans, including people in the Grand Valley, some of whom were traveling or had loved ones on airplanes. Some were living in New York City and Washington, D.C. Several knew someone who died. Here ...

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Public schools, CMU, working 9/11 into studies

By {screen_name}

Few students have to be taught something tragic happened on Sept. 11, 2011. They either remember the day or have heard about it their whole lives. Still, lessons related to that day have worked their way into various classes at Colorado Mesa ...

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