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Orphans choir from Uganda makes music

By Rachel Sauer

The rhythms, the costumes, the instruments, the dance steps come from far away, but the music is much closer. When the 10 young members of the Ugandan Orphans Choir step on stage, the music wells from inside them — from their hearts, ...

Wild pitch lifts Palisade past Windsor

By Nick Walter

Josh Hovis knew he was moving on a passed ball. Leading off from third base in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday, the Palisade High School designated hitter thought to himself, “If it’s 10 feet or more away from the ...

Sailors too much for Wildcats

By Matt Meyer

For coach Mark Young, it’s been a short three years since Fruita Monument High School started a boys lacrosse team. The buzz surrounding lacrosse on the Western Slope is enormous. Teams like Steamboat Springs and Aspen have battled ...

Group: Suicide numbers too high

By Amy Hamilton

In the wake of a five-year spike in the number of suicides in Mesa County, residents, prevention groups and officials from Mesa County decided something must be done. In 2011, 44 people committed suicide in the county, a number that was 44 ...


Crowd at expo hooked on fly fishing

By Amy Hamilton

The 1992 movie “A River Runs Through It” helped popularize the sport of fly fishing, according to Gifford Maytham, a fly-fishing guide and professional with the Scott Fly Rod Co. And two decades later, despite the recession, more ...

Cedaredge’s Williams sets meet records in sprints at own invitational

By Staff

Cedaredge sprinter Sierra Williams broke Cedaredge Invitational track and field meet records in the 100- and 200-meter dash on Saturday. Williams ran a 12.54-second 100 dash and 25.19-second 200 dash. The Cedaredge girls took second, ...

Jussel: A great QB can help teams become great

By Rick Jussel

What if … … It’s January of 2004 and the Carolina Panthers are in the midst of a titanic battle with the New England Patriots for the Super Bowl XXXVIII crown. The Panthers are a team designed the way head coach John Fox ...

Prep track and field results, March 31, 2012

By Staff

Cedaredge Invitational Saturday at Cedaredge BOYS Team Scores 1, Cedaredge 116; 2. Coal Ridge 114; 3. Delta 86.5; 4. Eagle Valley 84, Montrose 84; 6. Telluride, 58.5; 7. Hotchkiss, 34; 8. Paonia, 32; 9. Palisade, 29; 10. Olathe, 24; 11. ...

Blotter, April 1, 2012

By Staff

90 gallons of gas stolen Someone stole 90 gallons of dyed diesel fuel from heavy equipment that was parked on Reeder Mesa on Tuesday. The fuel was going to be used in a road grader for a project in the area, according to the Mesa County ...

Prep tennis results, March 31, 2012

By Staff

Central 7, Montezuma-Cortez 0 Saturday at Cortez Singles No. 1 — Megan Bauer, Cen, def. Kristen Parker, Cor, 4-6, 6-0, 10-0; No. 2 — Jamie Johnson, Cen, def. Sadee Threlkeld, Cor, 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 — Katie Murphy, Cen, ef. ...

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