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Stretch of highway renamed to honor Oglesby, soldier killed in Iraq

By Staff

Anyone who drives the 10-mile stretch of Interstate 70 on this side of the Utah border will be reminded of a real war hero: the late Grand Junction resident Wade J. Oglesby. The Army corporal was killed in the line of duty while serving in ...

Monument park status not a topic at celebration

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Colorado National Monument was hailed as worthy as a site of worship, but officials steered clear Saturday of the pricklier issue of whether it’s worthy to be a national park. U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, ...

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De Beque’s all-female 2011 class overcomes challenges, setbacks

By Dennis Webb

DE BEQUE — When De Beque High School’s Class of 2011 strolled out of their graduation ceremony Saturday to the music of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” it summed up the feelings of their senior ...

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Return of the black-footed ferret a collective effort

By Dave Buchanan

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the rediscovery of the black-footed ferret, a mammal once thought extinct until one was found near Meteetse, Wyo. Initially, the plan was to monitor the small nocturnal ferrets, but when canine ...

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Saccomanno, wife of pathology pioneer, dies in Grand Junction at age 92

By Charles Ashby

Virginia Saccomanno, the wife of a nationally known Grand Junction pathologist who paved the way in cancer research, died Thursday at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was 92. “She was such a wonderful mother,” said Lenna Watson, a ...

Colorado High School Track and Field Championship Results, Saturday, May 21

By Staff

Class 5A LAKEWOOD — Here are Saturday’s results in the finals of the Colorado Class 5A state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium. (Running events in meters): BOYS Team scores— Ftn.-Ft. Carson 68, ...

Prep Swimming Results, Saturday, May 21

By Staff

Class 4A State Championships Saturday at El Pomar Natatorium TEAM SCORES 1. Mullen, 277; 2. Cheyenne Mountain, 195; 3. Silver Creek, 170.5; 4. Air Academy, 157; 5. D’Evelyn, 148.5; 6. Montrose, 146.5; 7. Conifer, 140; 8. Wheat Ridge, ...

Prep Baseball Results, Saturday, May 21

By Staff

Faith Christian 6, Olathe 0 Class 3A State Series Saturday at Jackson Field, Greeley Faith Christian 100 022 1 — 6 10 0 Olathe 000 000 0 — 0 4 3 Daniel Graves, Dylan Tucker (7) and Ben Rice; Willy Corey, Ben Kaylor (7) and ...


Cedaredge’s Williams wins 100 dash title

By Scott Schlaufman

LAKEWOOD — During last year’s state championship track meet, Cedaredge junior Sierra Williams didn’t perform as well as she’d hoped. Hampered by a hip injury, she placed fourth in the 100-meter dash. On the final day ...

Plateau Valley’s Langley wins 1A high jump title

By Scott Schlaufman

LAKEWOOD — Chase Langley had his eye on one of his three events in the Class 1A state track and field championships. “I came here for other events but those other events didn’t really mean as much to me,” the Plateau ...

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