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Freshening up The Chief

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

2nd man convicted in killing of local man’s son

A Colorado Springs jury has convicted a second defendant in the death of a Durango man’s son.Derek Lee Hernandez, 23, of Colorado Springs, was sentenced Friday to life in prison, plus 35 years for...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two homes lost in second Colorado wildfire

LOVELAND – Firefighters worked Monday to control a 925-acre wildfire that destroyed at least two homes in the northern Colorado foothills as authorities said the blaze and another one that burned...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bennet, Buck cite flip-flops

GRAND JUNCTION – Sen. Michael Bennet and challenger Ken Buck accused each other of changing their positions for political gain in their first debate.Buck, a Republican, criticized Democrat Bennet...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Push on for food-safety reform

WASHINGTON – When bureaucrats, lobbyists, activists and concerned parents flooded Capitol Hill to discuss food safety in February 2009, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet was barely two weeks into his...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

3rd District candidates face tense debate

GRAND JUNCTION – U.S. Rep. John Salazar and challenger Scott Tipton faced each other in a testy and at times angry debate Saturday night, with Tipton saying it’s time for Salazar to get fired and...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildflowers, wildfires

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Second Colo. fire destroys one home

BOULDER – A fast-moving wildfire has erupted near Loveland, destroying at least one home and threatening others as residents in the Boulder foothills about 35 miles away return to their homes after...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Learning to forgive

Nine months after his wife was killed in a tragic car wreck, the healing process is far from over for Jason Hotchkiss and his family. But rather than harbor ill feelings toward the driver of the...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Training like a 'Top Gun'

Civil Air Patrol Capt. Mark Hohle remained remarkably calm as he dropped the Cessna 182's single engine down to idle speed, turning the plane into a glider. He casually explained that he had picked...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cyprus Cafe chef wins Iron Horse crown

Despite an impressive effort by chef Ryan Lowe of the Ore House, chef Vera Hansen of the Cyprus Cafe claimed the title of 2010 Iron Horse Chef.Saturday's event was the second and final round of...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Candidate forum to be held at FLCA forum for the candidates running for governor in the 2010 Colorado general election will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Fort Lewis College Ballroom...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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