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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Marion Richard 'Rick' PenningtonRick Pennington, 62, left us unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Las Vega
Marion Richard 'Rick' Pennington
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 7 hours ago
Rick Pennington, 62, left us unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, from a recently diagnosed illness, surrounded by family.Body type RR: Rick was born in Las Animas, Bent County, Colorado, on May 27, 1953, to... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?On a brisk, cloudless day last january, Disque Deane Jr. stepped out of his SUV
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?
The Atlantic / Posted 7 hours ago
On a brisk, cloudless day last january, Disque Deane Jr. stepped out of his SUV, kicked his cowboy boots in the dirt, and looked around. He had driven two hours from Reno on one of the loneliest stretches of interstate in the United States to visit... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Free outreach concert for kids at Ed Stafford Theatre Do you know a child who doesn’t have to go to school this Friday? Bring him o
Free outreach concert for kids at Ed Stafford Theatre
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Do you know a child who doesn’t have to go to school this Friday? Bring him or her to the Ed Stafford Theatre on the OJC campus at 1:30 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 12, for pianist Scott Kirby's free... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
RF student's doodle chosen as state winnerA talented student in Rocky Ford, Colorado, could soon have her art on the Goog
RF student's doodle chosen as state winner
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
A talented student in Rocky Ford, Colorado, could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google is announcing the 53 state and territory winners in its eighth annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Local produce research gains wider audienceFormed just two years ago, the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
Local produce research gains wider audience
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
Formed just two years ago, the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is already helping Colorado State University senior research specialist Mike Bartolo, of Rocky Ford, distribute his findings to more produce growers statewide. Posted... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Rocky Ford Freshman Wins State Title in "Doodle 4 Google" ContestTo join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Face
Rocky Ford Freshman Wins State Title in "Doodle 4 Google" Contest
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! We’re all familiar with the “Google” homepage design. Once a year Google holds their national “Doodle4Google” contest where students across the country get... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Speaker: Why DNA profile replacement heifers?A GeneSeek official will discuss using DNA to select replacement heifers during
Speaker: Why DNA profile replacement heifers?
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
A GeneSeek official will discuss using DNA to select replacement heifers during a Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers meeting on Thursday night, Feb. 11, in Rocky Ford. Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 3:00 PM A GeneSeek official will discuss using DNA to... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado MMA fighter says cops beat him, left him paralyzedLA JUNTA — When officers detained a drunken Donovan Duran outside his father's
Colorado MMA fighter says cops beat him, left him paralyzed
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
LA JUNTA — When officers detained a drunken Donovan Duran outside his father's home in December, the 24-year-old walked to a police car with his hands cuffed behind his back. Witnesses say the aspiring mixed martial arts fighter was mouthing off to... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Kerr–Cook photo show starts FridayBecause I have always been a saver, photography is a part of my life. Whenever
Kerr–Cook photo show starts Friday
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Because I have always been a saver, photography is a part of my life. Whenever I see a spectacular view or something interesting, I appreciate it in the moment, however, I want to “save” it. Photography affords the opportunity to preserve the image.... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado MMA fighter says cops beat him, left him paralyzedLA JUNTA — When officers detained a drunken Donovan Duran outside of his father
Colorado MMA fighter says cops beat him, left him paralyzed
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
LA JUNTA — When officers detained a drunken Donovan Duran outside of his father's home in December, the 24-year-old walked to a police car with his hands cuffed behind his back. Witnesses say the aspiring mixed martial arts fighter was mouthing off... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
County awards remodel bidsOtero County Commissioners accepted three of the four projects put forward in t
County awards remodel bids
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
Otero County Commissioners accepted three of the four projects put forward in the Underfunded Courthouse Remodel Grant. County Administrator Jean Hinkle asked for a deferment on the fourth until a new grant could be written. The bid for construction... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Police Report, : People said a neighbor has been taunting an 11-year-old with racial comments.Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement inc
Police Report, : People said a neighbor has been taunting an 11-year-old with racial comments.
Statesboro Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
De Beque boys snap 
44-game losing streakDe Beque boys snap 44-game losing streak De Beque High School outscored Hayden
De Beque boys snap 
44-game losing streak
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
De Beque boys snap 44-game losing streak De Beque High School outscored Hayden 31-13 in the middle two quarters as the Dragons snapped a 44-game losing streak with a 52-35 nonleague boys basketball win Friday in Hayden. Six Dragons scored at least... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Multiple charges stem from Monday drug-related arrestsThe people arrested earlier this week as part of a county-wide drug bust face n
Multiple charges stem from Monday drug-related arrests
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
The people arrested earlier this week as part of a county-wide drug bust face numerous charges.On Monday, Jan. 25, The 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and several other agencies including the Otero County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Multiple charges stem from Monday drug-related arrests Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 12:28 PM The people arrested earlier this week as pa
Multiple charges stem from Monday drug-related arrests
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 12:28 PM The people arrested earlier this week as part of a county-wide drug bust face numerous charges.On Monday, Jan. 25, The 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force,... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Attendees learn about upcoming water legislation at the annual Colorado Farm Show in GreeleyWater seeped into several presentations Tuesday at the annual Colorado Farm Sho
Attendees learn about upcoming water legislation at the annual Colorado Farm Show in Greeley
Greeley Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Water seeped into several presentations Tuesday at the annual Colorado Farm Show at Island Grove Regional Park for Colorado Produce day. Dennis Nuxoll, vice president of federal government affairs for Western Growers braved east coast storms,... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
16 people arrested in drug bustA total of 16 people were arrested throughout Otero County in a drug bust Monda
16 people arrested in drug bust
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 16 days ago
A total of 16 people were arrested throughout Otero County in a drug bust Monday.The 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and several other agencies including the Otero County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s Office, Inspector General’s... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Rocky Ford Food Market new title sponsor of golf tourney Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM InspirationField’s 31st Annual Steve Davis M
Rocky Ford Food Market new title sponsor of golf tourney
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 21 days ago
Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM InspirationField’s 31st Annual Steve Davis Memorial Golf Tournament has a new sponsor and a new name.Rocky Ford Food Market, in Rocky Ford, has agreed to... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
One person Dead in Madison County ATV AccidentMADISON, Fla. - A woman is dead after an ATV accident in Madison County. It hap
One person Dead in Madison County ATV Accident
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 25 days ago
MADISON, Fla. - A woman is dead after an ATV accident in Madison County. It happened around 9 p.m. on Saturday. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 50-year-old Angela Darlene Gaston was riding north on Northeast Rocky Ford Road when the 2013... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Standing room only at Functional EPR Exercise Player Orientation Chairman Rick Ritter of the Southeast Healthcare Coalition was "blown away" b
Standing room only at Functional EPR Exercise Player Orientation
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 28 days ago
Chairman Rick Ritter of the Southeast Healthcare Coalition was "blown away" by the participation in Wednesday's Functional Emergency Preparedness Exercise Player Orientation. Posted... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado AP high school basketball poll for Jan. 12, 2016Colorado AP high school boys basketball poll for Jan. 12, 2015 Here is The Ass
Colorado AP high school basketball poll for Jan. 12, 2016
Denver Post / Posted 30 days ago
Colorado AP high school boys basketball poll for Jan. 12, 2015 Here is The Associated Press Colorado prep basketball poll for the week of Jan. 12, 2016, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week's ranking, as voted... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Xavier Byrne leads Cañon City Tigers at Colt ClassicThe Cañon City Tigers filled the third-place matches Saturday and it helped the
Xavier Byrne leads Cañon City Tigers at Colt Classic
Canon City Daily Record / Posted a month ago
The Cañon City Tigers filled the third-place matches Saturday and it helped them to a fourth-place finish at the Pueblo South Colt Classic. Xavier Byrne was the only Tiger to get into the championship match, and he beat Rocky Ford's Greg Garcia to... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Apparel manufacturing returnsAn industry that several years ago provided many jobs in Rocky Ford and La Junt
Apparel manufacturing returns
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 1 months ago
An industry that several years ago provided many jobs in Rocky Ford and La Junta could in the not-too-distant-future possibly provide employment opportunities once again in the Arkansas Valley. Posted Jan. 9, 2016 at 6:00 AM An industry that... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Former Rocky Ford cop's murder trial delayed until JuneThe trial of a former Rocky Ford police officer accused of shooting and killing
Former Rocky Ford cop's murder trial delayed until June
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 1 months ago
The trial of a former Rocky Ford police officer accused of shooting and killing a man he followed into his home is being delayed until June. James Ashby had been set to go on trial for second-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Jack Jacquez on... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Three teams slated for action Saturday barring weather setbacksWinter's weather has started its latest hold on the sports season. Friday nigh
Three teams slated for action Saturday barring weather setbacks
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Winter's weather has started its latest hold on the sports season. Friday night's only contest was cancelled to save the Trinidad boys basketball team from having to travel to Florence. If the weather continues, the Huskies will have their second... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Southeast Health Group chosen for SIM Integration pilot site In early November, the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council (CBHC) announce
Southeast Health Group chosen for SIM Integration pilot site
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 1 months ago
In early November, the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council (CBHC) announced that Southeast Health Group was chosen as one of four behavioral health centers across the state to... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Arkansas River flood mitigation projectWater is a deep subject. Colorado Department of Water Resources District Water
Arkansas River flood mitigation project
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 1 months ago
Water is a deep subject. Colorado Department of Water Resources District Water Commissioner Lonnie Spady admits that water rules are complicated. Did you know the job of the water commissioner is to administer surface water rights? If you are a... Read more

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