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  • Recent Northern Colorado homicides raise question: Is Larimer County less safe?
    By Saja Hindi, The Coloradoan FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Sara Mondragon said her daughter still asks about great-grandmother Kathy Mondragon “all the time.” “Whenever the moon comes out, she says, ‘There’s Grandma.’ … We talk about our memories of her. … She misses her. We all do,” Sara said. The 61-year-old woman’s life... Read more »
  • Kiszla: Who’s the real MVP of the Rockies’ playoff push? Sorry, Charlie. It’s Nolan Arenado.
    A heartfelt message to the Rockies: Hey, fellas. Relax. It’s only baseball. And so long as you have Nolan Arenado on your side, why worry about such trivial nuisances as the Cardinals, Brewers and playoff pressure? “This is what we wanted. These games are all meaningful. This is fun,” Arenado told... Read more »
  • Ian Desmond has taken over a starting spot in the Rockies’ lineup, right before a stretch run
    SAN DIEGO — Bud Black penciled in a lineup card Saturday but he could have used a copy machine. The Rockies trotted out the same lineup in back-to-back nights against the Padres at Petco Park. It is the lineup that will likely carry them through the rest of this season. “These... Read more »
  • Welcome home: Wounded marine (and snowboarder) gets her new house in Glenwood Springs
    Chelsea Self, Post IndependentVeteran Sgt. Kristie Ennis is welcomed to her new home by CEO and Founder of Building Homes for Heroes Andy Pujol. By Sallee Ann Ruibal, The Post Independent GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — After serving in Afghanistan and recently summiting Mount Kilimajaro, former Marine Corps Sgt. Kirstie Ennis is ready... Read more »
  • Durango man out on bail for allegedly peeping into women’s bathroom facing new charges for stabbing at homeless camp
    DURANGO — A 39-year-old Durango man who was out on bail for allegedly peeping into a women’s bathroom is facing new criminal charges in the stabbing of two men in a homeless camp near the city. The Durango Herald reports that Hernando Tsosie was charged Friday with three counts of assault. Authorities... Read more »
  • U.S. Air Force sends third C-17 jet to Mexico to help after earthquakes
    A U.S. Air Force C-17 jet carrying 58,000 bottles of water, 5,000 pounds of rice and nearly 450 cases of milk arrived in Mexico City on Saturday afternoon to help residents after last week’s devastating earthquakes. The Globemaster jet from Travis Air Force Base in California also brought dried fruit, beans,... Read more »
  • Denver becomes the second city in the nation to host the Energy Day Festival
    East High School senior Zane Mollins remotely guided the custom-built “game bot” Riptide back and forth across Esplanade Street. Across from him children caught and released brightly colored plastic fish in the grass and volunteers torched giant marshmallows for s’mores —  all in the name of STEM. The Energy Day Festival... Read more »
  • Sliding Rockies counting on offensive revival to salvage postseason dreams
    It didn’t have to be like this. As late as Aug. 18, the Rockies were 68-54 and tied with Arizona for the National League’s top wild-card playoff spot. Hold serve at 14 games over, and the Rockies would surely qualify for the postseason for the first time since 2009. Now, thanks largely... Read more »
  • “It makes our neighborhood look shabby”: Volunteers paint over graffiti tags along Federal Boulevard for Brush Off Day
    A smell of chili with a tinge of spray paint wafted down Federal Boulevard Saturday morning. Groups of people in safety vests slowly progressed between West Sixth and Evans avenues and parts of West Alameda Avenue, covering up graffiti tags and picking up trash that lined the street as part of... Read more »
  • CU to stick with Obama-era policies on campus sex-assault investigations despite DeVos’ decision to scrap them
    The University of Colorado does not plan to require the higher standard of evidence now allowed when investigating allegations of sexual assault on college campuses following Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ decision Friday to scrap a set of Obama-era rules. Boulder campus officials stressed, though, that they will continue to abide by federal... Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS…Death Toll Rises to 12 in Oaxaca as Govt Represses Teacher Protests

Editors Note: Mexican government officials continue to attack teachers. It has been only 9 months when 43 student teachers, “normalistas” as ...
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