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PREP ROUNDUP: Glenwood’s Lisa Kelley wins Eagle Invitational
PREP ROUNDUP: Glenwood’s Lisa Kelley wins Eagle Invitational

April 24, 2019

Competing at the Eagle Valley Devils Invitational Wednesday at Gypsum Creek Golf Course, Glenwood’s Lisa Kelley rolled to an impressive 15-stroke win in the 7-team tournament. Kelley shot an even round, finishing 15 strokes ahead...



Palisade shuts out Rifle baseball in 4A WSL battle
Palisade shuts out Rifle baseball in 4A WSL battle

April 24, 2019

One day after senior Eddie Medina threw a one-hitter for the Rifle Bears baseball team in a win over Middle Park, the Palisade Bulldogs came into Cooper Field and put the clamps on Rifle’s offense,...


Citizen Telegram wins two Colorado Press awards
Citizen Telegram wins two Colorado Press awards

April 24, 2019

The Citizen Telegram of Rifle came away with two awards at the recent Colorado Press Association Convention, held in Aurora. Photographer Kyle Mills took home first place for a sports photo, reprinted here, of ominous...





Berniece H. Pickens (April 22, 1918 – April 23, 2019)

April 24, 2019

Berniece passed peacefully listening to her favorite country music the day after 101st birthday. Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Silt, Colorado Saturday April 27 at 1:00 p.m. with a reception...



Merriott column: Water, water everywhere
Merriott column: Water, water everywhere

April 24, 2019

Don’t know about you, but I am hearing and reading a great deal about water (or the lack thereof) a good bit recently. So much so, I decided I better find out what the heck...



Obituary: Shelley Kay Leo

April 24, 2019

Shelley Kay Leo, beloved wife of Dominick Leo, mother of Jeffrey and Matthew Seaver, stepmother of Dominick C. and Rachel Leo, sister of Robert, Dennis, Alan and Brian Liming, went to be with the Lord...




Elway evasive on quarterbacks, effusive on Harris’ absence
Elway evasive on quarterbacks, effusive on Harris’ absence

April 24, 2019

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — John Elway insists he isn’t mad at star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. for skipping Denver’s offseason program, and he reiterated that he’ll address his contract demands after this weekend’s NFL draft. “I...



Spring fever photo essay
Spring fever photo essay

April 24, 2019

With the temperatures rising on the Western Slope, the signs of spring are all around the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond.


State cracks down on Aspen ‘doctor’
State cracks down on Aspen ‘doctor’

April 24, 2019

For the second time in five months, the Colorado Medical Board has issued a cease-and-desist order against an Aspen man who has branded himself as a medical doctor although “there exists credible evidence” he lacks...