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DENVER — The political guns will be blazing over a measure to be introduced today not to ban military-style assault weapons, but to place strict liability over those who own, sell and manufacture them. Senate President John Morse, who is introducing the bill, said he’s taking this route rather than an outright ban on assault rifles because there already are more than 5 1/2 million such weapons on the streets already. A ban on new ones would do nothing to keep those weapons from being used in future shootings, such as the ones last year at an Aurora movie theater and Connecticut elementary school, the Colorado Springs Democrat said. “These guns are four times more powerful than handguns, so that means they’re more effective at killing, they’re more efficient at killing and they do a lot more collateral damage,” Morse said. “The net effect is, there are people that believe that they have the right to own these guns, but we need to be better at making sure that we’ve articulated clearly the responsibility that goes along with these guns.” Republicans criticized the idea when it was first proposed about a month ago as nothing more than a back-door attempt at banning firearms, while some Democrats have complained the idea may not be workable legally. “Senator Morse is proposing a full employment act for trial lawyers in an attempt to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers out of existence,” said Senate Minority Leader Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs. “This law will also jeopardize law abiding firearms owners as they can be sued into bankruptcy if they have ever owned a firearm that later causes harm

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Truck driver Kyle Stabler of Phoenix fills up his truck at the Acorn Travel Plaza at 2222 U.S. Highway 6&50 on Tuesday afternoon. It cost him about $500 to fill the tank.

Seasonal price spike appears to be early By AMY HAMILTON


Fuel prices that dipped below $3 a gallon in Colorado last month are accelerating toward the $4 gallon mark. The current average for a gallon of gas in the state was $3.59 as of Tuesday, according to AAA Colorado. That’s a quick spike from prices in early January, when the average price of a gallon of fuel in the state was $2.91, the automotive advocacy group reported. The national average for a gallon of fuel on Tuesday was $3.78. “The good news is that Colorado is staying below the national average,” AAA Colorado spokeswoman Wave Dreher said. “Though it’s climbing, it’s not as painful

as the rest of the country.” Dreher said AAA is predicting fuel prices will increase another 10 cents, reaching their peak prices in Colorado in mid-March and April. Fuel prices in the past couple of years have peaked earlier in the year than in 2010 and 2011, when prices traditionally tended to surge after the Memorial Day holiday and stayed steep through the summer months. Recent increases may be attributed to refineries changing their fuel compositions from winter blends to summer blends, Dreher said. Also, the Organization of the

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By MAGGIE MICHAEL autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The southern city of Luxor has been hit hard, with vacant hotel rooms and empty cruise ships. It also prompted accusations that authorities have let safety standards decline amid the political turmoil and infighting, although civil aviation officials said the balloon had been inspected recently and that the pilot may have been to blame, jumping out rather than stopping the fire. Authorities suspended hot-air balloon flights, a popular tourist attraction here, while investigators determined the cause. The balloon was carrying 20 tourists — from France, Britain, Belgium, Japan and Hong Kong — and an Egyptian pilot on a flight over Luxor, 320 miles

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DENVER — Some Republican legislators are not happy with Rep. Jared Wright and his bill to prevent Colorado law enforcement officials from cooperating with federal agents when it comes to arresting terrorists. A to-do between the Fruita Republican and some of his colleagues started when some lawmakers on his REP. JARED WRIGHT side of the Introduces bill that political aisle began would bar state law to quesenforcement from tion what cooperating with authority a state could federal authorities have over a federal law. At issue is the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, which includes a provision first enacted after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. That provision allows federal authorities to arrest and detain terrorist suspects without normal legal due process. Wright’s bill to prevent law enforcement officials in the state from following that provision has created an unlikely alliance between the constitutional purists on the right and so-called ACLU extremists on the left, state legislators said. “It’s been understood by libertarian and civil liberty groups as being a threat to their liberty,” said Rep. Bob Gardner, R-Colorado Springs. “I under-

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Hot-air balloon bursts into flames, killing 19 in Egypt LUXOR, Egypt — The terror lasted less than two minutes: Smoke poured from a hot-air balloon carrying sightseers on a sunrise flight over the ancient city of Luxor, it burst in a flash of flame and then plummeted about 1,000 feet to earth. A farmer watched helplessly as tourists trying to escape the blazing gondola leaped to their deaths. Nineteen people were killed Tuesday in what appeared to be the deadliest hot-air ballooning accident on record. A British tourist and the Egyptian pilot, who was badly burned, were the sole survivors. The tragedy raised worries of another blow to the nation’s vital tourism industry, decimated by two years of unrest since the 2011 revolution that toppled

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Damaged remains of the hot-air balloon that crashed in Luxor, Egypt, lie in a field at the site of the accident Tuesday. The hot-air balloon flying over Egypt’s ancient city of Luxor caught fire and crashed into a sugar cane field, killing 19 foreign tourists. south of Cairo, officials said. The flights provide spectacular views of the ancient Karnak and Luxor temples and the Valley of the Kings, the burial ground of Tutankhamun and other pharaohs. According to initial indications, the balloon was in the process of landing after 7 a.m. when a cable got caught around a helium tube and a fire erupted, according to an investigator with the state prosecutor’s of-

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fice. The balloon then ascended rapidly, the investigator said. The fire detonated a gas canister and the balloon plunged about 1,000 feet to the ground, crashing in a sugar cane field outside al-Dhabaa village just west of Luxor, a security official said. Both the investigator and the security official spoke on condi-

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A Whitewater man arrested the Mesa County Jail on suspicion of sexual assault on a by Mesa County sheriff’s depchild by a person in a position uties last week on suspicion of trust. of molesting a 10-year-old girl Sheriff’s investigawalked out of jail on tor Jim Hebenstreit Tuesday after the sat down with the District Attorney’s girl. Office concluded a “During the crime couldn’t be course of the interproven. view, the victim was Tillman Clifton, unable to describe 38, was freed after an actual touching prosecutors filed a of her intimate parts motion indicating by the defendant the alleged victim in TILLMAN CLIFTON or her touching the the case — during a follow-up interReleased from jail defendant’s intiparts,” reads view shortly after after alleged victim mate a motion to dismiss, Clifton’s arrest — recants her story which was filed denied she was ever Tuesday by Chief touched inapproDeputy District Attorney priately by Clifton in the Mark Hand. pre-dawn hours of Feb. 19 at a “The victim denied a touchhome in Whitewater. The girl ing of her intimate parts by was interviewed that same the defendant. Additionally, day at the Western Slope Center for Children, just hours See DROPS, page 5A ➤ after Clifton was booked at

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A busload of tourists from the Detroit metro area boards Tuesday in downtown Grand Junction. The group is visiting national monuments and parks in the West. Their next stop was Moab, Utah, then on to Yellowstone National Park.

Suspect says former refinery a hazard By AMY HAMILTON

A Clifton man was in jail Monday after calling the FBI and telling them he planned to commit suicide by blowing up the former Fruita Refinery. According to an arrest affidavit, Michael Leroy Schonlau, 36, 3286 E Road, called an FBI agent saying he had explosives on him and near him that were linked to a 200-million-gallon propane tank. He also warned about the presence of H2S gas, or hydrogen sulfide gas, in the air that could ignite. Schonlau told the agent that anyone who crossed over the railroad tracks in the area of the former refinery at 1493 U.S. Highway 6&50 would be a “trigger” for him, the affidavit said. Law enforcement closed the area between 14 Road and 16

Road on U.S. Highway 6&50 for a few hours Sunday night before Schonlau was taken into custody. Schonlau left two propane tanks at the site, and a gun was found underneath his driver’s side seat in his vehicle, the affidavit said. Mesa County Judge Craig Henderson during Schonlau’s first appearance Monday said he did not see probable cause in the affidavit for the most serious charge the defendant faced, possession or use of an explosive device, a class 5 felony. Henderson also said in court that Henderson needed a mental health evaluation and handed him a $10,000 bond. “The allegations are serious,” Henderson said. “He is perhaps a danger to himself or others.” Schonlau also faces charges of false reporting of explosives, possession of a weapon by a pre-

was the only way he vious offender, both could get the message felonies; and three out,” Schonlau told ofmisdemeanor counts ficers, according to the of obstructing govaffidavit. ernment operations, According to a 2010 obstructing a highway report by the Colorado and false reporting to Department of Public authorities. Health and EnvironSchonlau during his ment, the Fruita Recourt appearance told finery, a former petroHenderson he and four MICHAEL leum refinery, closed others who had been SCHONLAU in 1993 after 40 years hospitalized had been Judge says man in operation. The area exposed to the gas and he had been trying in is “perhaps a was cleaned up by the new owners and vain to report the hazdanger to himself site’s with the help of Mesa ards to government ofor others” County, Fruita and ficials and agencies. the state of Colorado. Schonlau also told Its environmental issues inthe FBI agent he was the only person around Sunday night cluded hazardous waste storand that he didn’t want to hurt age, solvent waste storage, acid anyone else, he just wanted to sludge ponds and lead waste, the agency said in the report. help, the affidavit said. The site was developed into “Michael stated he was attempting to tell everyone the an area called the Greenway hazards of the refinery, and this Business Park.

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A former Grand Junction Po- ment’s former substation at lice Department officer charged then-Mesa State College. There, flirtatious conversain connection with an alleged sexual affair with an under- tion led to Janusz “playfully” age girl was ordered Monday to applying handcuffs and forcing her up against a wall, she testistand trial on all counts. fied. District Judge Thomas “He heard someDeister, who presided body coming and took over a preliminary the handcuffs off me hearing in the case ... there was another against 42-year-old officer ...” she said. Eric Janusz, found During cross-examprobable cause for all ination, the woman eight charges, includcontradicted her own ing sexual assault on account and said a child by one in a nobody had walked in position of trust and on them. sexual assault on a ERIC JANUSZ She also testified child as a pattern of His alleged victim Janusz pulled her abuse. Colleen Scissors, Jatestifies that he pants down several information nusz’s attorney, used “playfully” put inches, which wasn’t provided Monday’s hearing to handcuffs on her in earlier accounts to try to punch holes investigators. in the story of the In a second encounter, she alleged victim in the case, who said they met outside the subtestified for more than an hour. “While there may be credibil- station, walked to the college’s ity problems, I cannot find her gymnasium where Janusz used credibility to be incredible as a a pass key to get in and they had matter of law,” Deister said be- sexual intercourse in an upfore binding the case over for stairs room. trial. While having sex, Janusz The woman, now 28, testified received a call directing him to having “numerous” sexual to respond on his police radio encounters with Janusz start- about an in-progress theft at ing in July 2000, when she was nearby Albertsons, 1830 North 16, and while Janusz was in uni- 12th St. form and on the job. “I asked if he needed to go, The Daily Sentinel first re- and he said he could finish up ... ported the contents of Janusz’s he said it wasn’t important to go arrest affidavit on May 22. The right away,” she testified. document alleges Janusz met The woman testified they had the girl while the officer was sex on several more occasions investigating a runaway case in- inside Janusz’s patrol car, in volving her brother. her grandmother’s vehicle and “He said if I didn’t help him, Janusz’s pickup. he could put me back in foster She testified she broke off the care,” she testified Monday. sexual relationship in the fall “He said he could help get my of 2000, when Janusz told her brother out of the situation we he was married. She said she were in.” had also observed Janusz with Scissors questioned how “some other girls.” Janusz could or would have “All the time you were with known the woman lived in fos- him you didn’t notice his wedter care, during their initial con- ding ring?” Scissors asked on tact. cross-examination. “I don’t know,” she said. “He never wore a wedding “(They) officers were at the ring,” the woman replied. house a long time.” “You’re sure about that?” The Sentinel does not iden- Scissors asked. tify alleged victims of sexual “Yes.” assault. Janusz’s case is now slated for She testified she called Ja- arraignment later this month, nusz several days later with when trial dates will likely be follow-up questions about her scheduled. brother’s case, and she met the He has been free on bond officer at the Police Depart- since his arrest on April 6.

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Energy groups line up to keep shale gas access By DENNIS WEBB

Six energy advocacy groups have signed a letter opposing draft legislation seeking to protect 183,000 acres west of Carbondale from oil and gas development, arguing in part that it would close off an area of promising shale gas development. “As you know, Western Colorado’s shale gas potential is emerging on a trajectory similar to other natural gas resources around the nation. As such, irrevocably removing a large contingency of Colorado’s shale gas reserve from future leasing, in our view, is inadvisable,” says the letter, sent Monday to U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. Bennet recently released draft legislation to prevent future federal oil and gas leasing in the Thompson Divide area,

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which stretches from south of Glenwood Springs nearly to Paonia Reservoir. It also would permanently withdraw currently leased areas from further leasing in cases when leaseholders voluntarily relinquish a lease via donation, purchase, exchange or other means. Altogether, it seeks to protect 183,000 acres. The industry letter states that “ensuring that natural gas supplies are available to power new and innovative uses remains a critical priority for our organizations. The emerging Thompson Divide shale gas resource will likely be one such supply.” It is signed by representatives of the West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association, Western Energy Alliance, Colorado Petroleum Association, Colorado Oil & Gas Association, Public Lands Advocacy and the La Pla-

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WHOPPING BIG WHEELS Despite the cast on his left arm, 8-year-old Omar Tarin of Clifton dismounts from a bigger-than-life-sized bicycle sculpture at Fifth and Main streets in Grand Junction. Omar was downtown with his sisters, Ruth Huggins and Veronica Tarin, and Veronica’s friend, Destiny Johnson. The sculpture, titled “Bip Drop Five,” was made by artist Alvin Sessions.


COMPILED BY SENTINEL STAFF was reported missing in October 2011 while hunting in the Leroux Creek area northwest of Hotchkiss were found Monday in the area of Doughty Mountain. A person found the remains of 75-yearold Terry Baughn of Howard, Ohio, while moving cattle Monday and alerted law enforcement. Personnel from the Delta County Sheriff’s Department, Delta County Search and Rescue and Delta County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene. Baughn’s family has been notified of the discovery. Baughn was found a mile and a half from the last place he was seen Oct. 25, 2011. His cause of death has not yet been determined.

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This man was caught on video allegedly vandalizing a petroglyph in the Bangs Canyon area southwest of Grand Junction.

Mystery vandal sought The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to help identify a man who was caught on video in late February 2012 allegedly vandalizing a petroglyph in the Bangs Canyon Special Recreation Management Area southwest of Grand Junction. Anyone who recognizes the image of the suspect or has information about the vandalism can call BLM law enforcement rangers at 303-239-3903. A reward may be given to anyone who offers information that leads to a successful prosecution of the suspect.

Hunter’s remains found The skeletal remains of a hunter who

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department are sponsoring a free community get-together from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Kimwood Park in Clifton as part of the 29th annual National Night Out. National Night Out encourages neighbors to get to know each other by engaging in fun activities in an effort to promote safety and crime prevention. For people who will not have a neighborhood party for National Night Out, the party in Clifton will feature bump ‘n’ jumps, ice cream, Sheriff’s Department vehicles, and visits from Mesa County Search & Rescue bloodhounds and McGruff the Crime Dog. Thirty Grand Junction neighborhoods will participate in National Night Out tonight. Visit and click on the National Night Out link to see if your neighborhood is participating. According to the Grand Junction Police Department: n Johnny Herrera, 20, was issued a summons Saturday on suspicion of damaging property and underage consumption of alcohol at 322 Fairview Ave.

GETTING IT RIGHT “Getting it right” appears as needed to correct erroneous information that has appeared in The Daily Sentinel’s news columns, to add details that should not have been omitted from a story or to correct typographical errors that changed the meaning of the story. n

The story about free peach picking at Rancho Fruita that ran on page 2A Saturday should have said that the orchard will be open Wednesday through Saturday. n

Monday’s page 1A article, “Notification being sent to families with no school bus routes,” should have said School District 51 anticipates a savings of $600,000 because of busing changes.

n Property was damaged July 29 in the 3000 block of F 1/2 Road to unlawfully gain entry into a trailer and steal property, causing the victim a loss of less than $1,000. n A building was burglarized Friday in the 1500 block of North 18th Street. Less than $500 in damage was done. n A 12-year-old boy was detained and taken to the Division of Youth Corrections on Sunday on suspicion of damaging property valued at less than $500 in the 1400 block of Wellington Avenue.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department: n Deputies were dispatched to the 2900 block of North Avenue to take a sexual assault report stemming from an incident Saturday. n A burglar entered a residence in the 5800 block of Purdy Mesa Road in Whitewater as early as July 23 and stole two sets of rare spurs. n A thief stole a $150 item Saturday from a vehicle in the 2800 block of Monroe Court. n The rear window of a vehicle was broken Saturday in the area of 29 Road and Dawn Drive.

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Mesa County commissioners on Monday joined a growing chorus of public officials statewide to declare their opposition to Amendment 64, a ballot initiative that would essentially legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado. Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution opposing the measure, and at the same time made known their support for the “No on 64” campaign, the effort coalescing to defeat what the county resolution termed a “harmful measure.” Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey appeared before commissioners to support their passage of the resolution opposing the amendment, which he said would “make Colorado more liberal than the Netherlands” when it comes to marijuana laws. Hilkey said passage of the legalization amendment would “be bad for kids, bad for drivers on our roadways, and bad for businesses.” Commissioner Janet Rowland raised a number of issues with the proposed amendment. She referenced a recent study by EdNews Colorado that claimed drug suspensions in Colorado schools rose 45 percent between 2007 and 2011, while expulsions for drug violations increased 35 percent. She also expressed concern that passage of the amendment would create a complex conflict with federal laws, which still treat marijuana as a Schedule 1 controlled substance.

One of the points raised in the county resolution is that the amendment would permit marijuana retail stores and growing facilities in the community, something Commissioner Steve Acquafresca noted was in direct conflict with local voters, who decided to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in both Grand Junction and Mesa County in previous ballot measures. “This will make medical marijuana look like small potatoes,” Acquafresca said. Other assertions made in the county resolution: that Amendment 64 would make Colorado the first state to try to profit from marijuana at the expense of children, would harm the state’s image as a healthy place to live, would undermine workplace safety, and would put Coloradans in danger of increased impaired driving. One of the groups behind the Amendment 64 initiative, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, responded soon after county commissioners adopted their opposition resolution Monday. “If the goal is to control marijuana, reduce crime and protect our youth, (marijuana) should be sold in a tightly regulated market, such as that proposed by Amendment 64,” wrote the group’s advocacy director, Betty Aldworth, in an email to The Daily Sentinel. The amendment measure will appear on the November election ballot statewide.

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SALT LAKE CITY — State public health officials said they’ve confirmed Utah’s first human case of West Nile virus this year. Officials said Monday that the person who tested positive is a Box Elder County resident between the ages of 18 and 39. West Nile symptoms include high fever, a severe headache and stiff neck, disorientation and confusion.

ta County Energy Council. Much of the area’s natural gas development has focused on sandstone formations, but energy companies are increasingly drilling in shale that lies beneath it. The letter says the measure would deprive the nation of needed revenue. It also suggested that it would deter companies from investing in exploratory leases because they count on being able to then access adjacent parcels. “Permanently removing the entire region from the American energy portfolio will damage current leaseholders — and mineral interest owners — while providing no means for adequate compensation,” it adds. Bennet has described the bill as a starting point for discussion and feedback.

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wo axioms have long held true in the West: Water flows uphill to money and the U.S. government doesn’t keep its word when it comes to agreements with Indian tribes. Both of those statements appear to be playing out in the latest plan to provide more water for the sprawling metropolis of Las Vegas, Nev. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Friday approved a final environmental impact statement on a proposal that would allow the Southern Nevada Water Authority to build a 300-mile pipeline to carry water up and over the mountains from near the Utah-Nevada border. Separately, the Nevada state engineer in March approved a plan for the water authority, which supplies water to Las Vegas, to pump up to 84,000 acre feet of groundwater a year from four rural valleys in eastern Nevada. The problem is, according to the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, the drilling will deplete the aquifer beneath the the Goshute Reservation and, as the tribal chairman put it, allow Las Vegas to “steal” the Indians’ water. The Goshutes aren’t alone. Ranchers and local governments in eastern Nevada, as well as environmental groups, have challenged the state engineer’s decision in court. But the Goshute Indians say the federal approval of the pipeline is especially distressing because it means the BLM and the Bureau of Indian Affairs have abdicated their responsibility to protect and preserve all tribal assets, including natural resources such as water. “What is most unconsiconable here is that the BIA agreed that this was in the best interests of the Indian tribes in the area without ever talking to us,” said Madeline Greymountain, vice chairwoman of the confederated tribes. Such high-handed decision-making on behalf of the Indian constituents it is supposed to represent sounds more like the corrupt BIA of the late 19th century than the supposedly enlightened agency that exists in the 21st century. But it is, after all, the same agency that lost billions of dollars of tribal funds over many decades. Only a lawsuit by multiple Indian tribes finally allowed Indians to receive some of that money last year. Las Vegas is, of course, an economic powerhouse in Nevada and the Southwest in general. It already takes millions of gallons of water each year from the Colorado River and periodically comes up with schemes to acquire more. But existing law and river compacts make that difficult. The fact that Vegas visionaries are looking elsewhere for water to meet future growth for the desert city is understandable. But the Goshutes have claims to the water on their reservation that long predate the development of Sin City. And federal courts have — in recent decades, at least — been inclined to support such Indian rights. If this latest water plan is to move forward, Las Vegas and federal authorities must do more to ensure that the Indians’ water is protected.



y job depends on the Colorado River, so when President Obama arrives in Grand Junction this week, I’ll be listening closely to see what the president’s plans are to protect this economic lifeline for the Grand Valley, our state and the entire Southwest.

Every year, a population 2.2 times greater than the entire Denver metropolitan area descends upon the river and its tributaries in Colorado to recreate, leaving a trail of $6.4 billion behind in exchange for hotel stays, meals, souvenirs, rafting trips and countless other products and services. If the Colorado River were a company, it would be the 19th largest employer on the Fortune 500 and rank ahead of companies such as General Mills, USAirways and Progressive Insurance. But without the leadership of President Obama and the adoption of conservation measures, we won’t always be able to rely on the river to create jobs and support our tax base. Years of drought paired with large population increases across the West have taken a severe toll on the river, and currently more water leaves the Colorado River than enters it each year. If we stay on our current course, the Colorado River will slow to a trickle. And so, too, will the tourism dollars flowing into our state, the profitability of our outdoor recreation economy, our jobs and our current way of life. If the president remembers one thing from his visit it should be: The Colorado River is good business for Colorado. TOM KLEINSCHNITZ President/Owner Adventure Bound River Expeditions Grand Junction

Credit reservoir system for good water flow in drought I read with interest that the Yampa River is running so low that water temperatures threaten the survival of fish in the river. Consideration is being given to releasing water from upstream reservoirs to save the fish. It is reminiscent of 10 years ago, during the previous drought and a family

Leadership lacking in discussion of National Monument name change

ast Thursday, you may have read in The Daily Sentinel about the House of Representatives passing bipartisan legislation to upgrade the Pinnacles National Monument in California to a national park. President Barack Obama, according to The Durango Herald last week, will use his power under the Antiquities Act to declare the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area near Pagosa Springs a national monument. That’s the same power another president, Republican William Howard Taft, used 101 years ago to create Colorado National Monument. Down in southwestern Colorado and in central California, they apparently don’t see “a federal bogeyman under every piece of sagebrush,” as former Fruita Mayor Ken Henry colorfully put it in a New York Times piece last June about the local discussion over changing the status of the monument to a national park. Even Congressman Scott Tipton, who’s introduced legislation to trim presidential authority under the Antiquities Act, signed on to the bipartisan request for creation of Chimney Rock National Monument, along with Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet. If only that kind of leadership was evident here. But instead of consensus, we find division and confusion. The committee Henry co-chaired with rancher Warren Gore couldn’t reach agreement after lengthy discussion and community outreach. That makes national park status for the monument too hot a potato for Tipton, Udall and Bennet. Udall’s glowing words about landscapes and preservation at the 100th anniversary celebration of the monument last year apparently won’t be translated into legislation worthy of his description. Celebratory July 4th climbs of Independence Rock will have to suffice, at least for the time being. That’s too bad. It’s unfortunate that the enthusiasm of the audience of several hundred locals Udall convened for a public meeting at Colorado Mesa University prior to the local committee’s efforts didn’t result in a conclusion other than embarrassing deadlock. And, to the degree that misconceptions about what the change might bring were responsible for the deadlock, that’s also unfortunate and perhaps an indictment of all of us who either support or oppose the designation. Ironically, those bogeymen some found lurking under the sagebrush, pinon and juniper are

empowered by the very inaction that’s the result of the deadlock. Unless, of course, those fears of boundary expansion, more trouble with access to and from Glade Park and Pinon Mesa, potential problems with Fruita’s water line and reservoirs or more restrictive management practices “up top” were just smokescreens masking underlying politics. All of those supposed issues, in fact, are potentially made worse under the status quo. Finality, which could have become law with required congressional approval and only changed by a future vote in the U.S. Congress, remains vulnerable to either judges or the ink in a single signature by whoever might reside in the White House, now or in the future. Let’s suppose, for the sake of argument, that a president named Obama or Romney might decide some day that McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area would make a great addition to Colorado National Monument. Under the Antiquities Act, all that would take would be a signature. But expansion of the boundaries of a national park would be an entirely different process, requiring instead the approval of Congress. Access to Glade Park and reservoir-pipeline issues could be written into a national park designation approved by Congress rather than left to the whim of the courts. So could confirmation of the fact that there’s absolutely no difference in management of a national park compared to management of a national monument. Subsequent changes would require congressional approval. All that could add certainty to what some still see as an uncertain situation. Something about noses and faces comes to mind. When Air Force One approaches and later departs the airport formerly known as Walker Field this week, it’s possible the president may steal a glance at the towering spires and red rock canyons of the Colorado National Monument that Gov. Romney likely viewed a few weeks ago. Less visible, but very apparent, is the total lack of leadership that apparently has cost us the opportunity to crown that jewel with the status it deserves, designation as a national park. “A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.” — Groucho Marx. Jim Spehar has no idea how his spouse, who wears the flat hat of a seasonal ranger on the monument each summer, feels about these issues. Your thoughts are welcome at

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vacation downstream at Echo Park on the Yampa. Flows were so low that my sixyear-old son waded across the Yampa and only got wet to his knees. You see, environmentalists are so proud of the Yampa being one of the last uncontrolled rivers in the West. Yet, at times of drought, it almost ceases to flow, while the adjacent, highly controlled Green River continues to flow due to releases from the dreaded Flaming Gorge Reservoir. No thanks to the environmentalists, hated reservoir water continues to flow for power generation, irrigation, recreation and municipal use in river systems throughout the West. The reservoirs are doing exactly what they were designed to do. It is ironic that the iconic Yampa may need some of this stored water for its very survival. DENNIS GORSETT Grand Junction

Grandiose titles won’t change what a facility has to offer The idea of changing the Colorado National Monument to a national park is strangely reminiscent of the new title for Mesa State College. Historically, when a college became a university, it was because it was fairly large and offered a diversity of programs. Likewise, national parks have tended to be larger and to offer more diversity of landscapes than monuments. Compare it to Yellowstone or Yosemite. It seems that nowadays we can assign whatever title we want to something, for the sake of marketing. So, while I’ve never earned my doctorate, I’ve decided to go with the title of “Dr.” There are reasons why CU and CMU

don’t both deserve the status of university. Let’s not make the same mistake with the monument just to increase tourism and business. DAVE POLING Grand Junction

Making wise health choices won’t save you tax money Recently, I was able to speak to Ellen Steiner with Sen. Michael Bennet’s office. Steiner answered questions about the Affordable Care Act. I appreciate Bennet’s office for providing an avenue for questions about the ACA. My specific question was regarding any provisions for those who live healthconscious, low-risk lives, who are little or no burden on the health care system. Will there be any provisions or breaks for them, or will the tax burden be the same on them as on those who are less health conscientious? The answer was, no. The ACA makes no distinction between those who eat healthily and exercise regularly and those who jeopardize their health by smoking, drinking and undisciplined eating. All will be taxed equally. I could afford the tax, I suppose, if I canceled my gym membership, but how ironic would that be? If Steiner has misinformed me, I would appreciate someone offering correction. However, my conclusion is that, under the ACA, taking personal responsibility for our health means nothing. I am fully supportive of affordable health care, but if this is going to be handled by the government, it should not be this government. TIMOTHY KING Grand Junction

Michelle Obama treads carefully in defining her first-lady role


ot surprisingly, Barbara Bush said it most succinctly: “The first lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does.” And how. One needn’t prod Michelle Obama for confirmation — or most any other first lady in history. There is no “just right” in this. Anything is either too much or too little. A review of first lady comments posted on The National First Ladies’ Library website ( further confirms the difficulties faced by the wives of presidents. Mrs. Obama is but the latest to the challenge. A common thread suggests that more than a few disliked the role but accepted it as a duty. Mary Todd Lincoln, politically sophisticated and well read, left little to speculation: “I do not belong to the public; my character is wholly domestic, and the public have nothing to do with it.” Others further down the line were unapologetic in their contempt for the mixed blessing of first lady, including Bess Truman, who said: “We are not any one of us happy to be where we are but there’s nothing to be done about it except to do our best.” Thus, anyone who criticized Mrs. Obama for saying she sometimes fantasizes that she’ll “walk right out the front door and just keep walking” doesn’t know much about first lady history. They were invariably tough, smart women who sought to find a way to reconcile their own true selves with the demands of public expectation. In recent years, as politics have become more broadly partisan and women have assumed more prominent roles, first ladies have become fairer game in the maelstrom we call the public square. Hillary Clinton infamously set off bonfires of inanities with her now innocuous-sounding remark that she was not “some little woman, standing by my man like Tammy Wynette.” Or that she wasn’t one to stay home and bake cookies. Au contraire, as it turns out. Hillary could teach Tammy a thing or two about family loyalty, and she was hardly the first to eschew the kitchen. Sarah Polk proclaimed in the mid-1800s: “If I get into the White House, I will neither keep

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house nor make butter.” Mrs. Obama, though she holds a law degree from Harvard, has turned away from Clinton’s ambitious example and focused instead on the ultimate in domesticity — not just cooking but raising the food that goes to table. Her new cookbook, “American Grown,” features glossy photos and a personal diary of gardening in the city, albeit in the nation’s best yard with significant staff help. But even such a noble quest — to make the nation healthier and more aware of nutrition — is not without controversy. Friday’s Washington Post featured comments from fans and critics of the first lady’s gardening platform. Some don’t like her suggestion that consumers buy locally, insisting that Big Agri feeds the world and is unjustly maligned. But buying a few tomatoes at the local farmers market is hardly an indictment of corn subsidies. Eating locally grown produce in season is a basic tenet of healthy eating. Others are critical of Michelle Obama’s choice to focus on uber-domestic issues rather than directing her intellect and education on “more important” issues. Begging to differ, there is nothing more important than food — how we raise it, how we distribute it, and how we consume it. At a time of rampant obesity, especially among children, nutrition should be a national priority. Tracking first ladies through history is a tour of women’s development from disenfranchised chattel to champions of choice that also offers a glimpse into how conflicted we remain about women’s proper role. What upsets so many in Obama’s own political camp is that this first lady has so vividly chosen family over career, finding expression in the most elemental of endeavors — digging her hands into Mother Earth and offering nourishment to her young. Such an explicit embrace of a traditional female role is nothing short of heresy to some. In fact, it is a brave stance by a wise woman whose priorities deserve to be celebrated. There will be plenty of time for career and Big Issues beyond the family table once the children are grown — a lesson best learned sooner than too late.

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Throwing star used to break up fight SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police are looking for a homeless man they say used a Chinese throwing star against a husband who was allegedly choking his wife. Authorities were called about 2 a.m. Sunday to an apartment complex where the couple had been arguing. The fight eventually moved to the complex’s parking lot, and police say the husband choked his wife at one point. Salt Lake City Police Lt. Scott White says a transient who’s known by the name “Strange” got involved in the dispute and injured the man in the neck with the throwing star.

Mob boss to testify in own defense BOSTON — Former Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger will take the stand in his own defense when he goes on trial next year on charges that he participated in 19 murders, testifying about his claim that he was given immunity, his attorney said Monday. Attorney J.W. Carney Jr. said in court that Bulger will testify about his claim that he was given immunity for any crimes he committed while he was a top-echelon FBI informant against the Mafia. “James Bulger will testify at this trial and he will present evidence, corroborated by others, that he received immunity from the Department of Justice,” Carney said.

Shooting victim was in disabled state MASSILLON, Ohio — A woman whose husband of 45 years is accused of shooting her in the head in her hospital bed in a possible mercy killing had been in the intensive care unit in an extremely disabled state, a prosecutor said on Monday. Barbara Wise was incapacitated before John Wise stood at her bedside and shot her on Saturday with a handgun, Akron assistant city prosecutor Craig Morgan said. John Wise entered his wife’s room at Akron General Medical Center and fired at least one round from the handgun, police said. One shot was fired, hospital officials said.

NASCAR fan hit by lightning improving LONG POND, Pa. — The president of Pocono Raceway says a fan struck by lightning in the parking lot at the track has been upgraded from critical condition to stable. Raceway president and CEO Brandon Igdalasky provided the update Monday as he expressed condolences to the family of 41-yearold Brian Zimmerman, who was killed by another lightning strike at Sunday’s rain-shortened NASCAR race. The badly injured fan was among nine people who were hurt as storms swept over the track.

Two boys, 13, take interstate joy ride COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two 13-year-old boys stole a parent’s car in Ohio and drove it hundreds of miles to Kansas City, Mo., where they were found sleeping in it in an alley on Monday, police said. The runaways, from the Columbus area, were taken into custody by officers investigating a suspicious vehicle that matched the description of the BMW taken early Saturday from the mother of one of the boys, Kansas City police said. Police there had known the boys might pass through the area because of information posted to Facebook, Capt. Steve Young said.


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Death linked to Okla. wildfire By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press

MANNFORD, Okla. — The fields around Connie Laxton’s home in Oklahoma were black with ash Monday after a roaring wildfire tore across her property and ran right up to her gray, brick ranch home — where it suddenly stopped. The fire line is marked in the grass a foot from the house, and the smell of smoke permeates the inside. One side of the three 40-foot pear trees in the yard is charred gray and black, the other is leafy and green. “I went through a tornado in ‘84, and it took our house, but we’ve never seen anything like this,” said Laxton, who believes the pear trees deflected sparks that otherwise would have landed on her roof. Three dozen wildfires have scorched portions of Oklahoma since Friday, leaving only ashes in some spots. Emergency officials said Monday that Cleveland County firefighters recovered a body from a home that had been subject to an evacuation order as a wind-whipped fire roared near Norman on Friday. Emergency managers say dozens of homes are among the 120 structures statewide that burned to the ground.


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Richelle Callen, left, consoles her friend, Tina Frost, right, after Frost reacts after salvaging a piece of china from her wildfire-ravaged home near Mannford, Okla., on Monday.

her great-great-grandmother. “It was a fire tornado,” Tina Frost said, describing flames that consumed 22 of the 38 homes in her neighborhood. “It came from every direction. There was nothing but fire. I got to be honest. It was pretty scary.” The Mannford-area fire covered nearly 100 square miles in northern Creek County, about

Tina Frost and her husband, Doug, found the Mickey and Minnie Mouse figurine that topped their wedding cake Monday when they dug through the charred rubble of their home west of Mannford. The discovery was just in time for their 20th wedding anniversary Tuesday. They also retrieved quartz crystals from a long ago vacation and china once owned by

20 miles west of Tulsa. Fires elsewhere in the state consumed thousands of acres — though in some areas it appeared fires hopscotched across the landscape, damaging one home but not its neighbor, much like a tornado. “Tornadoes don’t bother me. I’m not scared of them. A tornado you can take cover, go into a storm shelter. With a fire, you go into the storm shelter and you get burned up,” said Christona Fields, who lives just south of Mannford. Her home survived but “smells like a soot pile.” A Mannford church has been serving as a staging area for emergency responders and people who need help. Donated clothes and water were piled under tents, and fire victims grabbed items to help tide them over. Art Ragan, 71, was at the command post, trying to figure out where he would go this morning when his money for a motel ran out. Two friends had told him his house burned after he left Saturday. “I’m carrying everything I’ve got,” Ragan said, wearing a baseball cap and a T-shirt with a pack of cigarettes in the pocket. “This is the worst fire I’ve seen in 40 years.”

U.S. banking on Syrian rebels to win By BRADLEY KLAPPER Associated Press

WASHINGTON — With Syrian diplomacy all but dead, the Obama administration is shifting its focus on the civil war away from political transition and toward helping the rebels defeat the Syrian regime on the battlefield. The U.S. still wants to avoid any military involvement, banking on a complicated policy of indirect assistance to the rebels and hope that the ragtag alliance of militias can demoralize


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forces and the Syrian people,” White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said. “The regime is crumbling,” State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell said. In Aleppo, the rebels are exceeding the expectations of military experts. Despite intense bombardment from warplanes, they’ve now withstood two weeks of regime counterattacks and are clawing toward the city center. Militiamen also are stepping up guerrilla-like forays in central districts of Damascus

President Bashar Assad’s betterarmed forces and end the war without far greater casualties. It’s a scenario analysts see as unlikely, even as the opposition gains ground in Aleppo, Damascus and elsewhere, and as the cadre of high-level defections from Assad’s government grows. Prime Minister Riad Hijab became the latest to abandon Assad on Monday, rebels said. The defections are “the latest indication that Assad has lost control of Syria and that the momentum is with the opposition

once firmly in Assad’s hands. Those gains have given the Obama administration hope that the tide of the war is turning — and without the need for the U.S. to reconsider its opposition to airstrikes, no-fly zones or even weapons sales to the antiAssad forces. And with U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan quitting his diplomatic efforts and the rebels starting to carve out larger toeholds in Syrian territory, the U.S. focus has changed accordingly.

Missouri mosque razed in fire; blaze is second of the summer By MARIA SUDEKUM

and Firearms and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department were at the scene all day Monday, moving the rubble with a bulldozer and other equipment. A specially trained dog assisted. Only remnants indicated a building had been there, including some stone pillars that were still standing and a few pieces of charred plywood loosely held up by a frame. While investigators did their work, a small group of Muslims gathered for an evening prayer on the lawn of the destroyed building. “This is what we stand for,” said Dr. Ahmed Asadullah, a member of the Islamic Society of Joplin. “Freedom of religion.

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JOPLIN, Mo. — A mosque in southwest Missouri burned to the ground early Monday in the second fire to hit the Islamic center in little more than a month, and investigators spent the day combing through the wreckage searching for evidence of arson. No injuries were reported, but the Islamic Society of Joplin’s building was a total loss after the blaze, first reported at about 3:30 a.m., the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office said. As of late Monday, nobody had been arrested in connection with the fire. Investigators from the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco

Freedom of speech.” It was the second time this summer investigators had been called to the Islamic center, located in a former church on the outskirts of Joplin. A fire reported around the same time on July 4 has been determined to be arson, but no charges have been filed. The FBI has released a video of a suspect caught on surveillance video and offered a $15,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in that fire. Michael Kaste, special agent in charge of the Kansas City office of the FBI, said the investigation into Monday’s fire was in the preliminary stages, and that about 30 people had been assigned to the investigation.


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11 slain Israelis remembered at Munich memorial By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press

LONDON — The widow of an Israeli athlete slain during the 1972 Munich Olympics denounced the IOC during a memorial Monday to honor the dead, shouting “Shame on you!” for failing to offer a moment of silence during the opening ceremony for the London Games. Ankie Spitzer took the podium during the service for the 11 athletes and officials killed in a terrorist attack and pointedly directed her remarks to International Olympic Committee head Jacques Rogge, who had spoken moments earlier and was pres-

Families had pressed Olympic organizers to commemorate murdered athletes ent in the room, together with London organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe. “Shame on you IOC, because you have forgotten 11 members of the Olympic family,” she said in a voice laden with passion. Saying the IOC was discriminating against the Israelis because of their Jewish faith, Spitzer insisted the dead deserved to be honored as Olympians in an Olympic context and not in the various places where memorials have been held, including Monday’s event at Lon-

HOROSCOPES Today’s birthday (Aug. 7). You’ll love the companionship this month, and new friends send you in adventurous directions. You will find many opportunities for advancement in September as you apply your enterprising nature. Avoid extremes in November. Family unity is featured in 2013. A bold move in June puts money in your pockets. Aries (March 21-April 19). The requirements made of you may not seem all that appealing at first, but if you find a way to make them interesting, you evolve. To self-actualize is to enjoy the thing that you must do. Taurus (April 20-May 20). There are no insignificant mysteries of life, so delve into the area that interests you. The answer to some small problem could be the miraculous cure for what ails the world. Gemini (May 21-June 21). You’ll be involved in a complex activity that stretches your skills, helps you grow and fulfills your potential. You’ll invest many hours to excel at this endeavor, and it will be worth it. Cancer (June 22-July 22). No life is without sorrow, but you’ll feel comforted in the knowledge that sorrow won’t stick to you; it will pass. Knowing this, you are willing to risk more to reach the heights of happiness. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22). True power is the ability to empower others. There are those who will benefit big time from learning what you’ve known for so long. You’ll hone your leadership skills as you teach others to help themselves. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Someone erroneously told you,


“To get the fruit, you have to climb the tree” — or something akin to that. The truth is that sometimes the fruit hangs low, and all you have to do is reach up and pluck it off. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Keeping up with people is harder than it should be. You have so many ways to stay in touch, and yet your responsibilities and distractions make it challenging to find the time. But try. You’ll be glad you did. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You won’t progress without accepting a risk. This comes as no surprise, as you’ve taken similar risks in the past and done quite well indeed. Now you thrill to the challenge. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Loved ones are not always as thoughtful as you might like, and yet you find a way to forgive. Also, you’ll provide an opportunity for them to make up for their mistakes. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll put a positive spin on things. It’s not really optimism; it’s practicality. Seeing the best takes just as much energy, but makes you and everyone else feel better in the process. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A case of the “super-strong humans” will dictate your morning action. Your impulses are powerful, and your motives are so deeply rooted that you may not even be consciously aware of them. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20). It’s only human nature to be suspicious of or even repelled by weak attempts at action. But boldness attracts support. You’ll be inspired by a courageous move.

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Lives Lived Obituary Brynli Nicole Long

December 13, 2010 – August 1, 2012

Our precious angel was called to her heavenly home August 1, 2012. Brynli is deeply loved by her mommy and daddy; big sister, Carli; big brother, Jace; grandparents, Jody and Patty Long and Gene and Linda Scott; her aunts, Lacy Park and Mandy Long, and uncles, Ryan Long, Rhet Long and Jeff Long. Brynli gave us a lifetime of love during her short time on earth. She was a beautiful baby girl who touched so many lives in such a brief time. Heaven's gain was our loss. "Dearest baby, please know that our greatest blessing was having you". Funeral services were held Monday, August 6, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Vernal Stake Center (850 West 100 North, Vernal, Utah). A viewing was held Sunday evening from 6 - 8:00 p.m. at the Ashley Valley Funeral Home (410 North 800 West ~ Vernal, Utah) and also one hour prior to services at the chapel. Online condolences may be shared at

In Memoriam Crawford Clement Crawford Clement died on August 7, 2009; three years ago today and we miss you like it was yesterday. We miss your smile, your voice, your touch, your laughter and your guidance. You would be proud of our independent spirit and our attitude of "Fear No one, Respect Everyone". Thank you for being husband, Dad, and Papa. Always loving you, Linda, Ovella, AJ

don’s Guildhall. “You owe it to them,” she declared. The remarks punctuated an otherwise solemn event attended by several members of the British leadership and senior members of the country’s Jewish community. Rogge earlier had recalled being an Olympian in 1972, when he competed in sailing. He said he would never forget the tragic events of that year, and that there is no justification for terrorism.

“Even after 40 years, it is painful to relive the most painful moments of the Olympic movement,” he said. “I can only imagine how painful it must be for the families and close personal friends of the victims.” The proposal for a moment of silence has been controversial, with family members saying Olympic officials have made excuses for 40 years as to why it should not be held. The IOC has argued that the opening ceremony isn’t an appropriate forum for a moment of silence.

ANNIE’S MAILBOX Dear Annie: For the past seven years, I’ve worked for “Joe” and his assistant, “Nancy.” Nancy recently took a fourmonth leave due to stress and anxiety. During her absence, Joe and I went to lunch a few times and dinner on one occasion. Nothing romantic happened. I planned to let Nancy know at the time, but didn’t think it was important enough to send an email. I left her a voicemail to call me and hoped we’d get together during her leave. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the chance. When she came back, Nancy accused me of “swooping in” and taking over Joe. I have tried talking to her, but she’s angry that I didn’t tell her during her leave. I explained that I tried, but she never called me back. She claims I crossed her territory and now can’t be trusted. She believes I was plotting all along. I also suspect that she is spreading rumors about me, saying I want to sleep with Joe. That’s not true. I am trying my best not to let this bother me. Joe has spoken to her, but I don’t have any idea what he said. The problem is, it is extremely uncomfortable in the office now. Although I love my work, I may need to look for a new job. It upsets me that someone could be so cruel, even though I tried my best to be supportive during her leave. Any suggestions for coping with Nancy? — Co-worker Dear Co-worker: Nancy seems very proprietary toward Joe, and unless they are a romantic couple, he should set her straight. Her behavior is unprofessional and disruptive. But you are not entirely blameless. Having lunch and dinner with your boss could be misconstrued, and you were well aware that this would bother Nancy. You should have made a greater effort to speak to her during her absence. Apologize sincerely for unintentionally stepping on her toes, reassure her that you have



no interest in Joe, and then let her make the next move. If time does not alleviate the situation, you may opt to take it up with human resources. n

Dear Annie: My husband is retired, while I still work four days a week. He hires someone to cut the grass, but I trim the bushes, pull the weeds, wash the windows and do all the housecleaning and laundry. He will help cook because I don’t have time and he likes to eat. So what does he do all day? He hangs out with his friends, goes for a walk or to the gym, attends Bible study classes and visits the sick. I think maybe I should get sick and see if he will visit me. — Overworked in Ohio Dear Ohio: While it’s admirable that your husband visits the sick, he apparently believes that retirement means he is free from all obligations except those he willingly chooses. This is unfair to you. First try talking to him about it, explaining that you see no reason to have two jobs while he has none. Tell him that pitching in and doing his share will help your marriage. But you also are taking on more than you need to. If you can afford it, hire someone to do the more difficult, timeconsuming chores. Leave his laundry where it falls, and let him handle it. You can make choices, too. n

Dear Annie: “Disgusted in Louisiana” took issue with your response to “Desperate Housewife” that all couples need to tend to their marriages and flirt with their spouses. I am sorry to hear how unhappy she is. I have been married to the love of my life for 50 years. Yes, perhaps the passion from long ago is gone, but we flirt, snuggle and have “date night,” and my heart still flutters when he enters the room. I cannot imagine my life without him. Growing old together is exactly what we treasure. — Happy in El Paso


But Spitzer, the widow of fencing coach Andrei Spitzer, pointed out that this year’s ceremony included not one but two moments of silence and demanded to know why it was appropriate to offer thoughts in memory of others but not the slain Israelis, who were, after all, Olympians. “Is the IOC only interested in power and money and politics?” Spitzer asked. “Did they forget that they are supposed to promote peace, brotherhood and fair play?” The remarks won Spitzer a

standing ovation, and prompted whoops of approval. The Munich Olympics were meant to right an historical wrong. They were the first held in Germany since the 1936 Berlin Olympics, which were tainted by images of Nazism. But the Black September Palestinian militant group penetrated the laxly secured athletes village and took Israeli team members hostage. Eleven died at the village or in a botched rescue attempt. The games were briefly suspended, but the Olympics were forever changed. Security costs soared and keep rising with every games.



n Ouanda Johnston, 90, Grand Junction, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Mesa Manor. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura, Calif. Survivors include a son, Joe B. of Wishon, Calif.; two daughters, Linda G. Jacobson of Grand Junction and Mary Suellen Scofield of Independence, Ore.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506. n Hazel Lane, 86, Grand Junction, died Aug. 3, 2012, at Family Health West. Visitation will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, followed immediately by services. Burial will follow at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens. Ms. Lane was a certified nursing assistant. Survivors include a son, Donald Lane of Dateland, Ariz.; a daughter, Rita Bunker of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. n Elmer P. Monahan, 92, Craig, died Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Craig Christian Church. Dr. Monahan was a physician and surgeon. Survivors include two sons, Michael of Boulder and Timothy of Front Royal, Va.; two daughters, Mary Kay “Cass” Monahan of Pueblo and Shannon Hanson of Alexandria, Minn.; and two grandchildren. Memorial contributions to Doctors Without Borders, or another charity, in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., Craig, CO 81625. n Thomas H. Tesch, 61, Olathe, died Aug. 4, 2012, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. Visitation will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Services will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Delta, followed by burial at Olathe Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Nancy; three daughters, Catherine Turner of Thomasville, Ga., Valerie Murray of Montrose and Ellen Tesch of Rangely; his mother, Mary Harman Tesch of Martinez, Calif.; two brothers, Roy Richard of Suisun City, Calif. and Bob Smith of Martinez; and four grandchildren. Memorial contributions to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 17, P.O. Box 1028, Montrose, CO 81402.

TODAY IN HISTORY Tuesday, Aug. 7 Today is the 220th day of 2012. There are 146 days left in the year. On Aug. 7, 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II. (Japanese forces abandoned the island the following February.) In 1782, Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and non-commissioned officers. In 1882, the famous feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky erupted into full-scale violence. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt was nominated for president by the Progressive Party (also known as the Bull Moose Party) in Chicago. New Jersey Gov. Woodrow Wilson accepted the Democratic presidential nomination at his summer home in Sea Girt. Sergei Prokofiev premiered his Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major in Moscow. In 1927, the already opened Peace Bridge connecting Buffalo, N.Y., and Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, was officially dedicated. In 1947, the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which had carried a six-man crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago; all six crew members reached land safely. In 1959, the United States launched the Explorer 6 satellite, which sent back images of Earth. In 1961, Yale psychology professor Stanley Milgram began conducting his controversial human behavior experiments concerning obedience toward authority figures. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy awarded FDA official Dr. Frances O. Kelsey the Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Medal for her diligence in blocking approval of thalidomide, a sedative found to cause severe birth defects. In 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, giving President Lyndon B. Johnson broad powers in dealing with reported North Vietnamese attacks on U.S. forces. In 1971, the Apollo 15 moon mission ended successfully as its command module splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. In 1989, a plane carrying U.S. Rep. Mickey Leland, D-Texas, and 14 others disappeared over Ethiopia. (The wreckage of the plane was found six days later; there were no survivors.) In 1998, terrorist bombs at U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania killed 224 people, including 12 Americans. Ten years ago: Former ImClone Systems chief executive Samuel Waksal was indicted in New York on charges of obstruction of justice and bank fraud in addition to previous securities fraud and perjury charges.

HAVING A BIRTHDAY TODAY Writer-producer Stan Freberg is 86. Magician, author and lecturer James Randi is 84. Former MLB pitcher Don Larsen is 83. Bluesman Magic Slim is 75. Actress Verna Bloom is 73. Humorist Garrison Keillor is 70. Singer B.J. Thomas is 70. Singer Lana Cantrell is 69. FBI Director Robert Mueller is 68. Actor John Glover is 68. Actor David Rasche is 68. Rhythm-andblues singer Harold Hudson is 63. Former diplomat, talk show host and activist Alan Keyes is 62. Country singer Rodney Crowell is 62. Actress Caroline Aaron is 60. Come-

dian Alexei Sayle is 60. Actor Wayne Knight is 57. Rock singer Bruce Dickinson is 54. Marathon runner Alberto Salazar is 54. Actor David Duchovny is 52. Country musician Michael Mahler (Wild Horses) is 51. Actress Delane Matthews is 51. Actor Harold Perrineau is 49. Jazz musician Marcus Roberts is 49. Country singer Raul Malo is 47. Actress Charlotte Lewis is 45. Actress Sydney Penny is 41. Actor Michael Shannon is 38. Actress Charlize Theron is 37. Rock musician Barry Kerch (Shinedown) is 36. Actor Randy Wayne is 31.

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Gold’s Gym honoree loses 130 lbs., but gains so much


in the gym who have had success. They started with walking, and gradually expanded their workouts to all corners of the gym. “It’s making this a habit, and overcoming your fears,” Leany said. “And once they start seeing a little bit of success, it gets the ball rolling.” With Cotter, Leany wanted to moderate her progress, change her lifestyle for the long run. Since 2010, Cotter has lost an average of eight pounds a month — and it’s clear the gradual change is for good. “It’s completely different now. I feel like myself again. I’m not sitting on the couch all day, barely paying attention to my own children. I’m so much more confident in how I present myself,” Cotter said. It’s important to note these amazing weight-loss journeys are never simple stories of predictably flat, positive progress. They’re more like a roller-coaster, with amazing peaks and devastating valleys. Cotter’s story is no different. “I’ve definitely had some low moments. I’ve sat, and knelt right here in this gym, and just cried. I’ve come in on days and just absolutely lost it,” she recalled. Leany added: “It’s really more mental than physical.” Cotter said her family kept her going during difficult times. “I was scared to let them down,” she said. But today, Cotter is intent on being inspirational to others — people who are overweight, intimidated by the gym, ignorant of how to change their lives, personally defeated. People with no self-worth. “All it takes is that first step, to get up and be active — take the initiative,” she said. “Most importantly, they need to know that they are worth it. I didn’t feel that way until I had someone backing me up, and my parents decided to help. That’s what it took for me to believe in myself.” “Just take the first step.”

Clifton’s Lindsey Cotter found something at the end of the emotional journey that left her 130 pounds lighter. Her self-worth. She also picked up something a bit more tangible. Cotter recently received the “Most Inspirational” award among all the Gold’s Gyms worldwide, a recognition she was awarded in Las Vegas in July with her personal trainer, Deb Leany, close at hand. “There’s no price tag that you can put on healthiness and happiness,” Cotter said recently from the sprawling Gold’s Gym in Grand Junction, 700 Maldonado St. — her home away from home five to six times a week now. It’s hard to imagine the person she and Leany describe from October 2010. They use words like “timid,” “depressed,” “scared.” They both say she was “defeated.” Cotter says at her heaviest, she was 300 pounds. Today she is smiling, fit, ebullient. She talks about her past as if it’s truly history. More than once she says she’s “fallen in love” with fitness and her new healthy lifestyle. “Truly, I don’t remember Lindsey at that stage. She’s just a different person — inside and out,” said Leany, the trainer who’s been on the journey with Cotter every step of the way. Cotter’s story isn’t simply remarkable because of sheer numbers. It’s inspirational because of the depths of despair she experienced, and how those lows spurred her to do great things with her life. The sad side of her story begins in February 2009, when Cotter’s brother, John Fullmer IV, was killed in a drunk-driving crash. Just 19 months later, Cotter’s father, John Fullmer III, a well-known local football coach, died when his truck rolled after leaving the roadway. He was overweight, and Cotter believes the reason his truck swerved is because he suffered an attack of angina. A month later, facing a real life


Lindsey Cotter, left, of Clifton, works out on a Jacobs Ladder machine with her trainer, Deb Leany, at Gold’s Gym. Cotter won the “Most Inspirational Member” award for Gold’s Gyms worldwide after losing 130 pounds since 0ctober 2010. The mother of an 8-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy, she weighed 300 pounds when she started working out at Gold’s Gym that month. Her membership was a gift from her stepfather after she became despondent following the deaths of both her brother and father in separate car wrecks, several months apart. spiral, Cotter was visiting her mother in South Carolina when her stepfather heard her say that she thought she could really change her body — and her life — if she only had someone who could show her what to do in a

gym. He surprised her by setting up some personal training sessions at the Grand Junction Gold’s Gym. Cotter took the opportunity, and ran with it big time. She met Leany in October 2010, and


the two immediately developed a bond. They started by talking about food, and how Cotter could tweak her diet to better play the caloric numbers game that is at the heart of losing weight. Leany introduced her to other people

Tdap clinic serves as reminder for older students to get immunized By EMILY SHOCKLEY

Pencils. Notebooks. Immunizations. They’re all on the back-to-school checklist. Starting with kindergarten, Colorado students are expected to arrive for their first day of school immunized for measles, mumps, rubella, polio, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, Hepatitis B and chickenpox or have proof they had chickenpox. Although some parents get into the flow of early childhood vaccinations, School District 51 spokes-

woman Christy McGee said some parents need a reminder that a booster shot for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) is required for students before they start sixth grade. “It seems like routinely we have a lot of fifth-graders who when they leave fifth-grade haven’t had that Tdap (vaccine) yet. That doesn’t mean they won’t get it before they come back in the fall,” McGee said. This is the fifth school year the Tdap booster has been required in Colorado schools. To make the process easier for par-

Immunizations students should have when they start school n Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine - two doses before starting any grade. n Hepatitis B vaccine - three doses before starting any grade. n Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine - five doses before starting any grade (only four doses needed if the fourth vaccine was given on or after a child’s 4th birthday). n Polio vaccine - four doses needed for all grades (only three doses needed if the third dose was given on or after a

child’s 4th birthday). n Varicella vaccine - one dose or proof of chickenpox infection for incoming middle school and high school students, two doses or proof of chickenpox infection needed for elementary school students. n Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) booster - one dose for middle school and high school students. — Source: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

ents, the Mesa County Health Department will host walk-in Tdap immunization clinics from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 14 and 15 at the Mesa County Community Services Building at 510 29 1/2 Road in Conference Room 1060. The Tdap vaccine will be offered at the clinic for $14.50. Families should bring a child’s immunization records and, if the child has one, a Medicaid, CNIC or Rocky Mountain HMO insurance card to a walk-in clinic or immunization appointment at the Mesa County Health Department. A parent or legal guardian will have to accompany a child to an immunization appointment and sign a consent form. Parents can call 248-6900 to make an appointment for another day if they can’t make it to the clinic Aug. 14 or 15 or schedule an appointment with their family physician. Parents can opt out of immunizations for religious, health or personal philosophical reasons. A parent must obtain an exemption form from a school nurse or health assistant, sign it and turn it into the school if they have an objection

to vaccination. In 2010-11, 4.5 percent of District 51 elementary school students opted out of immunizations, with the opt-out rate ranging from less than 1 percent of Dos Rios and Chipeta Elementary students to 9 percent of New Emerson students. Without an exemption form or proof of either vaccination or an appointment to get vaccinated, a student can be turned away from school in accordance with Colorado law, although McGee said District 51 has never had to resort to removing an unvaccinated child from class. Students are given at least 14 days from the time they show up at school to fill out an exemption form or schedule or get proper immunizations before they would be removed from classes in District 51. Parents can drop off immunization records starting this month at their child’s school or bring the forms to school registration. Schools will send a reminder to parents to get their children immunized if the children have not been immunized or allowed to opt out of immunization.

Diseases prevented by required vaccines n Diphtheria: A bacterial respiratory disease that causes a thick coating to form on the back of the throat and may lead to airway obstruction, coma, death. n Hepatitis B: A viral disease that can cause scarring, cancer or death or liver failure. n Measles: A viral respiratory disease that can cause rash, fever, coughing or a runny nose. Rare complications include death, encephalitis, ear infection and pneumonia. n Mumps: A viral disease that starts with a fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue and loss of appetite, followed by swelling of the salivary glands. Complications include deafness and inflammation of the brain, breasts or ovaries. n Pertussis: A bacterial disease that begins like a cold but adds a severe cough within one to two weeks. Infants can have a pause in breathing and pneumonia may develop. n Polio: A viral infection that attacks

the nervous system and may have no symptoms or minor fever, fatigue, nausea, headache, neck or back stiffness and limb pain. Complications may include paralysis that can cause permanent disability or death. n Rubella: Also called German Measles, this viral disease causes fever and rash and may cause deafness, cataracts, heart defects, mental retardation, liver or spleen damage in a fetus if a pregnant woman contracts the virus. n Tetanus: A nervous system disease that can begin with lockjaw, neck or abdomen stiffness and difficulty swallowing and may lead to severe muscle spasms, seizure-like activity, severe autonomic nervous system disorders or death. n Varicella: Also called chickenpox, this viral disease causes red, itchy blisters and can cause birth defects in pregnant women. — Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Taura Tate, right, a home care aide since 1999, hands Crell Johnson, 76, cut watermelon at Johnson’s apartment in Euclid, Ohio. and travel some home care jobs need, she said. Nearly half of all home care workers live at or below the poverty level, and many receive government benefits such as food stamps, unions and advocacy groups say. The median pay a year ago was $9.70 per hour — 4 cents less than fastfood workers and short-order cooks, according to the most recent statistics from the Labor Department. Agencies that supply home health workers blame states and the federal government for failing to increase reimbursement rates for Medicaid and Medicare patients at a time when costs are going up. Home health services are an easy target for cuts because they’re not required by federal law, and legislators in states with big deficits say they have no choice but to cut Medicaid spending, the second-costliest item for states behind education. At the same time, some states, including Ohio, are changing how they coordinate medical care and trying to move some of the most expensive and hard-to-treat patients

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in psychological warfare before he was demoted and discharged more than a decade ago. A day after he killed six worshippers at the suburban Milwaukee temple, fragments of Page’s life emerged in public records and interviews. But his motive was still largely a mystery. So far, no hatefilled manifesto has emerged, nor any angry blog or ranting Facebook entries to explain the attack. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards suggested Monday that investigators might never know for certain why the lone attacker targeted a temple full of strangers. “We have a lot of information to decipher, to put it all together before we can positively tell you what that motive is — if we can determine that,” Edwards said. Page, who was shot to death by police, joined the Army in 1992 and was discharged in 1998. He was described Monday by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a “frustrated neo-Nazi” who had long been active in the obscure underworld of white supremacist music. Page wrote frequently on white supremacist websites, describing himself as a member of the “Hammerskins Nation,” a skinhead group rooted in Texas that has offshoots in Australia and Canada, according to the SITE Monitoring Service, a Maryland-based private intelligence firm that searches the Internet for terrorist and other extremist activity. Outside Fayetteville, N.C., a brick ranch house Page bought in 2007 with help from a Veterans Affairs mortgage stood boarded up Monday with knee-high weeds in the yard. A notice taped to the front indicated the home was in foreclosure and had been sold to a bank in January.

The Army veteran authorities say killed six worshippers in a Wisconsin Sikh temple was “a precious little boy” as a child and showed no hint that he would grow up to be a musician with white supremacist leanings, his former stepmother said Monday in Denver. “He was a gentle, kind, loving child, little boy and teenager,” 67-year-old Laura Page said of the Wade Michael Page she knew. “I’m devastated. I loved him. He was a precious little boy and that’s what my mind keeps going back to.” Wade Page was 10 when Laura Page married his father, Jesse, she said. Jesse Page shared custody with Wade’s biological mother, who has since died, family members said. Laura Page and Jesse Page divorced in 2001, she said. According to records, Page lived in the Denver area periodically between 1990 and 2007. His last known address in Colorado was a modest, multistoried apartment building in Littleton. — AP In an April message, Page said: “Passive submission is indirect support to the oppressors. Stand up for yourself and live the 14 words,” a reference to a common white supremacists mantra. Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the law center, a nonprofit civil rights organization in Montgomery, Ala., said Page played in groups whose often sinister-sounding names seemed to “reflect what he went out and actually did.” The music talked about genocide against Jews and other minorities. In a 2010 interview, Page told a white supremacist website that he became active in white-power music in 2000, when he left his native Colorado and started the band End Apathy in 2005. The band’s MySpace page listed the group as based in Nashville, N.C.

WIRE REPORTS PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Curiosity rover on Monday transmitted a low-resolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its white-knuckle dive through the Mars atmosphere, giving Earthlings a sneak peek of a spacecraft landing on another world. As thumbnails of the video flashed on a big screen on Monday, scientists and engineers at the NASA Jet Propulsion let out “oohs” and “aahs.” The recording began with the protective heat shield falling away and ended with dust being kicked up as the rover was lowered by cables inside an ancient crater. NASA celebrated the precision landing of a rover on Mars and marveled over the mission’s flurry of photographs — grainy, black-and-white images of Martian gravel and a mountain at sunset. Curiosity, a roving laboratory the size of a compact car, landed right on target late Sunday night after an eight-month, 352-million-mile journey. It parked its six wheels about four miles from its ultimate science destination — Mount Sharp rising from the floor of Gale Crater near the equator. Extraordinary efforts were needed for the landing because the rover weighs one ton, and the thin Martian atmosphere offers little friction to slow a spacecraft down. Curiosity had to go from 13,000 mph to zero in seven minutes, unfurling a parachute, then firing rockets to brake. In a Hollywoodstyle finish, cables delicately lowered it to the ground at 2 mph. Scientists are now ready for a voyage across


This image taken by NASA’s Curiosity shows what lies ahead for the rover, its shadow seen in the foreground. The Curiosity team hopes to drive the rover to the mountain in the distance at right.

the surface of an ancient Martian crater, seeking evidence that a planet other than Earth was hospitable for life. It will be a month or more before Earth-bound researchers can start Curiosity on its first test drives and longer still for scientists to deploy the 10 key instruments that the craft has carried from Earth. For now the rover is firmly settled on a pebbly patch of Martian ground near a towering mountain where lower slopes of water-carved rock could hold precious carbon sediments laid down billions of years ago.

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DEATH: Home’s owner, woman said to be in relationship

➤ Continued from Page One public will finally get a formal chance to scrutinize this proposal,” Hilary White, executive director of the Sheep Mountain Alliance, said in a statement. “As a party in this hearing process, we will continue to ensure that the clean air and clean water of this region are protected.” The hearing originally was to have been conducted by mid-September, but the date was extended during negotiations among the parties, Curtis Moore, director of legal affairs

➤ Continued from Page One There were no arrests as of 5 p.m. Mesa County Assessor records identify the owner of the home as John C. Campbell. Neighbors said Campbell had been living at the home about two years. “Both of us helped put a roof on his house,” said Dennis Hilger, who lives on the block, Hilger and a second neighbor, who spoke on a condition of anonymity, said they woke Monday to the sights and sounds of multiple deputies who were

Jubilant engineers view Mars after safe landing by Curiosity

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Mesa County Chief Deputy Coroner Kim Hollingshead, left, and sheriff’s deputies investigate the scene at 236 Second St. in Clifton, where a woman was found early Monday before she died at St. Mary’s Hospital. asking questions about the occupants of 236 Second St. Campbell had been in a re-

lationship with a woman who was seen at the home over the weekend, the neighbors said.

and communications for Energy Fuels Resources, said. “Let me say, we’ll be ready for the hearing,” Moore said. The hearing will include cross-examination of witnesses and could extend from Nov. 7 to Nov. 13. Nothing has changed in Energy Fuels’ case for the license, Moore said. The deadline for the licensing decision is April 27, 2013. The hearing will open Oct. 15 for the introduction of written testimony and exhibits. Public comment will be taken on Nov.

7 during an 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. session at the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge in Nucla, 1045 Main St. Energy Fuels is seeking to construct the first uranium mill in the United States in more than 25 years in anticipation that the supply of uranium from the former Soviet Union for the generation of electricity will run out in 2013. The mill also will process vanadium, which is used in the steelmaking process. Opponents of the mill contend that it poses a threat to air and water supplies.

Romney fundraising outpaces Obama’s By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Can President Barack Obama raise the money he needs to hold onto the White House? Money wasn’t supposed to be a worry for the president’s campaign, which smashed fundraising records in 2008. But Mitt Romney’s team has hauled in more than Obama and his allies for a third straight month, raising the once-unthinkable question. While the race for voter support is tight, according to polls,

Romney’s robust fundraising and a crush of money from Republican-leaning political action committees have forced the president’s campaign to spend heavily through the summer. Highlighting the challenge for Obama, Romney on Monday reported a July fundraising haul of more than $101 million along with the Republican National Committee, compared with the $75 million that Obama’s campaign said it had brought in along with the Democratic National Committee. Obama officials say they ex-

pected Romney to outraise the president through the summer and have made contingency plans if the disparity continues. Part of that planning has involved heavy spending on ads through the spring and summer in an attempt to define Romney for voters before he has access to most of his general election funds. With the election still three months away, Obama and the DNC have spent more than $370 million since January of last year. In June, the campaign spent more than it brought in.

BARRAGE: Ohio, Florida top two states for ads ➤ Continued from Page One states than they were four or eight years ago — more advertisers, and a lot more money is being squeezed into a smaller number of markets,” Kantar/ CMAG’s Elizabeth Wilner said. “It’s been quite static all these months,” adding that it’s “hard to imagine we’re going to look at a vastly different picture than we’re seeing right now.” Polls have shown that Romney

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Colorado Mesa begins new era with new coach By ALLEN GEMAEHLICH

A new era begins this week in the Colorado Mesa University football program. Among the RMAC coaches anyway, results aren’t expected to change right away. Colorado Mesa, under a new coach for the first time in 14 years, is picked to finish where it did last year in the RMAC preseason poll announced Monday. The Mavericks (4-7, 3-6 RMAC in 2011) are picked fifth. Colorado State-Pueblo, which went undefeated to win the RMAC last season, is picked first. The ThunderWolves re-

ceived nine of the 10 first-place votes. CSU-Pueblo coach John Wristen might have have picked his team, but couldn’t by RMAC rules. He voted Chadron State at the top. “A lot of times the preseason poll is based on the previous year,” CMU coach Russ Martin said. “Pueblo is definitely the team that should be on top. “They had great success and have a lot of returners. If you look at the recruiting class and some of the transfers, they’re going to be loaded again.” After the ThunderWolves, Martin said, it could be anybody. “Mines and Chadron are a

toss-up. Both of them have a lot of good players back. Both have great tradition. A lot of it is who stays healthy,” he said. Adams State University, which achieved university status this summer, is picked fourth. New Mexico Highlands and Western New Mexico are picked sixth. Fort Lewis is eighth, followed by Western State Colorado University and Black Hills (S.D.) State, which joined the RMAC this season. Black Hills replaces Nebraska-Kearney, which moved to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Many of the Mesa football

players were upset over Joe Ramunno’s resignation after the season, but have accepted Martin, his staff and the changes since he was hired in January. “The biggest change we’ve had is the mentality the coaches bring,” Mesa senior safety Trent deBraga said. “They’re all about winning. I’d say we’ve made a 360-degree turnaround just from the preparation standpoint. I think our expectations are way higher. Anything less than winning will be a disappointment.” CMU had two seniors on the

Colorado Mesa, under a new coach for the first time in 14 years, Russ Martin, left, is picked to finish fifth in the RMAC preseason poll, which was announced Monday. DEAN HUMPHREY/

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Orem’s Caleb Bushyhead, left, tags Grand Junction’s David Dahl out at second base Monday in the Rockies 6-5 win.

GJ Rockies rebound with 6-5 win at Orem By ADAM SPOLANE

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OREM, Utah — Even though the second half of the Pioneer League season is barely a week old, the Grand Junction Rockies’ series in Orem is a key one. The Rockies entered Monday night’s game four games back of the Owlz for first place, and came away with a much-needed come-from-behind 6-5 win. The win improves the Rockies’ second-half record to 3-6, with a 7-5 season series edge against Orem. “This SEASON OVER is a real Colorado Rockies’ big win for us,” Todd Helton needs Rockies season-ending managsurgery. Page 2B er Tony Diaz said. “To come from behind and then hold on at the end is a great testament to the character of this ballclub.” Ryan Warner retired the first two batters in the bottom of the first with relative ease, but the next five Owlz reached, four of them on singles up the middle. Jonathan Walsh drove in the first run and Chevy Clarke the last two for a 3-0 lead. Orem added another two-out run in the third when Jonathan Walsh hit his sixth home run of the season, but the lead was wiped away in the fifth. Michael Ramirez and Juan Ciriaco reached base to open the inning. Ashley Graeter brought home Ramirez with a single and Ciriaco scored on a wild pitch to make it 4-2. Then, with Ben Waldrip ahead in the count, Orem manager Tom Kotchman elected to pull starter Jairo Diaz in favor of Yancarlos Santiago. Waldrip made him pay, hitting his ninth home run of the year to tie the game at 4-4. After the Rockies took the lead with two runs in the seventh, including a bases-loaded walk by Correlle Prime for the go-ahead run, Orem threatened to follow suit.

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he thrill — and disappointment — of the firsthalf Pioneer League title chase is behind them, and now comes the second-half grind for the Grand Junction Rockies. From the opening series of the season, when the youngest club in the league showed flashes, but was oh, so inconsistent, to the club that won eight of the final 10 games of the first half, the Rockies are doing everything the front office hoped after moving the franchise from Casper, Wyo., to the Western Slope. Zach Wilson, the assistant director of player development for the Colorado Rockies, spent part of last week in Grand Junction checking the progress of the Rookie Rockies, and likes what he’s seeing. “We got so close there of making the playoffs and I give credit to our guys,” he said before Thursday’s game. “They did everything within their power to make that happen. When you talk about progress, that’s something that stands

See ARNOLD, page 4B ➤ Anthony Bemboom singled and scored on Sherman Johnson’s one-out triple to put the tying run on third base. Alving Mejias struck out Wade Hinkle

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ONE MINUTE AT A TIME Alex Morgan scores in final moments of injury time to lift the U.S. women over Canada and into gold-medal game By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

going gets rough.” Next comes the game the U.S. players have been eyeing for more than a year, a rematch with Japan on Thursday at Wembley Stadium with gold on the line. The top-ranked Americans lost to Japan on penalty kicks in the World Cup final last summer, a stunning blow that became a source of motivation as the players prepared for this year’s Olympics. “This is redemption for us,” midfielder Carli Lloyd said. “We know how hard it was for us after that game. It hurt us for a really long time.” The U.S. team has played in


ANCHESTER, ENGLAND — THE U.S. WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM IS BACK IN THE OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL MATCH AFTER A WILD COMEFROM-BEHIND 4-3 WIN OVER CANADA WITH A GOAL IN THE FINAL MINUTE OF EXTRA TIME. Now the Americans will be out to avenge one of the most gut-wrenching losses in the program’s history. Alex Morgan gave the U.S. its first lead of the night in the third minute of injury time Monday, completing the win over Canada in the Olympic semifinals at Old Trafford. Morgan’s 6-yard header, on a long cross from Heather O’Reilly, looped high into the net over goalkeeper Erin McLeod for the winning goal. Megan Rapinoe scored in the 54th and 70th minutes, and Abby Wambach in the 80th for the U.S. The Americans overcame three one-goal deficits, all due to a hat trick from Canada’s Christine Sinclair, who scored in the 22nd, 67th and 73rd minutes. In many ways the win was reminiscent of the landmark comeback victory against Brazil in last year’s World Cup. “Even when they scored their third goal, there was something

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ABOVE: The United States’ Abby Wambach, celebrates after she scored a penalty goal Monday against Canada. TOP: Wambach, and teammates maul Alex Morgan, who scored in the final minute of injury time, lifting the United States to a 4-3 win and will now play Japan in the gold-medal game. in me that knew that we had more, that we could give more,” Wambach said. “I don’t know what that means,

quite honestly. I don’t know if it’s just confidence until the end, but this team has a belief in itself, even when the

Texas Little League teams too much for Grand Junction in Southwest Regional Tournament By SENTINEL STAFF In the end, those Texas teams once again proved to be the stumbling block for Grand Junction Little League baseball teams. Monument’s baseball team lost to both teams from the Lone Star State in pool play in the Southwest Regional tournament, and was eliminated Monday after a 6-1 loss to Texas East,

from Lufkin. Monument finished 1-2 in pool play. Both Texas teams advance to the semifinals, along with Lake Charles, La., and Petroglyph Little League from New Mexico. The regional champion qualifies to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. “We felt real confident today,” Monument manager Sean Kreidler said. “It was kind of a shocker to me. I thought we’d be

able to hit that kid. We were outhitting them 3-1 but the score was reversed; they were up 3-1. “They’re year-round baseball players and that makes a difference. Their base running was a little crisper, they were a little more aggressive.” Jax Nourse struck out eight in 5 1/3 innings, allowing only one hit. Three Monument pitchers combined to allow four hits, but walked six.

“They’ve seen pitchers like Jax all year long,” Kreidler said. “Jax had them off-kilter a little bit but they weren’t mesmerized by him. “Jax is a creature in Colorado, teams are scared to death of him. They were not intimidated by him. He pitched well and pitched hard, but they stayed with it and stuck their bats out and got some hits.” Texas East scored one run in the second, but Monument

answered in the bottom of the third when Shawn Garcia led off with a triple and scored on Nourse’s groundout to second. It was 3-1 heading into the sixth, when Texas East came up with three runs. Canon Kreidler doubled with one out in the bottom of the sixth, but Texas East pitcher Ethan Jacobs got Zack Owens to fly out to left and then struck out Zach Rush to end Monument’s season.

Jacobs allowed four hits and struck out nine, walking only one, to win his first game of the regional. He threw 86 pitches, 65 for strikes. “We knew they didn’t have anybody after him,” Kreidler said. “We’d take pitches and he threw strikes. That was kind of how it went for us, we never really got timely hits. It’s like

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The Daily Sentinel • Tuesday, August 7, 2012




Rockies 2, Dodgers 0

Brewers 6, Reds 3

White Sox 4, Royals 2



Kansas City

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Los Angeles

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St. Louis

ab r h bi Descals 2b 5 0 0 0 Craig 1b 5 1 1 0 Hollidy lf 4 1 1 0 Beltran rf 3 2 1 1 Freese 3b 2 2 1 2 YMolin c 3 1 1 0 Jay cf4 1 4 2 Furcal ss 3 0 1 1 Westrk p 2 0 0 0 MCrpnt ph 1 0 1 2 Mujica p 0 0 0 0 Salas p 0 0 0 0 Schmkr ph 1 0 1 0 Fuents p 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 2 8 2 Totals 33 8 12 8 San Francisco 100 001 000 — 2 St. Louis 020 003 30x — 8 DP—San Francisco 1, St. Louis 1. LOB—San Francisco 4, St. Louis 6. 2B—Craig (21), Holliday (28). HR—Pagan (7), Posey (17), Beltran (26). SF—Freese. San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO M.Cain L,10-5 52/3 8 5 5 2 7 1/ Kontos 3 0 0 0 0 0 Loux 2 4 3 3 2 0 St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO Westbrook W,11-8 6 7 2 2 0 4 Mujica H,16 1 1 0 0 0 1 Salas 1 0 0 0 0 1 Fuentes 1 0 0 0 0 2 WP—Loux. Umpires—Home, Marvin Hudson; First, Jordan Baker; Second, Tim McClelland; Third, Brian Runge. T—2:36. A—38,652 (43,975).


ab r h bi ab r h bi Cozart ss 5 1 2 1 Aoki rf 4 0 2 0 Stubbs cf 5 0 1 0 CGomz cf 4 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 5 0 0 0 Braun lf 4 0 0 0 Bruce rf 5 1 1 0 ArRmr 3b 4 1 2 1 Ludwck lf 4 0 1 0 Hart 1b 4 1 2 1 Rolen 3b 2 1 2 0 RWeks 2b 4 2 2 0 Frazier 1b 3 0 1 0 Mldnd c 4 2 3 3 Hanign c 2 0 0 0 Segura ss 4 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0 Gallard p 3 0 1 1 Paul ph 1 0 1 1 FrRdrg p 0 0 0 0 Arrdnd p 0 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0 Arroyo p 2 0 0 0 DNavrr c 1 0 0 1 Totals 35 3 9 3 Totals 35 6 12 6 Cincinnati 000 000 120 — 3 Milwaukee 000 014 01x — 6 DP—Cincinnati 1. LOB—Cincinnati 10, Milwaukee 5. 2B—Ludwick (20), Rolen (10), Ar.Ramirez (37), M.Maldonado 2 (6). HR—Cozart (12), Ar.Ramirez (14), Hart (21), M.Maldonado (6). SB— Stubbs (25). SF—D.Navarro. Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO Arroyo L,7-7 51/3 10 5 5 0 5 LeCure 12/3 0 0 0 0 1 Arredondo 1 2 1 0 0 1 Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO Gallardo W,10-8 7 6 1 1 3 4 1/ Fr.Rodriguez 3 2 2 2 1 0 Axford S,18-25 12/3 1 0 0 0 1 PB—D.Navarro. Umpires—Home, Bill Welke; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Angel Campos; Third, Tim Tschida. T—2:54. A—31,319 (41,900).

Braves 6, Phillies 1 Atlanta

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Nationals 5, Astros 4 (11) Washington

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ab r h bi Altuve 2b 5 1 2 1 MGnzlz ss 4 1 1 1 Wallac 1b-3b 4 0 1 1 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Maxwll rf-cf 4 1 1 0 SMoore 3b 2 0 0 0 Pearce ph-1b 2 0 1 1 JDMrtn lf 5 0 0 0 Schafer cf 2 0 0 0 BFrncs ph 1 0 0 0 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 Wrght p 0 0 0 0 MDwns ph-3b 2 0 0 0 Corprn c 3 0 0 0 Harrell pr 0 1 0 0 CSnydr c 1 0 0 0 Keuchl p 2 0 0 0 XCeden p 0 0 0 0 Storey p 0 0 0 0 Bogsvc ph-rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 43 514 4 Totals 38 4 6 4 Washington 000 130 000 01 — 5 Houston 100 002 001 00 — 4 E—Pearce (1), Bogusevic (4), Wallace (1). DP—Houston 2. LOB—Washington 8, Houston 9. 2B—Altuve (26). 3B—Maxwell (2). HR—Ma.Gonzalez (2). SB—Altuve (21), Ma.Gonzalez (3), Maxwell (4), Bogusevic (12). SF—Wallace. Washington IP H R ER BB SO E.Jackson 51/3 2 2 2 2 8 2/ Gorzelanny H,8 3 2 1 1 0 0 Mattheus H,9 1 0 0 0 0 0 2/ S.Burnett H,26 3 1 0 0 0 0 1/ Storen H,4 3 0 0 0 2 0 Clippard BS,4-26 1 1 1 1 1 3 Stammen W,5-1 2 0 0 0 1 1 Houston IP H R ER BB SO Keuchel 6 12 4 3 1 2 2/ X.Cedeno 3 0 0 0 0 0 1/ Storey 3 0 0 0 1 1 Fe.Rodriguez 1 0 0 0 0 1 W.Wright 1 0 0 0 0 0 W.Lopez L,3-1 2 2 1 0 0 2 HBP—by Clippard (Corporan), by W.Wright (T.Moore). WP—S.Burnett. Umpires—Home, Chris Conroy; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Ed Hickox. T—4:15. A—13,843 (40,981).

Padres 2, Cubs 0 Chicago

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San Diego

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CALENDAR Baseball calendar

Aug 15-16 — Owners’ meetings, Denver. Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players. Oct. 5 — Postseason begins, wild-card playoffs. Oct. 7 — Division series begin. Oct. 13 — League championship series begin. Oct. 24 — World Series begins, city of National League champion. November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents, fifth day after World Series.

Pirates 4, Diamondbacks 0 Arizona

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ab r h bi Blmqst ss SMarte lf 3 0 1 0 A.Hill 2b JHrrsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Kubel lf AMcCt cf 4 2 2 0 Gldsch 1b GSnchz 1b 4 1 2 1 J.Upton rf Walker 2b 4 1 1 1 MMntr c GJones rf 3 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b Snider rf 1 0 1 1 CYoung cf Barajs c 3 0 1 1 Miley p Barmes ss 3 0 1 0 Albers p Bedard p 2 0 1 0 Ziegler p Presley ph 0 0 0 0 Zagrsk p Grilli p 0 0 0 0 GParra ph Qualls p 0 0 0 0 Totals Totals 31 4 10 4 Arizona 000 000 000 — 0 Pittsburgh 000 100 03x — 4 E—Bloomquist (6), C.Young (1), C.Johnson (15). DP—Arizona 2. LOB—Arizona 1, Pittsburgh 7. 2B—Goldschmidt (31), Barmes (12). S—Barmes. SF—Barajas. Arizona IP H R ER BB SO Miley L,12-7 6 6 1 0 1 2 Albers 1 0 0 0 1 0 1/ Ziegler 3 2 2 2 0 1 2/ Zagurski 3 2 1 1 0 0 Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO Bedard W,6-12 7 2 0 0 0 5 Grilli H,26 1 0 0 0 0 1 Qualls 1 0 0 0 0 1 Umpires—Home, Brian O’Nora; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Alfonso Marquez. T—2:33. A—24,213 (38,362).

BASEBALL TODAY This Date In Baseball 1907 — Walter Johnson won the first of his 417 victories, leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. 1922 — Ken Williams of the St. Louis Browns hit two home runs in the sixth inning of a rout over the Washington Senators. 1923 — Cleveland’s Frank Bower went 6-for-6 with a double and five singles as the Indians routed the Washington Senators 22-2. 1956 — The largest crowd in minor league history, 57,000, saw 50-year-old Satchel Paige of Miami beat Columbus in an International League game played in the Orange Bowl. 1968 — Joe Keough of the Oakland A’s hit a pinch home run in his first major league at-bat in the eighth inning of the second game of a doubleheader against the New York Yankees. The A’s won the nightcap 4-3 in 10 innings after dropping the first game 3-0. 1971 — The New York Mets beat the Braves at Atlanta Stadium, 20-6. Ken Boswell led the Met attack with four hits and five RBIs including a grand slam off Mike McQueen. 1985 — Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth ended the strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association with the announcement of a tentative agreement. The season resumed Aug. 8. 1999 — Wade Boggs became the first player to homer for his 3,000th hit, with a two-run shot in Tampa Bay’s 15-10 loss to Cleveland. Boggs already had a pair of RBI singles when he homered off Chris Haney in the sixth inning.

Red Sox 9, Rangers 2


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Orioles 3, Mariners 1 Seattle

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ab r h bi Markks rf 4 1 2 2 Andino 3b 4 0 0 0 Hardy ss 4 0 1 0 AdJons cf 4 0 1 0 Wieters c 4 0 0 0 C.Davis dh 3 0 0 0 Ford lf 3 1 1 0 McLoth lf 0 0 0 0 MrRynl 1b 3 1 3 1 Quntnll 2b 3 0 0 0 Totals 33 1 7 1 Totals 32 3 8 3 Seattle 000 000 010 — 1 Baltimore 030 000 00x — 3 E—Quintanilla (3). LOB—Seattle 7, Baltimore 5. 2B—Thames (9), Hardy (19), Ad.Jones (26), Mar. Reynolds 2 (20). HR—Markakis (11). Seattle IP H R ER BB SO Vargas L,12-8 8 8 3 3 0 2 Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO Tillman W,5-1 71/3 5 1 1 1 5 2/ Strop H,18 3 0 0 0 1 1 Ji.Johnson S,33-36 1 2 0 0 0 1 Umpires—Home, Mike Winters; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Brian Knight; Third, Wally Bell. T—2:24. A—21,184 (45,971). Ackley 2b MSndrs cf JMontr dh Jaso c Seager 3b Carp 1b C.Wells lf Thams rf Kawsk ss


Twins 14, Indians 3 Minnesota

Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Span cf 6 2 1 0 Kipnis 2b 4 2 1 0 Revere rf 5 3 4 1 AsCarr ss 3 0 1 0 Mauer dh 5 1 3 3 Lillirdg lf 1 0 0 0 Wlngh lf 4 2 1 2 Choo rf 4 0 1 0 Mstrnn lf 0 0 0 0 CSantn 1b 3 1 1 2 Mornea 1b 5 3 3 4 Brantly cf 3 0 1 0 Doumit c 4 2 2 3 Hannhn ss 1 0 0 0 Butera ph-c 1 0 0 0 Duncan dh 4 0 1 0 Nishiok 2b 5 0 0 0 JoLopz 3b 4 0 2 0 Dozier ss 3 0 0 0 Marson c 3 0 0 0 JCarrll 3b 3 1 0 0 Carrer lf-cf 4 0 0 0 Totals 411414 13 Totals 34 3 8 2 Minnesota 0(10)0 201 010 — 14 Cleveland 1 0 0 002 000 — 3 E—J.Carroll (7), Nishioka 2 (2), Kipnis (4). DP— Minnesota 4, Cleveland 1. LOB—Minnesota 5, Cleveland 6. 2B—Mauer 2 (23), Doumit (22), Brantley (33). HR—Willingham (29), Morneau 2 (15), Doumit (12), C.Santana (12). Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO Diamond W,10-5 7 7 3 2 1 3 Gray 1 0 0 0 1 1 Perdomo 1 1 0 0 0 0 Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO 2/ McAllister L,4-4 13 6 9 2 2 3 Tomlin 31/3 3 3 3 0 1 Sipp 1 2 1 1 0 1 C.Allen 1 0 0 0 1 1 E.Rogers 1 3 1 1 0 0 J.Smith 1 0 0 0 2 0 WP—Diamond. Balk—J.Smith. Umpires—Home, Jim Joyce; First, Mike DiMuro; Second, Jim Reynolds; Third, James Hoye. T—3:01. A—18,775 (43,429).


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ab r h bi Ellsury cf 5 3 3 1 Crwfrd lf 4 2 2 3 Pedroia 2b 4 1 3 1 Ciriaco pr-2b 0 1 0 0 AdGnzl 1b 5 0 3 3 Punto 1b 0 0 0 0 C.Ross dh 4 0 1 1 Sltlmch c 4 0 0 0 Mdlrks 3b 3 0 0 0 Kalish rf 3 1 1 0 Aviles ss 3 1 1 0 Totals 32 2 8 2 Totals 35 9 14 9 Texas 010 000 001 — 2 Boston 002 300 13x — 9 DP—Boston 2. LOB—Texas 6, Boston 9. 2B— Mi.Young (18), N.Cruz 2 (29), Ellsbury 2 (10), C.Crawford 2 (4), Pedroia 3 (22), Ad.Gonzalez (30). HR—Beltre (19). SB—Pedroia (8), Kalish (3). CS—Kalish (2). SF—C.Crawford, C.Ross. Texas IP H R ER BB SO Darvish L,11-8 62/3 11 6 6 4 9 2/ Kirkman 3 3 3 3 1 1 2/ Scheppers 3 0 0 0 0 0 Boston IP H R ER BB SO A.Cook W,3-5 7 6 1 1 3 2 Tazawa 2 2 1 1 0 2 WP—Darvish. Umpires—Home, Doug Eddings; First, Lance Barrett; Second, Paul Nauert; Third, Dana DeMuth. T—2:47. A—37,316 (37,495). Kinsler 2b MiYong ss Hamltn cf Beltre 3b N.Cruz rf DvMrp lf Napoli c Soto dh Morlnd 1b

Tigers 7, Yankees 2 New York

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Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi Trout cf-lf 3 0 2 1 Crisp cf 4 0 0 0 TrHntr rf 5 0 1 2 JWeeks 2b 4 0 0 0 Pujols 1b 3 0 0 0 Reddck rf 4 0 0 0 Trumo lf 4 0 0 0 Carter 1b 3 0 0 0 Bourjos cf 1 0 0 0 Moss lf 3 0 1 0 KMorls dh 4 1 1 0 JGoms dh 3 0 0 0 Callasp 3b 3 0 1 0 Inge 3b 3 0 2 0 HKndrc 2b 4 0 0 0 DNorrs c 3 0 1 0 Aybar ss 4 2 3 1 Sogard ss 3 0 0 0 Iannett c 4 1 2 0 Totals 35 410 4 Totals 30 0 4 0 Los Angeles 020 000 200 — 4 Oakland 000 000 000 — 0 DP—Los Angeles 1, Oakland 1. LOB—Los Angeles 9, Oakland 3. 2B—K.Morales (13), Inge (13). SB—Trout 3 (36), Callaspo (1). Los Angeles IP H R ER BB SO Weaver W,15-1 9 4 0 0 0 9 Oakland IP H R ER BB SO 2/ J.Parker L,7-6 63 9 4 4 1 6 1/ Neshek 3 0 0 0 0 1 Figueroa 2 1 0 0 2 2 HBP—by Neshek (Pujols), by J.Parker (Trout). WP—J.Parker. Umpires—Home, Dan Iassogna; First, CB Bucknor; Second, Bill Miller; Third, Dale Scott. T—2:33. A—13,341 (35,067).

American League

BATTING—McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .369; MeCabrera, San Francisco, .354; Votto, Cincinnati, .342; Ruiz, Philadelphia, .335; Posey, San Francisco, .329; CGonzalez, Colorado, .327; DWright, New York, .325. RUNS—MeCabrera, San Francisco, 77; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 75; Bourn, Atlanta, 73; CGonzalez, Colorado, 73; Braun, Milwaukee, 72; Holliday, St. Louis, 72; JUpton, Arizona, 71. RBI—Beltran, St. Louis, 78; Holliday, St. Louis, 76; Braun, Milwaukee, 74; CGonzalez, Colorado, 73; Kubel, Arizona, 73; LaRoche, Washington, 72; DWright, New York, 72. HITS—MeCabrera, San Francisco, 151; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 144; Bourn, Atlanta, 131; Holliday, St. Louis, 131; CGonzalez, Colorado, 129; Prado, Atlanta, 126; Reyes, Miami, 126; DWright, New York, 126. DOUBLES—ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 37; Votto, Cincinnati, 36; DanMurphy, New York, 33; DWright, New York, 32; Alonso, San Diego, 31; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 31; Cuddyer, Colorado, 30. TRIPLES—Fowler, Colorado, 11; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 10; Bourn, Atlanta, 8; SCastro, Chicago, 8; Reyes, Miami, 8; Colvin, Colorado, 7; DeJesus, Chicago, 7. HOME RUNS—Braun, Milwaukee, 29; Beltran, St. Louis, 26; Kubel, Arizona, 23; LaRoche, Washington, 23; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 21; Bruce, Cincinnati, 21; Hart, Milwaukee, 21; Holliday, St. Louis, 21. STOLEN BASES—Bonifacio, Miami, 30; DGordon, Los Angeles, 30; Bourn, Atlanta, 29; Pierre, Philadelphia, 27; Reyes, Miami, 27; Campana, Chicago, 26; Schafer, Houston, 26. PITCHING—Dickey, New York, 14-3; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 14-3; Cueto, Cincinnati, 14-5; Lynn, St. Louis, 13-4; GGonzalez, Washington, 13-6; Lohse, St. Louis, 12-2; Hanson, Atlanta, 12-5; Strasburg, Washington, 12-5; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 12-6; Miley, Arizona, 12-7. STRIKEOUTS—Strasburg, Washington, 160; Dickey, New York, 156; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 150; GGonzalez, Washington, 147; Hamels, Philadelphia, 147; MCain, San Francisco, 142; Lincecum, San Francisco, 139. SAVES—Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 32; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31; Chapman, Cincinnati, 25; Motte, St. Louis, 24; Papelbon, Philadelphia, 24; SCasilla, San Francisco, 24; Clippard, Washington, 22.

BATTING—Trout, Los Angeles, .348; MiCabrera, Detroit, .324; AJackson, Detroit, .322; Mauer, Minnesota, .321; Konerko, Chicago, .319; Rios, Chicago, .316; Cano, New York, .316; Ortiz, Boston, .316. RUNS—Trout, Los Angeles, 86; Kinsler, Texas, 78; Granderson, New York, 76; MiCabrera, Detroit, 72; De Aza, Chicago, 69; Encarnacion, Toronto, 69; AdJones, Baltimore, 69. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 92; Hamilton, Texas, 90; Willingham, Minnesota, 83; Fielder, Detroit, 80; Pujols, Los Angeles, 76; ADunn, Chicago, 74; Encarnacion, Toronto, 74. HITS—Jeter, New York, 142; MiCabrera, Detroit, 140; Cano, New York, 134; AdGonzalez, Boston, 130; Rios, Chicago, 129; Beltre, Texas, 126; AGordon, Kansas City, 126; AdJones, Baltimore, 126. DOUBLES—AGordon, Kansas City, 37; Brantley, Cleveland, 33; Choo, Cleveland, 33; Cano, New York, 31; Pujols, Los Angeles, 31; AdGonzalez, Boston, 30; Kinsler, Texas, 30. TRIPLES—AJackson, Detroit, 7; JWeeks, Oakland, 7; Andrus, Texas, 6; Rios, Chicago, 6; 8 tied at 5. HOME RUNS—ADunn, Chicago, 31; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; Granderson, New York, 29; Hamilton, Texas, 29; Willingham, Minnesota, 29; MiCabrera, Detroit, 28; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 28. STOLEN BASES—Trout, Los Angeles, 36; RDavis, Toronto, 30; Revere, Minnesota, 27; JDyson, Kansas City, 22; Crisp, Oakland, 21; Kipnis, Cleveland, 21; De Aza, Chicago, 20; AEscobar, Kansas City, 20; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 20. PITCHING—Weaver, Los Angeles, 15-1; Price, Tampa Bay, 14-4; Sale, Chicago, 13-3; MHarrison, Texas, 13-6; Verlander, Detroit, 12-7; Vargas, Seattle, 12-8; Sabathia, New York, 11-3; Darvish, Texas, 11-8; PHughes, New York, 11-8. STRIKEOUTS—Verlander, Detroit, 166; Scherzer, Detroit, 160; FHernandez, Seattle, 159; Darvish, Texas, 154; Price, Tampa Bay, 146; Shields, Tampa Bay, 145; Peavy, Chicago, 134. SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 33; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 32; CPerez, Cleveland, 29; RSoriano, New York, 26; Aceves, Boston, 23; Broxton, Kansas City, 23; Valverde, Detroit, 21; Nathan, Texas, 21.

Helton’s poorest season over

DENVER — Todd Helton’s worst season of his career is over. The Colorado Rockies said their first baseman and clubhouse leader will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday to repair a torn labrum in his right hip. “I think the world of this man,” manager Jim Tracy said Monday before the start of a three-game series in Los Angeles. “I’ve been privileged over the course of 11 years to have managed some very special people. This guy is arguably as good a competitor as I’ve ever been around.” The Rockies placed Helton on the 15-day

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All Times MDT AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday’s Games Minnesota 14, Cleveland 3 Detroit 7, N.Y. Yankees 2 Baltimore 3, Seattle 1 Boston 9, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 4, Kansas City 2 L.A. Angels 4, Oakland 0 Tuesday’s Games Minnesota (Deduno 3-0) at Cleveland (Kluber 0-0), 5:05

N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-8) at Detroit (Porcello 8-6), 5:05 p.m. Seattle (Beavan 7-6) at Baltimore (Britton 1-1), 5:05 p.m. Texas (Dempster 0-0) at Boston (Lester 5-9), 5:10 p.m. Toronto (Happ 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Shields 9-7), 5:10 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 7-9) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 9-7), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 9-7) at Oakland (B.Colon 8-8), 8:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Monday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, Arizona 0 Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 1 Washington 5, Houston 4, 11 innings Milwaukee 6, Cincinnati 3 St. Louis 8, San Francisco 2 San Diego 2, Chicago Cubs 0 Colorado 2, L.A. Dodgers 0 Tuesday’s Games Arizona (Corbin 3-4) at Pittsburgh (Karstens 4-2), 5:05 p.m. Atlanta (Minor 6-7) at Philadelphia (Hamels 11-6), 5:05 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 1-1) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 8-5), 5:10 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 6-4) at Houston (Lyles 2-8), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 14-5) at Milwaukee (Fiers 5-4), 6:10 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 8-8) at St. Louis (Lynn 13-4), 6:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Raley 0-0) at San Diego (Ohlendorf 3-2), 8:05 p.m. Colorado (White 2-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Harang 7-6), 8:10 p.m.

Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander pitches against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a game Monday in Detroit. Verlander struck out 14 Yankees in 132 pitches to match his career high.

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disabled list and reinstated infielder Chris Nelson from the 15-day DL. Nelson, who missed 17 games because of an irregular heartbeat, was in the starting line at second base and batting seventh. “It’s sad, man,” Nelson said. “The guy brings a lot of experience, with the batting titles and the Gold Gloves. If you have any kind of questions, you just stop over at his locker and ask him, and he’ll give you his honest opinion. That’s one of the great things about him. “I didn’t know he was having surgery until yesterday. He’s hurting pretty bad, so I’m glad he’s having the surgery so that he can get back with us next year,” he said.


Tigers’ ace dominant in win over Yankees By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT — Justin Verlander matched a career high with 14 strikeouts and got home-run support from Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera, leading the Detroit Tigers over the New York Yankees 7-2 Monday night. Verlander (12-7) threw 132 pitches, his most in a regular-season game, and sent the Tigers to their fifth straight win. Verlander gave up two unearned runs after his fielding error extended the fifth inning. Ivan Nova (10-6) was roughed up for seven runs and 11 hits — matching a career high — in 5 1-3 innings. Twins 14, Indians 3: Justin Morneau homered twice and drove in four runs, Joe Mauer had three RBIs and Ryan Doumit hit a three-run homer and the Twins handed the Indians’ their 10th straight loss. Orioles 3, Mariners 1: Chris Tillman took a three-hit shutout into the eighth inning to extend a run of successful starts by Baltimore pitchers, and the Orioles beat Jason Vargas and the Mariners. Nick Markakis homered and Mark Reynolds had three hits and an RBI for the Orioles, who have won six of eight to improve to 58-51. White Sox 4, Royals 2: Paul Konerko and Gordon Beckham homered late, Chris Sale pitched eight solid innings and the White Sox beat Kansas City. Red Sox 9, Rangers 2: Dustin Pedroia had three of Boston’s eight doubles, Aaron Cook pitched seven solid innings and the Red Sox beat the Rangers. Jacoby Ellsbury and Carl Crawford each doubled twice and Adrian Gonzalez once as the Red Sox increased their major league high to 248 doubles. Crawford and Gonzalez drove in three runs each. Angels 4 Athletics 0: Jered Weaver pitched a four-hitter for his major-league leading 15th victory, and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 on Monday night to overtake the final spot in the crowded AL wild card standings. Weaver (15-1) struck out nine, walked none and faced the minimum through 4 1-3 innings. The Angels ace has won a careerbest 10 straight starts, matching Chuck

Finley’s franchise record set in 1997.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Rockies 2, Dodgers 0: Adam Ottavino gave up one hit in three innings of relief, a single that was the result of a reversed call, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 Monday night. Ottavino (3-1) took over in the fifth inning for a tiring Drew Pomeranz. Carlos Gonzalez had a sacrifice fly in the first inning and rookie Jordan Pacheco added an RBI single in the third for the Rockies, who prevented the Dodgers from overtaking NL West-leading San Francisco following the Giants’ loss at St. Louis. Rockies manager Jim Tracy was ejected by third base umpire and crew chief Mike Everitt in the bottom of the seventh when he slammed his cap to the ground following the reversal of a call on a sinking liner by Shane Victorino first ruled an out. TV replays showed center fielder Dexter Fowler trapped the ball. Pirates 4, Diamondbacks 0: Erik Bedard allowed two hits over seven innings Monday night and the Pittsburgh Pirates opened a season-long 11-game homestand with a 4-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nationals 5, Astros 4, 11 innings: Roger Bernadina scored when Houston made two errors on the same play in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals picked up their third straight win, 5-4 over the Astros on Monday night. Padres 2, Cubs 0: Eric Stults and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, leading the San Diego Padres to a 2-0 win over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Monday night. Brewers 6, Reds 3: Yovani Gallardo pitched seven innings, and Martin Maldonado homered and drove in three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat Cincinnati. Cardinals 8, Giants 2: Jake Westbrook threw six solid innings and Carlos Beltran hit his 26th home run as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Matt Cain and the Giants. Braves 6, Phillies 1: Ben Sheets pitched into the eighth inning and Jason Heyward homered to lead the streaking Atlanta Braves over Philadelphia.

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SCOREBOARD Fan hit by lightning goes from critical to stable By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONG POND, Pa. — The NASCAR fan killed by a lightning strike at a track in northeastern Pennsylvania was a 41-year-old man from a nearby county, authorities said Monday. Brian Zimmerman, of Moosic, Pa., died as he stood near his car in the parking lot of Pocono Raceway, according to the Monroe County coroner. A woman who answered the phone at Zimmerman’s home declined comment. Nine other people were injured during Sunday’s violent storm, though it wasn’t immediately clear how many might have been struck by lightning. One who had been listed Sunday

night in critical condition was upgraded to stable. The crowd of about 85,000 was advised over public address systems and through social media to take cover Sunday afternoon when lightning and heavy rain hit the track near the end of the race. But some fans posted on the raceway’s Facebook page that they never heard the weatherrelated announcements. NASCAR spokesman Dave Higdon said Monday that officials are reviewing how the track carried out its emergency procedures. He cautioned against rushing to judgment until all the facts are known. “Anytime something like this happens, we make sure we look at it again and see if there’s any-



Grand Junction 6, Orem 5

Monday’s Olympic Medalists

Monday at Orem Grand Junction (AB-R-H-RBI) Ciriaco 2b 5-1-1-0, Dahl cf 4-1-1-0, Graeter 3b 4-2-3-1, Waldrip 1b 4-1-1-2, Yan rf 4-0-1-0, Prime dh 3-0-1-1, Stolz ss 4-0-1-1, White lf 4-0-1-0, Ramirez c 3-1-1-0 . Totals: 35-6-11-5. Orem (AB-R-H-RBI) Capote cf 5-0-1-0, Johnson 2b 4-0-1-1, Hinkle 1b 5-1-1-0, Snyder 3b 4-1-2-0, Walsh lf 4-2-2-2, Bolaski dh 3-0-1-0, Clarke rf 4-0-1-2, Bushyhead ss 4-0-1-0, Bemboom c 4-1-1-0, Soto pr 0-0-0-0. Totals: 37-5-11-5. Grand Junction 000 040 200 — 6 11 0 Orem 301 000 100 — 5 11 0 DP—Orem 2. LOB—GJ 8, Orem 7. 2B—Stolz. 3B—Johnson. HR—Waldrip (9), Walsh (6). CS—Dahl; Capote. Pitching Grand Junction (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO) Warner 3-7-4-4-1-2, Mejias (W, 3-5) 3.2-31-1-0-3, Fernandez 1.1-0-0-0-0-0, Oberg (S, 9) 1-1-0-0-1-0. Orem (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO) Diaz 4.1-7-3-3-2-2, Santiago (L, 1-3) 1.2-3-33-1-2, Baker 2-0-0-0-2-3, Powell 1-1-0-0-0-1. WP: Diaz, Baker. HBP: Ramirez (by Diaz). T: 2:34. A: 1,749.

Monday, Aug. 6 ATHLETICS Men 400 GOLD—Kirani James, Grenada. SILVER—Luguelin Santos, Dominican Republic. BRONZE—Lalonde Gordon, Trinidad & Tobago. 400 Hurdles GOLD—Felix Sanchez, Dominican Republic. SILVER—Michael Tinsley, Little Rock, Ark. BRONZE—Javier Culson, Puerto Rico. Women 3000 Steeplechase GOLD—Yuliya Zaripova, Russia. SILVER—Habiba Ghribi, Tunisia. BRONZE—Sofia Assefa, Ethiopia. Shot Put GOLD—Nadzeya Ostapchuk, Belarus. SILVER—Valerie Adams, New Zealand. BRONZE—Evgeniia Kolodko, Russia. Pole Vault GOLD—Jennifer Suhr, Fredonia, N.Y. SILVER—Yarisley Silva, Cuba. BRONZE—Elena Isinbaeva, Russia. CYCLING TRACK Men Sprint GOLD—Jason Kenny, Britain. SILVER—Gregory Bauge, France. BRONZE—Shane Perkins, Australia. EQUESTRIAN Men Team Jumping GOLD—Britain (Scott Brash, Peter Charles, Ben Maher, Nick Skelton). SILVER—Netherlands (Marc Houtzager, Gerco Schroder, Maikel van der Vleuten, Jur Vrieling). BRONZE—Saudi Arabia (Ramzy Al Duhami, HRH Prince Abdullah Al Saud, Kamal Bahamdan, Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly). GYMNASTICS ARTISTIC Men Vault GOLD—Yang Hak Seon, South Korea. SILVER—Denis Ablyazin, Russia. BRONZE—Igor Radivilov, Ukraine. Rings GOLD—Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti, Brazil. SILVER—Chen Yibing, China. BRONZE—Matteo Morandi, Italy. Women Uneven Bars GOLD—Aliya Mustafina, Russia. SILVER—He Kexin, China. BRONZE—Elizabeth Tweddle, Britain. SAILING Men Laser GOLD—Tom Slingsby, Australia. SILVER—Pavlos Kontides, Cyprus. BRONZE—Rasmus Myrgren, Sweden. Women Laser Radial GOLD—Xu Lijia, China. SILVER—Marit Bouwmeester, Netherlands. BRONZE—Evi Van Acker, Belgium. SHOOTING Men 50m Rifle 3 Positions GOLD—Niccolo Campriani, Italy. SILVER—Kim Jonghyun, South Korea. BRONZE—Matthew Emmons, Brown Mills, N.J. Trap GOLD—Giovanni Cernogoraz, Croatia. SILVER—Massimo Fabbrizi, Italy. BRONZE—Fehaid Aldeehani, Kuwait. WEIGHTLIFTING Men 105Kg GOLD—Oleksiy Torokhtiy, Ukraine. SILVER—Navab Nasirshelal, Iran. BRONZE—Bartlomiej Wojciech Bonk, Poland. WRESTLING Men 60Kg GOLD—Omid Haji Noroozi, Iran. SILVER—Revaz Lashkhi, Georgia. BRONZE—Ryutaro Matsumoto, Japan. BRONZE—Zaur Kuramagomedov, Russia. 84Kg GOLD—Alan Khugaev, Russia. SILVER—Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim, Egypt. BRONZE—Damian Janikowski, Poland. BRONZE—Danyal Gajiyev, Kazakhstan. 120Kg GOLD—Mijain Lopez Nunez, Cuba. SILVER—Heiki Nabi, Estonia. BRONZE—Johan Euren, Sweden. BRONZE—Riza Kayaalp, Turkey.

Pioneer League All Times MDT North Division W L Pct. Billings (Reds) 8 1 .889 Missoula (Diamondbacks) 7 2 .778 Helena (Brewers) 3 6 .333 Great Falls (White Sox) 0 9 .000 South Division W L Pct. Orem (Angels) 6 3 .667 Idaho Falls (Royals) 4 4 .500 Ogden (Dodgers) 4 4 .500 Grand Junction (Rockies) 3 6 .333 Monday’s Games Grand Junction 6, Orem 5 Billings 5, Great Falls 2 Missoula 10, Helena 8 Ogden at Idaho Falls, (n) Tuesday’s Games Billings 5, Great Falls 2 Grand Junction 6, Orem 5 Missoula at Helena, 7:05 p.m. Ogden at Idaho Falls, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Billings at Great Falls, 7 p.m. Grand Junction at Orem, 7:05 p.m. Missoula at Helena, 7:05 p.m. Ogden at Idaho Falls, 7:15 p.m.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RMAC Preseason Poll (1st votes) Points RMAC Overall CSU-Pueblo (9) 9 9-0 11-1 Colorado Mines 20 6-3 8-3 Chadron State (1) 30 6-3 6-5 Adams State 31 4-5 6-5 Colorado Mesa 43 3-6 4-7 N.M. Highlands 51 2-7 4-7 Western N.M. 51 4-5 5-6 Fort Lewis 68 2-7 3-8 Western State 69 1-8 1-10 Black Hills State 78 — 3-7 Preseason All-RMAC Offense QB Ross Dausin, sr., CSU-Pueblo; RB J.B. Mathews, so., CSU-Pueblo; RB Glen Clinton, jr., Chadron State; WR Markis Sumpter, sr., Western New Mexico; WR Cody Renken, sr., Colorado Mines; WR Scott Kellogg, sr., Adams State; TE David Pawelek, sr., Colorado Mines; OL Ryan Jensen, sr., CSU-Pueblo; OL Jonathan Jones, sr., CSU-Pueblo; OL Garrett Gilkey, sr., Chadron State; OL Kevin Ashak, sr., Adams State; OL Trevor Stapp, sr., Colorado Mesa. Defense DL Corey Orth, sr., CSU-Pueblo; DL Domonique Lewis, sr., Colorado Mesa; DL Keifer Burke, sr., Chadron State; DL Jan Karlos Medina, sr., Chadron State; LB Jordan Campbell, sr., N.M. Highlands*; LB Kevin Lindholm, sr., Chadron State; LB Jaden Terry, so., Western State; LB Phil Odell, sr., Fort Lewis; DB Stephan Dickens, jr., CSU-Pueblo; DB James Ackel, sr., Adams State; DB Abdul Kenneh, sr., N.M. Highlands; DB Bernard Williams, sr., Western N.M. Special Teams K David Van Voris, sr., Adams State*; P Taylor Accardi, sr., Colorado Mines; KR Abdul Kenneh, sr., N.M. Highlands; PR Josh Sandoval, jr., CSU-Pueblo. *—unanimous selection

ODDS Glantz-Culver Line Aug. 7 Major League Baseball National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Philadelphia -145 Atlanta +135 at Pittsburgh -120 Arizona +110 at New York -170 Miami +160 Washington -180 at Houston +170 Cincinnati -110 at Milwaukee +100 at St. Louis -175 San Francisco +165 at San Diego -130 Chicago +120 at Los Angeles -180 Colorado +170 American League at Baltimore -120 Seattle +110 at Cleveland -105 Minnesota -105 New York -110 at Detroit +100 at Tampa Bay -185 Toronto +175 at Boston -120 Texas +110 at Chicago -190 Kansas City +180 Los Angeles -135 at Oakland +125 Preseason NFL Thursday FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Washington +2½ 2 (35) at Buffalo at New England 2½ 2½ (40) New Orleans Pittsburgh +3 1½ (33½) at Philadelphia at Atlanta 3 2½ (33½) Baltimore at San Diego 2½ 2½ (37) Green Bay at Chicago 3 3 (33) Denver Friday at Miami 2½ 2½ (33) Tampa Bay at Cincinnati 1½ 1½ (34) N.Y. Jets at Detroit 4½ 3 (36) Cleveland at Jacksonville Pk 2½ (33½) N.Y. Giants at Kansas City 3 3 (34½) Arizona at San Francisco 5 3½ (33) Minnesota

thing we should have done different,” Higdon said. “It’s never a good day for us when someone passes and people are hurt.” Pocono Raceway president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky expressed sorrow at a news conference Monday afternoon at the track, where a large U.S. flag flew at half-staff. “Fans are like family to us,” Igdalsky said, noting that Zimmerman had been coming to races for several years with his friends. He added that he planned to contact Zimmerman’s family and visit other victims. Pocono officials are going through log books to establish a timeline for the storm, weather warnings and final laps of the shortened race, Igdalsky said.

Monday’s U.S. Olympic Athletes 400 Hurdles- Final 2. Michael Tinsley, Little Rock, Ark., 47.91. 5. Angelo Taylor, Decatur, Ga., 48.25. 8. Kerron Clement, LaPorte, Texas, 49.15. 800 First Round Qualifying Heat 1 4. Khadevis Robinson, Fort Worth, Texas, 1:47.17. Heat 4 1. Nick Symmonds, Boise, Idaho, 1:45.91 (Q). Heat 7 1. Duane Solomon, Lompoc, Calif., 1:46.05 (Q). Discus-Qualifying Group 1 8. Jason Young, Dallas, (62.18), 204-0. Group 2 12. Lance Brooks, New Berlin, Ill., (61.17), 200-8. 17. Jarred Rome, Marysville, Wash., (59.57), 195-5. Women 3000 Steeplechase-Final 9. Emma Coburn, Crested Butte, Colo., 9:23.54. 14. Bridget Franek, Hiram, Ohio, 9:45.51. Pole Vault-Final 1. Jennifer Suhr, Fredonia, N.Y., (4.75), 15-7. 9. Becky Holliday, Penryn, Calif., (4.45), 14-7 1-4. Shot Put-Final 6. Michelle Carter, Ovilla, Texas, (19.42), 63-8 3-4. 200 First Round Qualifying Heat 2 1. Allyson Felix, Los Angeles, 22.71 (Q). Heat 3 1. Carmelita Jeter, Gardena, Calif., 22.65 (Q). Heat 4 1. Sanya Richards-Ross, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 22.48 (Q).

400 Hurdles-Semifinals Heat 1 3. T’erea Brown, Hampton, Va., 54.21 (Q). Heat 2 1. Lashinda Demus, Long Beach, Calif., 54.08 (Q). Heat 3 2. Georganne Moline, Phoenix, 54.74 (Q). 100 Hurdles-First Round Qualifying Heat 3 1. Kellie Wells, Midlothian, Va., 12.69 (Q). Heat 4 2. Dawn Harper, East St. Louis, Ill., 12.75 (Q). Heat 6 1. Lolo Jones, Des Moines, Iowa, 12.68 (Q). 1500 First Round-Qualifying Heat 1 7. Shannon Rowbury, San Francisco, 4:06.03 (Q). Heat 2 6. Jennifer Simpson, Oviedo, Fla., 4:13.81 (Q). Heat 3 2. Morgan Uceny, Plymouth, Ind., 4:06.87 (Q)., Shot Put-Qualifying Group 1 4. Michelle Carter, Ovilla, Texas, (18.63), 61-1 1-2. 7. Jillian Camarena-Williams, Woodland, Calif., (18.22), 59-9 1-2. Qualifying Group 2 11. Tia Brooks, Grand Rapids, Mich., (17.72), 58-1 3-4. Beach Volleyball Men-Quarterfinals Martins Plavins and Janis Smedins, Latvia 2, def. Jacob Gibb, Bountiful, Utah and Sean Rosenthal, Hermosa Beach, Calif., United States 2, 19-21, 2118, 15-11. Boxing-Women 51Kg Quarterfinals Marlen Esparza, Houston, def. Karlha Magliocco, Venezuela, 24-16. Omnium After Elimination Race 2. Sarah Hammer, Temecula, Calif., (5; 5; 2) 12. Diving Men’s 3m Springboard Preliminary 3. Troy Dumais, Ventura, Calif., 486.60 (Q). 7. Chris Colwill, Brandon, Fla., 461.35 (Q). Equestrian Team Jumping-Final Ranking 6. United States (McLain Ward, Brewster, N.Y., ANTARES; Elizabeth Madden, Cazenovia, N.Y., VIA VOLO; Reed Kessler, Armonk, N.Y., CYLANA; Richard Fellers, Wilsonville, Ore., FLEXIBLE), (8; 20), 28. Gymnastics Men’s Vault-Final 5. Samuel Mikulak, Newport Beach, Calif. (16.100, 16.000), 16.050. Women Uneven Bars-Final 8. Gabrielle Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va., 14.900. Sailing Laser Radial-Final Ranking 8. Paige Railey, Clearwater, Fla. (8, 5, 12, 17, 4, 9, 21, 20, 9, 8, 12), 104. Laser-Final Ranking 29. Rob Crane, Darien, Conn. (35, 42, 30, 28, 16, 26, 18, 8, 33, 44), 236. Men’s 470 Ranking after race 8 17. United States (Stuart McNay, Boston; Graham Biehl, San Diego) (15, 22, 10, 3, 23, 23, 6, 18), 97. Elliot 6m Round Robin Through 66 of 66 races 4. United States (Anna Tunnicliffe, Plantation, Fla.; Debbie Capozzi, Bayport, N.Y.; Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer, San Diego) (1, 0, 1, 0, 1, 1, 1, 0, 1, 1, 1), 8. 49er Ranking after race 14 15. United States (Erik Storck, Huntington, N.Y.; Trevor Moore, Naples, Fla.) (6, 10, 16, 1, 7, 13, 20, 18, 2, 17, 5, 20, 17, 8), 157. Shooting Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Final Ranking 3. Matthew Emmons, Brown Mills, N.J. (1172, 99.3), 1271.3. Qualification (did not advance) 30. Jason Parker, Omaha, Neb., 1159. Synchronized Swimming Duet Preliminary (free routine) 10. United States (Mary Killman, McKinney, Texas; Mariya Koroleva, Concord, Calif.), 176.170 (Q). Wrestling (Greco-Roman) Men 60Kg-Qualification Ivo Serafimov Angelov, Bulgaria, def. Ellis E Coleman, Oak Park, Ill., 1-0, 7-1, Points. 84Kg-Qualification Charles Edward Betts, St. Michael, Minn., def. Keitani Graham, Micronesia, 6-0, 1-0, Points. 1/8 Finals Pablo Enrique Shorey Hernandez, Cuba, def. Charles Edward Betts, St. Michael, Minn., 1-0, 1-0, Points. 120Kg-1/8 Finals Dremiel Deshon Byers, Kings Mountain, N.C., def. Muminjon Abdullaev, Uzbekistan, 1-0, 2-0, Points. Quarterfinals Riza Kayaalp, Turkey, def. Dremiel Deshon Byers, Kings Mountain, N.C., 1-0, 1-0, Points.

United States 126, Argentina 97 Argentina L.Scola 4-8 3-4 11, M.Ginobili 4-7 7-7 16, M.Mata 2-2 0-0 4, F.Campazzo 3-4 0-0 8, J.Gutierrez 3-6 6-7 12, C.Delfino 5-12 1-4 13, M.Leiva 0-1 0-0 0, L.Gutierrez 3-7 2-2 11, A.Nocioni 5-10 0-0 12, H.Jasen 3-7 2-4 8, F.Kammerichs 1-1 0-0 2, Totals 33-65 21-28 97 United States T.Chandler 1-2 1-1 3, K.Durant 9-12 2-4 28, L.James 7-12 3-3 18, R.Westbrook 1-8 2-2 4, D.Williams 2-7 0-0 5, A.Iguodala 6-9 0-0 13, K.Bryant 3-10 4-4 11, K.Love 5-7 2-4 13, J.Harden 3-5 0-0 7, C.Paul 6-7 0-0 17, A.Davis 1-3 0-0 2, C.Anthony 1-6 2-2 5, Totals 45-88 16-20 126 Halftime—United States 60, Argentina 59. 3-Point goals—Argentina 10-26 (M.Ginobili 1-3, F.Campazzo 2-3, C.Delfino 2-7, L.Gutierrez 3-7, A.Nocioni 2-4, H.Jasen 0-2) United States 20-39 (K.Durant 8-10, L.James 1-3, R.Westbrook 0-3, D.Williams 1-2, A.Iguodala 1-3, K.Bryant 1-4, K.Love 1-3, J.Harden 1-2, C.Paul 5-6, C.Anthony 1-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Argentina 33 (M.Ginobili 5) United States 47 (A.Iguodala 9, K.Love 9). Assists—Argentina 22 (F.Campazzo 7) United States 29 (C.Paul 7). Total Fouls—Argentina 18 United States 26.

One bolt hit the grandstand parking area around 5 p.m. Sunday, killing Zimmerman and injuring eight others, Igdalsky said. A second possible strike came around 6:35 p.m., sending a ninth person to the hospital with minor injuries, he said. Brian Mattson of Greentown, Pa., said he and friend Tom Deacher had just gotten into their truck to leave the track when they saw the first bolt hit about two car rows in front of them. Mattson said sparks flew “like a Roman candle” after the lightning hit a tailgating canopy next to a car. “When the tent collapsed, I knew it wasn’t right,” said Deacher, of Mayfield, Pa. They ran over and found two


men on the ground. Deacher said he and others tried to administer CPR to the men until paramedics arrived. They don’t know if one of the men was Zimmerman. Communicating incoming weather is often a challenge for officials at tracks throughout the country. Most such facilities — especially the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway — are massive, with fans spread among grandstand seating and a spacious infield where fans camp and tailgate. NASCAR stays in contact with track officials when weather may affect a race, but it’s the responsibility of track officials to communicate with race fans about advisories or severe storms approaching. Decisions about proceeding


PGA Tour FedExCup Standings

NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Through Aug. 5 Rank Player Points YTD Money 1. Tiger Woods 2,204 2. Zach Johnson 2,018 3. Jason Dufner 1,983 4. Hunter Mahan 1,739 5. Bubba Watson 1,712 6. Matt Kuchar 1,600 7. Keegan Bradley 1,522 8. Rory McIlroy 1,492 9. Carl Pettersson 1,428 10. Ernie Els 1,426 11. Webb Simpson 1,378 12. Steve Stricker 1,365 13. Phil Mickelson 1,340 14. Scott Piercy 1,284 15. Justin Rose 1,279 16. Jim Furyk 1,257 17. Luke Donald 1,257 18. Rickie Fowler 1,246 19. Johnson Wagner 1,181 20. Kyle Stanley 1,177

Through Aug. 5 Points 1, Dale Earnhardt Jr., 744. 2, Matt Kenseth, 739. 3, Greg Biffle, 738. 4, Jimmie Johnson, 736. 5, Martin Truex Jr., 694. 6, Tony Stewart, 691. 7, Brad Keselowski, 690. 8, Denny Hamlin, 683. 9, Kevin Harvick, 681. 10, Clint Bowyer, 679. 11, Kasey Kahne, 622. 12, Carl Edwards, 619. 13, Jeff Gordon, 611. 14, Ryan Newman, 611. 15, Kyle Busch, 599. 16, Paul Menard, 597. 17, Joey Logano, 575. 18, Marcos Ambrose, 553. 19, Jamie McMurray, 536. 20, Jeff Burton, 527. Money 1, Jimmie Johnson, $5,301,259. 2, Matt Kenseth, $5,005,692. 3, Tony Stewart, $4,384,780. 4, Denny Hamlin, $4,271,636. 5, Kyle Busch, $4,060,411. 6, Greg Biffle, $3,886,003. 7, Dale Earnhardt Jr., $3,846,345. 8, Brad Keselowski, $3,626,340. 9, Kevin Harvick, $3,601,146. 10, Jeff Gordon, $3,500,414. 11, Carl Edwards, $3,367,680. 12, Martin Truex Jr., $3,351,542. 13, Ryan Newman, $3,338,401. 14, Jeff Burton, $3,303,340. 15, Clint Bowyer, $3,231,982. 16, Kasey Kahne, $3,051,861. 17, Aric Almirola, $2,945,861. 18, Marcos Ambrose, $2,904,523. 19, Jamie McMurray, $2,855,603. 20, Juan Pablo Montoya, $2,799,836.

$4,813,873 $4,096,284 $4,334,137 $3,720,793 $3,874,822 $3,606,525 $3,222,158 $3,460,492 $2,696,362 $3,103,548 $2,949,232 $2,820,421 $2,913,871 $2,303,325 $2,912,750 $2,676,455 $2,732,866 $2,823,193 $2,183,300 $2,280,657

World Golf Ranking Through Aug. 5 1. Luke Donald Eng 2. Tiger Woods USA 3. Rory McIlroy NIr 4. Lee Westwood Eng 5. Webb Simpson USA 6. Bubba Watson USA 7. Adam Scott Aus 8. Jason Dufner USA 9. Matt Kuchar USA 10. Justin Rose Eng 11. Steve Stricker USA 12. Graeme McDowell NIr 13. Zach Johnson USA 14. Hunter Mahan USA 15. Keegan Bradley USA 16. Louis Oosthuizen SAf 17. Ernie Els SAf 18. Dustin Johnson USA 19. Phil Mickelson USA 20. Rickie Fowler USA

9.67 8.53 8.46 7.48 6.31 6.00 5.99 5.90 5.78 5.65 5.50 5.21 5.15 5.13 5.12 4.74 4.74 4.63 4.32 4.29

2012 Ryder Cup Points At Medinah Country Club Medinah, Ill. Sept. 28-30, 2012 Through Aug. 5 United States 1. Tiger Woods 5,727.613 2. Jason Dufner 5,593.502 3. Bubba Watson 5,528.483 4. Keegan Bradley 4,782.206 5. Webb Simpson 4,635.500 6. Zach Johnson 4,461.544 7. Matt Kuchar 4,448.942 8. Phil Mickelson 4,163.608 9. Hunter Mahan 4,082.228 10. Steve Stricker 3,563.069 11. Jim Furyk 3,318.116 12. Rickie Fowler 3,313.338 13. Brandt Snedeker 3,176.787 14. Dustin Johnson 3,002.770 15. Bo Van Pelt 2,952.981 Europe European Points 1. Rory McIlroy 2,859,350.76 2. Justin Rose 2,286,013.74 3. Graeme McDowell 2,257,697.58 4. Paul Lawrie 2,073,367.70 5. Francesco Molinari 2,048,671.24 6. Martin Kaymer 1,869,737.04 7. Luke Donald 1,850,039.97 8. Peter Hanson 1,836,167.51 9. Nicolas Colsaerts 1,733,163.50 10. Lee Westwood 1,689,969.33 World Points 1. Rory McIlroy 368.81 2. Luke Donald 359.31 3. Justin Rose 293.83 4. Lee Westwood 280.27 5. Graeme McDowell 252.19 6. Francesco Molinari 184.17 7. Paul Lawrie 179.04 8. Peter Hanson 173.57 9. Martin Kaymer 172.26 10. Sergio Garcia 158.85 The top five European Points leaders at the conclusion of the 2012 Johnnie Walker Championship qualify. The top five World Points leaders, not already qualified, also qualify.

PGA Tour Statistics Through Aug. 5 Scoring Average 1, Tiger Woods, 68.85. 2, Matt Kuchar, 69.02. 3, Jim Furyk, 69.24. 4, Rory McIlroy, 69.28. 5, Jason Dufner, 69.30. 6, Justin Rose, 69.39. 7, Adam Scott, 69.41. 8, Padraig Harrington, 69.45. 9, Zach Johnson, 69.51. 10, Bubba Watson, 69.52. Driving Distance 1, Bubba Watson, 316.6. 2, Jamie Lovemark, 311.9. 3, Robert Garrigus, 310.4. 4, Charlie Beljan, 310.3. 5, J.B. Holmes, 309.5. 6, Rory McIlroy, 309.0. 7, Dustin Johnson, 308.1. 8, Kyle Stanley, 306.8. 9, Jason Day, 306.5. 10, Graham DeLaet, 305.0. Driving Accuracy Percentage 1, Jerry Kelly, 71.96%. 2, Heath Slocum, 70.56%. 3, Jim Furyk, 69.87%. 4, Graeme McDowell, 69.64%. 5, Ben Curtis, 69.54%. 6, Tim Clark, 69.18%. 7, Gary Christian, 68.66%. 8, Brian Davis, 68.60%. 9, John Huh, 68.42%. 10, David Toms, 68.38%. Greens in Regulation Percentage 1, Bubba Watson, 71.06%. 2, Justin Rose, 70.67%. 3, Hunter Mahan, 69.87%. 4, Lee Westwood, 69.60%. 5, John Senden, 69.44%. 6, Jason Dufner, 69.18%. 7, Greg Owen, 68.97%. 8, J.J. Henry, 68.67%. 9, Brendon de Jonge, 68.59%. 10, Boo Weekley, 68.56%. Total Driving 1, Boo Weekley, 50. 2, Hunter Mahan, 64. 3, John Rollins, 65. 4, Tiger Woods, 73. 5 (tie), Bo Van Pelt and Jason Dufner, 78. 7, Brandt Jobe, 84. 8, Chris Couch, 85. 9, Billy Horschel, 90. 10, Keegan Bradley, 98. Strokes Gained - Putting 1, Aaron Baddeley, .855. 2, Zach Johnson, .739. 3, Ben Curtis, .733. 4, Luke Donald, .723. 5, Brandt Snedeker, .719. 6, Martin Flores, .683. 7, Bryce Molder, .681. 8, Brian Gay, .664. 9, Bo Van Pelt, .644. 10, Derek Lamely, .614. Birdie Average 1, Webb Simpson, 4.13. 2, Keegan Bradley, 4.04. 3, Jason Dufner, 4.02. 4, Ben Crane, 3.97. 5, Bubba Watson, 3.96. 6, Rory McIlroy, 3.91. 7 (tie), Zach Johnson and Jeff Overton, 3.89. 9 (tie), Brandt Snedeker and Martin Laird, 3.88.


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TRANSACTIONS Monday BASEBALL National League COLORADO ROCKIES — Reinstated 3B Chris Nelson from the 15-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Sanches on a minor league contract. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Designated OF Tony Gwynn Jr. for assignment. Recalled OF/1B Jerry Sands from Albuquerque (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Recalled SS Jean Segura from Huntsville (TL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with 1B Jake Opitz on a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Sent RHP Juan Cruz to Altoona (EL) for a rehab assignment. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with OF Raymond Kruml on a minor league contract. FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS — Named Sandy Weil director of football analytics. CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Rashied Davis to a one-year contract. Placed WR Devin Thomas on the reserve/left team list. DALLAS COWBOYS — Waived S Brodney Pool and CB Isaac Madison. Signed WR David Little and RB Javarris Williams. DENVER BRONCOS — Signed S Jim Leonhard and LB Keith Brooking. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Agreed to terms with WR Justin Blackmon to a four-year contract. MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed WR A.J. Love. Placed WR Greg Childs on the waived-injured list.

with a race are typically made minute-by-minute, although there have been instances the last several years when NASCAR worked with track officials in advance of incoming weather in the interest of fan safety. The decision to postpone a 2008 race at Richmond was made a day before the scheduled start because Tropical Storm Hanna was moving toward Virginia. In 2010, all track activity at Talladega Superspeedway was canceled because of extended periods of severe weather. Track officials made the decision based on advice from the Talladega County Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service, which warned of potential tornadoes.

ON THE AIR Time BASEBALL 3 p.m. 6 p.m. 5 p.m. 8p.m. OLYMPICS 3 a.m.


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Little league baseball Little league baseball Detroit at Boston Colorado at L.A. Dodgers

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Pro Football

Broncos-Bears game on MeTV Thursday night’s Denver Broncos preseason opener, set for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff at Chicago, will be broadcast on MeTV, a new sister station of KKCO, the local NBC affiliate. For those with cable, MeTV is on Channel 109 on Bresnan, Channel 194 on Optimum. KKCO moved the game to accommodate the Olympics being shown on NBC. For those with satellite dishes, MeTV is available over the air by taking your digital-ready TV off satellite and tuning to Channel 11.2 or 11-2. Viewers without cable or satellite who receive stations over the air via antenna or a digital converter box, can tune to Channel 11.2 or 11-2 to see the game. For questions, contact your satellite or cable provider, or KKCO at 243-1111. KKCO has set up a website with information on how to watch the game at http://www.

Junior Golf

Palisade golfers first, second in the Four Corners Junior Championship A pair of Palisade golfers, Kyler Smith and Skyler Miller, placed first and second in the boys 16-18 division of the Four Corners Junior Championship at the end of July. Smith shot a two-day score of 149 to win the title and Miller carded a 156 for second. Jacob Smith, Kyler’s younger brother, won the boys 13-under division with a 170. After returning from the tournament in Cortez, Kyler Smith won the Ace Tour championship at Redlands Mesa, shooting 2-under-par 70, scoring a 20 in the Stableford scoring format.


GJ’s Martin second in stroke play Melissa Martin of Grand Junction shot 1-over-par 74 on Monday and is second in the championship/first flight of the Colorado Women’s Golf Association stroke play championship. Played at Columbine Country Club, Martin shot a 39 on the front, but came in at 35 to trail Somin Lee of Denver by two strokes heading into the second round. Jacqueline Sherman of Grand Junction is eighth in the championship/first flight, six strokes off the pace after carding a first-round 78. Coaches or managers should call 970-256-4203 or 1-800-332-5832, fax results to 244-8578 or e-mail to as soon as possible after completion of any event. Please provide complete statistics and scoring summaries for both teams, including first and last names of all players. Coaches can also submit results online on, and are asked to add The Daily Sentinel (Sports@gjsentinel. com) to the email list for results.


The Daily Sentinel • Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Broncos sign LB Brooking


Durant lights it up in second half to advance

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ENGLEWOOD — The last time linebacker Keith Brooking got up close to John Elway, the Denver Broncos were celebrating their Super Bowl win over his Atlanta Falcons for their second straight title. “That’s the first thing I mentioned to him,” Brooking said Monday after the 15th-year veteran signed with the Broncos. “I was like, ‘By the way, I haven’t forgotten ‘98.’ ” The 36-year-old Brooking was a wide-eyed rookie back then. He’s been to five Pro Bowls since but hasn’t gotten back to the Super Bowl. “So, that’s even more of a reason to continue to play and strive to get there,” Brooking said. “That’s what this is all about at this point. Not a lot of fond memories from that evening in Miami, for sure — or the night before.” That’s when safety Eugene Robinson was arrested for soliciting a prostitute, sending the Falcons for a loop just hours before the biggest game of their lives. Elway led Denver to a 34-19 win in the last game of his Hall of Fame career. They won just one playoff game in the next dozen years before he returned in a front office role last year. Brooking went on to play another decade in Atlanta before a three-year stint in Dallas. He has played in all 16 regular-season games for 11 consecutive years, starting all of them in nine of those seasons. But he started just three games last year, when he was supplanted by Sean Lee. Brooking recorded 34 tackles in 2011, his lowest total since 21 in his rookie season, but that didn’t scare off the Broncos.

LONDON — Kevin Durant shot the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team out of trouble, and right into the top seed in their group. Durant scored 17 of his 28 points during the Americans’ explosive 42-point third quarter, turning a one-point game into a blowout that sent the U.S. soaring into the quarterfinals with a 126-97 victory over Argentina on Monday night. The NBA scoring champion matched the Argentines’ point total in the period, going 5-of-6 from 3-point range, the last one from well beyond 25 feet. The Americans didn’t stop shooting and scoring until Carmelo Anthony made a 3-pointer in the final second of the quarter while taking what he and the U.S. bench right behind him felt was a cheap shot from Argentina’s Facundo Campazzo, setting off an exchange of words and technical fouls. “You kind of want to send a message a little bit.,” Kobe Bryant said. “This was the second game in a row that this team has played us close. We didn’t want to give them confidence.” The Americans (5-0) will play Australia (3-2) in a quarterfinal game Wednesday. LeBron James added 18 points, getting the Americans’ first seven of the third quarter before Durant took over. Chris Paul finished with 17. Two nights after surviving their first real test in a 9994 victory over Lithuania, it seemed the Americans might be headed for another tight finish. Argentina shot 56 percent in the first half and the U.S. led just 60-59. Minutes later, it was effectively over. Durant’s 3-pointer after James’ surge gave the U.S. 10 points in 2:10 of the second half, and he made back-to-back 3s midway through the period to make it 85-68. He nailed consecutive 3s again later in the quarter, the latter from beyond the hash line, a distance that most players would never consider pulling up from. “I really didn’t pay attention to where the line was,” Durant

LITTLE: OM Girls go 0-2 in Santa Fe ➤ Continued from page 1B they say, good pitching beats good hitting and that was the case this week. But I’m proud of them, we gave it our best.”

JUNIOR SOFTBALL The Orchard Mesa girls went 0-2 in the Southwest Regional in Santa Fe, N.M. In its first game, Orchard Mesa, a team comprised of girls from Grand Junction and Delta, led through four innings, but a few mental errors cost them in a 24-9 loss to Texas East, from Bridge City, Texas. In an elimination game Sunday against Vidalia, La., Orchard Mesa led 1-0 until the top of the fourth when the Louisiana state champion put up six runs on the way to an 11-1 victory.

18U SOFTBALL The Grand Valley Crush 18-under fastpitch team won its pool in the USSSA Fastpitch World Series in Chino, Calif., then went 1-2 in bracket play of the 38-team tournament. The Crush went 2-0-1 in pool play, then defeated the Cal Ladyhawks 1-0 in the opening round of bracket play. A 7-5 loss to Pure Fastpitch from Huntington Beach, Calif., dropped the Crush into the consolation bracket, where it lost to eventual consolation champion California Thunder 14-0. The Crush is comprised of players from five high schools throughout the Grand Valley.


The United States’ Carmelo Anthony and Argentina’s Luis Scola battle for a loose ball in the U.S.’s win. said. “When I caught that ball I was going to shoot it.” Durant, who holds the U.S. scoring record with 38 points in the 2010 world championship, might have threatened that if not for the lopsided score. He checked out for good about a minute into the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili scored 16 points for Argentina (32), which would have won Group A via tiebreaker if it had blown out the U.S. Instead, it finished third and will face Brazil in the quarterfinals.

WATER POLO Norbert Hosnyanszky scored three times and defending champion Hungary beat the U.S. 11-6 to close out the preliminary stage of the men’s tournament. The Americans have dropped two straight and will face undefeated Croatia in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Hungary plays Italy, Spain takes on Montenegro and Australia faces Serbia in the other quarters.

CYCLING Jason Kenny won the sprint for Britain’s fifth gold medal out of a possible seven in track cycling. Kenny earned his first win against three-time world champion Gregory Bauge of France. The 24-year-old from Bolton, outside Manchester,

made good on the British team’s decision to enter him in the event instead of defending champion Chris Hoy. Bauge failed in his bid to become the first Frenchman to win the Olympic sprint title in 40 years. Shane Perkins of Australia claimed the bronze medal.

SAILING Tom Slingsby of Australia won the men’s Laser class by match-racing closest competitor Pavlos Kontides to the back of the fleet. Kontides took the silver, the first-ever Olympic medal for Cyprus, the small island nation that started taking part in the games in Moscow in 1980. A few hours later, as Slingsby was about to receive his gold medal in a harbor-side ceremony, the Aussie crew of Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen came ashore with an unassailable lead in the 49er skiff class. To collect their medals, Outteridge and Jensen need to make a “genuine effort” to start, sail the course and finish in the medals race Wednesday. In the women’s Laser Radial, Xu Lijia of China won the gold despite having to do a penalty turn on the first downwind leg for rocking the boat. Marit Bouwmeester of the

Netherlands took silver, and Belgium’s Evi Van Acker was third.

DIVING Ilya Zakharov of Russia led the men’s 3-meter springboard preliminaries, with He Chong of China close behind in second during a competition marked by pratfalls. Zakharov totaled 507.65 points during the six rounds. He, who was ninth after his first dive, totaled 500.90 while opening defense of his Olympic title. Troy Dumais of the U.S. was third at 486.60 after rallying from sixth in the fourth round. Two divers scored all zeros, while two others got low scores for badly botching their dives.

SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina head into the duet final as top qualifiers after the preliminary free routine. Performing to music that included the theme from Tim Burton’s “Sleepy Hollow,” the Russians added to their leading marks in the preliminary technical to easily claim the top spot in 196.800. China’s Huang Xuechen and Liu Ou were next at 192.810, while Spain’s Ona Carbonell and Andrea Fuentes were third at 192.590. The top 12 teams advanced to Tuesday’s final.

SOCCER: Americans dominated possession in the early minutes ➤ Continued from page 1B the title match in every Summer Games since women’s soccer was introduced in Atlanta in 1996, winning the gold in 1996, 2004 and 2008 and the silver in 2000. The Americans advanced by continuing its dominance of the neighbor to the north, extending its unbeaten streak against Canada to 27 games (23-0-4). The Americans lead the alltime series 44-3-5, the last loss coming at the Algarve Cup in 2001. But it wasn’t easy. Sinclair was an imposing force, scoring her 141st, 142nd and 143rd

goals in international play. She’s now even with Wambach for No. 2 on the all-time list, both chasing Mia Hamm’s world record of 158. Canada coach John Herdman said before the game that the run of futility against the Americans was on the minds of his players, and he addressed it with them in the run-up to the match. He also injected some pregame intrigue by accusing the Americans of using “highly illegal,” overly physical tactics on free kicks and corner kicks. Certainly, his team gave one of its most spirited efforts on the biggest stage ever for a game between the neighbor-

ing rivals, scoring the most goals the U.S. has allowed since a 5-4 win by the Americans over Australia in May 2008. The game included a pair of U.S. goals resulting from moments rarely seen in soccer, including a corner kick that curled in for a goal and a goalkeeper whistled for holding the ball too long. Canada coach John Herdman felt the goalkeeper call was a miscarriage of justice, and he also felt referee Christiana Pedersen of Norway missed a hand ball in the penalty in front of the U.S. goal. The Americans dominated possession in the early min-

utes, but then the U.S. defense did the unexplainable — it lost track of one of the top goalscorers of all time. Marie-Eve Nault played a ball ahead to Melissa Tancredi, who tapped a pass over to Sinclair. Sinclair then slalomed through the penalty area, maneuvering around defender Kelley O’Hara to beat goalkeeper Hope Solo with simple right-footer from 10 yards. It was the first goal allowed by the U.S. in more the 360 minutes, since a pair of early scores by France in the Olympic opener two weeks ago. The U.S. also trailed at halftime for the first time in this tournament.

GJ: Dahl was 1 for 4, extending his hit streak to 19 games ➤ Continued from page 1B for the second out of the inning, then Rockies manager turned to Raul Fernandez. He got Michael Snyder to fly out to right field on the first pitch to preserve Grand Junctino’s 6-5 lead. Warner didn’t get a decision, allowing four runs on seven hits in three innings. Alving Mejias

ARNOLD: O’Dowd to be more involved

picked up his third win, allowing one run in 3 2/3 innings out of the bullpen. Fernandez retired all four batters he faced, and Scott Oberg picked up his ninth save of the season. “Mejias was the key to the game,” Diaz said. “He kept us in it, and then he did a good job of keeping them off the scoreboard after we tied the game, so we were able to keep momen-

tum.” David Dahl was 1 for 4, extending his hit streak to 19 games, and now has the longest current hit streak in the league after Seth Mejias-Brean’s 22game streak came to an end. Lefty Jayson Aquino (1-0) makes his second start for the Rockies tonight. Aquino beat the Owlz last week. Rockies notes: Right field-

er Julian Yan is the Pioneer League offensive player of the week. Yan went 10 for 31 with two doubles, six home runs, 14 RBI and scored eight runs in the past seven games. He now has 10 home runs, which leads the league, and is fifth in the league with 36 RBI. He’s the third GJ Rockies player to be honored, following Ryan Garvey and Ben Waldrip.

out for you. “The fact that the boys fought, they fought as a group and played as a team and they put themselves in a position to make a playoff run. I know they’re going to do the same thing in the second half.” Wilson covered several topics in our conversation, ranging from that first-half run to the construction of the GJ Rockies roster to the recent changes in Colorado’s front office. The Grand Junction club has eight of the organization’s top 11 picks from this June’s draft, including the top four. “For a lot of guys, this was the right place for them in terms of their development,” he said. “They’re young and we don’t have a team in Arizona. It’s a Rookie league, but it’s an Advanced Rookie league, where you see a lot of college-aged players. “When we take those high school kids, especially early in the draft, this is the best place for them to have their first exposure in professional baseball.” Three of the first four picks, David Dahl, Max White and Ryan Warner, just graduated from high school. As for the balance between developing individual players and a winning team, Wilson believes they go hand-in-hand. “The fine line in the development game, you want to give guys a chance to win as a team, be able to teach them how to win together and play for each other, and at the same time developing each individual player,” he said. “Without the ability of each individual player to get to their potential, they aren’t going to be a good big-leaguer. At the same time, if they don’t have the ability to be a winning player and fight tooth and nail for their teammates, they’re not going to be a good big-league player.” On newly acquired pitcher Jayson Aquino, who tore up the Dominican Summer League and was impressive in his Pioneer League debut: “Jayson has a very special arm, as so many of these kids do,” Wilson said. “There were things to take into consideration besides (if) he’s ready to compete here. He has to be ready from a cultural standpoint, a maturity standpoint, from a comfort level standpoint for him.” Although players such as Dahl and Eddie Butler, the top two picks in this year’s draft, are turning heads, Wilson said progress is being made throughout the club. “Honestly, up and down the roster, everybody has made progress. Sometimes that does not show up on the stat sheet. At this level, even bad games, bad performances, everyone is OK with that. We don’t have expectations,” Wilson said. “So many of them have done what we’ve asked them to do on a day-in, day-out basis, and for them to do that is all we can ask right now.” General Manager Dan O’Dowd will be more involved with the minor league clubs and Bill Geivett becoming the senior vice president for Major League operations. “Are things going to be a whole lot different? Some of it is yet to be seen, but in terms of a lot of people’s daily responsibilities, no,” Wilson said. “In terms of other people’s involvement in other areas, sure. But all we’re doing is trying to put people in the right place and our organization in the right place to have success. “We are doing things a little bit differently, but sometimes different is good, and a lot of good things can come out of change.”

NEW ERA: The Mavericks open the season Aug. 30 at Humboldt State (Calif.) University ➤ Continued from page 1B preseason all-conference team, offensive lineman Trevor Stapp and defensive lineman Domonique Lewis. CSU-Pueblo quarterback Ross Dausin is the preseason offensive player of the year, with Highlands linebacker Jordan Campbell the defensive player of the year and Colorado Mines punter Taylor Accardi the spe-

cial teams player of the year. The Mavericks will have to practice and play more consistently and with a higher level of intensity, Martin said, to get out of the middle of the pack, where Mesa has resided the past four seasons. “It will be a lot with developing consistency and maintaining a level of intensity because it is different,” Martin said. That will start with the ever-

changing quarterback position, The Mavericks had five different quarterbacks last season. “The first eight practices we’ll get the four quarterbacks some reps,” Martin said. “After that, we’ll start to narrow it down. “At the same time, I’m not against playing two quarterbacks. When I was at Baylor University back in 1985, we played two whole offensive units. In each one of them we

had three running backs and three receivers.” Junior Jason Haferman, sophomore Chris Henderson and redshirt freshman Deke Cisco return. Michael Mankoff, who would’ve been a senior, graduated early. Steven Romero opted to not return this fall, Martin said. Transfer Austen Fales (Central Connecticut State) will compete for the starting job.

Mesa players report Wednesday and begin practice Thursday morning. The Mavericks open the season Aug. 30 at Humboldt State (Calif.) University. By then, Martin hopes some changes will have starting taking place. One that has is a new helmet logo, featuring the university’s new Maverick head instead of the CMU lettering. Although some players, in-

cluding Trevor Stapp and Jake Edmiston, admitted they liked the previous Maverick head better, they’re embracing the change. “I’m probably not the one to ask,” said Edmiston of the new logo. “It’s a new identity. Change is good.” “I’m a fan of the old logo,” Stapp said. “It’s a new team and a new start.”


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NOTICE OF VESTED RIGHTS Pursuant to C.R.S §24-68-101 et seq. and Section §1.10 of the 2000 Mesa County Land Development Code a site specific development plan has been approved by the Mesa County Department of Public Works, Planning Division for the following project(s) and shall result in a vested property right for a period of three years from August 7, 2012. 2012-0096 SP Gateway Resort Helipad 2012-0128 AA Witkamp 2012-0129 MSP Monument Baptist Church Picnic Pavilion 2012-0051 SLD Chinn Published: August 7, 2012.

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clifton 3218 D 1/4 Rd. Affordable, 1,700 sq ft ranch style fixer. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, dining room & family rooms on a nice sized lot. $84,900 Jan Phillips 970-250-1588 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 435 32 Rd. #234 Immaculate. New wood flooring & paint. Custom wood cabinets + many extras. Must see. Financing available. $25,900 Jerry Morgan 970-270-0557 Coldwell Banker 243-0456

fruita Red Rocks Subdivision Energy Star homes starting at $184,900. We have inventory available now or lots to choose from! Contact Katie Zambrano for model home hours and availability. Katie Zambrano 970-201-8984 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 Real Estate Weekly - Western Colorado’s #1 Real Estate Source

glade park 20271 Red Cliff Rd • Absolutely gorgeous Glade Park home • Amazing views of the Bookcliffs, Grand Mesa & the valley • Very open w/ high ceilings & lots of windows • Beautiful tile work, solid granite countertops, Knotty Alder cabinets • 1,400 sq ft of Brazilian hardwood decking. Oversized 3 car garage w/ hobby room. • This is a must see property! $450,000 Lynn Gillespie 970-260-1587 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty

north 823 24 1/4 Rd. 3 bedroom, 3 bath tri-level. 1.4 Acres. 2 lots. Detached garage/shop. Great views. Swimming pool. No covenants. $345,450 Fred & Winona Schwartz 970-986-0938 / 970-986-0939 Coldwell Banker 243-0456

More of What You’re Looking For. Daily Sentinel Classifieds 242-1313 RETIREMENT TOWNHOUSE Near mall. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large master. Office/hobby room. 2 car, finished overhead storage. Many upgrades. Pond. By owner. $203,000. Agents 3%. 243-0038.


northwest 2477 Commerce Blvd 1st class office/warehouse/shop in central location w/ built in office furniture. 2 baths, 2 10’ overhead doors and paved parking. This is actually 4 condo units put together with common walls removed. New owner can split and sell or use one or all. Many possibilities, automotive, construction, wholesale, etc.. Jay Fellhauer 970-250-5100 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty

orchard mesa 118 1/2 William Drive 2,784 sq ft, large family home. 5 bedrooms + office, 3 baths, oversized 2 car garage. $189,900 Linda Sparks 970-260-5229 Coldwell Banker 243-0456

orchard mesa 212 Vista Hills Dr. 4 bedrooms, 2 bath, 3 car garage, 2,240 sq ft. Near Chipeta Golf Course. Many upgrades + Colorado room. $274,900 Harry Perry 970-623-9849 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 219 Meadow Point Drive 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3 car garage, 2,180 sq. ft. Near Chipeta Golf Course. Upgrades including 9 ft. & vaulted ceilings $274,900 Harry Perry 970-623-9849 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 2728 Sierra Vista 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car attached. Private backyard with relaxing deck & mature yard. Directions: Hwy 50, South on 27 Rd. East on B, South on Rincon $189,000 Becky Lee 970-623-0596 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 2785 Acrin Ave. 1.61 acres, zoned C-1 east of O.M. City Market. All infrastructure in place in Meridian Park Subdivision $199,900 Olan Clark 970-244-1223 Coldwell Banker 243-0456

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palisade 121 S. Bower • Over 7,200 sq ft of office & warehouse • Overhead doors, 10-16 ft. ceilings • Priced to sell @ $40 sq ft • Motivated seller - bring offer $295,000 Mandy Rush 970-260-1310 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty

redlands 2161 Monument Village Ct. 2,362 sq ft rancher on a quiet cul-de-sac lot. 4 bedrooms + an office. Covered patio, RV Parking $319,900 Ron Jens 970-260-5011 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 2203 Range View Ct. Great location! Spacious home w/ terraced decks and mountain views on 1.43 acres. Ask about buyer bonus! $379,000 Jan Phillips 970-250-1588 Coldwell Banker 243-0456 2276 Rock Valley Rd “Saddlehorn” Redlands newly constructed 2 bed, 2 1/2 bath, 3 car garage, .5 acre lot,quality finishes, great room, 5 pc. master bath, volume ceilings, recessed lighting, slab granite countertops, stainless appliances, hickory cabinets w/ crown moulding, surround sound, gas fireplace & much more! $339,900 Jeff Hanson 970-773-8813 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty



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2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo. 373 Ridges Blvd. Carport. Pool. Trails and Park next door. Very Safe Quiet Neighborhood. No Pets/Smokers. $950/mo. includes ALL heat & utilities. 970-250-2330. 638 Peony Drive • Large Redlands home in excellent condition! • Beautiful park like setting on 1/2 acre. • 4 bedroom/3 bath/ 2 car garage • Living & family rooms + a rec room • Call today! More info & Mary Ann Langdon 970-201-2720 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty

southeast Modular home, 1,056 sq. ft. 3 bed, 1 bath, new paint and carpeting, complete fenced yard, large carport, backyard opens to a park. $85,000. 970-434-3286.

whitewater 5701 Kannah Creek Nice, spacious 2006 modular on 38 acres. Great views, borders BLM. Ready to move into. Foreclosure. $169,900 Pamela Price 970-433-9493 Coldwell Banker 243-0456

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2 bed, 1 bath with washer/dryer. Water, sewer, trash paid. No pets. $575/mo. 434-4299. 2 bed, 1 or 2 bath, walk-in closet, in town, quiet. Tenant just pays electric. From $530. 245-3939. No pets. 4 LOCATIONS AVAILABLE Clean 2 bedroom units $650 - $850 Some utilities paid. NO smokers. Landmark 245-2600 All utilities paid! 1 room/studio, kitchenette apt. No pets. $425 + deposit. 241-8645

COLLEGE APARTMENTS, L.L.C. Remodeled 1 Bed, 1 Bath, Quiet Basic Cable Included. You pay electric. Reserved parking. Across from University Safe, Onsite Owner/Mgr (970) 628-4491

3 bed 2.5 bath, 1 car. East OM townhome for lease. $900/mo + $900 deposit. 245-4556. 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath Immaculate Palisade townhome

1 bed, 1 bath. Large walk-in Closet, in-town. Tenant just pays electric. No pets. From $470 Rentals Ask for Lynn 245-3939. 1 bedroom, all util. paid except elec. close in, & quiet, no pets. 515 28 1/2 Rd. $500 mo. Background check. Linda, 589-1770

1st Month rent Free $400 Moves you in!

Pets welcome with additional dep. 2 & 3 bed townhomes $610-$695 rent W/D hook-ups, patio, pool, on site computer lab. Willow Grove Community Stop by Leasing Office at 3206 Mesa Ave. Or call 434-2674 TTY 1-800-659-2656 2 bed, 1 bath 559 Garfield, $575/mo. Heat paid. No pets. Chuck, 243-3341. 2 bed, 2 bath, $725. All utilities included except electric. Washer/dryer on site. No pets. 2131 N. 9th St. #3. 970-210-5916.

Bass Apartments – B Building 2915 Orchard Ave. MOVE IN SPECIAL 1 bedroom, 1 bath $500 Tenant pays electric. NO Pets 242-8450

Clean 1 bedroom apartment No smoking/pets. 928 N. 6th St. $500/mo. + elec. $500 dep. Call 210-0571 Clifton, nice neighborhood - 2 bed, 1 bath, W/D hookup, water, sewer, trash paid, $600/mo. + security deposit. 314-2421. Downtown Grand Junction: Clean 1 bed, 1 bath, for 1 or 2 petless non-smokers, $525/mo. 505-412-0968.

Foresight Village Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments with Central Air Starting at $760 a month Beautiful Property centrally located • Swimming Pool • Patio or Balcony • Furnished Corporate Apartments Available

606 25 1/2 Rd. 245-7627

Cottonwood View Apartment Homes In Parachute - 1 year Lease: 2 bed: $450 / 3 bed. $550. Small pets welcomed. W/D, pool, AC, full playground, courtyard with amenities. 970-285-9434

1 story, open concept attached 2 car garage hardwood floors Great location. $1,080/mo. + dep. No pets/smoking 260-9519

Fruita Condo


3 bedroom, 2 bath - Upper unit with all appliances including REF & W/D no smoking $795/mo + 700/deposit

Anciano Tower Apartments

Call Shane 970-260-3228

Senior Apartment Community for 62 years of age & older or 18 & older mobility Impaired. A HUD Subsidized Community. Rent is based on 30% of annual income ($21,350. or less) & includes utilities.

Lakeside condo on lake, 2 bed, 2 bath, W/D, available 8/9. Pool, jacuzzi, etc. $875/mo. plus deposit. No pets. 970-243-5611. Palisade 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Townhome for Rent. Unfurnished, W/D, no smoking, Pet ok, Max 2 people, $650/mo + utilities. One year lease. 970-468-5994

Please call 970-249-8844 or apply at 227 N Ute Ave. Montrose, CO.


Midtown Apartments Walk to college, super clean. 1, 2, & 3 bed apartments. Utilities paid. Call 242-1157

Beautiful & Quiet 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2 Car Garage - Next to Canyon View Park. Tenant pays all utilities. Pets considered w/fee. Only mature and reliable tenants. Available immediately. Showings after 5pm. Call 970.393.3004 Nice clean, 2 bed, 1 bath duplex, 1640 N. 21st St. Hardwood floors, W/D, carport, no pets/smoking. Call 970-241-4792 for application. $750/mo. + utilities.

Peaceful Community Apartments 2 bed and 1 bed apartments, new windows, with many upgrades. Cat friendly. Starting at $530-$590/mo. 314-1935. Unfurnished / Furnished Apartments 2 bed + 1 or 2 bath, starting at $740+, nice location, pool/spa. 970-243-1676

condos & townhomes 2 bed, 1 bath, Lakeside condo. No pets/smoking. Swimming pool, sauna, weight room. $700/mo. includes heat. Kevin 261-3536

houses 2 bedroom, 1 bath + basement Large fenced backyard, remodeled wood floors, new paint, W/D included, RV Parking in back $875/mo. Call 260-2792


$1400/mo. and up. Hawks Nest Subdivision3, 4 & 5 bedrooms, 2+ bath, 3 car garage NEW homes, fully fenced & landscaped in OM. Lease option. 250-0765 or 242-8134. 1255 Pinyon Ave. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage Workshop. Very Nice Close to 12th & Orchard $950/mo + dep + util. Call 242-0332 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage W/D, patio, nice yard! No fence/pets/smoking. $950/mo. 970-260-0128 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, Fruita. Maintained lawn, quiet neighborhood. 516 Vermont Lane $1,150/mo. Utilities paid, 263-0989. 3 bed, 2 bath w/2 car garage. Like new, spacious master suite, patio, fireplace in The Legends, $1,050+ utilities, first and last month plus security deposit. No smokers/pets. Available now. 970-464-7355. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, large fenced yard, 2,375 sq. ft., 2112 Yellowstone. Small pet considered. $1,250/mo. 1st/last & damage deposit. 970-640-9762. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, available now. Nice neighborhood. Fenced yard. 2 car garage. Shed. $1,100/mo. + deposit. No smokers/pets. 216-6032. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2 car garage, very clean, large storage shed, large fenced yard, OM, close to school. $1,200/mo. + deposit. 216-1560. 4 bed, 3 bath, garage, 661 Wintergreen, $1,100/mo. No pets. Chuck, 243-3341. 4 bedroom home in Loma. 35 acres of desert views. 2 car garage. No livestock. Pets OK. $1,100/mo. 1st, last & deposit. 1 year lease. 970-858-9281



4 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths, 3 car garage with RV parking.

Blue Star Homes Call Kim # 970-640-6913

New carpet, privacy fence. Pets considered. $1,500/month & deposit.

Sherwood Park, 201 Texas, 1,500 sq. ft. 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car, cute clean, fenced yard, all appliances, tenant pays electric/gas, $1,100/mo., deposit. 970-241-7554. Small House Available Now 2 bed, 1 bath, $750/mo. Will consider pet. $300 non refundable pet fee. (970)242-5833

970-260-5454 Kevin

Cederage home for rent Physically challenged? This is the house for you! Ramps front & back, roll in shower, raised flower beds & more to help you. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. No smoking/pets. $900/mo. 170 SE Greenwood Call 970-856-3032 Clean, close to downtown 2 bedroom, 1 bath Off street parking $650/mo. + dep. 1 year lease. Call 505-412-0968 DeBeque Cabin for rent. Studio cabin with yard. $425/mo. 970-986-9277 It's Your Move. 3 bedroom, 2 bath newer Southeast rancher. Very clean, Landscaped, fenced yard, small RV parking. No pets. $1,090 /mo. 970-618-6237

NICE HOUSE! Clifton: Pauline St. Refurbished 2 bed, 1 bath, cul-de-sac, large fenced yard, back room, W/D $800. Pets considered. Water/sewer paid. 250-0856. Opportunity 4 bed, 1 bath, Large yard. $950/mo. $950/deposit. No pets. 434-7948

montrose county BRING YOUR HORSES 2.3 acres, 4 bed, 3 bath ranch. New granite kitchen, open, split floor plan, w/2 masters, AC, heat pump. Recently renovated, mature landscaping, huge deck, very private cul-de-sac. Leather Ridge Subdivision, close to town. $449,900. Best offer buys it. 970-596-4609. Over 51,000 Unique Users each month!

manufactured homes NEW HOMES IN THE $40s Midlands Village 435 32 Rd., GJ 434-8193

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Rainbow Village Mobile Park 610 Helena St., Clifton Units 2, 6 & 15 2 bedrooms, some utilities Starting at $600/mo. $600 deposit

4 Bedroom,2 Bath, 2,000 Sq Ft, Blocks from hospitals/college. W/D, hot tub, huge backyard and raised bed gardens. Detached shop/storage. 1 well-behaved dog negotiable. No smokers/ students. 314-4797

10752 60 3/4 Rd. 240 acres of pristine mountain property with 1 1/2 mile of Grand Mesa National Forest boundary. Little Creek runs through property. Pond near cabin in meadow. Spectacular property with year round recreation. MLS #657870 Steve Fleming 970-241-3939 RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty


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p As interpreted by the BLM, the regulations do not authorize the acceptance of protests in any form other than a written hard copy that is delivered to the physical address of the advertising BLM office. Timber designated for cutting on certain Federal Lands in the following tract: Bellyache Wildland Urban Interface, in Section 34, Township 4 South, Range 34 West, Eagle County, Colorado. An estimated quantity for the purpose of this sale is 800 Tons. No bid for less than $397.00 will be considered. Bids will be based on the minimum bid per product shown in the bid package. Award will be based on the highest total bid. Minimum deposit to accompany bid will be $100.00. Published: August 7, 14, 2012.

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2859 1/2 Presley Ave Newer super-cute 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage rancher. Light & bright. Move-in ready. Great location in The Legends $185,000 Fred & Winona Schwartz 970-986-0938 or 970-986-0939 Coldwell Banker 243-0456


mobile homes & lots Furnished Mobile Home $750+ RV/Mobile Home Spaces $325 Studio Kitchenettes $525+ Central location 242-3243

office, commercial & warehouse Beautiful Blue Star Building @ 2350 G Rd. Office space starting at $150/MO. 12 mo. lease gets 2 months FREE! 6 mo. lease gets 1 mo. FREE! Many amenities. Near Mesa Mall & I-70. Call Kim Kerk 970-255-8853 or 640-6913 Beautiful Office Suites Internet, Utilities included 970-201-1814

Shop, Office, Warehouse 2500 sq ft, $800/mo, 201-1841 Executive Offices: Personalized Telephone Answering, Full Time Receptionist, No Long Term Lease, High Tech Conference Rooms, Cleaning & Utilities Included Call 970-683-5400

office, commercial & warehouse Commercial warehouse shop w/offices. Lower floor over 2000 sq ft workshop/warehouse space, 1000 sqft offices/customer area. Upstairs has approx 1000 sqft offices/storage. 14ft bay doors, parking. Easy access, Near Mall. Water,sewer,trash, taxes, included. You pay gas/electric. $2600.00 month/lease Available 10/1/12 2486 Commerce Blvd 970-270-7444 1525 sq ft unit available in late fall Office space 9th and North Ave. 350-800 sq. ft. private bath. Starting at $325/mo. including utilities. Call Kevin 261-3536.

rooms for rent 1 room avail. in a 4 bedroom house. No smokers, pets, drugs users or dealers or alcoholics. Large at $350/ mo. + $350 deposit plus util. Available now. 210-5744. Bedroom, lving room, bath, refrigerator. Couple or single, child/pet OK. Share kitchen, laundry, fenced yard, internet cable, all util included. Furnished $600, unfurnished $500 970-361-6274 Seeking responsible Christian woman. Furnished room and bath. House privileges, garage parking. Mall/hospital area. Nice neighborhood & yard. $450/mo. part util & deposit. 216-1417

roommates Roomy basement bedroom. WIFI, cable TV included. Must like pets. Non smoking. Sherwood Park area, 1 mile from CMU. $375/$300 security. 201-7958. Share townhouse, Redlands, completely furnished, 1 adult, utilities, cable, and internet included. No smoke, no deposit. $375/mo. 970-200-2197.

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appliances Bailey’s Appliance Service Prompt & Professional. 32 Years Experience. 523-7693

asphalt & paving Asphalt Specialists paving, patching and asphalt maintenance. 970-242-8487 Free Estimates!

bathrooms Complete Bathroom Remodels. Handicap Accessible. Affordable. Free Estimates. House of Marble Inc. 3199 Hall Ave. 434-6210.

cabinets & storage Cabinets & Cabinet Doors

Repair, Replace, Reface, Refinish. Free Estimates. Tom 261-1273.


CARPENTRY 30 Years Experience. Handyman and Carpenter Big jobs - small jobs and anything in between! Senior Discount. Free Estimates. References. 433-5149

carpet installation CARPET STRETCHING & REPAIRS. Call Today! Bob Miller @


carpet sales “Family owned & operated since 1975” CARPETIME 2920 I-70 Business Loop. 970-245-4753. Carpet Binding Turn your remnants into Custom Area Rugs. Serging, non slip- backings, carpet repairs. 784 Valley Ct. by appt. Mike The Rug Guy 970-250-7809


countertops The Countertop Shop Granite, Quartz, Laminate Solid Surface Countertops Affordable/Custom Cabinets 245-6822, 721 S. 7th St.

drywall Drywall • Painting • Texturing Water damage, Hand skip trails, Repairs on cracks, Old & new work, popcorn removal, acoustic removal. Free Estimates 261-0800 Drywall work 40 years experience Commercial space build-out. Metal stud framing, Drywall hanging, taping, finishing, texturing & paint. Room additions and remodels. References Senior discounts Free Estimates Call 589-6732



Dave Fisher Electric Family Owned Business. Senior discounts. Visa/MC accepted. Licensed/insured. 242-4012 or 234-7100 White Star Electric LLC 803 Winters Ave. Grand Jct., CO 81501 (970) 256-9419 Great Service!!!

Kids Outgrown their stuff? Sell it in the Classifieds! 242-1313 2B Electric Residential/Commercial Service - No job too small! Licensed/insured Call 970-210-6544

excavating BRIAN'S Backhoe Service

Water & sewer line installations, repairs & general excavation. Foundations & septic systems.

Free estimates. 245-0268

FRESH FLOORING, LLC Tile, laminate, Pergo installed. Experienced quality, great pricing. Free Bids References • Warranty facebook 970-250-5316

foundations FOUNDATION REPAIR Specialists all phases since 1972. Residential/Commercial. Licensed/Insured. References & Free Consultations Gladly Provided! Tom Peters 970-261-4303 RAISE SUNKEN or SETTLED CONCRETE, FOUNDATION REPAIRS are fast, clean & very economical. Mays Construction Specialties, Inc. 245-0834

Garage Door Problems? Call the Professionals at Elite Garage Door Repair, LLC. “The Problem Solvers” Over 40 years experience! 970-201-0001

handyman services D & H Construction

Locally licensed & insured. No job too small! Painting & hauling. Call Doug at 261-0002 Larry’s Handyman Service Swamp Coolers • Electrical Plumbing • Installations Your maintenance and repair specialist! 858-4939 Valley Home Improvements Painting, dry wall, framing, repair, remodel & additions. No job too small. Tom Somerville 260-4719 Credit Cards Accepted

Innovative Home Improvement LLC

Concrete, decks, patio covers, fencing, sheds, remodeling & tile. 361-1930 HANDY Handyman No Job Too Small We Do It All. $35/Hour or Bid. 970-712-2652 MATUZ HANDYMAN I do All Kinds of Work Compare Rates FREE Estimates Alex (970) 985-6195

Specializing in all custom dirt needs.

Finish blade & water truck. Loader excavation. Backhoe service - rubber tire & mini ex track hoe. Trucking. Demolition. Pond excavating & cleaning.

Call 234-0048


hauling Let us do the job for you! Light Hauling & Cleanup. Small & Odd Jobs. References. Call Mike 434-2556

home & office cleaning !! MAID SERVICES !! Please call Sonya @ 970-560-4924 Weekly, Bi-Weekly, or Monthly

JR Landscaping & Fencing LLC Cedar, Vinyl & chainlink fencing Full Landscaping & Yard Design

Maranatha Fence Small jobs & repairs. 40 years experience. Licensed & Insured. Doug Moore 243-0084

Neat & Tidy Summer Cleaning Special!! Free standard window cleaning (limit 10) w/ scheduled cleaning. Bonded & Insured. Major credit cards accepted. 970-314-4083 GOT GROSS GROUT? We Clean Tile floors-bathroom tile walls Cement and Carpet RICK’S RESTORATIONS 970-424-4247 or log onto Free Estimates Licensed/Insured/References


moving & storage HOME AGAIN Local & Long Distance Moves

KUSTOM CLEANERS Business/Residential Carpets, Windows Heavy Hauling We do it all! Will beat everyone’s prices! 10+ years Experience • 24/7 Licensed & Insured References 970-201-3356

home repair PROPERTY REPAIR Maintenance, Remodeling. Residential/Commercial. Prompt service, Reasonable rates. Free estimates, Senior discounts. 970-931-2400 or 640-9545

landscaping EAGLE LANDSCAPING Sprinkler System Design, Install & Repair. Weekly mowing/trimming, aeration. All work guaranteed. Senior discounts. Free estimates. 270-5450 or 523-9138 LAWN SERVICE Full Landscaping •Yard remodels •New & Repair Fences •Flat Stone Patios. Jose 201-6673

Strictly Hedges Hedges, Bushes & Small Trees Trimmed & Removed. (970) 234-9378 Three Aces Landscaping Inc. Irrigation, landscaping, fencing, dirtwork & a lot more. Give us a call for your Free Estimate. 970-241-1583 COMPLETE YARD MAINTENANCE Lawn, Bushes, Plants, Sprinklers & More! Ask for Javier Espinoza 970-523-0530 99 cents for 99 days! Retaining Walls/ 8” Concrete Block/12x12 Pavers/ 4x8 Holland Pavers $.49 Brickyard / 2860 I-70 B

lawn & garden maintenance DEPENDABLE LAWN CARE SERVICE mow/trim, aerate, rototill, leaf clean up, small tree/ bush removal. In Business 15 years. Call Gary 257-0479. Is Your Yard a Mess? Spring Clean-up & Landscape Services available from Yard West Services 424-6173 Lawn maintenance, clean up, hauling, weed control, sprinkler repair, Bush, hedge trimming & removal Call Mike at 314-7409 or 200-5973. AJR Yard Service Mow/Trim, Aerate, Rototill, Clean-up. Odd jobs, dump runs. Free Estimates, Low Prices. Jason 970-250-0237 ROY’S LAWN SERVICE

or 1 time spring cleaning.

970- 712-7442 Free Estimates!!! BEST TOPS Laminate & Solid Surface, Granite & Quartz Countertops. 241-5187 1250 N. 3rd M & L COUNTER TOP Custom Laminate, Granite & Solid Surface Countertops. Free Estimates. 568 32 1/2 Rd. 434-9701

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garage doors GRIFFITH ELECTRIC We do it all. "Quality work. Reasonable prices.” Free estimates. 241-3419, 24HR Service. COLO, UTAH

Commercial, Residential. Hourly or contract. AFFORDABLE CONCRETE Professional residential service. No job too small. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 234-2143 "DO IT RIGHT" the first time. Sidewalk, Patio, Driveways, Stem Walls, Landscaping. Dump Truck & Loader. Mono Slabs & Fencing. T. Yribia 234-0245. All About Concrete N Landscaping. Garage, patios, driveways, stamp w/color. Sprinkler system design, install & repair. Call 250-1431


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Beat the Heat Let Me Do Your Mowing & Trimming Very Dependable & Experienced. Free estimates. 261-1423

moving & storage CLIFTON COMMERCIAL CENTER, MINI STORAGE 5x5 to 10x20, $20 & UP. 568 32 1/2 Rd. #4 434-6018

within Colorado 7 days/week. No move too big or small. Insured, Licensed w/ P.U.C. #HHG-00351.


painting REDLANDS PAINTING & CONTRACTING All painting, interior & exterior. Quality, fast, professional service. Licensed & insured, Low rates - 35 years experience. Ken 245-4047 DiGrado's Painting & Maintenance Interior & Exterior. Commercial. Residential. Very reasonable rates. Free estimates. Great References! 255-1270 Hooven Painting Residential painting for 25 + years. Senior rates. Licensed & Insured. 970-623-3411 EXPERIENCED PAINTER Honest & Reliable. Affordable $25 hourly or bid. Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Closets no problem. References Call John @ 970-270-4494.

TB’s Painting Service Interior & Exterior Work. Small Jobs Welcome. Affordable prices.


Get more readers to your Classified ad with an Ad Enhancer - choose from several attention getting graphics that make your ad stand out! 242-1313

plumbing 30+ Years Experience. All Plumbing & Hot Water Heating, Evaporative Cooling. Remodel/Re-pipe Specialist. Call Master Plumber Roger 970-250-7410 Free Estimates

property services RILEY COATINGS Oiling/repairing Wood/Shingle Roofs Cleaning/staining/oiling Cedar & Log Slides Decks, Fencing Asphalt Crack Filing Seal Coating Licensed, Bonded, Insured FREE ESTIMATES 970-389-9850 877-530-3844


Fun By The Numbers Like puzzles? Then you’ll love sudoku. This mind-bending puzzle will have you hooked from the moment you square off, so sharpen your pencil and put your sudoku savvy to the test! Here’s How It Works: Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can figure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle!

RV repair H&S ROOFING New roofs, re-roofs or repairs. Residential & Commercial. Licensed & Insured. Free estimates. 270-5450 or 523-9138 Larry’s Mobile RV Repair, LLC. 27 Years Experience. Prompt Service, Reasonable Rates, Positive Results. 260-0632

sand & gravel ADDITIONS & REMODELING Specialists all phases since 1972. Residential/Commercial. Lic#201090. Insured. References. Free Estimates. Tom Peters 261-4303 Marvin Weaver Home Repairs & Remodeling. Additions & garages. Licensed and Insured. Call 245-2589

M. A. CONCRETE Construction, Inc. Roadbase, pit-run, landscaping boulders, screened rock, top soil, sand, recycled asphalt, decomposed granite. Delivery Available 243-3221


roofing ISA 40:31

SO HIGH Roofing & Remodeling Roofs of All Types Licensed, Bonded, Insured 858-3472 or 261-9386 Free Estimate. Paul Jacquez


HH FOR ALL YOUR HH HH SEWING NEED HH including custom sewing, alterations, mending. Quality service. 30 years experience. 970-640-8589

siding Siding-Windows Soffit & Fascia. Affordable Pricing. Siding Repairs. Call Sam (970) 765-5233 Pyramid Builders

sprinkler systems Landscape Sprinkler Design Rainbird Irrigation & Domestic Sprinkler System Auto, manual, installation & repair. Complete Lawn Maintenance Program & Landscape Packages.

970-434-8454 / 234-5478 Check out the Service Dirctory for all your handyman needs

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tree service TREES-R-US: Trees trimmed, removals, stump grinding. Senior Discounts, Free Estimates 35 years experience Licensed/Insured 858-0392 ALPINE TREE SERVICE Tree trimming and removal. 60’ bucket truck. Free Estimates. Stump Grinding. Certified Arborist. Licensed & Insured. 243-9222.

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work wanted All coolers on sale Installation & service available. Senior discount. 970-248-9196

WORK WANTED Mature, strong reliable handy male, willing to work hard, references, $20 per hour. 970-986-0357.

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to advertise, call (970) 242-1313, monday - friday 8-5 • log on anytime to construction home miscellaneous pets & supplies pets & supplies pets & supplies furnishings D6C Caterpillar Dozer w/open rops & tilt blade. Good older dozer. $17,000. 970-824-4646.

firearms Concealed Handgun Class in Grand Junction on Sun. Aug. 12th Call 970-988-1536.

Glock 19 Gen 4 extra mag, $500. 970-589-0078.

GUN SHOW Aug. 17th, 18th & 19th

FRIDAY 5-9pm SATURDAY 9-5pm SUNDAY 9-2pm Montrose County Fairgrounds

Sponsored by Montrose Rod & Gun Club

garden equipment & supplies John Deere 54 inch commercial grade walk behind mower. New starter, selenoid and battery, oil change. 17 HP Kawasaki engine, 5 speed and reverse. Runs great, everything works right, 800 hours on motor. First $675. Call Gail at 434-9988 to see or ask questions.

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• Love seat microfiber, tan recliner (5 1/2 ft long) • 2 Bose speakers 10x10x20, finished corner fireplace frame, • 2 pc. dark brown hutch. Call 970-986-8392 Queen mission style wood bed, cherry, with mattress and box spring, lightly used. $350. 260-6120 or 260-2866 after 3 p.m. Redwood deck furniture Large picnic table - seats 8 to 10 w/ 4 benches and custom bench covers,tablecloths, placemats etc. Lounge chair w/ cushions, 1 unit to chair w/ end table and cushions. 245-2034

Green Coffee Bean GPURE LOSE WEIGHT NOW! -ON"The DR. OZ's Show" ~Wholesale $24.95+ Member Signup ~Retail $33.95+ S&H ~FREE SAMPLES (256)454-5965 Joanna GJ, Colorado

office equipment Office Furniture Desks, file cabinets, table, miscellaneous supplies including file folders, hanging file folders & much more. 970-275-1653.

pets & supplies

hunting & fishing Hunting Vouchers for Sale: Three buck Antelope for Areas 3, 301- Rifle Oct 6-Oct 21 Two either sex Deer for Areas 3, 301 Rifle Oct 20-Oct 28. 970-858-0970

WANTED TO BUY: 2 Cow Elk Vouchers for area 61, First rifle season. 478-472-7450 or

medical equipment Power chair Like new, heavy duty! $1,000 200-3317

Adorable Puggle puppies for sale. 5 male, 3 females, ready for their forever home August 5th. $500. Will email pictures if interested. Call 361-8553.

Buying or Selling... 242-1313



pets & supplies

Beautiful Female needs a Male!. Adorable full-bred female Bischon wants to have babies with another adorable Bischon (she will consider an extra-special Yorkie). Ask for "Boo's" Mom at 970-618-3739 Black Labradoodle Puppies for sale, 1st shots, will be ready 8/1. $400. Call 241-9611.

Registered Mini Aussie Pups

1 black-tri male, 1 blue merle male. Ready now. $500 ea. More info and pics in online ad. Call 250-4098 French Bulldog Puppies $1600, 9 weeks, White Piebalds 970-433-8351

Yorkie Puppies AKC Reg. 1 male left 12 weeks old, very small, under 5 pounds. $1000 Call 970-257-0090


LOVING Australian Shepherd - Blue Merle 11 months, not neutered, needs space! Beautiful blue eyes, papers. Likes cats & other dogs. 970-712-1687

Pure breed Border Collie puppies. 8 weeks old. Parents ranch working dogs. Male & female available for $250/ea. Have had 1st shots Call 970-241-1253

Tiny Toy Poodle puppies AKC. 3 Females with dew claws/tails/1st shots. Will be 4-6 lb adults. Ready 7/30 $600-$1000. Pics posted on Daily Sentinel online (970) 208-1440

Call 242-1313 and call it SOLD!

Adorable 2 1/2 pound AKC registered male Yorkie available for stud. Call 260-6120


AAA PEACHES Hetherington Orchards Red Globes, Glow Havens, Coral Stars 223 32 Rd. Orchard Mesa 970-434-3591 / 970-201-2531 Absolutely delicious Red Globes at Hetherington Peaches! 3187 B 1/2 Rd. 434-3646.

Crist Orchards

Peaches! 3236 C Road 1/3 Mile E. of 32 Road Open Daily! 970-434-6667

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2004 Kawasaki Prairie 700 twin w/ winch, under 50 hours. $3,895 2003 Kawasaki Prairie 360 w/ winch, approx 65 hours $3,495 A PACKAGE DEAL! for $7,995 - two ATV’s + 2003 sled bed utility trailer w/ 2 storage containers Call 970-812-5454

Buick La Crosse CXL 2007

3.8L V6. Only 45,800 Low Miles, White, Extra Nice! #16082

Dodge Avenger 2011

Can You Just Say Awesome! Touch Screen, Low Miles, Must See!! Call Chris Turpin #U4189


Ford Focus SEL 2010 2.0L, 34 MPG (hwy) 30K 1-Owner Miles, Clean Condition #15840

1978 SeaRay Cutty Cabin 20 ft with original teak wood. All in great condition. Newly rebuilt outdrive. 351 Winsor engine with 29 hrs. Trailor has new bearings and brakes. Full storm and storage covers.

Cherokee 2008 Mildly used 27 ft. bumper pull camper. Ultra light model. Able to be pulled by 1/2 ton pick-up/SUV. Asking $13,500 OBO Call 970-434-8407 Skamper slide in popup pickup camper, fits smaller pickup like S10, Ranger, Toyota, etc. Weighs 1100 lbs. 3 burner stove, 3 way fridge, heater, water tank, sleeps 4, seldom used.

$2,750 / 523-4950

POBIRK’S PEACHES 3438 C 1/2 Rd. Open Monday - Saturday 8-5 Closed Sunday 434-7918 Wholesale & Retail Peaches Buy Direct from Grower Palisade Peach Shack 3664 G 7/10 Rd. 970-433-8279 Best Prices In Town!


Local Trade, NAV, Leather Sunroof $14,988 #U2697



Subaru Impreza 2009 4 Door, AWD, 25,300 Low Miles, 1-Owner, Beautiful Condition #16084

Toyota Corolla S 2006 S-Model w/ Auto, Cruise, CD & A/C, Up to 41 MPG! $9,995 #287938B


Honda Civic 2009

Buick LeSabre 2003

1990 24 ft. Kit Companion Sleeps 6, good shape. $4,800 OBO. 244-9999 or 210-7411

PEACHES, BLOOD PLUMS, SUMMER APPLES Now taking orders for Gleason Elbertas. Miller Orchard, on the Redlands, 1945 Star Canyon Dr. Call to order 241-1257.

Chevy Corvette 1996

1-Owner, Local Car. Limited w/ HUD & Sunroof. Only 35,965 Miles! $10,995 #237249A

campers & travel trailers

GLEASON ELBERTA PEACHES, BLOOD PLUMS, SUMMER APPLES Miller Orchard, on the Redlands, 1945 Star Canyon Dr. Call to order 241-1257.

A Corvette For Under $9,000! 6 Speed, Leather, Ready to Roll! Call Curtis $8,978 #U4144B


$6,500 970-260-7459

2 Door Sexy Car! Must See! Call Ken $16,995 #12352A

DEVRIES FARM MARKET 31 1/2 & C RD. 434-4870 1/2 mi. West of 32 Rd. Open Daily 9-6 Sunday 10-5 Peaches, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes Pickles, many other items from our own fields.



Lincoln Zephyr 2006 Honda Accord 2009


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to advertise, call (970) 242-1313, monday - friday 8-5 • log on anytime to ATVs & cars cars cars cars cars snowmobiles Chevy Corvette 1981 New paint Job $7,000 Firm Selling for disability reasons Call 241-3077


Delicious! #2 Palisade Freestone Peaches Call us for details 464-7024

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FREE Australian Shepard mix. Female, 1 year old. Good w/ kids but not w/ cats. Shots & county license up to date. 242-6251

AKC Chocolate & Black Labs, Champion hunters, Sir Hershey, vet checked, OFA first shots, wormed, $500. 970-314-1761. AKC CHOCOLATE LAB PUPPIES first shots, dew claws removed (Black Forest Kennels) Pointing lines, great hunters & pets. $400. 435-790-2054 AKC Registered Pointing Labs, have all shots, excellent family dogs, need good homes. 2 males left. 3 months old. $300 each. 261-1009.


Chevy Malibu 2011

School is Coming Soon! Don’t Miss The Chance To Make This Civic Yours! Call Me Today! $16,988 #10281 Ask for Mike Giles


Ford Fusion SEL 2007 Leather, Sunroof, V6, Power Options $12,988 #P5272

Hyundai Sonata 2008

4 Door, Auto, A/C Blows Cold, 85K, Hates Gas, Dealer Serviced $10,950 #6120381 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Chevy Malibu 2011

You’ll Get Great Performance + The RS Pkg & Ground Effects w/ This Fun To Drive 6 Speed Manual $33,988 #23836 Ask for David Davis


Attention!! Sporty Coupe Looking For An Owner! Must Be Willing To have Fun & Look Great While Driving! $16,988 #24242 Ask for Shanon Secrest

Subaru Legacy SE 2009

AWD, 2.5L, Only 10,900 Low 1-Owner Miles #16082 245-5421

Toyota Prius 2009

Do Your Part With This Great Car! Fun, Friendly, Practical & Safe. Call Me Today! $20,988 #24267 Ask for Mike Giles 243-3131


Compare sticker prices without the sticker @ Grand Junction’s most popular website for local on-line news and information. Ford Mustang 2008

Toyota Corolla 2008

Pontiac Vibe 2004

Ultra Rare Black Bullet Package! Has Tons Of Extras! Call Jess @ 970-216-2711 SALE!! $22,998 #U4151A

1-Owner, Local Trade, Auto, Moon & Tunes, Up To 36 MPG! $9,995 #122434A

LE, 4 door, 5 Speed, Great Economy, A/C Blows Cold Dealer Serviced $10,950 #4122923 Ask for Dan 242-1571

VW Beetle TDI 2004

Kia Spectra 2002

TDI Turbo Diesel at 46 MPG! Heated Seats, 5 Speed Manual, Sunroof $9,995 #126611A

Local Trade w/ a 5 Speed Manual & A/C, Up to 32 MPG! $3,995 #124127A


Toyota Matrix S 2009

Toyota Certified, AWD, Power Options $17,488 #P5285

You Get The Leather Trim & The Powerful 3.6L V6 Engine w/ Premium Sound & 18” Wheels. $20,988 #10210A Ask for David Davis 243-3131

Premium Pkg, AWD, 2.5L 4 Cyl, Sunroof, Alloy Wheels 6,200 LOW MILES! #16083

Pontiac G6 GT 2007


Chevy Camaro 2SS 2011

Subaru Impreza 2010


Cadillac SRX 2009

Low Miles! Ultimate LS Pkg, Leather, 35,900 Miles Immaculate Condition #16080


4 Door, 4 Cyl, LT, Auto, 28K Certified w/ Warranty, Silver w/ Cloth Interior $17,950 #6120590 Ask for Dan 242-1571 AWD, Loaded. Get All The Luxury Of Cadillac & Utility Of a Wagon. Call Today! $22,988 #24312 Ask for Mike Giles

Mercury Grand Marquis 2005

Chevy Monte Carlo 2007 SALE!! $10,995 #8652


HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

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Chevy Classic, 2005,1 owner, 37,000 mi., excellent condition, 4 cyl., front wheel drive, good mileage, new tires, leaving area must sell, $7,500. 314-9702. News and Classifieds On-line all the time

Toyota Corolla 2010

Lincoln Continental 2002

Ford Mustang GT Convertible 2008

California Special Pkg, Leather, Shaker Stereo, 5 Speed, 13,300 Low 1-Owner Miles, Immaculate Condition Red #16073 245-5421

83K Miles, Original Manuals, Sunroof,New Tires, Leather, A/C,Heated Seats/lumbar, 6 CD Changer, Compass, V8, Garage Kept, Excellent Condition

PT Cruiser 2003

Local Trade w/ Leather Seats Sunroof & Auto Transmission $6,900 #128034A

Sport, 4 Dr, 1-Owner, Auto Most Dependable! $17,950 #7121931 242-1571

Got Wheels? Sell ‘em in the Daily Sentinel. 242-1313

$7,300 434-4380

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Buick Lacrosse 2008

A Dependable Car w/ an Elegant Interior That Has One Of The Most Comfortable Rides Available. Low Miles & a Great Price.$15,988 #23777 Ask for Craig Nielsen 243-3131

Chevy Cobalt 2009

Super Clean, Low Miles. This Car Is Ready To Get You Down The Road. Come See It Today! $13,988 #10302 Ask for Mike Giles

Chrysler 300 2009

Super Clean, Very Low Miles Like new! Don’t Miss This Car! Ask for John $21,595 #12583A

Toyota Corolla 2011

Honda Accord 2006

3.0L, V6, LX Model In Excellent Condition. Automatic & Sunroof, 93K Miles $13,900 #121316A

Saturn SL2 2002

Lincoln MKZ 2009

Beautiful 1-Owner Luxury Car w/ NAV, THX Stereo, Sunroof & More! 25,800 Very Low Miles. ONLY $22,995 #16065

1-Owner, Local Trade, Auto A/C, CD Player, Up to 37 MPG! $4,995 #126473A



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Safe & Reliable! Perfect For The Family Vehicle & Easy On The Pocket Book! $16,988 #10243A Ask for Shanon Secrest 243-3131

VW Cabrio 2001 Fun car. Good gas mileage. Great shape. 970-812-7863

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to advertise, call (970) 242-1313, monday - friday 8-5 • log on anytime to motorcycles & SUVs SUVs SUVs SUVs trucks scooters

Chevy Tahoe 2009

Harley FXST 2004 20,000 Miles, Excellent Condition, Fully Loaded Many extras: Solo Seat, Bags, Detachable Windshield. 2 New Helmets, etc.

CHEVY BLAZER 2002 new engine, good condition, 118K miles, $3,800. Call 970-270-1515.

5.3L, V8, 4WD, Leather, 2nd Row Bench, Dual A/C Adj. Pedals, 50,000 Miles $31,988 #24255 Ask for Scottie Brokaw

Chevy 1500 2007

Honda CR-V 2007 Limited #8654

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

Nissan Murano SL 2009

AWD, Low Miles, Loaded MUST SEE! Ask for Patrick B. $26,995 #U4203


Great Mid Style Crew Cab Truck w/ An Amazing Price. Remote Start Included & Dual Climate Control. $17,488 #23803 Ask for Craig Nielsen

Chevy Equinox 1LT 2010

You’ll Get Great AWD Performance & Fuel Economy w/ This 1-Owner Beauty. $21,988 #23797 Ask for David Davis

Power Options, 4WD $18,988 #P5287

Nissan Rogue SL 2008 Local Trade, AWD, Power Options $14,488 #U2668

8 Cylinder, 4WD, Leather, Heated Seats, 2LT Pkg, 8,000 Miles! $37,488 #10276A Ask for Scottie Brokaw

X-Cab, LTZ #8662

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141


Chevy Silverado 2010




Ford F-350SD Lariat DRW 2002 Local Trade, 7.3L Diesel, 4WD, Leather $14,988 #U2687

CHEVY ASTRO 2004 White, 7 passenger, Front & Rear A/C, Runs Well 275-1653

Honda CR-V EX 2009 Chevy Tahoe 2012



$8,500 MUST SEE! Call Ben 970-523-1159 970-261-1750

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Chrysler Town & Country 2005 #8624A

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HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141 Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 Honda Shadow 2008 VT750c purchased new Dec ‘08. Less than 300 miles, cherry red, leather saddlebags, full windshield. Pigtails, charger, new battery. 970-216-0801 for appt/address.

Chevy Equinox 2011

With a Best In Class Style & An Amazing 29 MPG, This Crossover Is At The Top Of The Game. It Also Includes AWD, Bluetooth & USB Port. $23,988 #10177A Ask for Craig Nielsen

Chevy Tahoe LT 1998 Local Trade, 4WD, Leather Low Miles $6,988 #U2708

Very Clean, Low Miles & The Perfect Size For a Small Family. AWD - You Can Feel Safe Driving Anywhere! $18,988 #24047 Ask for Craig Nielsen

Dodge Dakota 2004 SLT #8560


HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

1-Owner, Local Trade, Auto All-Weather, Pkg & Sunroof! $14,998 #129237A

Chevy Trailblazer LS 2004 Local Trade, 4WD, Power Options $8,488 #U2696

Limited w/ Heated Leather Seats & Sunroof. Excellent Condition! $7,995 #123944B

Great selection of pre-owned Motor homes, 5th wheels, and travel trailers 30% off all instock parts Come see us at 2584 Hwy 6 & 50 970-241-1190


Limited AWD 3.6L V6, 28K 1-Owner Miles #16085

Dodge Journey 2011

SXT Package, Only 24K Miles Factory 5 Year, 100,000 Mile Drive Train. Call Craig @ 970-712-0296 ONLY $22,998 #U4205

5.3L V8, 4WD, Leather, 2nd Row Bench, Dual A/C, 6 Disc CD, 69K Miles $28,988 #24173 Ask for Scottie Brokaw

Limited Package, 4.7L V8 w/ Quadra-Drive ||. Remote Start & Very Clean! Call Jess @ 970-216-2711 $19,478 #12514A

Mainstreet Pkg, 2 Power Sliding Doors, Stow&Go, 3.6L V6, 21,300 Miles #16012



Leather, Toyota Certified, V6, 4WD $17,988 #S105

GMC Sonoma 2004

4 Dr, 4X4, V6, Red & Ready 113K, Dealer Serviced $10,950 #6120831 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Dodge Ram 2500 2011

DODGE RAM 1500 CARGO VAN 2000 Excellent condition. Forwork and/or recreation. Removable back seat and bunks. Good Michelin tires. 112,650 miles. $5,200 970-241-8024

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Toyota Rav-4 LTD 2011

Need some Big Boy Toys? Check out the RECREATION Classifieds

Ford Escape Hybrid 2006 Great In Town Economy, FWD, Leather Interior $9,950 #7122142 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Chevy Suburban LT 2012

Slightly Used & GM Certified w/ The Leather Heated Seats & 4X4. Seats Up To 8 + Lots Of Cargo Space $41,588 #10290A Ask for David Davis 243-3131

Best in Class! 16K. Call Chris Turpin 970-245-3100 $28,996 #12564A

Ford Excursion LTD 2005 Mint Condition. Loaded. 84,000 miles. New Tires, V-10

Mazda B4000 2003

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Only 10,000 Miles For This Beautiful Crew Cab Long Box Truck. This Truck Is Ready To Tow! $38,988 #24299 Ask for Craig Nielsen



HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

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Excellent Condition 2 Way Fridge, Stove Microwave, Shower/toliet. New Tires, AM/FM/CD 390 V8 For More Info Call 970-858-0862 $12,000 - Negotiable

trucks Dodge Ram 3500 Crew 2010

Mercury Mariner 2006

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

Dodge Ram 3500 2009

Dodge Ram Coach House Camper Van 1996

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Chevy Tahoe 2006

Ford Explorer 2006

Ext Cab, 4 Door, 4X4, 4.0L V6, Auto, Only 57K Matching Top $12,950 #7122145 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Local Trade, V6, 4WD $9,987 #U2700

Cadillac Escalade 2003

5.3L, V8, Leather, DVD, Heated Seats, 2nd Row Captains, Sunroof, 95,000 Miles. A Must See! $18,988 #23832 Ask for Scottie Brokaw

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 2005

$17,500 Call 970-464-9392

Please call or text 970 712 3798 for Billy Thank You.

Dodge Grand Caravan 2011

Toyota Rav4 Limited 2007

6.0 L V8 2 WD Super Clean!! Fully loaded with tow package, power everything, excellent condition tires, detailed, just serviced and inspected! All offers will be considered, feel free to negotiate! Very nice SUV.

Dodge Mega Cab 2007

Only 52K Miles, Spray In Bed Liner, Power Seats, SLT Package. Won’t Last Long! Call Greg Today @ 970-712-0751 $33,595 #12172A

Arizona Beige w/ Toys: Sunroof, DVD, Leather. Family Friendly $24,950 #7121332 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Buick Rendezvous 2005

Ulta w/ 3rd Row Seat, AWD, Leather, 64K Miles. Won’t Last! $10,950 #4123571 Ask for Dan 242-1571

This Extra Low Mile 4X4 w/ The 5.3L Engine Includes Your Tow-Haul, Bedliner & Grille Guard. $26,988 #24248 Ask for David Davis

Subaru Tribeca 2009

Chevy Suburban 2007

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2007

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GMC Sierra SLT 2007


Chevy Suburban 2008

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Jeep Grand Cherokee 2002

Yamaha Midnight Stratoliner 2006

recreational vehicles

Diesel, 4X4, Leather, SLT 16K Miles, Steps, Hide-a-ball Bed Liner $45,950 #3122551 Ask for Dan 242-1571

Subaru Forester 2007


Stratoliner with a little over 7K miles on it. Very good shape. Damage to the rear fender, but easily fixed. Getting out of the hobby so all accessories go with. Hydraulic bike lift, sissy bar bag and helmets and rain gear. Book on this bike is 8K. 970-773-3995

GMC 3500 Dually 2009

2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab, 5.3L V8, automatic, all power, tow package, $19,500, 303-478-2589

WOW!! Custom Wheels, Running Boards, Low Mileage, Clean Interior & Exterior. This Truck Won’t Be Around Long! #23826 Ask for Shanon S. 243-3131

Toyota Tacoma SR5 2005

You Will Not Find Many Trucks As Clean As This One, Period. A Must See - A Must Own! $18,588 #24280 Ask for Shanon Secrest 243-3131

AD Toyota Sienna 2010 Chevy 1500 1998

Chevy Tahoe 2007 Cadillac Escalade 2008

Black, 1 owner, 55K miles, fully loaded, new tires, excellent condition, $39,500. 970-986-1777 or 970-986-1772

Nissan Murano 2009

LTZ, 1500 #8643

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

SALE!! $24,995 #8651

Honda CRV 2007 1 owner, garaged, teacher, 36K miles, $17,499. Call Kevin, 260-7241.

HANSON AUTOMOTIVE 3222 Hwy 6& 24-Clifton 523-4141

Long Bed, 5 Speed, V6, 2WD. This Truck Is Clean & Hard To Find! It Won’t Last Long! $8,988 #24320 Ask for Mike Giles

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Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 2007

Extremely Clean & Convenient. 4 Door w/ a Rear Bed Cover w/ V8. $16,988 #24303 Ask for Shanon Secrest 243-3131

Toyota Tundra 2012

5.7L, V8, I Force, 4X4, Room For 6, Cloth,13,975 Miles PRICE REDUCED! $36,988 #24228 Ask for Scottie Brokaw 243-3131

Great condition with only 47,000 miles. 3.5 L V6 EFI. Seldom driven, well cared for, looks and runs great. 3rd row seating. Priced below blue book at $17,500 O.B.O. Please e-mail or call at (970) 270-5230


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