Wildcats Softball Sweeps Demons in Doubleheader

Joel Lively, Reporter

September 6, 2019

It was a hot afternoon on August 24th as the Fruita softball season opener kicked off against Durango. In the first few innings the nerves got the best of Durango’s pitcher who walked five batters. Fruita’s slow start held them...

Vehicular Vikings

Layne Thompson, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The Danish town of Copenhagen, Denmark, is adding a little bit of history to their everyday lives in the cutest way possible. They have started to replace their traffic lights with Viking figures. The government, combined wit...

Ben Roethlisberger v Antonio Brown: Drama Of The 21st Century

Matisynn Leckey, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Steelers fans nationwide are at odds over two of their beloved players: Star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and ex-MVP wide receiver Antonio Brown. Roethlisberger has taken the Steelers to the Super Bowl six times and has won ever...

Voter Registration: Popeyes Edition

Sierra Lloyd, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Big, out-the-door line? Bigger voter-engagement opportunity!  Earlier this week, David Ledbetter, a highschooler in Charlotte, North Carolina, took advantage of the recent Popeyes chicken-sandwich craze (which residents of Mesa ...

Once Predators Now Prey 

Paige Daniels, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Imagine you’re peacefully swimming in the ocean and you are suddenly face-to-face with a 15 foot great white shark. What would you do? Try to flee as quickly as possible? Well the shark is probably more scared of you than you are...

Pumpkin Spice Pumps Up Fall

Ellie Schroeder, Editor

September 6, 2019

On August 27th, the air once again became intoxicated with the sweet scent of pumpkin spice. Loved by teens and adults alike, Americans just can’t get enough of Pumpkin Spice. The nostalgia for the flavor is so intense that t...

Hundreds Help Say Goodbye To El Paso Shooting Victim 

Grace Smith, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Hundreds of people made their way to El Paso Texas from near and far to help Antonio Basco mourn the loss of his wife, Margie Reckard, at her funeral services on Friday, August 16th. Reckard was one of the 22 victims of a shoot...

Jared Polis Recall Effort Reaches Mesa County

Dillon Gross, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Political signs have always been a staple of any town. Usually they pop up a few months before elections, like midterms or presidential elections, to share an individual's political affiliation and encourage others to vote. T...

Retirement Heard Around the World

Jayce Jessup, Reporter

September 6, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts were expected to be a solid contender to win Super Bowl 53. Following a season where they finished 10-6 record and made it to the Divisional Round, where they lost to the Kansas City Chiefs. But on Augu...

Tropical Storm Dorian Headed For Puerto Rico 

Ella Dillon, Editor

September 3, 2019

Puerto Ricans are currently bracing for a tropical storm, Dorian that is expected to arrive on August 28th . Dorian is categorized as a level one hurricane. As of right now, the storm is 25 miles Southeast of St. Croix, in the ...

President Trump Believes Nuking Hurricanes Is The Solution

Autumn Detor, Editor

September 3, 2019

Sources within hurricane briefings have reported that President Trump has suggested they “drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane to disrupt it,” as paraphrased in countless sources ranging from CNN to the Guardian. Peopl...

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