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Report: Most Colorado prisoners come from Denver, Aurora, and Colorado Springs

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Over 65 percent of Colorado's prison population comes from Denver, El Paso, Arapahoe, Jefferson, and Adams counties, which are the state's most populous counties, a new report from the Prison Policy Initiative shows. 

Obituary – Chad William Ray

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Chad William Ray

January 1, 1972 - October 9, 2021

Chad Ray was born to Richard and Barbara (Passig) Ray January 1, 1972, in Lamar. He primarily grew up in Lamar, but briefly lived in Golden as a young child while his father served in the Colorado State Patrol. 

Growing up, Chad enjoyed art, sports and arcade games. He was a gifted tennis player and was even offered a college tennis scholarship. Chad was known as Opie because of his white-blond hair.