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LCC Coach Scott Crampton Surpasses 1000 Career Wins

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Veteran Lamar Community College Baseball coach Scott Crampton reached a big milestone over the weekend, winning the 1000th game of his coaching career.

Sunday, Runnin' Lopes Baseball hosted a doubleheader with Otero Junior College at Merchants' Park.  The Lopes won the first game 4-1, to earn the 1000th win, but they didn't stop there.  They celebrated with a sweep of the Rattlers by winning the second game 5-4, pushing Coach Crampton's win total to 1001.

Earthquake Strikes Northwest Colorado Saturday

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A small earthquake occurred early Saturday morning in northwest Colorado.

According to the United States Geological Survey the quake, measuring 2.7 on the Richter Scale, happened shortly after 1:00 a.m. Saturday about 18 miles north of Glenwood Springs in Garfield county. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.7 miles.

Only one person has reported feeling the quake.

Colorado’s Unaffiliated Voters May Receive Two Ballots for June Primary Election

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Unaffiliated voters across Colorado may soon receive ballots for both the Republican and Democrat parties for the June primary election.

Proposition 108, passed by Colorado voters in 2016, allows voters who have not opted to affiliate with either of the two major political parties to vote in either - but not both - primary elections later this year. In the past, unaffiliated voters were required to join one of the parties in order to vote in the primary, though they had the option to return to unaffiliated status or switch to another party following the election.

5-Week Spring DUI Enforcement Campaign Underway in Colorado

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Spring is upon us, giving Coloradans everywhere a reason to celebrate. But in case your next spring celebration includes alcohol or marijuana, know that law enforcement will be on heightened alert to keep impaired drivers off the road. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies across the state are participating in The Heat Is OnSpring Events DUI enforcement period. The enforcement period will continue for more than five weeks, through Monday, May 14.

Sand Creek Historic Site Switches to Daily Hours for Summer Season

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The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site will switch to its summer schedule beginning April 1.  The park will open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., seven days a week.  This schedule will remain in effect through November 30, 2018.

The park will remain open for all three 2018 summer federal holidays - Memorial Day (May 28), Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day (September 3).