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Smokey Bear turns 70

Smokey Bear is turning 70 on Saturday — but don’t bring any candles to the party, please. As the friendly, huggable bear with the brimmed hat and shovel enters his golden years, he’s burning up Twitter. But his message of fire prevention through personal responsibility hasn’t changed much.

Deal inked to save Colorado water

Water suppliers from the four largest communities served by the Colorado River have finalized an agreement to prop up the drought-stricken river by paying cities, farms and industrial operations to cut their use.

Unger correction

A Thursday story about a bill to help clean up the Three Kids Mine in Henderson incorrectly stated the relationship between two of the people leading the effort. Bob Unger and Mindy Unger-Wadkins are brother and sister and partners in the project.