April 10, 1986 |
An early morning fire Wednesday forced the evacuation of a Colorado School of Mines fraternity house, the seventh in a string of suspicious fraternity house fires in Colorado since last September. Fire officials said 40 people in the Sigma Phi Epsilon House were evacuated after flames engulfed two couches in the living room. One student was treated for smoke inhalation.
March 23, 2003 |
Wallace Stegner is so commonly referred to as "the dean of Western writers" that no one remembers who said it first. "Our great citizen-writer," said author Barry Lopez in a tribute to Stegner. "The only living American writer worthy of a Nobel," wrote Edward Abbey before the 1993 death of Stegner, whose frontline work with the Sierra Club and the government on environmental issues in the 1960s rounded out his literary reputation to include activist and savior of the West.
September 16, 1993
Cal State Fullerton made wrestling Coach Ardeshir Asgari's temporary assignment permanent Wednesday, removing the "interim" tag from his title. Asgari, who led Fullerton to a 6-4 dual-meet record and a 26th-place finish in the NCAA championships, has been involved with the Titan wrestling program for seven years as an athlete and coach. A two-time All-American, Asgari, 30, was named interim coach last season when Dan Lewis left for the Colorado School of Mines.
December 31, 1987
Colorado School of the Mines defeated Southern California College, 90-76, in the consolation championship game of the Southern Utah State basketball tournament Wednesday at Cedar City, Utah. SCC (3-8) trailed, 47-28, at halftime. Guard Jim Mansfield led the Vanguards with 15 points. Center Mike Lightfoot scored 13 and guard Todd Dixon added 12 points.
October 26, 1993 |
Frank H. Dunkle, who headed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under President Ronald Reagan, is dead at age 69. Dunkle died of heart complications Saturday in Denver, the federal agency said Monday. Appointed in 1986, Dunkle was criticized by environmentalists for allegedly paying more attention to politics than to protecting natural resources.