Rocky Mountain News, You'll Be Missed

The Rocky couldn't stand up to the Internet, the recession, and declining readership, but its passing leaves behind fond memories

It is much like a death in the family when a newspaper breathes its last. So it is for me and the Rocky Mountain News, the scrappy tab that was my professional home for most of the early 1980s. The paper, which was the choice read for pioneers more than a century ago and grew into a great read for more modern settlers as Denver surged, is being shuttered by E.W. Scripps (SSP) and published its last edition on Feb. 27.

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