News for Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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Friends remember Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan as a charismatic, energetic boy

Carson Hooker said he last saw his friend Asher Lesyshen-Kirlan at school Tuesday acting the way he always will be remembered: happy and crazy and fun.

Traffic between Craig and Steamboat to be routed over temporary bridge

Duckels Construction is in the midst of a $3.1 million project to replace the existing U.S. Highway 40 bridge over the Elk River that originally was built in 1958 and now is deemed functionally obsolete.

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Sheriff’s Office: Husband says wife killed their son before turning gun on herself

Lisa Marie Lesyshen, 45, was found by Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies in her home early Wednesday. She was unconscious with a single gunshot wound and was taken by ambulance to Yampa Valley Medical Center and later flown to another hospital, where she is being guarded by sheriff's deputies.