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  1. Accomplice in 1998 Colorado case asks for sentence reviewRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 10 | Washington Times

    ... circumstances. "I'm not asking to be immediately released," Clifton said by phone from the Sterling Correctional Facility. "But I'm asking: Shouldn't we address the excessive sentence for me? Am I not deserving? Can I not redeem myself?" Clifton , ...

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  2. Why dozens of Coloradans convicted as juveniles are spending life in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Denver Post

    Guy Lucero, at the Sterling Correctional Facility, is serving a sentence of 84 years that requires him to serve 42 years before he is parole-eligible for non-homicide offenses he committed as a juvenile on June 1, 2017 in Sterling. Guy Lucero Sr. died in prison.

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  3. Two men committed the same crimes. One was just pardoned by the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Denver Post

    ... circumstances. "I'm not asking to be immediately released," Clifton said by phone from the Sterling Correctional Facility. "But I'm asking: Shouldn't we address the excessive sentence for me? Am I not deserving? Can I not redeem myself?" Clifton, ...

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  4. How Book Clubs are Changing Colorado PrisonsRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | 303 Magazine

    ... nonprofit by 2013 . Currently, the Words Beyond Bars program is in three facilities: the Sterling Correctional Facility, the Colorado Correctional Center and La Vista Correctional Facility (which is all women) . Lausa explained that the program runs ...

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  5. Lawsuit claims guard targeted Muslim inmates with pepper spray in SterlingRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    A lawsuit filed Monday accuses guards at the Sterling Correctional Facility of harassing Muslim inmates because of their religion and assaulting a Muslim inmate who filed a complaint. The lawsuit claims one of the guards, Ethan Kellogg, sprayed a "full blast of pepper spray" into a small room that was about to be used by Muslim inmates for a prayer service.

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  6. Muslim inmates claim they were pepper sprayed during a prayer meeting at Colorado prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Fort Morgan Times

    Three Muslim inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility have sued three correctional officers claiming they were pepper sprayed during a prayer meeting and later assaulted when one of them filed grievances and contacted an attorney. The civil lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of Donell Blount, Cecil Mason and Terry Phillips in U.S. District Court in Denver by civil rights attorneys David Lane, Zachary Warren, Michael Fairhurst and Igor Raykin.

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  7. Anti-Muslim Hate Crime Jail Suit: Prayer Service Attendees Were Pepper SprayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Denver Westword

    ... And when they embrace that permission, this is the result." The plaintiffs in the lawsuit are Sterling Correctional Facility inmates Donell Blount, Cecil Mason and Terry Phillips, while the defendants are a trio of corrections officers: Ethan ...

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  8. Muslim inmates sue Colorado prison guards over pepper spray in prayer room | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Gazette

    On Thursday, June 17, 1999, Correctional Sgt. Tim McGill patrols the north side of the security fence at the Sterling Correctional Facility in Sterling, CO.

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  9. Muslim inmates file suit over 'gassing' at Sterling prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Journal-Advocate

    A group of inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court Monday afternoon alleging that they were attacked by a corrections officer over their religion last year. The civil complaint filed by David Lane, an attorney with Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP of Denver, lists Donell Blount, Cecil Mason and Terry Phillips as plaintiffs and names three defendants: Ethan Kellogg, David Scherbarth and one listed only as Quinlan, all of whom are identified as corrections officers.

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  10. Muslim inmates at Sterling prison sue 3 guards claiming religious discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Three Muslim inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility have sued three correctional officers claiming they were pepper sprayed during a prayer meeting and later assaulted when one of them filed grievances and contacted an attorney. The civil lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of Donell Blount, Cecil Mason and Terry Phillips in U.S. District Court in Denver by civil rights attorneys David Lane, Zachary Warren, Michael Fairhurst and Igor Raykin.

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  11. Winners of the 2017 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries announcedRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | American Library Association

    ... teacher to travel to Sterling, Colorado, to enrich their LEAD With Comics curriculum at the Sterling Correctional Facility (SCF) Libraries. The growth of LEAD at SCF will encourage literacy and reduce recidivism. The 2017 Will Eisner Graphic Novel ...

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  12. 680 acres of prairie, pasture burn near Sterling, Colo. prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Journal-Advocate

    ... Fire Department responded to a reported grass fire on Highway 61, one mile east of the Sterling Correctional Facility. Highway 61 was closed as the blaze spread to the east and south, at times threatening structures. As with the 32,000-acre fire in ...

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  13. Full containment for fire Thursday between Fort Morgan and Brush along I-76Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Fort Morgan Times

    There was not a moment to rest in between fighting fires for Brush volunteer firefighters on Thursday, and Fort Morgan volunteer firefighters also had a busy afternoon on yet another day with a Red Flag Warning in effect in Morgan County. The Brush firefighters first went to Logan County to assist with the Sandhills Fire, which started around 11:27 a.m. east of Sterling Correctional Facility near state Highway 61. It necessitated shutting down that highway from Sterling to Otis until about 2:45 p.m., according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

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  14. Firefighters contain wildfire that burned about 683 acres near SterlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Fort Morgan Times

    Firefighters quickly contained a 683-acre wildfire southeast of Sterling that prompted hundreds of voluntary evacuation notices and closed Colorado 61 Thursday afternoon. No structures were lost in the fire, which started at about 11:30 a.m. The fire was deemed 100 percent contained by 2:30 p.m. Logan County spokeswoman Marilee Johnson said the blaze began about a mile southeast of the Sterling Correctional Facility.

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  15. 50-100 acre wildfire burning near Sterling amid hot, windy conditions; Colorado 61 shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Greeley Tribune

    A 50- to 100-acre wildfire is burning southeast of Sterling on Thursday afternoon, prompting voluntary evacuation notices and the closure of Colorado 61. Marilee Johnson, spokeswoman for Logan County, said the blaze is southeast of the Sterling Correctional Facility. A Colorado Department of Corrections spokesman said the prison was not impacted.

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  16. Lions ship eyeglasses to Feed the Children organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Journal-Advocate

    ... afternoon to sort and box the eyeglasses, as well as Logan Industries of Sterling and the Sterling Correctional Facility. The shipment puts the total of used eyeglasses shipped by the Colorado Used Eyeglasses program at close to 880,000 pair since ...

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  17. Albert Burks v. Rick Raemisch Randy Lind Cynthia CoffmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | FindLaw

    Appellant, v. RICK RAEMISCH, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Corrections; RANDY LIND, Warden, Sterling Correctional Facility; CYNTHIA COFFMAN, Attorney General, State of Colorado, Respondents - Appellees.

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  18. Panel forwards water pipeline to county for OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Journal-Advocate

    ... corrections facility east of Sterling at 12220 Highway 61, just across the road from the Sterling Correctional Facility. The board also forwarded with conditions an application for a conditional use permit for a ready-mix concrete plant at 119 Edith ...

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  19. Tyrone Walker v. David Scherbarth Wesley Wilson Frankie Nickels...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... persons be given work assignments. Before 2012, Mr. Walker was incarcerated at the Sterling Correctional Facility, where he was assigned to work as an offender care aide (OCA). In June 2012, he was transferred to the Limon Correctional Facility, ...

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  20. Court rejects convict's appeal for shorter termRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Flynn sentenced him to 428 years in prison. In 2015, however Clow, now 47 and incarcerated at Sterling Correctional Facility, asked the court to correct "an illegal sentence," according to the appeals court's ruling. He claimed that the court had ...

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