Recently, the long-rumored demise of the Rocky Mountain News took another step toward reality. Announcing the paper is up for sale, the E.W. Scripps Co. signaled what may be the end an institution that has been part of Colorado for nearly 150 years.
The news hit me harder than I expected. For all the other sources of information out there, and there are many, I just can’t imagine life without the Rocky. It’s been a part of my day since I learned to read.