Oro, a donkey adopted by the Western Museum of Mining & Industry, was a hit among school children. The donkey died of a chronic illness in December. Visitors to the museum are encouraged to visit Oro’s companion, Nugget, who loves carrots and ginger snaps. File photo by Lisa Collacott
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.