NEWS: Friday March 26, 2010

Mar 26th @ 6:52 am in News by Scott Staley

A Montrose man continues to add to his rap sheet after being charged for two more things yesterday. According to the Daily Press, Shane Stackhouse was charged yesterday with felony identity theft, forgery, and bond violations, as well as unlawful use of drugs, another bond violation, and possession of paraphernalia. The 38-year-old allegedly stole a woman’s debit card from her purse and used it in numerous locations around town.  And in the house where Stackhouse was arrested, traces of meth were found in a plastic baggie. Total bond was set at $15,000 dollars.
Source: Daily Press (Posted 6:52a)

Telluride has narrowed their search for the new Town Manager from 64 to 3. The Daily Planet writes that current Town Manager Frank Bell accepted a position in northern California and is helping with the Telluride’s selection.  The candidates are Greg Clifton, current town manager of Ridgway, Shane Hale, current town manager for Grand Lake, and D. Michael Segrest, current town manager of Moraga, California. A decision is expected next month.
Source: Daily Planet (Posted 6:50a)

A Grand Junction man survived a rock fall yesterday which happened on I-70 at the same place where a major rockslide happened earlier this month. According to NBC 11 News, a boulder the size of a pumpkin smashed into Kurt Kuxhausen’s car causing significant damage to the passenger side.  CDOT says work continues in Glenwood Canyon as the March 8th rockslide caused severe damage to the road, and that the current change in weather has caused several boulders to continue to fall on the road.
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 6:50a)

The Denver Auto Show will begin this year with the second annual “Green Car Convoy” across the state. The convoy begins Monday in Montrose and ends in Denver April 4th.  The event Monday begins at 9am at Centennial Plaza in Montrose and then moves to Lincoln Park in Grand Junction at 11. Learn more at greencardenver.org.
Source: PSA   (Posted 6:47a)