The body of an experienced rock and ice climbing guide was found buried in an avalanche near Baldy Peak, about 40 miles north of Telluride. The Daily Planet reports that Heidi Kloos was reported missing Wednesday and found under 10 feet of snow Thursday. Kloos was known for being an accomplished and revered ski guide and mountaineer and area resident; the 41-year-old was born in Aspen and graduated from Hotchkiss High School.
Source: Daily Planet (Posted 5:59a)
Today is the start of the City of Montrose Spring Cleanup. City crews will not pick up tree limbs, hazardous waste, electronic waste, paint, or large truck tires. Residents are asked to place their materials curbside by 7am on the Monday of their pickup week, which is either today or next Monday. See what pickup are you are in by visiting cityofmontrose.org.
Source: PSA (Posted 5:58a)
Energy and jobs are on the agenda for Colorado’s Democratic senators over the next few days. KJCT says clean-energy jobs is the topic for Senator Michael Bennet today. The senator is headed to Carver Brewing Company, a Durango business that has reduced its energy needs. Bennet is also planning to promote a bill he’s co-sponsoring that would provide low-interest loans to rural businesses that want to improve their energy efficiency. The loans could be used for improvements such as new roofs or boilers. The Senate returns to work on April 12.
Source: KJCT/AP (Posted 5:57a)
Authorities in Greeley are searching for a 12-year-old girl missing since March 28. The Denver Post says that Kayleah Wilson was last seen that day when she left home to walk to a friend’s birthday party. A search of some ponds and a wooded, undeveloped area on Saturday hasn’t turned up any sign of Kayleah, who weighs 145 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.
Source: Denver Post (Posted 5:56a)