NEWS: Tuesday September 28, 2010

Sep 28th @ 5:51 am in News by Scott Staley

A second person in two months has died climbing a trail between Mt. Wilson and El Diente in Dolores County. On Sunday 30-year-old John Merrill of Cortez died after a massive rockslide on the trail. His dog survived. According to The Watch, Merrill made contact with his pregnant wife an hour earlier and it’s unclear if he ever made it to the summit. On behalf of the Dolores County Sheriff’s Office, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office conducted the search and rescue. In July, a retired Army Colonel died in a rockslide in the same area.
Source: The Watch (Posted 5:47a)

A woman who stabbed her ex–boyfriend’s girlfriend three times will spend the next six years in jail. NBC 11 News says Crystal Reinbold was sentenced to six years for probation violations, felony theft, and third degree assault. Despite being pregnant, A Mesa County Judge offered little leniency for Reinbold. After the stabbing, Reinbold was on the run for nearly a week before turning herself to authorities.
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 5:48a)

Tom Tancredo will be on the Western Slope today starting in Grand Junction at 11:30 (Main Street Bagels). He heads to Delta at 2:30 (Bill Heddles Rec Center) and then to Montrose at 5:oop (Camp Robber-restaurant). The public is encouraged to join in on the conversation. Tancredo is running as an American Constitution Party candidate for Governor.
Source: PSA    (Posted 5:49a)

We’d like to remind drivers in Montrose and Olathe to keep an eye out for young children on bicycles through the next two weeks. Altrusa International kicked off Kids on Wheels yesterday, for students at Centennial, Columbine, and Olathe Middle schools. The kids will ride to and from school until October 8th.
Source: PSA    (Posted 5:49a)