Pirates hook the Huskies! The Olathe Pirate football team has advanced to the State Championship game after win over Florence Saturday. The last time the Pirates went to the State Championships was in 2008 where they beat Erie 22-21. The Pirates number 4-ranked team will play Brush Saturday at Legacy Stadium in Aurora. Kickoff is at 11:00am.
Group meeting. Last Tuesday concerned Ouray citizens met with merchants, the City Administrator, and Police Chief Leo Rasmussen to discuss a rash of break-ins throughout the quaint-touristy town. According to The Watch, there have been 13 incidents since this summer. The community is concerned that the local police are intentionally not talking to them and that this meeting was long overdue. Ideas, such as a neighborhood watch are being tossed around but police did confirm that they have several suspects regarding the break-in incidents.
Source: The Watch (Posted 5:58a)
Three vehicles all wrecked about the same time yesterday on I-70 through Glenwood Canyon in Garfield County. Colorado State Patrol tells the Daily Sentinel that in those accidents no one was injured. The roads were slick last night and the left westbound lane was blocked for about 45 minutes. Police warn drivers to drive at a safe speed and keep a safe distance between you and other vehicles.
Source: Daily Sentinel (Posted 5:58a)
Gyms have seen an increase in members since Thanksgiving, at least some gyms in Grand Junction. KJCT reports that working out through the holidays is a way for people to eat all the goodies but burn all the calories. Gyms normally see an increase in the winter anyway as people tend to work out less in the cold weather.
Source: KJCT (Posted 5:59a)