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Popular Outdoor Gear Company Being Sued

Apr 6th @ 5:36 pm

CLIFTON  -  The families of a Clifton man and Grand Junction girl are suing a popular outdoor gear company.  NBC 11 News reports that both 28 yr old Steven Dowdy and his 10 yr old niece were found dead in a tent in June 2009 resulting from carbon monoxide poisoning.  They had been using a [...]

Orchard Mesa Neighborhood Gets Flooded Tue. Night

Apr 6th @ 5:05 pm

ORCHARD MESA  -  An Orchard Mesa neighborhood was flooded last night after a debris-clogged irrigation canal overran its banks.  Water came rushing through several residents homes and yards and the Daily Sentinel writes that the flooding took place mostly in the area of Rainbow Drive on the south side of Hwy 50.  Many residents say [...]

Carbondale Police Officer Who Committed Suicide Is Under Investigation

Apr 6th @ 4:09 pm

CARBONDALE  -  A Carbondale police officer was apparently under investigation in a sexual assault in Arapahoe County, possibly involving a minor when he committed suicide last month.  Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario told the Daily Sentinel that he was told of those allegations when his office was investigating Officer Santiago’s death.  But he said that [...]

Norwood School Board To Meet For A Special Session

Apr 6th @ 4:06 pm

NORWOOD  -  On Tuesday, the Norwood School Board will meet for a special session to conduct a hearing and make decisions about possible school staff reductions in force known as RIFF.  According to the Norwood Post current middle school teacher Michelle Barkemeyer is one of those that may be effecting by RIFF.  She and other [...]

State Lawmakers Agree on Spending Cuts

Apr 6th @ 1:50 pm

DENVER  – A rancorous budget debate that had Colorado lawmakers fighting over teachers, farmers and retailers appeared to ease Tuesday when Republicans and Democrats agreed on a spending plan for next year Budget writers from both parties ended a spending stalemate that brought work in the Capitol to a virtual halt over the past two [...]

Fruita Man Goes to Jail for Drive-By

Apr 6th @ 12:53 pm

FRUITA – A Fruita man will spend the next 11 years behind bars for a drive-by shooting last September. NBC 11 News says Joseph Doremus was sentenced today for shooting at the car with three people in it. No one was injured. Doremus took full responsibility and apologized to the families of those involved. Source: [...]

Ellis to Serve Another Term as Montrose Mayor

Apr 6th @ 12:45 pm

MONTROSE – Kathy Ellis will serve another term as Montrose’s mayor. Ellis was voted 3-2 as city mayor during city council’s regular Tuesday meeting. Councilmen, Bill Patterson and Thomas Smits, voted against the motion, which was made by councilwoman Carol McDermott. McDermott was voted 3-2 as mayor Pro-Tem, formally held by Smits.

CSU Forecasters Predict Above-Average 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Apr 6th @ 12:25 pm

FORT COLLINS -In its 28th year of issuing predictions, the Colorado State University forecast team today predicted an above-average 2011 Atlantic basin hurricane season. The team slightly reduced its early December prediction, but still called for an active season based on current La Nina conditions that are expected to transition to near-neutral conditions during the [...]

Gov. Hickenlooper Statement on Denver City Councilwoman Carla Madison

Apr 6th @ 11:32 am

DENVER ­-  Gov. John Hickenlooper issued this statement today about Denver City Councilwoman Carla Madison, who died Tuesday night after a long battle with cancer. “One of the greatest joys working for the city of Denver was spending time with Carla Madison. She was eclectic in the most wonderful sense of the word and embraced [...]

Rep. Scott Tipton and Rep. Kristi Noem to Fight Bark Beetle Epidemic

Apr 6th @ 11:01 am

WASHINGTON—Recognizing that more must be done to stop the beetle kill in the Rocky Mountain Region, today, Rep. Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-06) sent a letter, signed by ten members of Congress, to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting that he redirect unused Forest Service funds toward mitigating the bark beetle epidemic.  The [...]

Montrose Girl Wins 2nd in Oratorical Contest

Apr 6th @ 9:34 am

MONTROSE – Every year, the American Legion hosts an Oratorical Contest that focuses on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. Speeches are eight to 10 minutes long; three- to five-minute speeches on an assigned topic also are part of the contest. The [...]

Norwood Middle Schooler, Chess Champ

Apr 6th @ 9:25 am

NORWOOD – A Norwood 7th grader represents Colorado as the state’s Class C Champion in chess and is officially a member of the state chess team. The Norwood Post says Brady Barkemeyer has accumulated over 1,700 points which has him playing against adults in tournaments. Barkemeyer has achieved a United States Chess Federation rating. The [...]

Sports Of All Sorts 4-6-2011

Apr 6th @ 7:47 am

LISTEN to this morning’s Sport Of All Sorts High School Baseball Pitching and Defensive woes continued for Montrose in league play last night as they lost to Grand Junction 25-7. MLB Rockies beat the Dodgers last night 3-0 to improve to 2-1 on the season and moved up to second place in the NL West [...]

Delta PD Wants More Officers

Apr 6th @ 6:58 am

DELTA – Last Tuesday, Delta Police Chief Robert Thomas, along with Commander Jesse Cox, Patrol Sergeant Jesse Stanford, and Detective Sergeant Brad Lamb approached city council nearly pleading for two more officers to be added to their department. According to Mountain Valley News, Thomas said there are dozens of cases from the 1960’s through the [...]

Girl Swallowed Lost Pill

Apr 6th @ 5:59 am

CLIFTON – The 17-month-old Clifton girl who died March 6th was believed to have swallowed an Oxycontin pill that her father said he’d dropped but couldn’t find. Manuel Rivera is being held on a $500,000 bond and is expected to appear in court for filing of formal charges tomorrow. Rivera distraughtly told deputies that he [...]