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Funeral home director disputes report

A local funeral home director is defending her business after a highly publicized Reuters report Jan. 11. Megan Hess, of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors, established Donor Services Inc. in 2009 to allow individuals to donate their bodies for medical research and education. In a written statement to th

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-18 01:30:00

Family reeling after SUV crashes into home

After an unexpected night, Kendra and Goku Cox go to the front yard to explain the damage from Saturday night's car crash. (Sydney Warner/Montrose Daily Press) Kendra Cox and her husband had just put their son to bed Saturday night and were selecting a movie to watch, anticipating a quiet night in.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 07:00:00

A different kind of mountain town

If we're being honest, things have been rough lately. You all know what I'm talking about. Telluride - and most Colorado mountain towns - have felt a bit different this winter. It's been a dry season, and we're all desperate for snow. The state as a whole has seen its worst winter since we had the

THE DAILY PLANET - 2018-01-17 23:25:00

Fire damages mobile home in Craig's Shadow Mountain Village

CRAIG - A fire broke out about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 986 Aspen Ave., damaging one mobile home. Aspen Avenue is closed in the vicinity of the fire - from Ninth to Willow streets - to make room for fire equipment. The cause and extent of the fire are not yet known. Craig Fire and Rescue, M

CRAIG DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Drop the doughnut and nobody gets hurt

It's the New Year and a new you is emerging. Or maybe it was until last week when "Sherry" brought doughnuts, you were hungry and tired, you gave in and before you knew it you were standing there with a half devoured bear claw in your hand and nothing to show for it. Or maybe it's only me that happe

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 07:00:00

Jimmer's owners purchase popular Main Street location

An iconic Montrose building will soon be home to a popular and familiar eatery. Jim and Shanda LaRue, owners of Jimmer's Back Country BBQ in Montrose, reached an agreement to purchase The Red Barn Restaurant building. The sale of the property, 1413 E. Main St., was finalized late Tuesday afternoon.

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 07:00:00

Cowboys JV survives Panther den

GHS Boys Basketball - Gunnison's junior varsity boys basketball team was the only Cowboy posse to survive Saturday's assault in the Panther den at Delta High School. While both GHS varsity squads were quickly overpowered by strong Panther teams, losing by wide margins, the local JV crew withstood a

GUNNISON TIMES - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

MRD names volunteer of the year

When Bob Nicholson arrived at the Montrose Community Recreation Center on Tuesday night, he thought he was going swimming. To his surprise, he was awarded the Bynum/ Ullmann Volunteer Service Award for 2017. "It caught me completely flat-footed," Nicholson said. "It's really an honor and I really ap

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 07:00:00

Stronger state regulations to come after the deadly fire that killed a disabled woman

Tanya Bell, 39, died in a 2016 Arvada fire when she couldn't escape by herself in her wheelchair. Julie Hogfeldt, 37, who cannot speak, was left home alone in a Longmont "storage" room, blocked by a large chair. Bill Pringle, 62, was told to stay in the basement and eat his meals there. The three

9NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:30:00

Ski worker killed shouldn't have been near equipment that killed him: Report

The death of a worker crushed in a Magic Carpet lift at Loveland Ski Area remains a mystery - he hadn't been told to work on the machine and shouldn't have been beneath it while it was operating, according to a state report obtained Wednesday by 9Wants to Know. In addition, state inspectors conclude

9NEWS - 2018-01-18 06:14:00

Windsor police make two arrests after burglary of home undergoing construction

Windsor police arrested two men Wednesday after a widespread search in the area of Weld County Road 17 and Crossroads Boulevard in Windsor. A Windsor police officer came across a suspicious, unoccupied vehicle about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday near homes that are currently under construction, according to a

MYWINDSORNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Friend: Police knew slain woman's home was ransacked 2 days before entering

A ranger discovered the body of 41-year-old Kimberlee Graves in Lory State Park west of Fort Collins on Jan. 9. The coroner ruled her death a homicide. Cassa Niedringhaus Fort Collins police first received reports that Kimberlee Graves' house had been ransacked two days before they entered her home

COLORADOAN - 2018-01-17 23:45:45

Loveland police arrest thieves, return stolen Pomeranian puppy to pet store

Mark Aine, who owns Town and Country Pet Center with his wife Sharon Aine, visits with puppies Friday at the shop in downtown Loveland. Two men broke into the store early Friday morning and stole a Pomeranian puppy that was in the cage holding the puppies that Aine is visiting. Loveland police have

DENVER POST - 2018-01-16 14:20:23

Longmont police notes: Screaming, intoxicated man arrested

Longmont police were dispatched to a welfare check Monday in the 1000 block of Lee Way for a screaming man who was unable to walk. The man admitted to being highly intoxicated. When officers attempted to place the man in custody, he became combative. He was taken transported to the Boulder County Ja

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-01-17 18:29:57

Brace yourselves: More snow is on the way to Fort Collins

After a brief reprieve, snow is back in the forecast for Fort Collins. Forecasters predict the area will receive between 2 and 5 inches of snow this weekend. 9News predicts snow will begin later Saturday and continue into Sunday. The National Weather Service hadn't issued snow total predictions as o

COLORADOAN - 2018-01-17 23:13:05

Fort Collins area man shot in buttocks, Sheriff's Office investigating

FORT COLLINS - The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 400 block of North Timberline Road in Fort Collins in unincorporated Larimer County. Sheriff's spokesman David Moore said the office received reports of a shooting at the h

FORT MORGAN TIMES - 2018-01-17 05:18:33

Dade County man dies after vehicle struck by train

Springfield, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) A Dade County man was pronounced dead at a Springfield hospital Wednesday evening after a train struck his vehicle Tuesday afternoon. 86-year-old Bob Bishop was approaching a train crossing when icy conditions sent his truck onto the track and into the path of an onco

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-01-18 04:38:00

Bicyclist Struck, Killed South of Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man from Springfield was struck and killed as he rode his bicycle along Highway 160 Wednesday night. The Missouri Highway Patrol says Jesse Andrews, 30, was riding in the northbound lane about a mile south of the Springfield city limits just before 9:30 p.m. Andrews was struck

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-18 09:22:46

Hotel Vandivort expansion a sign of confidence in downtown Springfield

The owners of the Hotel Vandivort have announced plans to add a second building in the space that is currently an adjacent parking lot. The new 43,000 square foot structure will make an additional 48 guest rooms available and feature a fifth floor roof top bar. The owners say that they'd always plan

KSPR.COM - 2018-01-18 00:35:00

6-year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Authorities say a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot and wounded his 7-year-old sister while playing with a gun in southwest Missouri. The Greene County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the girl was taken to a hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuri

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 06:10:52