In Pueblo, Colorado, on a hot August day two sisters, ages three and six, and their 17-year-old baby sitter drowned at a mobile home park swimming pool that had no lifeguard. We will never know exactly why this tragedy happened. There were other children in the pool at the time the sitter and her two young charges jumped into the deep end of the pool. A short time later a child was seen floating and others called for help. Attempts … Continue reading →
In Genesee, Colorado, a local babysitter, Sharon Molloy, is being called a hero after she defends 3-year-old Jack Melichar for a savage dog attack. When two black dogs showed up on the family deck, Sharon and the boys, Jack and his 8-year-old brother went out to shoo the dogs home. Like any exuberant 3-year-old, Jack was running. One of the dogs then attacked him. Sharon began trying to pull the dog off him, and it turned on her. Two neighbors … Continue reading →
In Lyons, Colorado, a local bear smelled something sweet. So it entered through a window in a local pie shop and helped itself to some pies. All told, the bear ate 24 cherry pies and 14 apple pies, according to the owner of the Colorado Cherry Company. I think the town found a new winner for their annual pie eating contest. … Continue reading →
A 60-year-old man was killed near a campsite in Pike National Forest, struck by an “errant bullet” fired by someone nearby while he was camping with his family. It is unknown who was shooting near the campsite. The accident happened this past Friday night . . . another example of how careless gun owners endanger us all.