The important thing, and everyone could agree on this, was that Montrose’s Valley Lawn Cemetery look nice for Memorial Day — grass cut, weeds kept at bay, the last of autumn and winter raked up.
So, that’s what happened. A community volunteer cleanup day May 2, plus the efforts of caretaker Pat Armendariz, and visitors to the cemetery Monday were met with green, trimmed grass, uncluttered headstones and the peaceful canopy of mature trees framing a background of snow-capped San Juans.
The question, then, is: Now what?
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes said his "mind was kind of falling apart" and he began to have homicidal thoughts months before he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a Colorado movie theater, according to a video excerpt presented Friday at his murder trial.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado charter school refused to let a class valedictorian deliver a graduation speech in which he planned to come out as gay, prompting criticism from activists.
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The man who killed 12 moviegoers and wounded scores of others in a suburban Denver theater was mentally ill but legally sane, a court-appointed psychiatrist testified Thursday.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' notebook provides the most comprehensive look yet into what he described as his "broken" mind.
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him not guilty of all charges in the latest of a series of cases nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were boots on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches.