Pending a presidential signature, it will soon be legal to grow hemp in the United States for the first time in more than 80 years.
Starting six years ago, the Western Slope town began rebuilding itself to be a friendly home for the thousands of veterans there.
The trade in body parts from cadavers is a grisly and little-regulated segment of commerce. A Reuters news agency investigation led to FBI scrutiny of a facility in Montrose, Colorado.
Some nonprofit agencies, like Community Options in Montrose, are in a bind. Paying their workers more is straining their budget.
A recent national study found 40 percent of caregivers said a client of theirs was the victim of financial abuse more than once -- a sharp rise from just two years earlier.
Matthew Boyle bought a Montrose funeral home last fall and made a ghastly discovery in the basement.