Crossing The Line

Like most Colorado ski resorts, Breckenridge has some restricted ski areas. For some, the fresh, untouched powder is just too much of a temptation. Years ago a few skiers decided to risk it, despite the large, distinct signs which read, “Danger! Ski Area Boundary!” A few minutes later they had triggered an avalanche and were…

Watch Your Step

Tim Malone was just strolling through the Skateland parking lot where he works, browsing through his phone. As he neared the front entrance, he failed to see the 4-foot long snake directly ahead of him. With his eyes fixed on his phone, he stepped on the snake, which immediately sunk its teeth into Malone’s leg…

Dead Man Walking

The coroner checked for Walter Williams’ heartbeat.  Nothing.  He was soon pronounced dead.  The funeral home workers were preparing to embalm him when he suddenly began to move.  Obviously Walter was very much alive.  Walter’s nephew, Eddie Hester, recounted, “I stood there and watched them put him in a body bag and zip it up.…