An FBI investigator unloads equipment at the Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors and Donor Services building Tuesday morning, February 6, 2018. (William Woody, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Montrose funeral home owner who allegedly sold hundreds of bodies without families’ consent is federally indicted

Megan Hess, of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors and Donor Services, her mother, Shirley Koch, face nine counts, including for mail fraud and the transportation of hazardous materials

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“An extremely, extremely challenging day”: Widespread destruction feared after East Troublesome fire explodes

The blaze grew to 125,000 acres as it swept Grand County on Wednesday night toward Grand Lake and through an area packed with homes, lodges and other businesses

Colorado child protection caseworker under investigation for falsifying reports about checking on kids, at-risk adults

The alleged fraud was uncovered after Moffat County fell behind on abuse and neglect reports, and the state sent in a team of 15 caseworkers to clean up the mess

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Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax