Peter Shelton

A Death in Colona

Posted in Animal Dreams, Watch columns by pshelton on January 25, 2013

We first saw her nibbling saltbrush outside the living room window. She was a small-to-medium sized doe with a scraggly winter coat, long eyelashes and huge, scanner ears. (more…)

To Serve and Protect

Posted in Uncategorized by pshelton on April 6, 2012

Here is the police blotter for the Colona Marshal’s Office for the week of April 1.

Officer Assist: Officer contacted rancher about a newborn calf outside the fence.

Welfare Check: Officer performed welfare check on cottonwood tree down by the river that is budding out too soon.

Dog Violation: Officer visited home that was reported to have no dogs, in possible violation of local code.

Officer Assist: Officer attempted to assist rancher in catching and returning calf to the correct side of the fence. (more…)