While we look forward to 2019, it’s also time to look at all the ridiculous things that happened in 2018. The following are some of the Cow Pie Courier’s reflections on some of the stories that we covered, in no particular order.

Top 2018 stories

While we look forward to 2019, it’s also time to look at all the ridiculous things that happened in 2018. The following are some of the Cow Pie Courier’s reflections on some of the stories that we covered, in no particular order.

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RIFLE, Colo. - It’s not a support group for battered wives opening in the city of Rifle..

Battered Wives are welcome in Rifle

RIFLE, Colo. – It’s not a support group for battered wives opening in the city of Rifle..

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A western Colorado doctor has a very strange sense of humor.

Grand Junction doc dyes woman’s genitals purple as a joke

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A western Colorado doctor has a very strange sense of humor.

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SILT, Colo. — Mighty Mouse and his entire family have recently moved into a new miniature village, thanks to a hospitable garden owner in Silt.

Silt mice get a miniature village

SILT, Colo. — Mighty Mouse and his entire family have recently moved into a new miniature village, thanks to a hospitable garden owner in Silt.

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SILT, Colo. — There’s a new trend in Silt that will almost certainly put the town on the map.

Stilettos in Silt for men!

SILT, Colo. — There’s a new trend in Silt that will almost certainly put the town on the map.

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RIFLE, Colo. — If you don’t speak Spanish, don’t plan on going to a certain Taco restaurant in Rifle.

Customers can’t order in English at Rifle Taco Restaurant

RIFLE, Colo. — If you don’t speak Spanish, don’t plan on going to a certain Taco restaurant in Rifle.

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NEW CASTLE, Colo. — Hoards of seemingly drunk birds have been spotted in town, crashing into windows and walls and generally acting intoxicated.

Birds in New Castle keep crashing into things and police think it’s because they’re drunk

NEW CASTLE, Colo. — Hoards of seemingly drunk birds have been spotted in town, crashing into windows and walls and generally acting intoxicated.

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NEW CASTLE, Colo. — A local resident was horrified when she recently discovered a dead body in a dumpster while on her morning walk through town. .

Discarded body found in a garbage bag in New Castle

NEW CASTLE, Colo. — A local resident was horrified when she recently discovered a dead body in a dumpster while on her morning walk through town. .

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RIFLE, Colo. - Imagine a man who would do whatever your asked without any questions or complaints. A strong silent type if you will. 


Robot Husbands in Rifle all the rage

RIFLE, Colo. – Imagine a man who would do whatever your asked without any questions or complaints. A strong silent type if you will. 


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CARBONDALE, Colo. — The new school year will offer students something new this year and it should be interesting.
Colorado Mountain College students will be allowed to pick their own final grades.

You can’t pick your nose, but you can pick your grades

CARBONDALE, Colo. — The new school year will offer students something new this year and it should be interesting. Colorado Mountain College students will be allowed to pick their own final grades.

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RIFLE, Colo. — Local college campuses in the valley have now installed closets filled with large stuffed animals where students can go and cry, as a coping mechanism.

It’s my closet and I’ll cry if I want to…

RIFLE, Colo. — Local college campuses in the valley have now installed closets filled with large stuffed animals where students can go and cry, as a coping mechanism.

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RIFLE, Colo. — It may have looked like an Alpine Bank drive-through, but one local driver believed it was a Taco Bell.
Police were summoned to the local restaurant after receiving a report that a man drove up to the drive-in window and attempted to order a burrito.

Man attempts to get burrito, not money, from drive-through bank

RIFLE, Colo. — It may have looked like an Alpine Bank drive-through, but one local driver believed it was a Taco Bell. Police were summoned to the local restaurant after receiving a report that a man drove up to the drive-in window and attempted to order a burrito.

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CARBONDALE, Colo. — Starbucks has nothing on the town of Carbondale.

New shop in town offers “Selfiecinno” coffee

CARBONDALE, Colo. — Starbucks has nothing on the town of Carbondale.

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RIFLE, Colo. — According to rumors, Burger King may soon go out of business here in town, but at least one local man now claims the name.


Drunk driver claims to be ‘Burger King’

RIFLE, Colo. — According to rumors, Burger King may soon go out of business here in town, but at least one local man now claims the name.


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SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND —  Sometimes, you just need to take a break from marriage.

British man hides in woods to get away from wife

SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND —  Sometimes, you just need to take a break from marriage.

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