Fuzzy Bob Steps Down


It ain't exactly "U.S. Marshals". Today, Boulder's local paper ran a fairly well-reseached, honest piece of journalism, yet it reads like something out of The Onion. Ward, Colorado, you see, is in need of some new police. The town's only state-certified lawman, Robert "Fuzzy Bob" Spratford, is retiring -- leaving only two guys named Skinny Pete and Tiny to protect and serve. Ward, Colorado is this quirky little semi-ghost town, a relic from the mining boom. Once the richest town in Colorado during the Gold Rush, it's now populated with folks who thought even Boulder was too conservative and thus headed for the hills. Filled with anti-establishment types and a rather large collection of broken-down vehicles, Ward incorporated as…

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