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C-DOT Suspends Road Projects for the Weekend

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation has suspended construction projects across the state in anticipation of heavy traffic this Labor Day weekend. Heavier than normal weekend traffic is expected on Interstate Continue reading

Study Shows Front Range Pollution Drifting into Mountains

NASAFor years, western Colorado leaders have said Denver and federal lawmakers were targeting pollution control in the wrong areas, by creating strict regulations for Western Slope coal-fired power plants when they should be targeting Front Range pollution sources. Now there is data to prove it. Researchers say Continue reading

Teens on Tour Registration Open

City-of-SteamboatRegistration is open for Steamboat’s Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver on November 6th and 7th until Thursday, October 30th or spots are filled. Continue reading

Monday Kicks Off Small Game Seasons

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks & Wildlife encourages celebrating the holiday with any of the small game and waterfowl opportunities that kick off Monday throughout the state. Colorado has over 23 million acres of public lands, including U.S. National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands. Interested hunters need a current and Continue reading

Accident Sends Driver to Hospital for Minor Injuries

Vehicle-Accident-300One person suffered minor injuries in a crash last night on Highway 13 north of the ColoWyo Coal Mine entrance. This is the second accident to happen in the same general vicinity in the same day. Early yesterday morning, the driver of a car involved in a roll-over accident refused medical treatment. Troopers say he had fallen Continue reading

BLM Seeks Comment on Public Land Access Closure

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public comment on a proposal to temporarily close access to public lands 15 miles north of Meeker for safety reasons. The proposed 24-month closure would prohibit public access to 1,850 acres of public land near Continue reading

Public Warned that Roads on BLM Lands Can be Dangerous this Weekend

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is urging the public to use caution this holiday weekend as recent rains have left many roads across BLM impassable, and the danger of local flash-flooding remains. Several visitors have reported being temporarily Continue reading

Beauprez Clarifies National Guard Statement

BEAUPREZRepublican gubernatorial nominee Bob Beauprez is clarifying a remark he made about sending the Colorado National Guard to the Mexican border. Beauprez was asked on a radio show whether Continue reading

Marijuana Trafficking Up Since Legalization

MARIJUANA-300A new report says the amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail is on the rise since 2010. The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area says postal inspectors seized more than 493 pounds of pot from packages in 2013, up from 57 pounds in 2010, the year Continue reading

Some Vesicular Stomatitis Quarantine Areas Released

cdaAs of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 205 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS); 17 of the 222 total quarantines have now been released. Continue reading

IRS Says Scammers are Still Operating

irsThe Internal Revenue Service has issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private Continue reading

Rollover Accident Near ColoWyo

Vehicle-Accident-300The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single car roll-over accident near the ColoWyo Coal Mine entrance this morning. The accident occurred at around 6:30 this morning on Highway 13. According to troopers, the driver of the car suffered minor injuries, after falling asleep at the wheel and rolling the car, but Continue reading