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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

Cause of Rabbit Ears Plane Crash Still Being Determined

NTSBInvestigators don’t expect to identify the cause of a small plane crash near Steamboat that killed two people until next year. Sixty-two-year-old flight instructor William Earl Allen of Broomfield, and his student, 60-year old Terry Lynn Stewart of Houston, Texas died in the crash on Rabbit Ears Pass August Continue reading

Quarantines Increasing Over Vesicular Stomatitus

cdaThe Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office currently has 184 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). Fortunately, none of the quarrentined areas are in this part of the state. The Continue reading

Mesa County Rabbits Test Positive for Tularemia

rabbitTwo rabbits have tested positive for the bacterial disease tularemia in the last two weeks in Mesa County. Reports say there have been no human cases in Mesa County. But residents are warned to avoid dead or sick animals. Rabbit fever, or tularemia, can spread to humans and cause life-threatening fever. Two Continue reading

Routt County Plane Crash Victims Identified

plane-crash-300Authorities say two people aboard a small plane that was reported missing have been found dead at the crash site in Routt County.  Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch says rescue workers found the wreckage early yesterday near Continue reading

$90-Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Rifle

POWERBALLSomeone in Rifle may be holding the winning Powerball ticket for a $90 million prize.  The Colorado Lottery says it’s the largest Powerball jackpot ever won in the state.  It says the winning ticket for Saturday night’s multistate drawing was Continue reading

Ag Department Warns of Vesicular Stomatitus Outbreak

cdaAs the Moffat and Routt County Fairs approach, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has placed 21 locations under quarantine after horses tested positive for Vesicular Stomatitis (VS). So far, none of Continue reading