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Wildlife Offender Ordered To Pay Thousands

A California man was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and may lose his Colorado hunting privileges for life, after pleading guilty to committing a variety of wildlife crimes in Northwest Colorado.  29-year-old Kyle Odle will have to pay more than $16,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information to obtain a big game license, hunting Continue reading

Missing WYO Sex Offender Arrested In Colorado

Bruce Leon Harms, the sex offender that was missing out of Sweetwater County, was arrested Wednesday night in Grand Junction by U.S. Marshals. Harms has been charged with failure to register as a sex offender, which carries a possible penalty of up to ten years in prison and a $1,000 fine. Harms was originally convicted as a sex offender in Continue reading

Heavy Snow Through Thursday Night

After waking up yesterday morning, there was one four letter word on everyone’s mind, SNOW! We asked 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Meteorologist Don Day what made the recent storm so strong, and how much longer the snowfall will last.  Day says the storm resulted from a very moist jet stream pattern that moved off the Pacific Ocean Continue reading

Bus Carrying University Of Wyoming Band Crashes

No one was injured over the weekend when a bus carrying University of Wyoming band members to the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego California, wrecked near Rawlins.  The crash occurred around noon Saturday. Four buses were traveling together when one was struck by a pickup that lost control after attempting to Continue reading

No Extradition For “Dating Game Killer”

156909_alcala_AJS_AJS“The Dating Game Killer” Rodney Alcala who was recently charged with the 1977 murder of Christine Thornton in Sweetwater County, will not be extradited from California to face the charges.  Alcala’s is currently being housed in the medical wing of Corcoran Penitentiary in California, Continue reading

39 Year Old Murder Case Solved

156909_alcala_AJS_AJSA California man has been charged for his involvement in a 1977 Sweetwater County homicide.

Murder charges have been filed against 73 year old Rodney James Alcala from California, following a 34 year investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office.  Alcala, a condemned California Department of Corrections inmate, has been charged with first degree murder, though it is Continue reading

Stopping Coal Exports The Goal Of The “Green Wall”

coal exportMayors on the west coast are teaming up with groups like The Wild Earth Guardians to form what they are calling “green wall” on the west coast of the United States. The goal of the group and the “green wall” is to Continue reading

Dems to Again Push Right to Die Bill

DEMOCRAT-2-300Colorado Democrats will try again next year to give terminally ill patients the option to end their lives with doctor-prescribed medication. A similar proposal last session failed. But supporters of the idea are hoping they’ll have momentum after California’s governor signed right-to-die legislation this week. Other states Continue reading

Mule Deer Foundation Starts up Wildfire Disaster Fund

MULE DEERThe Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) is starting a Wildfire Disaster Fund to raise funding to help restore western landscapes that have been devastated by massive wildfires. The Foundation will use 100 percent of the donations to the Fund for the restoration of mule deer and black-tailed deer habitat in areas impacted by fire. The Continue reading

Clean-Up at 10 Mines Suspended

EPA-300Site investigations and some cleanup work at 10 polluted mining complexes in four states were suspended because of conditions similar to those that led to a massive wastewater blowout from an inactive Colorado gold mine. The sites include three in California, four in Colorado, two in Montana and one in Missouri. The EPA says they Continue reading

Erin Brockovich Tours Mine Spill

erin brockovichEnvironmental activist Erin Brockovich is touring the Navajo Nation to get a firsthand look at the damage caused by the Environmental Protection Agency when they spilled 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater from the Gold King Mine near Silverton. She met with Navajo President Russell Begaye yesterday to hear what he saw when he visited the mine in August, just days after a crew working for the EPA unleashed the waste tainted with heavy Continue reading

Deadly Cukes Recalled

FOOD RECALLSA California company is recalling its cucumbers after a salmonella outbreak that’s sickened 285 people in 27 states and killed a San Diego woman. Fourteen people in Colorado were sickened according to the CDC. Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce of San Diego on Friday voluntarily recalled its “Limited Edition” brand garden cucumbers, Continue reading