Tag Archives: Colorado Springs

Tree Diseases Will Affect Fall Colors Photos

ASPEN TREESSome stands of aspen and cottonwood trees across northern Colorado and along the Front Range won’t be their most picturesque this fall, due to leaf spot diseases that benefited from an unusually wet spring and early summer. For Continue reading

West Slope Airport Gets New Research Center

rifle airportThe Rifle-Garfield County Airport has won a statewide race to land a new research center to find the best ways to fight wildfires from the air. Researchers say they are trying to prevent a wildfire like the one that left 14 firefighters dead on Storm King Mountain in 1994. The Colorado Department of Public Safety’s Division of Fire Continue reading

U.S. Governors and Foreign Representatives to Meet in Colorado this Year

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Springs will host a first-of-its-kind gathering of the governors of U.S. and Mexican states, as well as the premiers of Canadian provinces this October. The National Governors Association wrote in a press release that the summit is aimed at promoting cooperation among North American leaders in the spirit of economic Continue reading

Moffat County United Way has New Director

united way-150The Moffat County United Way Board of Directors has announced that they have promoted Amanda Arnold, the Community Impact Coordinator, to the Executive Director position. The Moffat County United Way director is responsible for helping the community Continue reading

Democrats Regain Seats Lost in Recalls

Ballot-300Colorado Democrats have won back two seats they lost in last year’s gun control recalls. Republican Senator George Rivera, a former deputy police chief, lost to state Representative Leroy Garcia in Pueblo. In Colorado Springs, former state Representative Michael Merrifield, a gun control advocate, beat Bernie Herpin, a Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidates Making Final Pitches to Voters

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado’s gubernatorial contest is still too close to call and with days to go both candidates are making final pitches to voters in the battleground swing state. Both Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper Continue reading

Christie Campaigns for Beauprez

christieColorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez is getting help again from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the final days of the election. Beauprez and Christie were at a rally in Colorado Springs yesterday afternoon that also included U.S. Representative Cory Gardner, who is running for U.S. Senate. Continue reading

Veterans Given Free Pot

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana giveaway for veterans attracted about 1,000 people to a Colorado Springs hotel. The “Grow 4 Vets” giveaway aimed to bring cannabis-based treatments to veterans with service-related conditions as an alternative to pain medications. Veterans were given a bag of items that included cannabis oil, an edible Continue reading

Suthers to Run for Mayor in Colorado Springs

SUTHERSColorado Attorney General John Suthers says he’s running for mayor of Colorado Springs. Suthers said yesterday that he’s in the race whether or not the current mayor, Steve Bach, decides to run again. Suthers, who is serving the last year in his term as attorney general, said that Continue reading

Wyoming Police Pursuit Spans 163 Miles

whpA police pursuit in Wyoming that was originally initiated by Deputies with the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Officers with the Riverton Police Department ended 163 miles later near Elk Mountain. The incident started when officers attempted to stop a vehicle they believed was Continue reading

Udall Silent on Bloomberg’s Comments on Colorado

mark-udall-300bloombergOne of Senator Mark Udall’s biggest supporters is taking heat for remarks he made about Colorado.  Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Continue reading

Obama Urges Governors to Support Wildfire Fighting Budget Plan

WILDFIREPresident Barack Obama is encouraging western governors to support a plan to budget for fighting wildfires, instead of raiding funding for Continue reading