Tag Archives: Minnesota

Colorado Ranked Top-5 In Voter Turnout

Colorado ranked in the top 5 for voter turnout during the 2016 election. 72% of eligible Colorado voters turned up to vote, which far exceeded the national average of 60%. According to 2016 election numbers, Colorado ranked 4th in voter turnout behind Minnesota, Maine, and New Continue reading

Kremmling Hunter not Charged for Killing Gray Wolf

gray-wolfFederal officials say no charges will be filed against a hunter who killed a protected gray wolf in Colorado after mistaking it for a coyote. The Fish and Wildlife Service said yesterday an investigation concluded the hunter didn’t intend to kill a wolf. Officials say the hunter was legally Continue reading

Man Charged in Hunting Death of Teen Boy

MESAProsecutors have charged a man accused of fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy while hunting on western Colorado’s Grand Mesa. The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that 59-year-old Guy Pohto, of Cook, Minnesota, is charged with reckless manslaughter and hunting in a careless manner for the September 13th Continue reading

Search is On for Hunter Lost in Routt County

ROUTT-CO-SEARCH-AND-RESCUECrews continue searching for a hunter in Routt County who has been missing since Monday, and they’re getting some help from outside teams. The Zephyr Helicopter company is helping out with the second search for a lost hunter in the mountains near Steamboat Lake in two weeks. The Minnesota man reportedly went bow hunting Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Confirm Animal Killed Near Kremmling was Gray Wolf

gray-wolfWildlife officials say a coyote-like animal killed near Kremmling was a gray wolf. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced yesterday that DNA tests were used to confirm the species. A legal coyote hunter shot the animal April 29th and immediately notified state wildlife officials. Continue reading

States Moving to Ban Powdered Alcohol

palcoholStates are moving to ban alcohol in powdered form before the product goes on sale out of concern it will increase underage drinking. The product, called “Palcohol,” is touted by its inventor as a convenient way to mix a drink. But Continue reading

Supreme Court to Rule on Renewable Energy Credit Requirements

court-300Friday, the U.S. District Court for Colorado cleared the path for appellate review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit of the question as to whether Colorado can force renewable energy producers in other states to meet Colorado regulations.  A three-judge panel in Colorado ruled they Continue reading