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3 years 1 month ago

About 2,700 lawn tractors being recalled

Check your lawn tractor before mowing your lawn. Hydro-gear is recalling about 2,700 hydrostatic lawn tractors due to a crash hazard. According to the recall, a drive gear in the transaxle can fail, causing the brakes to give way, posing a crash risk. The recall involved certain Cub...

4 years 5 months ago

Golden takes aim at elaborate treehouse

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - A Denver-area man might have to go to court to keep city officials from tearing down an elaborate backyard treehouse local officials say is hazardous. Sculptor Duncan Foss of Golden faced a 4 p.m. deadline Monday to take down the treehouse or face legal action....

4 years 5 months ago

Sheriff draws up hazard plan

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in drafting the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Comments from the public will be accepted through December 15. The policy will identify the natural hazards in Pueblo County and the risk they pose. The plan will also outline actins that may...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado launches flood hazard website

A web site that brings together Colorado's flood-hazard information, along with comprehensive maps, has been launched by the Colorado Water Conservation Board. The site includes 3 different map applications: 1) The Flood DSS Map Viewer contains effective FEMA floodplain boundaries, real time weather and streamflow conditions, local and...

4 years 11 months ago

Coffee maker recalled due to fire hazard

Nearly 1 million General Electric coffee makers sold at Walmart stores are being recalled after dozens of reports of overheating, smoking, burning and fires. The Consumer Product Safety Commission , which announced the recall Thursday, said Walmart has received 83 complaints about the GE-branded coffee maker, including three reports...

4 years 11 months ago

Colorado Senate passes uranium bill

The state Senate has passed a bill requiring uranium mines and mills to clean up nuclear waste before accepting more radioactive material. The Senate voted 24-9 in favor of the bill Wednesday. It now heads back to the House, where backers hope lawmakers will agree with changes made in the...

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