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1 year 2 months ago

Search resumes for missing Tennessee man

Tennessee authorities will search today for a person who went missing following a boating accident that left four others injured. A cabin cruiser carrying eight people collided into a deck boat carrying five people on Percy Priest lake Sunday afternoon. Four of the passengers on the deck boat were...

1 year 10 months ago

Drought relief for farmers in 43 Colorado counties

DENVER (AP) - Thirty of Colorado's 64 counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe drought and heat, making farmers and ranchers there and in adjacent counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the Farm Service Agency. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday that overall, 43...

2 years 8 months ago

Summer boating season begins Thursday

With the impending arrival of summer, Lake Pueblo State Park will expand boat launch hours on Thursday, March 15. On that day, boat ramps will be open daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Throughout the year, all boats must be inspected for aquatic nuisance species, most commonly freshwater...

2 years 9 months ago

Dog saved from icy lake

The Westminster Fire Department was called to an icy lake yesterday because a pet was in trouble. The crew from Station #1 donned ice rescue gear and were able to reach the dog and bring it to safety. Fire rescue crews ask dog owners to keep their pets on...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Vail Resorts acquires Northstar-at-Tahoe in Calif.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) - Vail Resorts has acquired Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in California for $63 million cash. The Broomfield, Colorado-based company said Monday it acquired the stock of the companies that operate Northstar-at-Tahoe from Booth Creek Resort Properties LLC and other sellers. Vail Resorts will lease the land on...

4 years 2 months ago

Jellyfish discovered in mountain pond

An unexpected sea creature has shown up in Council, Virginia. A family discovered it while they were feeding the fish in their pond. They're called Appalachian Mountain Jellyfish. This type of jellyfish is actually very rare and extremely small, about the size of a quarter. They can reproduce...

4 years 2 months ago

Moose attacks toddler in Colorado

A toddler had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver after it was attacked by a moose. The little boy, about two-and-a-half years old, was playing on a beach at Grand Lake when the attack happened. Paramedics rushed the child to Granby Medical Center, then air lifted...

4 years 6 months ago

Dive teams search Prospect Lake

Dive teams from the Colorado Springs Fire Department have been searching Prospect Lake at Memorial Park on Thursday. We're told they're looking for evidence for the District Attorney's office, but they won't say what the evidence is. Work at the lake has wrapped up for the day. The Fire...

4 years 8 months ago

Car hits gas meter in Palmer Lake

A car knocked over a gas meter in Palmer Lake around 6:30 Monday morning, triggering a tense hour for area residents. A vehicle apparently slid on ice and hit the natural gas meter, causing a leak at Glen and Hillside. The meter spewed natural gas for about an hour...

4 years 8 months ago

Pueblo Reservoir at highest level in a decade

Pueblo Reservoir has more water than it has for the past decade as managers move water from other storage facilities. The federal Bureau of Reclamation, which operates the reservoir, says it has 261,200 acre-feet of water, or about 85 billion gallons. That's the most since March 2000. Federal rules say...

4 years 10 months ago

Annual ice dive tradition lives on

It was a bittersweet New Years for some divers in Pueblo County. Every New Year's they dive into Lake Isabel for practice and for fun. The tradition spans more than a quarter of a century, but 2010 marked the end of an era for one group. Art Lomax watched from...

5 years 1 month ago

College closes as Southern Calif. fire nears

A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus. Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning. County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight...

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