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3 years 11 months ago

Crews contain 35 percent of Loveland wildfire

Firefighters are bracing for more windy, warm and dry weather as they work to contain a wildfire in the foothills west of Loveland. Fire managers say despite the challenging conditions, they're optimistic because of all the resources available. Crews have dug containment lines around about 35 percent of...

4 years 17 hours ago

Hurricane bears down as residents hunker-in

As the most powerful storm to threaten the east coast in years bears down on the outer banks of North Carolina, tourists are fleeing for the mainland. But resolute residents are staying behind. Locals familiar with hurricanes say they are prepared to spend days stranded from the mainland. Forecasters...

4 years 6 days ago

Homeowners flee Montana wildfire

Wildfires drove early morning evacuations in western Montana. A cold front brought lightning and sparked seven fires on forest service and private land. Ravalli County authorities began knocking on doors at 3 a.m. Friday, warning residents about three miles west of Hamilton that a fire in the Bitterroot National...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Pinon Canyon open house today

Fort Carson soldiers will host an open house today at Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southern Colorado, beginning at 11 am. The open house will follow a simulated convoy attack exercise by soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. The open house will include a display...

4 years 4 months ago

Bessemer Neighborhood clean-up Saturday

It's that time of year for spring cleaning and Saturday May 1st there's a big clean-up scheduled in one of Pueblo's oldest neighborhoods. It's the 7th annual Bessemer Neighborhood clean-up. Residents can drop off old appliances, tires, yard waste and other trash to the corner of Abriendo Ave. and Canal...

4 years 6 months ago

Rare quake rattles northern Illinois

A small pre-dawn earthquake has hit northern Illinois, startling sleepy-eyed residents as far away as Iowa and Indiana, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.8-magnitude earthquake hit about 50 miles northwest of Chicago at 4 a.m. Wednesday. The USGS initially reported...

4 years 6 months ago

Snooty Aspen tries to change reputation

Ritzy Aspen is trying to shake off a reputation for being snobby to tourists. Town officials are starting a tourist outreach program called "Adopt a Tourist." Aspen officials want locals to volunteer to be paired with visiting tourists to share a slice of Aspen life, such as sharing tips...

4 years 7 months ago

NC port closed after containers are punctured

Officials have shut down a North Carolina port and are recommending people leave the area after containers with highly explosive materials were punctured. Morehead City police spokeswoman Amy H. Thompson said Tuesday that nine containers were damaged. Authorities did not immediately disclose the contents of the containers or their size,...

4 years 11 months ago

California residents return to survey fire damage

Bulldozers are carving fire breaks along the southeast flank of a menacing 219-square-mile Southern California wildfire to keep a flare-up of flames away from foothill homes in Pasadena, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, Duarte and Monrovia. Fire spokeswoman Jennifer Sanchez said early Thursday that the vegetation-clearing construction of containment lines is designed...

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