As the first hard freeze of the year draws closer, folks across southern Colorado are preparing for the big chill.
Wintry weather's just around the corner and history shows we're right on schedule; the first freeze usually hits Colorado Springs around October 1st, and Pueblo just a week later.... more »
A longtime Colorado hunting outfitter and a hunting guide indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver are accused of putting out hundreds of pounds of salt to lure deer and elk for their clients.
State and federal authorities say Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh of Meeker and Brian Douglas Kunz... more »
A La Plata County man has pleaded guilty to putting out salt to attract Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in an area northeast of Vallecito Reservoir in southwest Colorado. Baiting big game wildlife in Colorado is illegal.
Dave Hall, 52, who lives in the Vallecito area, pleaded guilty to one... more »
An independent group that advises the government on health matters is urging the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the amount of salt in food, and the FDA says the idea is under consideration. Americans eat about 1½ teaspoons of salt daily, more than double what they need for good... more »
Kraft Foods says it will cut the salt in its products sold in North America by an average of 10 percent over the next two years as food makers try to appeal to health-conscious consumers.
Kraft said Wednesday that the move will reduce the sodium in Oscar Mayer Bologna... more »
The brother of a Utah sheriff is accusing federal agents of misconduct when they arrested him last June for allegedly trafficking in ancient American Indian artifacts.
David Lacy testified Tuesday that heavily armed agents stormed his house and held him for hours while grilling him about his collection of... more »
Eating high amounts of salt is linked to a much greater risk of strokes and cardiovascular disease, according to a new review of research.
In a study led by researchers at the University of Warwick and University Hospital in the UK and published in the British Medical Journal, researchers... more »
Many urban streams have become salty enough to harm aquatic life, largely because of salt used for deicing roads in the winter, according to a new government study released Wednesday.
The U.S. Geological Survey studied urban streams and groundwater for levels of chloride, a component of salt, in 20... more »