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2 years 2 months ago

Flu season is Indiana's worst in 5 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The seasonal flu outbreak that has killed 40 people so far in Indiana is the state's deadliest in half a decade. State records show that past years have been tamer, with only three people dying of flu last season. The last such severe flu outbreak occurred during...

2 years 2 months ago

Ski season slow but optimistic

If you're looking for a weekend getaway, ski resorts would love to have your business! We visited Monarch Mountain to find out about the season so far. "Season pass to monarch, this is definitely my favorite mountain in the state of Colorado," said Xandy Bustamante, a skier and snow...

3 years 3 months ago

More patrols during holiday season

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Loveland police are stepping up patrols in major shopping districts to deter thefts and shoplifting during the holiday season. Shopkeepers are welcoming the increased police presence through Christmas. Promenade Shops business owner Marci Lautzenheiser says thieves will think twice before committing crimes. According to...

3 years 8 months ago

Higher number of bear encounters this season

Colorado wildlife officials say they have received a higher than normal number of calls about bears this summer. People have reported bears entering homes, garages, sheds, tents and chicken coops. Wildlife officials killed a bear that injured a teenage camper in his tent July 15 near Leadville. The...

4 years 6 months ago

Strengthening La Nina could mean more hurricanes

The La Nina climate phenomenon is strengthening, increasing the likelihood an active hurricane season could get even busier. The update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday comes as residents of Texas are cleaning up from the deluge of Tropical Storm Hermine, and Tropical Storm Igor is...

4 years 10 months ago

State leaders predict "average" fire season

With all the moisture we've had lately, state leaders are predicting a average fire season in Colorado. "The 2010 fire season outlook is better than we've seen in recent years," Gov. Bill Ritter (D) Colorado. "Overall, we're looking at average fire potential for the entire Rocky Mountain area. But we...

4 years 11 months ago

Monarch expects record ski season

Ski season isn't over yet, but there are hints that smaller Colorado ski areas closer to cities had more to cheer this season than destination resorts. Among resorts that have already closed, Sunlight says it expects a 10 percent increase in skier days from last year. Eldora also projected...

5 years 1 day ago

Aspen to extend skiing to April 25

Aspen Skiing Co. says there's been enough snow and cold temperatures to extend the ski season at Aspen Mountain for two more weekends. Aspen Mountain planned to close April 11, but resort officials said Tuesday that lifts also would run for the weekends of April 17-18 and April 24-25....

5 years 5 months ago

Arapahoe Basin opens for the season

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is getting its earliest start on the season ever. The resort was opened Friday with one run and an 18-inch base. Some of the features in its terrain park also will be open. Nearby Loveland Ski Area opened Wednesday, apparently the earliestopening in the U.S.

5 years 6 months ago

Broncos slaying suspect's trial delayed

A trial for the suspect in the slaying of Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams will be held after the NFL season to give defense attorneys time to interview NFL players who are witnesses in the case. Denver District Judge Christina Habas made her ruling Friday. The defendant, Willie Clark, faces...

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