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2 years 2 months ago

Recycle your Christmas tree in Pueblo

If you still haven't gotten rid of your Christmas tree, you have a great recycling option in Pueblo. Take your tree, free of all ornaments, garlands, tinsel, and lights, to Vision Recycled Aggregate and Landscape. They're located on Vision Lane in Pueblo. Trees are stacking up out there everyday, and...

2 years 10 months ago

Miller moths blamed for car wreck

An 18-year-old girl is uninjured after her car crashed into a tree off Lexington Drive, ruptured a gas line, and burst into flames. She told officials a miller moth trapped in her car was the distraction that caused the crash. Witnesses pulled the teen's body from her SUV just moments...

2 years 11 months ago

Battling the Pine Beetle

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - Rocky Mountain National Park is planning several steps to mitigate the effects of a bark beetle outbreak on its trees. Over the next two months, the park plans to protect up to 6,700 high-value trees in developed areas from being infected by beetles...

2 years 11 months ago

Wind takes its toll

Winds gusted to 65 miles an hour in the Pueblo area overnight. It made sleeping tough, but it was even harder on the trees. This tree at 29th and High in Pueblo was knocked down overnight. Part of it ended up in the street.

3 years 2 days ago

Skier killed at Wolf Creek

DENVER (AP) - Authorities have identified a man killed while skiing in Colorado as a 19-year-old Kansas State student. Kansas broadcaster KMAN reported that the Mineral County Sheriff's Department said the victim is Garrett Spencer of Hesston, Kan. He was skiing with friends when he hit a tree at the...

3 years 1 week ago

Tree falls on house, kills 8-year-old girl

ARNOLD, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California say a 100-foot-tall tree fell onto a house and killed an 8-year-old girl who was sleeping inside. The Record of Stockton reports the tree fell in the Calaveras County town of Arnold shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials say the storm-weakened...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Plant a free tree

If you're looking to plant a tree for free this season, here's a great way to do it. Sign up to get a free tree from Tree City USA. You'll have to pick it up, but you get to pick where you plant it! Click here for the...

3 years 1 month ago

Georgia man dies as Keystone Ski Resort

KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado coroner has released the name of a Georgia man who died Sunday while skiing at Keystone Ski Resort. Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson says the man was 58-year-old Odo Lessacher of Griffin, Ga. Richardson says in a statement that the man was found in...

3 years 3 months ago

Fort Collins tree trimmer dies

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters say a tree trimmer working in Fort Collins has died. Patrick Love of Poudre Fire Authority says rescuers found the man unconscious Tuesday afternoon in a tree, suspended from a safety harness about 40 feet off the ground. A branch may have hit...

3 years 4 months ago

Community First: Trees of Life

The Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care would like to invite you to its 27th annual Trees of Life community tree lighting. This is part of our Community First segment. This event honors loved ones who have passed away. The ceremony will be Saturday, November 19th at 5:00...

3 years 4 months ago

National Tree Lighting Ceremony tickets

You can now get tickets to this year's national tree lighting ceremony in Washington D.C. The National Park Service is opening an online lottery for free tickets. They will distribute 3,000 tickets for seats and 14,000 standing-room through the lottery. If you think you might want to try...

3 years 7 months ago

All bears down

The final cub is down from the tree after it was tranquilized. They now go to a rural area around 100 miles away.The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife will have the bears in custody as they relocate them.

3 years 11 months ago

Woman killed in collision with tree

A single vehicle car accident has claimed the life of a 54 year old woman in Colorado Springs. It happened at around 3:20 p.m. Saturday along Uintah Street just east of the intersection with Hancock. Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department say that woman was headed west on...

4 years 2 months ago

Fatal single vehicle accident in Penrose

Colorado State Patrol and emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal single vehicle traffic accident on 4th street in Penrose this afternoon. Flight for life services were called but turned back when the victim died from their injuries at the scene. The details are still coming in as...

4 years 3 months ago

Plan now to recycle that tree

Christmas trees can be recycled at seven locations in El Paso County on the first two weekends in January. Discarded trees will be ground into mulch and then given away for gardens and landscaping. Locations: Baptist Road Trailhead - Baptist Road & Old Denver Highway ...

4 years 4 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 6 months ago

Suspect in horrible crime won't stand trial

A Denver homeless man accused of kidnapping hikers near Nederland has been found incompetent to stand trial. A judge announced Thursday that Joseph Scott Carter, 43, was found incompetent by staff at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. Carter will stay at the hospital pending another review in...

4 years 9 months ago

Bear captured on Pueblo's east side

Some residents on the east side of Pueblo woke up to find an unusual visitor in their neighborhood. A bear climbed up a tree inside a yard on E. 5th St. by Troy Ave. Pueblo Police, Pueblo Fire and the Division of Wildlife responded. The bear was tranquilized and captured....

4 years 11 months ago

Tree hit by lightning

Fire crews are taking down a tree that was hit by lightning on Old Dutch Mill Road. That's near Chestnut and Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. There are no reports of injuries, but neighbors are experiencing a power outage. We have a crew on the scene and...

5 years 3 months ago

Christmas tree recycling

When you are ready to get rid of your Christmas tree, El Paso County and Pueblo County are offering recycling services to residents. In El Paso County you can go to any "Treecycle" location. The "treecycle" program will operate two consecutive weekends. Saturday and Sunday, January 2-3 and...

5 years 3 months ago

Pueblo expands Christmas tree recycling

Pueblo has expanded its Christmas tree recycling program this year. Trees can be dropped off and ground up into mulch, which will then be given away. Trees may be dropped off between January 2 and 17 at Vision Recycled Aggregate and Landscaping, located at 95 Vision Lane, just south of...

5 years 3 months ago

Silver Key tree fundraiser

Silver Key Senior Services has a limited number of fresh Christmas trees available for a suggested donation of $20. The trees were donated by a local tree lot and all proceeds will go to support services for people 60 and over. The trees will be for sale fron noon to...

5 years 3 months ago

Tiger Woods withdraws from own tourney

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from his own golf tournament after citing injuries from a car crash near his Florida home. Woods said in a statement on his Web site Monday that injuries won't allow him to play in the Chevron World Challenge. He said he would return to competition next...

5 years 3 months ago

Christmas tree permits now available

Some people are beginning to head to the mountains to cut down their own Christmas tree. Permits are now available for $10, limit two trees per household. If you plan to cut down your own tree the U.S. Forest service reminds you to be prepared for winter conditions. Take warm...

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