Posted 11:45 AM 11/2/2012 by JD Downing
November is Recycling Month and in honor of that, Pueblo Recycles is unveiling some new art courtesy of a local student.
Mikalya Turner from Pueblo West High School won the grand prize with her artwork, "Recycle, because it's worth it..." Her art will be featured all month long on a billboard (More)
Posted 2:52 PM 10/31/2012 by JD Downing
Colorado Springs - Three area nonprofit organizations have come together for a unique fundraiser and to offer a small group of local residents an exclusive look into the Waldo Canyon burn area. In partnership with the Flying W Ranch, the Coalition for the Upper South Platte (CUSP), Mile High (More)
Posted 5:28 PM 10/30/2012 by Joe Bevans
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A 73-foot-tall Colorado spruce tree is about to begin a long journey to the U.S. Capitol for Christmas. The U.S. Forest Service said the tree will be cut Friday at Ripple Creek Lodge east of Meeker. Former U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell and the lodge owner will be driving a truck that will carry the tree in a special cradle.
Posted 5:56 PM 10/29/2012 by Matt Stafford
AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) - Mitt Romney is urging supporters to donate to the Red Cross or other relief agencies gearing up to help storm victims. In one of his last campaign appearances before suspending those events as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore, Romney also called on supporters in the (More)
Posted 1:03 PM 10/24/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
DENVER (AP) - A Denver rally organized by opponents of hydraulic fracturing has drawn about 200 people. Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers, actress Daryl Hannah and others ended the rally Tuesday by singing "Stand By Me" on stage together at Civic Center Park. Co-organizer (More)
Posted 2:55 PM 10/22/2012 by Joe Bevans
This week, the Flying W Ranch foundation is selling items to raise money to reclaim land burned by the Waldo Canyon fire. Volunteers are seeding, clearing and working to prevent erosion that could affect neighborhoods near the ranch.
Chick-fil-a restaurant on Garden of the Gods road is accepting donations. Items documenting the 60 year history of the ranch are also on display. Money raised will go to equip volunteers working at the burn site.
Posted 9:46 AM 10/21/2012 by Matt Stafford
DANVILLE, VT (AP) - Small dairy farmers in the Northeast and Wisconsin say a tough year has been made worse by Congress' failure to pass a new farm bill before the old one expired. Many dairy farms were already struggling with low milk prices and high fuel and feed costs as the worst (More)
Posted 9:21 AM 10/18/2012 by Greg Boyce
A new resource created for Colorado agricultural producers and rural dwellers eliminates guess-work for landowners interested in harnessing wind power. The resource video and booklet, entitled Colorado Wind Energy Installation Guide for Agriculture and Rural Applications, explains how to evaluate (More)
Posted 4:43 PM 10/17/2012 by AP posted by Juice Godfrey
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The City Council in Boulder has voted in favor of charging shoppers 10 cents for each paper and plastic bag they use at the grocery store.The Daily Camera reports the City Council voted 5-3 Tuesday to approve an ordinance charging the fee, starting in July. The (More)
Posted 4:30 PM 10/16/2012 by Posted by Alyse Rzemek
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Astronomers say that just outside our solar system they've found a planet that's the closest you can get to Earth in location and size.
It is the type of planet they've been searching for across the Milky Way galaxy and they found it circling a star right next door - 25 (More)
Posted 3:35 PM 10/11/2012 by Greg Boyce
WASHINGTON (AP) - The first rock nuzzled by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is turning out to be a bit more unusual than scientists thought it would be. Curiosity used its robot arm to touch at a football-sized pyramid-shaped rock for the first time two weeks ago. It also shot the rock (More)
Posted 2:50 PM 10/9/2012 by Greg Boyce
Volunteers are needed to work on a trail in Cheyenne Mountain State Park on Saturday, October 13.
The trail will eventually lead to the top of Cheyenne Peak.
Volunteers should meet at the visitor center at Cheyenne Mountain State Park at 8 a.m. Please RSVP with volunteer coordinator (More)