There can be a sleigh full of confusion when it comes to picking out that perfect Christmas tree - especially whether to get a real or fake one. News 5 talked to a local expert this morning about what you and your family should know before you pick out your tree this Christmas!
While artificial trees can be cheaper and less hassle, real trees can benefit the environment and provide business to local farmers. Plus, nothing beats the fresh smell of a real tree!
However, there are certain tips you should follow if you're picking up a real tree this weekend! Make sure you keep it watered, so it doesn't dry out and water it often. Be sure to keep an eye on your pets. They may drink from the water at the base of your tree.
Of course, unplug those tree lights when you go to sleep. There are around 250 Christmas tree fires across the U.S. each year.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about a possible link between certain dog foods and canine heart disease. The FDA put out a statement on July 12, following reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating specific dog foods that contain peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as the major ingredient.
A memorial service was scheduled for Sunday for a Colorado bull rider who suffered fatal injuries while competing in a Wyoming rodeo. The father of Jason Blasdel of Fruita, Colorado, says his son was injured July 7 while competing at the Platte River Rodeo in Saratoga, Wyoming.
The Colorado Springs Police Department says 15-year-old Zoe Vyzourek is home safe. The teenager had been missing since July 4th.
An investigation is underway following a single-car rollover crash that resulted in the death of a Pueblo teen and left the driver with life-threatening injuries.