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2 years 10 months ago

Colorado cow named Lucky rescued from well

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters, neighbors and animal control officers have rescued a pregnant cow that crashed through a wooden cover and fell eight feet to the bottom of a wide, rectangular well northwest of Denver. The cow, named Lucky, was hoisted to safety Saturday afternoon. The Denver Post reports...

3 years 4 months ago

Lawmakers consider flexible Colo. bear hunt

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers worried about the growing bear population in the state are talking about giving wildlife officials more say over when the animals can be hunted. A proposal set for its first hearing Monday would repeal a 1992 voter-approved initiative that prohibits hunting bears from March...

4 years 1 month ago

71 cats removed from Greeley home

Animal control officers have removed 71 cats from the home of an elderly Greeley woman. Officers began gathering the cats last month after firefighters and paramedics went to the house to treat the 85-year-old woman for an undisclosed medical condition. The woman has been moved to a nursing home....

4 years 4 months ago

UPDATED: Group fed up with barking dogs

The noise can be irritating, dogs barking throughout the night and day. It became such a nightmare for one Pueblo woman she's taking her neighbor to court. She's on a crusade for tougher animal laws. "There's an epidemic," said Judith Todero. "A barking epidemic in this town," she added. Todero...

4 years 4 months ago

Authorities investigate rancher after 24 cows die

Authorities are investigating a Park County rancher after animal control officers found two dozen of his cows dead on grazing land. No one has been arrested and the Park County Sheriff's Office says investigators will decide Monday whether animal neglect charges are warranted. Park County Animal Control spokeswoman Bobbi Priestly...

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