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... more »
The 2010 Army Soldier Show is dedicated to the Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson who recently returned from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.
Social media is the theme of this year's "Soldier Show 27.0". It features a cast and crew of... more »
On Sunday, June 27, on Dateline, Richard Engel reports on one of the deadliest battles in the Afghan War. It was the battle of Wanat -- and the impact it had on the father of one fallen soldier.
Dateline airs on News First 5 at 6 p.m. Sunday. more »
A Fort Carson medic will receive a valor medal for treating injured soldiers and firing at the enemy even though she was wounded herself in a 2009 battle in Afghanistan.
Cpl. Helen Ruhl of the 4th Infantry Division will receive the Bronze Star with Valor Device on Wednesday. Ruhl... more »
A plan to clean up Colorado's air is pitting two powerful industries - natural gas and coal - against each other in what could be a warm-up for a national fight over confronting climate change. The plan would require Xcel Energy Inc. to either replace several aging coal-fired power plant... more »
Final stages of testing are under way in malaria-plagued Africa on a vaccine that appears to be able to prevent the disease in about 50 percent of children. If it's found to be safe, it could be on the market in three to five years - the first vaccine against... more »
People affected by the massive wildfire that burned about 250 square miles northeast of Los Angeles are calling for a federal investigation into what they say was a poor initial response to the blaze. Angry residents of the Big Tujunga Canyon area packed a meeting hall Monday night to confront... more »