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7 months 2 weeks ago

Call center will answer questions on health care

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington residents will be able to start the process of buying insurance through the state's health exchange next month, but many likely still have a few questions about their insurance options. A Spokane-based toll-free customer support line will start taking calls at 1-855-923-4633 starting at 7:30...

1 year 10 months ago

New brain treatment center could help vets

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) - Military leaders are breaking ground at Fort Belvoir on an $11 million center to provide treatment for traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress. The facility will be a satellite center to an even larger treatment facility that opened in 2010 in Bethesda, Md., called the...

2 years 2 weeks ago

SolarReserve gets OK for Saguache County plants

SAGUACHE, Colo. (AP) - SolarReserve says it has received its final permit from Saguache County for two planned 100-megawatt solar thermal energy facilities. The facilities would be built on private agricultural land about six miles northeast of Center. The land currently uses about 8,800 acre-feet of water annually for agricultural...

2 years 2 months ago

Atheist billboard in Colorado Springs

A new billboard on I-25 has Colorado Springs talking. It reads, "God is an imaginary friend. Choose reality, it'll be better for all of us." The Boulder Atheist Group spent $1,200 on three of these billboards around Colorado. They say, the message isn't anti-religion, its pro-thinking. They also hope...

3 years 6 months ago

Wildfire in Grand County continues to grow

A wildfire is burning in the central Colorado mountains, west of Fraser, has grown to 530 acres. The fire was reported Sunday afternoon and residents have been warned to get ready in case evacuations are needed. Right now the fire isn't threatening those homes. Rocky Mountain Area Coordination...

3 years 6 months ago

Clean up planned at Starsmore

The Starsmore Discovery Center is looking for help to clean up North Cheyenne Cañon Park this Saturday. The event happens from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 25. Volunteers aged 15 and older are invited. Those 12 to 14 may come as well, if they have a guardian...

3 years 7 months ago

Researchers find genetic link to ovarian cancer

Johns Hopkins University scientists have identified two genes critical to ovarian clear cell carcinoma, one of the most aggressive form of the disease. Those genetic mutations may cause 10-percent of ovarian cancer cases. The discovery could lead to new treatments for ovarian cancer and better understanding of the...

3 years 7 months ago

Free show will honor 4th BCT soldiers

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...

3 years 8 months ago

Oil crews watch stormy weather over Fla.

Officials working on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are watching a cluster of storms over Florida that could develop into a tropical disturbance. The government point man on the oil spill, retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, said Monday he is not currently planning to suspend...

3 years 8 months ago

Fun for Kids: Art Lessons

Kids bored? The Starsmore Discovery Center is offering Children's Art Lessons Saturday, July 31 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Art professional, teacher and exceptionally talented painter Dave Koller will be in the Starsmore gardens to lead a watercolor painting lesson on for kids 9 -15 years old....

3 years 8 months ago

Vandals rip BP's name from Colorado awning

Vandals ripped BP's name from the awning of the Durango Arts Center in an apparent protest against the company. Center Director Sheri Rochford Figgs says the nonprofit arts organization will have to replace the entire awning following the vandalism last week. The awning has the names of various donors...

3 years 9 months ago

Too many cats

The Pikes Peak Humane Society is facing a "catastrophe." Too many cats, not enough room. Each day in Colorado Springs forty to fifty cats come in to the office. Some are strays, some are simply given away by an owner. Strays must be kept for five days in...

3 years 11 months ago

Widefield opens new splash park

Lucky kids! The Widefield Community Center has a brand new splash park. They're holding a grand opening Saturday, May 15, from 2-5 p.m. There will be free swimming all afternoon; cake, ice cream and popcorn will be served at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Acappella group "The Poor Boys" will perform...

4 years 2 months ago

Clipping coupons to help those in need

A group of women in Pueblo is clipping coupons to help those in need. Every Tuesday the women volunteer at the Senior Resource Development Agency and clip coupons for three hours. They give the coupons to seniors at SRDA. In addition, people with a low income can get them at...

4 years 3 months ago

Parkview hospital goes smoke free in new year

In Pueblo, Parkview Medical Center has made a new year's resolution to become a smoke free campus. Starting on January 1, smoking will be prohibited anywhere on the hospital's campus, including in parking lots, sidewalks, alleyways and greenways around the hospital. Parkview says it was the right time to make...

4 years 3 months ago

Nature Center takes step to stop vandalism

Starting soon cars won't be allowed into the Pueblo Nature Center after hours. Managers say vandals have been causing damage to the property overnight. In an effort to prevent more crimes, the nature center installed a gate on Nature Center Rd. near the raptor center. Cars won't be allowed past...

4 years 6 months ago

Big R locating distribution center in Pueblo

On Tuesday, BIG R announced plans to locate its corporate headquarters and a distribution center in Pueblo. Mike Carroll, Big R's vice president says the company is committed to employing 40 workers, in managerial, administrative and distribution positions. Big R specializes in selling farm and ranch supplies.

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