WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Cattle are streaming into auctions across the country as ranchers sell animals amid a spreading drought that has shriveled pastures and driven up the price of feed corn. Beef from those animals will start showing up in grocery stores in November and December, temporarily driving down... more »
Colorado wildlife officials say they have received a higher than normal number of calls about bears this summer.
People have reported bears entering homes, garages, sheds, tents and chicken coops.
Wildlife officials killed a bear that injured a teenage camper in his tent July 15 near Leadville. The... more »
Despite the recent rain and humidity, the fire danger remains high in Southern Colorado. Fire bans are still in place in both Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County.
Captain Jesse Ortiz with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says all of the the moisture is helping, but one or... more »
The City of Colorado Springs has enacted fire restrictions effective tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Those restrictions will stay in effect until conditions improve.
A Lack of precipitation and continued high temperatures have left the city with very high wildland fire danger. Vegetation is extremely dry. Grasses, already dry,... more »
Federal officials have deported a New Zealand drug dealer who kept his dead girlfriend's body on dry ice in a swanky Newport Beach hotel after she died of an overdose. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Stephen David Royds was deported June 25. The 49-year-old Royds was paroled in May after... more »
Fremont is one of six Colorado counties to receive a disaster declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Fremont County experienced damaging frost and freezing temperatures on Oct. 8-11 of last year.
The other counties are all on the Western Slope, which saw a wet spring turn into... more »
Other than some fog very early in the day, the weather had little affect on the Monday morning commute.
Roads were dry throughout El Paso County, including over Monument Hill which was covered with fog from about 3:30 - 5:30 a.m.
The conditions were vastly improved from Saturday... more »
The only piece of furniture that survived the most recent flood in Fatou Dione's house is her bed. It's propped up on cinderblocks and hovers just above the water lapping at the walls of her bedroom.
The water stands a foot deep throughout her house. She shakes off her... more »
Crews fighting a 1½-square-mile wildfire in western Colorado are also putting out 17 smaller fires sparked by lightning. Fire information officer Lee Ann Loupe says a Sunday night storm sparked the new fires while crews were keeping the large fire away from three cabins and an outbuilding about 10 miles... more »