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1 year 7 months ago

Drought relief for farmers in 43 Colorado counties

DENVER (AP) - Thirty of Colorado's 64 counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe drought and heat, making farmers and ranchers there and in adjacent counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the Farm Service Agency. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday that overall, 43...

1 year 8 months ago

Eagle, plane collide at Centennial Airport

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - An eagle has collided with a single-engine plane at Centennial Airport. KUSA-TV in Denver reports the collision broke the windshield of a Cessna 172 that was landing around 12:30 Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration says the pilot suffered a minor cut to the face. The FAA...

3 years 10 months ago

Rep. Polis introduces wilderness bill

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis has introduced a bill to protect land in Colorado's mountains. The bill involves nearly 166,000 acres in Summit and Eagle counties. Polis says it was introduced late Wednesday night. The land would be designated as wilderness or special protection areas.

4 years 2 months ago

Birds call Three Mile Island home

State wildlife officials say Three Mile Island, known for a 1979 nuclear accident, is now the only known site in Pennsylvania where bald eagles, peregrine falcons and osprey are nesting near each other. The Pennsylvania Game Commission said Friday that a pair of bald eagles joined the others on...

4 years 6 months ago

School gunman had grown increasingly erratic

The father of the man accused of shooting and wounding two middle school students in Littleton says his son had become increasingly erratic in recent weeks. Investigators are trying to figure out why 32-year-old Bruco Strong Eagle Eastwood allegedly showed up at his old school and started firing at...

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