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1 year 5 months ago

About 500 wild horses now at Montana ranch

ENNIS, Mont. (AP) - About 500 wild horses have arrived so far at the Spanish Q Ranch in western Montana as Bureau of Land Management officials work to reassure neighboring landowners about the long-term holding facility. The Montana Standard reports the horses, all geldings, began arriving Feb. 27. Officials say...

1 year 8 months ago

Air Force beats Nevada 78-65

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Mike Fitzgerald scored a career-high 30 points, making four of Air Force's 10 3-pointers, and the Falcons defeated Nevada 78-65 Wednesday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both schools. Fitzgerald, whose previous career best was 19 points, scored 23 in the second...

1 year 10 months ago

King Soopers, City Market recalling ice cream

DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people...

1 year 11 months ago

Obama-Romney race is focused on 7 states

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With the Republican convention beginning tomorrow and the Democrats kicking off a week later, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still looking to lock up states that could get them to the 270 electoral votes needed to win in November. An Associated Press analysis of...

2 years 6 months ago

Suspect sought in fatal accident

Colorado Springs Police are now looking for a suspect in a fatal accident that happened Monday. Michael Benton, 32, is wanted for his involvement in an accident that killed Mark Michelle. Police now believe he was driving a vehicle that crashed into another, smashing Michelle as he stood in...

2 years 7 months ago

Nev. caucuses offer state a rare say in nomination

RENO, Nev. (AP) - With its 24-hour casino gambling, legalized prostitution and drive-through wedding chapels; Nevada seems anything but conventional. When it comes to voting in presidential elections, it's as mainstream as it gets. Nevada hasn't made much of a difference in selecting the nominee for president or on national...

2 years 7 months ago

UPDATE: I-25 ramp reopened at Nevada

Four people were taken to the hospital when the car they were driving in crashed following a high speed chase with police just after midnight Thursday. Colorado Springs Police officers pursued the black sedan north along I-25 when the car suddenly exited at the Nevada/Tejon ramp. At some point the...

2 years 7 months ago

Judge considers dismissing murder case

Defense attorneys want a judge to throw out the murder case against a former Monument man accused of killing his daughter on the grounds that detectives in the case lied about a confession. Hanif Sims and his former girlfriend Monique Lynch were arrested at a motel in Henderson, Nevada...

2 years 8 months ago

Pueblo rodeo star cashes in at NFR

Casey Colletti doesn't have much to say about his time at the National Finals Rodeo. His brief response, "it's been awesome," may sum up what a whirlwind season it's been. "It's hard explain," Colletti said. "To watch it on TV every year to then being there and watching myself...

2 years 9 months ago

Crash closes NB Nevada

Colorado Springs Police are reporting a crash on E. Navajo and S. Nevada. It happened a little before 2 this morning. A car going south bound on Nevada lost control, went over a median and crashed into a light pole. A semi was hit. One person had...

2 years 9 months ago

Rodeo Star has Pueblo roots

You won't find many professional athletes who string fences on the family farm, but that's the way it is in professional rodeo. There's no draft, no signing bonuses, and the farm system is literally a farm system. "It's not the easiest sport on your body," explains professional bareback rider...

2 years 11 months ago

Huntsman boycotts Nevada debate

EXETER, N.H. (AP) - Jon Huntsman is boycotting next week's Republican presidential debate in Nevada. The former Utah governor and other candidates say Nevada has unfairly shifted the date of its presidential caucuses. But Huntsman becomes the first to announce plans to skip next Tuesday's nationally-televised GOP debate in protest....

3 years 1 day ago

Western farmers meet with Interior secretary

DENVER (AP) - The director of renewable energy for the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says transmission lines could be an economic development tool for farmers and ranchers. Bill Midcap likens transmission lines to railroads or interstate highways. He and others met on Wednesday with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar,...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Judge takes BLM to task over mustangs

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A federal judge in Nevada is taking the government to task for misconduct by a helicopter contractor during one of the government's biggest wild horse roundups in the West. U.S. District Judge Howard McKibben denied a request from horse protection advocates late Tuesday to halt...

3 years 2 months ago

GOP-leaning group hits Democrats in new TV ads

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican-leaning fundraising group with ties to GOP strategist Karl Rove has launched a new phase of its $20 million ad campaign attacking Democrats. Crossroads GPS is running television ads targeting five Democratic senators up for re-election in 2012. They are Bill Nelson of Florida, Claire...

3 years 3 months ago

Charges filed in ex-Vegas prosecutor drug case

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Felony drug, conspiracy and gun charges have been filed against an ex-prosecutor who handled the Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars drug cases in Las Vegas. Former Deputy Clark County District Attorney David Schubert didn't appear in court Thursday while his lawyer received the four-count criminal...

3 years 8 months ago

Vincent Drive extension begins

Work began today on the extension of Vincent Drive , a project that's been planned for 35 years in Colorado Springs. Vincent Drive will be extended from Dublin south to Nevada. The project includes widening of Nevada, drainage, utility lines, and a trail. Funding comes from the...

4 years 59 minutes ago

California wildifre chars 6,000 acres

Firefighters are gaining ground on a California forest fire in the southern Sierra Nevada that has blackened more than 6,100 acres and destroyed one home. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Cindy Thill says the fire "got very active" Wednesday afternoon, but a fierce air and ground attack kept the flames...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Nevada and Fresno join Mountain West

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Fresno State and Nevada are leaving the Western Athletic Conference for the Mountain West. The schools ended a wild Wednesday by announcing they are accepting invitations to join the Mountain West, which has added three prominent members of WAC in the last two months. Boise...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Mountain West Conference in turmoil again

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) - The Mountain West Conference has extended invitations to join the league to Fresno State and Nevada. The MWC announced on Wednesday that it has offered the Bulldogs and Wolf Pack an opportunity to leave the Western Athletic Conference and join a league that's losing Utah -...

4 years 1 month ago

'Trackers' could throw Colorado election

They're as common at campaign stops as colorful banners: hand-held cameras wielded by politicians' opponents to catch them making a stupid mistake. So how come candidates keep getting tripped up by "trackers" who record their every move? Trackers have been credited for spoiling campaigns from Virginia to Nevada. ...

4 years 1 month ago

Nevada slashes state employee benefits, costs

A state panel has voted to slash benefits for tens of thousands of Nevada public employees, retirees and their dependents, including eliminating some benefits and drastically reducing others. The Public Employees' Benefit Program Board on Thursday cut nearly $81 million in subsidized services for 70,000 participants. That's about two-thirds...

4 years 1 month ago

Accused child killer in court today

Monique Lynch, accused stuffing a little girl's lifeless body into the crawl space of a Monument home, will face a judge in Colorado Springs for the first time today. Lynch waived her right to a video advisement last week. Today, she's expected to be formally charged with child abuse...

4 years 6 months ago

Car crash causes power outage

Early Sunday morning, at around 1 a.m., the Colorado Springs Police dispatch was notified of a traffic crash on Nevada Avenue at Cheyenne Road which involved a power outage. The investigation revealed that a vehicle was speeding, going southbound, on Nevada Ave when the driver lost control and struck...

4 years 7 months ago

Swine flu still sporadic in Colorado

In statistics released Friday, H1N1 swine flu remains sporadic in Colorado. But illnesses have increased around us--there are localized outbreaks in Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. Things are even worse in Nevada--it's one of seven states reporting regional outbreak. The good news is that no states have widespread...

4 years 8 months ago

Heavy snow socking northern California

A mix of rain and snow making its way through northern California. Heavy snowfall on Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Reno made plows and snow tires a necessity Wednesday morning. With as much as seven to nine inches of accumulation in some places, emergency crews were out to keep an...

4 years 8 months ago

Bridge on Nevada found lacking

One lane of North Nevada Ave. has been closed due to structural problems. The bridge spans a rail spur near Fillmore. One lane was shut down after an inspector discovered evidence of deterioration under the bridge. There will still be one lane open northbound, and the two southbound lanes...

4 years 9 months ago

Steele calls Reid's slavery remark 'ignorant'

Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele is renewing his demand that Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid apologize for likening health care overhaul opponents to those who resisted putting an end to slavery. The Nevada Democrat made the assertion in a statement Monday as the Senate worked on legislation to remake the...

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