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 »
Seven elected officials were sworn into office this morning in Pueblo County. The event was scheduled to take place on the steps of the county courthouse, but the bone chilling temperatures forced the event indoors.
Those officially sworn into office were Sheriff Kirk Taylor, County Coroner James Kramer, Clerk... more »
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - How would you pronounce Goeglein? Google lien? Go egg line? It's pronounced, GIG-line. Durango officials are considering changing the confusing name of Goeglein Gulch Road that runs east of Fort Lewis College to College Drive. Not everybody is on board.
Durango Hometown Hostel owner Candace... more »
Drivers annoyed by parking tickets in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are getting some calming advice from city officials - try yoga.
The city's parking tickets include instructions on the reverse on how to bend into some simple yoga positions. The city, which is home to Harvard and MIT, printed 40,000 of... more »
BP officials say they plan to begin forcing cement down the blown-out Gulf oil well today. The announcement came last night shortly after their plan was approved by the federal official in charge of the oil spill.
The company plans to shove cement down from pipes attached to ships... more »
Transportation security officials say a US Airways flight has been diverted to Philadelphia International Airport because of a disruptive passenger. US Airways Express Flight 3079 took off Thursday from La Guardia airport in New York bound for Louisville, Ky. It landed without incident in Philadelphia around 9 a.m. A statement... more »
Scores of U.S. troops landed on the lawn of Haiti's shattered presidential palace Tuesday to the cheers by quake victims eager for reinforcements in the sluggish global effort to bring food, water and shelter to the devastated country.
Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department told NBC News that up to... more »
All ten elected officials in Pueblo County have agreed to take salary cuts as part of the 2010 budget. This comes after County Commissioners approved 12 mandatory furlough days for all county employees in 2010.
Salaries for elected officials are set by the state legislature, which means they are... more »