CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) - Billionaire Bill Koch is known for spending lavishly to buy Western artifacts. Now he's building his own Old West town in Colorado. The Denver Post reported Monday the town is on Koch's 10-square-mile Bear Ranch near the Raggeds Wilderness Area roughly 125 miles southwest of... more »
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Joplin, Missouri, Mayor Mike Woolston says his city has begun rebuilding. Woolston tells CBS he saw walls going up for a building on Thursday morning. And he says the school system has announced it has begun rebuilding. Woolston also says crews won't stop searching for the... more »
MAPLETON, Iowa (AP) - The small western Iowa town of Mapleton has been reopened following a tornado that the mayor estimates damaged 60 percent of the town.
Mayor Fred Standa says officials began allowing people back in about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. They had barricaded the town because of safety... more »
Up to 1,000 people were feared dead after a rain-soaked mountainside gave way and buried hundreds of homes in southwestern Mexico, local media reported Tuesday.
Oaxaca state Gov. Ulises Ruiz told the Televisa television network that the early morning landslide wiped-out 100 to 300 houses.
"There could be... more »
The Boulder County town of Superior is the first in Colorado to ban medical marijuana shops after a state law last week allowed such actions.
Superior town council members voted 6-0 Monday to ban dispensaries. Other towns, including Vail, are moving quickly toward banning marijuana dispensaries.
Gov. Bill... more »
A former Pueblo city manager will now run the city government in Florence. Lew Quigley retired as Pueblo City Manager in 2000. Recently he was named a finalist for the Florence job along with Scott Hahn and Thomas Hale from Salida and Glenn Hartmann from Glenwood Springs.
According to... more »
More than 100 people attend a health care reform town hall meeting hosted by Representative Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado) in Canon City Tuesday afternoon.
The meeting gives people in Canon City a chance to give a U.S. Congressman their thoughts on the proposed health care bill.
Representative Doug Lamborn... more »