DENVER (AP) - It's a sure bet that the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo is about to open when Texas Longhorn cattle are being driven through downtown Denver.
Thursday's parade to open the 106th National Western is getting extra attention this year from city officials. Denver Mayor Michael... more »
Colorado Springs Fire is working to put out a fire in the Western Forge Building on Garden of the Gods Road. That is a large manufacturing plant.
Right now, firefighters say there is heavy smoke coming from the building, that is affecting visibility on Garden of the Gods Road... more »
DENVER (AP) - Tickets for the 2012 National Western Stock Show are on sale. Sales began Saturday. The show will be Jan. 7-22.
The National Western is Denver's cowboy showcase, featuring rodeos, a livestock show, a Western art exhibit and sale, a trade show and other events.
Organizers... more »
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A possible name change for a college in Grand Junction has another western Colorado school concerned about identity theft. The Daily Sentinel reported Friday that six of the new names being considered by Mesa State College include the words "west" or "western."
Trustees at... more »
DENVER (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is urging federal officials to fund efforts to mitigate the effects of bark beetles in Colorado and other Western states.
Bark beetles have killed 4 million acres of forests in Colorado and Wyoming, and Udall says he's growing more concerned about the... more »
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center will offer free admission to its galleries on Tuesday, 10 am- 5 pm. Docents will give free guided tours at 10 and 11 am, and 1 and 2 pm.
This month the FAC unveiled a new exhibit, The American West: Cowboys from the... more »
Experts at a scientific conference are saying that up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more.
Carlo La Vecchia, a cancer expert at the University of Milan, says it's time to focus on lifestyle factors like... more »
Prosecutors say an 18-year-old man was plotting a "profoundly disturbing" attack on his western Colorado high school with weapons and explosives. Robert Dell Johnson is being held on $100,000 bail on suspicion of criminal solicitation and interference with an education institution. Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger revealed few specifics... more »
Saddle up and head to the Pikes Peak Center for a lively program including Agnes de Mille's Rodeo with Aaron Copland's famous score, the Company premiere of Lynne Taylor-Corbett's comedic Great Galloping Gottschalk and more!
Opening the 49th season will be the Company premiere of Great Galloping Gottschalk, choreographed... more »