Rick Harper and Leo Mitchell have worked well together in the past. Rick, a bail bondsman, helps people get out of jail while Leo, a bounty hunter, makes sure they show up in court. But lately the two have been pulling extra hours making and shipping out orders of an... more »
The National Weather Service says conditions are right for dry lighting across much of Colorado today, which raises the threat of wildfire.
A Red Flag Warning is in effect along the Continental Divide from New Mexico to Wyoming until 9 p.m. The area includes Colorado Springs and Denver and... more »
Another windy day in Southern Colorado. Our First Alert team says wind gusts to around 50 mph will be possible across the plains. The wind can be a nuisance, but it can also be useful. Today I'm going to do a story on places in Pueblo that use wind turbines... more »
The Pueblo County Sheriff's office is warning residents to stay alert for wildfire. A Red Flag Warning is in effect in southeast Colorado, which means that conditions are perfectly suited for fire. Dry air, warm temperatures, and strong winds not only mean ripe conditions, but combine to make controlling fire... more »
Forecasters predict calmer winds this week after gusts up to 70 mph temporarily closed lifts at Steamboat Ski Area lifts this weekend. Heavy winds Sunday closed the mountain until about 11:45 a.m., when crews opened two lower-mountain lifts. Others opened later in the day. Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. kept... more »
Utility crews in the Northeast are back at what's become a familiar task lately, pushing through fallen trees and windblown debris to reach downed power lines. For the second time in two weeks, they're working to restore electricity to more than a half-million homes and businesses after strong winds and... more »
A major air assault is planned this morning in Southern California where a wildfire has chewed through more than 25 square miles of bone dry brush, threatening hundreds of homes. A multimillion dollar agriculture industry and valuable oil production fields are also at risk. Firefighters are focused today on the... more »