Strong storms are expected to impact northeast and east central Colorado Friday afternoon, bringing wind gusts up to 80 miles per hour, baseball size hail, and some risk for tornadoes.
Update: The workshop is scheduled for August 9. A previous version of this article specified a different date.
The United States Department of Agriculture and Colorado State University Extension Range School will be presenting a workshop to area producers entitled Ranching in Drought.
The Kiowa County Sheriff's Office is seeking information after a possible bullet hole was discovered in an Eads home.
Deputies were called to the 1300 block of Luther Street Friday when the hole was discovered. A suspect has not been identified, and the Sheriff's Office has not released further details. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information about the case can contact the Sheriff's Office at 719-438-5411.
In the debates that rage after each highly-publicized mass shooting, one side claims that more restrictive gun laws could prevent future such tragedies while the other side counters that the rights of law-abiding gun owners shouldn't be sacrificed because of the horrendous act of someone who disregarded existing laws.
Due to high water temperatures and low flows, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is implementing voluntary fishing closures between 2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. on sections of the Eagle River, Colorado River, Crystal River, and Roaring Fork River in Northwest Colorado. The fishing closure is effective immediately, until further notice.
Although anglers are not legally prohibited from fishing in these stretches, CPW is asking anglers to fish early in the day and find alternative places to fish until conditions improve.
Employers in Colorado added 4,200 nonfarm payroll jobs from May to June for a total of 2,729,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 3,700 and government increased 500. May estimates were revised up to 2,725,400, and the over the month increase from April to May was 9,700 rather than the originally estimated 7,700.
After a week that showed a drought conditions dramatically degradeacross Colorado, a small area showed slight improvement in the central part of the state.
Southern Jefferson County, along with slivers of Park and Douglas counties, moved into abnormally dry conditions, an improvement from moderate drought.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting a telephone town hall Tuesday, July 24, for the residents of Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Park, Prowers, Pueblo and Teller counties. This call will include a discussion of transportation matters in Southern Colorado and provide a forum for people to ask questions.
Deputies from the Elbert County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shooting Saturday night in northern Elbert County.
Between 1,000 and 1,500 people had gathered for a rodeo at a property in the 44000 block of Comanche Creek Road when a fight erupted. One person is said to have pulled out a gun and began shooting. It is not known if anyone was struck by bullets, however two people who were working the event were treated for minor injuries that occurred during the fight.