A new Colorado state record high temperature has been validated from earlier in the year.
Leland R. Stoker
May 30, 1937 - 2019
Leland Ray Stoker was born to Raymond and Ethel Stoker May 30, 1937, in Las Animas and raised in Haswell. Leland had two brothers and two sisters.
He met his wife of 57 years after a basketball game in 1958, and in August of 1959 they were married. Leland and Donna had three children, Mark, Aaron, and Cindy.
Railroad trestle is closed after one man was hit by a passenger train, sustaining serious injuries.
Some shoreline areas at John Martin Reservoir in Bent County, Colorado, are closed to protect nesting Least Terns and Piping Plovers.
Potential state-record fish have been recovered from the stilling basin below John Martin Dam and re-introducted into the reservoir awaiting lucky anglers.
Public comments are welcome at two additional meetings planned to discuss management of the state wildlife area at John Martin Reservoir in Bent County.
Two men had nearly three times the legal fish limit at Blue Lake in Bent and Kiowa counties.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on a new operating agreement at John Martin Reservoir in Bent County.
The Black Bridge Fire in Bent County has attracted assistance from Kiowa County and other neighboring fire agencies, along with the State of Colorado.
One of the nation's oldest livestock associations kicks off its 150th year in Lamar next week.