Three tornadoes and hail up to 2.5 inches was recorded in Colorado Saturday.
Kit Carson County
Tornado warning issued near Burlington in Kit Carson County, Colorado. Tornado confirmed by the NWS over the town.
Gertrude May Monroe
March 16, 1917 - May 15, 2019
Gertrude Clair Monroe was born March 16, 1917, to Warren Clair and Anna Lohff Clair south of Kirk, Colorado. She departed this life on May 15, 2019, at the age of 102 years and 2 months. She shared the distinction of being the third of the Clair girls to reach the age of 100+. She spent her childhood in the Tuttle community and walked about 1/2 mile to school.
The Livingston family of Kit Carson County, Colorado, will receive $10,000 as this year's recipients of the conservation award.
Over 50 educational sessions focused on profitability, ideas and ag issues will be offered over two days.
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5:00 p.m. November 15 at Old Town Museum/Barn, 420 S. 14th St., in Burlington.
As we observe the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence this Fourth of July, we should consider the unique form of government for which our Founding Fathers chose to risk "their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor" against the militarily-superior British.
This article has been updated to reflect the road reopening.
The Colorado Department of Transportation reported Saturday afternoon that US Highway 24 was closed in both directions between Vona and Stratton. It has since reopened.
A structure fire in the area led to the closure, which was first reported Saturday at 3:07 p.m. The road was reopened about an hour later.
Information about the building and damages was not immediately available.
Saturday, July 29, 2017, Congressman Ken Buck will hold a town hall in Burlington & Sterling. The event offers constituents the opportunity to hear directly from the Congressman and share their thoughts and questions. Congressman Buck appreciates receiving feedback and ideas from constituents that he can take back to Washington.
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Address: Sterling Public Library, 420 N. 5th Street, Sterling, CO 80751