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How Marijuana Saved a Colorado Town

We often hear about how marijuana legalization has helped fund different educational programs or welfare services, but it turns out for oneColoradotown, it basically saved them from economic depression.


Man arrested in Colorado on theft charges in Cottonwood

A Cottonwood man was arrested in Trinidad, Colorado on theft charges Tuesday following a coordination effort by detectives and Colorado law enforcement, according to Cottonwood Police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt.


RACE ACROSS AMERICA: Local rider in Colorado, facing tight deadline

CHILLICOTHE - As of 11:30 Sunday morning, Chillicothe's Race Across America participant, Joe Lawhorn, was working his way across Colorado.


Centennial woman killed in Interstate 25 crash

TRINIDAD, Colo. - A Centennial woman was killed in a crash on Interstate 25 near Trinidad Tuesday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol.


CSP: Deadly crash under investigation in Pueblo County

Two people were inside the truck when it crashed, Colorado State Patrol said. The truck was traveling northbound when the driver lost control, ran off the side of the road and into the median. The truck then crossed the southbound lanes and rolled. It ended up coming to a stop along a frontage road.


Air, ground crews fighting wildfire in Pueblo County

Agencies working on the fire include the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Emergency Services Bureau and fire departments from Rye, Pueblo West, Pueblo City and Huerfano County. Crews are also receiving air support, but it is unclear which kind of aircraft is being used.


Crews respond to fire in Pueblo County

Crews from Pueblo County Sheriff's Emergency Services Bureau, Rye Fire, Pueblo West Fire, Pueblo City Fire and Huerfano Fire are working the Cedarwood Station Fire.


Pueblo deputies bust marijuana grow at house previously raided in 2016

PUEBLO WEST, Colo. - A Pueblo West home that was previously raided in a marijuana bust back in 2016 was once again the setting of a marijuana raid by deputies Friday.According to a news release from the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, a tipster reported a possible marijuana grow operation at an "ups


Drug Detectives Find 56 Marijuana Plants In Upscale Home

PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) –Drug detectives busted a major illegal marijuana grow in Pueblo on Friday.(credit: Pueblo County Sheriff)They say they found 56 plants in the basement of an upscale home in Pueblo West.(credit: Pueblo County Sheriff)The drugs are worth nearly $100,000. No arrests have been made


Crime Beat: Truck stolen

The Pueblo Police Department was called to the 1000 block of West 14th Street at approximately 11 p.m. Thursday to investigate a report of motor vehicle theft.The victim reported that his 2007 Ford F-150, valued at $14,000, had been stolen.Police are investigating.


STEVE HENSON: We're not the enemy. We're your friend and partner

Plus, it's a big brush that paints all of us, from the New York Times to the smallest weekly and even monthly newspapers in small towns throughout the U.S.


Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 37 km WNW of Raton, New Mexico

A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. Exact location, longitude -104.8525° West, latitude 36.975° North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us1000emsv. Event ids that are associated: us1000emsv. The earthquake was roughl


Governor Parson Chooses Two New State Board of Education Members

Governor Mike Parson has appointed two new members to the State Board of Education: Pete Herschend of Branson, co-founder and co-owner of Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, and Carol Hallquist of Kansas City, founder of PrincipalsConnect, a nonprofit organization that matches retired busin


Raton and Mora benefit from grants

Raton and Mora were among 19 communities across the state to receive state grants, according to an announcement from Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel. Sixteen communities received $156,850 in Local Economic Assistance & Development Support Program (LEADS) grants and three received $66,500


June 8 Fugitive Finder: Pueblo's Most Wanted

Janessa Rodriguez, 24, is described as a Hispanic female, 4’11”, 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.Rodriguezhas two warrants for Contempt of Court which include Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Impersonation – Cause Liability. Her total bond amount is $10,000.


Air quality monitoring for potential impacts to areas of Northern New Mexico

With the Ute Park Fire burning in Colfax County, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) are monitoring air quality in areas of Northern New Mexico affected by smoke from the wildfire, including Cimarron, Eagle Nest, and Raton.


New Mexico firefighters protecting community from wildfire

Smoke from a wildfire in New Mexico permeates the air around Fishers Peak in Trinidad, Colo., on Friday, June 1, 2018. A wildfire raced across a swath of tinder-dry forest in northeastern New Mexico on Friday, sending up a thick plume of smoke that forced residents to flee their homes as heat and wi


NM wildfire grows to more than 27,000 acres

The Ute Park fire broke out Thursday afternoon. By Saturday, it had grown to more than 27,000 acres, according to the US Forest Service. (Source: Amber Archuleta/CNN)


NM residents react to massive wildfire

"There's just a limited amount of resources available to the whole country so we divided the air tankers amongst the fires, the active fires, and do what we can with what we have,” State Forester Donald Griego said.


He left a three-star review on TripAdvisor. Now he's being sued by a Branson attraction.

Bigfoot on the Strip, which opened in May 2017, is a "fun park" that features thrill rides, a mini-golf course, arcade, interactive virtual theater and a tour of Bigfoot Farms, which boasts thelargest herd of Scottish Highland cattlein the Midwest.