Colorado

First Day’ Hike Mueller State Park Adventures

DIVIDE, Colo. – The folks at Mueller State Park like to start each new year on the right foot. And the left foot. One after the other. In other words, they like to hike the 44 miles of trails that crisscross the park’s 5,121 acres of meadows and forests. And it has become a New…

Colorado Sends Fire Engines to Support California Wildfires

Lakewood, Colorado – Colorado sent 17 fire engines (Type 3 and 6) to support California wildfire operations. The request was made Tuesday, December 5, 2017, through the National Interagency Resource Ordering and Status System (ROSS). The fire engines will support CalFire and are traveling from Colorado to Chino, California for staging and assignments. DFPC expects a second group of fire engines…

Woman Catches State Record Arctic Char in Dillon Reservoir

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo.- One of the largest reservoirs in Colorado has produced a new state record arctic char, caught by a vacationing physician from Virginia, Nov. 6. Dr. Lindsay Regali of Charlottesville had been taking in the sights and enjoying a chilly day of fishing at altitude in Dillon Reservoir with her husband Luke Newcomb…

KOSI 101 for our 10th Annual Radiothon! – Ronald McDonald

Tune in to KOSI 101 for our 10th Annual Radiothon! Our 10th annual Ronald McDonald House Radiothon on KOSI 101.1 is coming up! Save the date – Thursday November 30th. What does YOUR help mean? Keeping families of sick children close to the care and resources that they need while the child is hospitalized. During…

Get out and give thanks on Fresh Air Friday!

DENVER – Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. On November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside…

Colorado Plan for Desert Bighorns

MONTROSE, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is developing a new management plan for desert bighorn sheep in western Colorado and is inviting anyone interested to provide input. The management plan includes areas near the Dolores River in Montezuma, Montrose, San Miguel and Dolores counties. CPW biologists estimate that about 175 desert bighorns inhabit this…

Hot Rod Rock & Rumble at PPIR in Fountain

The Pikes Peak Hot Rod Rock and Rumble will take place at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on September 29th and 30th.  There will be live bands and DJ.  Bands include Lee Rocker, Nekromantix,  Hillbilly Casino, Aquasonics and the Atomic Drifters. Other events include car show, vintage drag and oval racing, swap meet, kids games…

Colorado CBI Director Leaving Office

Denver, CO—Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Mike Rankin is left the Bureau to pursue a career in the private sector on September 11, 2017. Following two years of service with the Bureau, Director Rankin oversaw the opening of a new forensic science laboratory in the Denver metro area, a new regional office in Pueblo to…

Cheyenne Mountain Park Ranger Rescues 4 children

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A nationwide search for a New Hampshire man suspected of kidnapping his four children in an apparent custody dispute was apprehended Saturday afternoon by an alert Cheyenne Mountain State Park ranger. Ranger Jason Hagan, a five-year veteran of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, was getting gas in his patrol vehicle at a…

Fishing is Fun Grants Awarded in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has awarded $400,000 to nine Fishing is Fun projects, all geared to improve angling opportunities in the state of Colorado. The approved projects include improved access, habitat restoration, lake renovation, new piers and new ponds. “Colorado has world-class fisheries and angling opportunities, and maintaining and increasing access to those resources…