Colorado

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…

Winning Ticket Sold for $758 M Powerball Jackpot

One  Lucky Powerball winning ticket was sold in Massachusetts. The winning ticket was sold at Handy Variety in Watertown, Massachusetts  and 9,397,723 additional players won prizes totaling more than $135 Million. The numbers drawn were 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and the Powerball was 4. The estimated jackpot will be reset to $40 Million for…

New Fire Engines for Wildfires in Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control will unveil their newest fire engines on Thursday, July 13th in Denver, Colorado.  Equipped with a 600-gallon water tank and 500-gallon-per-minute pump, four-wheel drive, and the ability to seat 4 firefighters, these new engines are one of many tools that DFPC can deploy to help…

Colorado “Move Over” Law Enforcement Day

Colorado – Despite Colorado Revised Statute 42-4- 705, Colorado’s “Move Over” law, we continue to see needless crashes across the state. Every year, several first responders and other road safety personnel are seriously injured, some fatally, because motorists simply refuse to move over. To improve the motoring public’s awareness of this law, several law enforcement…

Missing Fisherman in Lake Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. – Officials from several area agencies were searching Lake Pueblo on Sunday for a man who went missing while fishing from the north shore in the State Wildlife Area. Witnesses called 9-1-1 at 7:11 a.m., Sunday, after reportedly seeing a 65-year-old Pueblo West man enter the water in an effort to retrieve his fishing…

Thunder in the Valley Cruise and Car Show in Fountain

Fountain, Colorado – Thunder in the Valley Cruise and Car show will be on July 7th and July 8th at Metcalfe Park in Fountain, Colorado.  All years, makes and models can enter the car show. There will be awards, prizes, food, music and fun for the whole family. The Friday  Cruise will be on Friday,…

Twenty Dollar Reward for Northern Pike at Green Mountain Reservoir

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – A cash-based incentive offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Water Conservation Board encouraging anglers to catch northern pike at Green Mountain Reservoir resumes this year on May 25. Initiated in 2016, the reward program encourages anglers to participate directly in ongoing efforts to remove the illegally introduced predators from…