Colorado

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…

Don’t Try to Rescue Young Wildlife

COLORADO – Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind citizens that newborn wildlife may be found in backyards , along trails, or in open spaces. The best course of action  is to leave them alone. Each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets calls from concerned people about wildlife that has been “abandoned” by adult animals.  Many…

Frontier doctor comes to life in unique Cheyenne Mountain State Park hike

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Cheyenne Mountain State Park launches the fifth season of its unique “A Literary Walk in the Woods” program on May 27 with a hike led by nationally known storyteller and writer, John Stansfield. Stansfield will be leading the hike in character, portraying Dr. Charles Fox Gardiner, who came to Colorado in…

Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, May 9 – 12, 2017.  Thank a teacher that motivates and inspires your children in school.  Teachers can make a difference in a child’s life academically and everyday life. Teachers and families need to work together to ensure that every student in Colorado is prepared and unafraid to succeed in school,…

Fishing Enthusiasts Needed

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to hear from fishing enthusiasts so it is calling together an Angler Roundtable, scheduled at 6 p.m., May 10. Attendees will get updates from CPW aquatic biologists on the upcoming fishing season, tips on hot spots and answers to any questions or concerns they might have.…