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Near Drowning Prompts Call for Paddleboarders to Wear Life Vests

Colorado – As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using this watercraft. A man at Ridgway State Park nearly drowned on June 13; he was not wearing a PFD and fell off his board when the wind picked up and stirred the…

Colorado Springs Bike To Work Day

Registration is open for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. On that morning, bicycle supportive businesses and organizations will be hosting breakfast stations at their locations and/or along the trail network from 6am to 9am. Breakfast locations are designed to support how people actually ride their…

Fountain Police Launch New Home Safe Program

FOUNTAIN, Colo. – The Fountain Police Department is unveiling Home Safe, a program designed to help officers in the event a child or adult with a cognitive impairment goes missing. Children and adults with cognitive impairment have a tendency to wander or run away from the supervision of their families or caregivers. Many are not…

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Training Classes

Whether your job requires the training, you work with youth or you just want to get certified; these classes are for you. Get the information you need to provide assistance when someone is faced with a cardiac or breathing emergency, or needs First Aid. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certification through…

Law Enforcement Fighting Impaired Driving in Colorado

COLORADO – Colorado Law Enforcement agencies are teaming up with Wyoming Law Enforcement agencies this Friday, October 26th to combat impaired driving.  The Colorado State University Rams will be playing the University of Wyoming Cowboys at Canvas Stadium at 8:00 P.M.  Law enforcement agencies are asking for fans to plan ahead and designate a sober…

Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed In Colorado

Colorado – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) received presumptive positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test results on Friday, August 24, 2018 from the Rocky Mountain Regional Animal Health Laboratory.  An additional confirmatory test was completed on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. The horse arrived at a Weld County, Colorado premises from another state on July…

School Threats Town Hall Meeting

School threats are increasing at an alarming rate. Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting to include panel members of school district officials, law enforcement, mental health experts, and the judicial system to address this serious issue. The Town Hall is scheduled for Monday, March 12 between 6-9p.m. at the Shockley-Zalabek Theater located on…

Beware of “River Bottles”, Notify Law Enforcement Immediately

GARFIELD COUNTY, CO. – Over the past week, residents of Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties have encountered an influx of bottles turning up on river banks. The bottles are similar in size to a water bottle but are easily recognizable as they have all been mostly encapsulated in duct tape. In most instances, the bottles…

Animal Food Recalls: Pet Food on the List

Animal Food Recalls and Alerts from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) website. The recalls and alerts were announced by the U.S. FDA and/or manufacturers in the last 90 days. Please be aware of the recalls and take precautions to take care of your family pet. Skippy Premium Select Cuts in Gravy with Beef &…

Kibble ‘N Bits Dog Food Recall

Several Kibbles ‘N Bits dog food products have been recalled due to the presence of low levels of pentobarbital. To see affected products and UPC codes, go here: http://bit.ly/2F72Mh4