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Bin Laden hunter arrested in Colorado

By The AP

GEORGETOWN — A Colorado man arrested in Pakistan while trying to track down Osama Bin Laden is behind bars in his home state on suspicion of domestic violence. Colorado State Patrol spokeswoman Heather Cobler says a trooper arrested ...

Suspect in fatal Montrose stabbing released; no charges

By Paul Shockley

A 17-year-old Montrose boy, jailed for more than a month in the fatal stabbing of another teenager, was released from juvenile detention Tuesday after prosecutors said they weren’t prepared to file charges. Isaac Garcia was released ...

Fall into seasonal recipes

By Dixie Burmeister

Ahh, consider the beautiful fall colors: the rich deep oranges of butternut squash, pumpkins and yams; the pear shades of red, gold and greens; and the rich browns of ... pot roast, potatoes, gravy — and chocolate. A bit of a stretch, ...

Get in on ‘Sister Trails’ act with informational open house, cleanup

By Dave Buchanan

It’s doubtful Spanish Fathers Dominguez and Escalante used mountain bikes to travel the Old Spanish Trail during their 1776 expedition. Hey, they probably didn’t call it the “Old Spanish Trail,” either. Today, bikers, ...


New management plans for reservoirs seek to balance predator and prey

By Dave Buchanan

Ten years ago, rare was the angler at Rifle Gap Reservoir with a yellow perch in his creel. Back then, the dark-striped, fast-breeding interloper was little more than another rumor in what was at the time among the state’s best ...

Agency moves to rid reservoir of suckers

By Dave Buchanan

P.T. Barnum was right, you know, with that thing about suckers being born every minute. We’re talking white suckers, those odd-looking, vacuum-mouthed fish that can overrun a reservoir and ruin what once was a perfectly good trout ...

Lifetime parks pass for seniors available Nov. 1

By Staff

The new Aspen Leaf Lifetime Senior Pass, available to Colorado residents ages 64 and older, will go on sale Nov. 1. That is two months earlier than initially planned, according to Colorado State Parks. The new passes cost $175, are valid for ...

Federal grant to boost state’s walk-in land-access program

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Division of Wildlife’s popular Small-Game Walk-In Access Program received a big boost this week with a $450,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Colorado was one of 17 states sharing $11.76 million from the ...

2-year-old girl shot by brother in western Colo.

By The AP

CRAIG — Authorities in Moffat County say a 2-year-old girl was shot by her 4-year-old brother in an apparent accident. The shooting occurred Monday evening and involved a large caliber handgun. Sheriff’s department investigator ...

DOW looking for input on bear management plan

By Staff

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is seeking public input on a new black-bear management plan proposed for the Uncompahgre Plateau. Two public meetings are scheduled: 6:30 p.m., Oct. 12, Mesa County Fairgrounds in Grand Junction; and 6:30 ...

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