Byers, CO

Suspect Shot On I-70 By Officers After Leading Them On Wild Chase From Strasburg

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A response to an officer-involved shooting impacted traffic on Interstate 70 near Watkins early Tuesday morning, Adams County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a tweet. A suspect was shot during the response, and they were in critical condition. (credit: CBS) According to the ACSO tweet, deputies were responding to a scene in the area of I-70/E Airpark Road and Watkins, where all lanes on I-70 eastbound were shut down for several hours before reopening close to 7:30 a.m. Adams County Sheriff PIO Sgt. Adam Sherman told CBS4 deputies were originally trying to stop the suspect, who was driving...
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BluEarth acquires 1GW wind and solar development project in US

The Eads Wind and Solar Project in Kiowa and Cheyenne Counties is due to be completed in multiple phases. Renewable energy firm BluEarth Renewables US has purchased a 1GW wind and solar development project in Colorado from NorthRenew Energy for an undisclosed sum. The Eads Wind and Solar Project is...

Regional collaboration one of the keys to progress, says SCEDD Executive Director

There are about to be 84 “flowers” blooming in the six county region known as the southeastern plains. These “flowers” are housing units—17 single-family units and 34 duplexes–designed and built by High Prairie Homes. A southeast plains housing committee selected them in a competitive process to make a dent in the workforce housing crisis in the six-county region that includes Bent, Kiowa, Crowley, Otero, Prowers, and Baca.

Model Train Enthusiasts Hope Images Of Stolen Items Still Missing Will Prompt Return

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– It was a great day a week ago when Ken Cook and Bill Thomas rode into the Aurora impound lot to recover the stolen trailer that contained years of their labor at model railroading. They are part of a group that calls the display the “Slick-X Line.” (credit: Ken Cook and Bill Thomas) They take the trailer all over to display at events in Colorado and out. “Overall I feel elated,” said Cook as he reviewed the inside of the trailer. (credit: Ken Cook and Bill Thomas) The main parts of the 40×16 foot model railroad display made up of what they...

Young Colorado Homebuyers Are the 2nd Most Likely to Need a Co-signer

The Official News of Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Deer Trail, and Agate. After two years of high competition and fast-rising prices in residential real estate, the market is at last seeing signs of cooling off. Amid higher prices and recent interest rate hikes, demand is leveling out. Pending home sales have begun to decline, online searches, showings, and mortgage applications are down, and many experts anticipate a rebalancing in the market over the next year.