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Grand County homicide case trial ends in hung jury

HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS — After nearly a week of court proceedings and more than 14 hours of jury deliberations, the case against a hunter accused of negligent homicide for fatally shooting another member of his hunting party in Grand County ended in a mistrial. Harry Watkins, 52, was accused...
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Fugitive on the run in Boulder County, sheriff's office says

A man is being sought by law enforcement after the Boulder County Sheriff's Office say he bolted out of a courtroom when deputies tried to place him in custody.Around 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cody Coon, arrived and entered the Boulder County Jail Courtroom, 3200 Airport Road.When a judge remanded Coon, 30, into the custody of the sheriff's office, he ran out the front entrance of the jail, according to the sheriff's office.Deputies chased Coon for a short distance, but he got away, officials say.Shortly after 3 p.m., a deputy saw him on a bicycle near Canyon Boulevard and 14th Street in the city of Boulder, but he evaded police again. He's still at large and believed to be in the Boulder area.Coon has several active felony arrest warrants, which include charges for resisting arrest, second-degree assault on a peace officer, retaliation against a witness/victim, and eluding police.If anyone has information about Cody's whereabouts, they're asked to call the Boulder County Sheriff's Office at 303-441-4444. We also ask the public not to attempt to contact Coon.The sheriff's office says there is no current risk to the general public.
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Conservation district: ‘Help out during drought’

Other counties may be slowly and possibly temporarily coming out of the drought right now, but the Middle Park Conservation District stresses that Grand County remains in drought watch, due to indicators showing little change in local drought factors. While summer was warm and wet, it is important to stress...

Bird flu cases rising again in Colorado, flock owners encouraged to take protective measures

STATEWIDE, Colo. (KKCO) - Bird flu cases are on the rise in Colorado again. On Sept. 21, the National Veterinary Services Laboratory confirmed a new detection of bird flu in a commercial egg-laying facility in Weld County shortly before another instance was confirmed in a Blue Winged Teal Duck in Boulder County. Two days later, another instance was detected in Larimer County.

Wienermobile rolls into Colorado: When and where you can see it

PARKER, Colo. — One of the most famous automobiles ever made is back in the Mile High City. The iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be making stops in Colorado this weekend, hot dog officials announced. Driven by brand ambassadors called Hotdoggers, the 27-foot-long hot dog on wheels will be...

Letter to the editor: Constitution Week was no display of bigotry

I certainly sympathize with poor Ms. Hester of Grand Lake, who was traumatized by Constitution Week “jets having just flown over my house,” on Sat. Sept. 17, “causing my heart rate to jump and my ears to explode.”. In the future, I’ll offer to remedy her discomfort...

These Colorado lawmakers seeking reelection have faced post-redistricting residency questions

The true residency of a third state legislator has been called into question as lawmakers seek reelection following the once-a-decade redistricting process, which shuffled district lines and at times put incumbents outside their current district. Boulder County Republicans Chair Theresa Watson submitted a complaint to the Boulder County district attorney’s...

Boulder County Farmers Markets: At the Market: How to pick a peck of perfect pears

This year, in these first few days of autumn, we have come to a very important conclusion: Pears are the unsung heroes of Colorado-grown fruits. There are sweet, buttery Bartlett pears; crisp, mellow Asian pears, and Dominguez Red pears that are juicy and slightly floral. Pears are perfect for packing in a lunchbox, elevating your baking projects or even pairing with cheese in savory dishes. All in all, if you’re only lining up for peaches and apples at our markets, you’re making a grave mistake.

Magic City Hippies in Frisco, CO – official presale code

The most up-to-date Magic City Hippies presale code is now available to our VIP members! For a very short time you can buy tickets before anyone else. If you don’t buy your tickets to Magic City Hippies’s performance in Frisco during this presale you might not be able to buy them before they sell-out.

Federal agents credited with helping to rescue Colorado child at the U.S./Mexico border

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Authorities are providing more information with the public following a parental kidnapping in Colorado. The incident started on Sept. 20 when law enforcement in Summit County received a call about a possible kidnapping. The biological mother of a 9-year-old boy allegedly took the child, illegally, and was reportedly fleeing to Mexico with her boyfriend.
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Trail Ridge Road celebrates 90 years

On July 15, 1932, the first section of Trail Ridge Road – the 17.2 miles from Deer Mountain Junction to Fall River Pass – opened to the public. This year marks 90 years since that section of road took the first travelers high into the tundra above 12,000 feet.

Grand County real estate transactions, September 18-24

Real estate transactions totaled $30,081,682 across 33 sales for the week of Sept. 18 to 24. The highest sale came in at $2,800,000. 8,110-square-foot, five-bedroom, 4.25-bath, single-family residence and 962-square-foot, two-bedroom, zero-bath structure on 5.52 acres of land. Seller: Jan Koles. Buyer: Porcupine Hill LLC. Price: $2,800,000. Wildberry Lane, Tabernash,...