La Junta

"Tornado at La Junta industrial Park" (credit: La Junta Chief Aaron Eveatt)

Tornado Touches Down On Eastern Plains, Hail Piles Up

Residents of parts of the Eastern Plains are cleaning up after some severe weather late Monday that included six-inch deep hail and a tornado.

06/18/2013

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Amtrak Settles With Man Removed From Train In 2010

Amtrak has reached a settlement with a former convict who was taken off a train in southeastern Colorado and arrested after a fellow passenger thought she heard him make threatening statements.

05/22/2013

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Registered Sex Offender Found Dead In La Junta Home

The Otero County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a registered sex offender as suspicious.

10/14/2012

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Blowing Dust Expected In Southeast Colorado Tuesday

High winds that could create blowing dust are expected in southeast Colorado and the San Luis Valley on Tuesday.

02/27/2012

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La Junta Firefighters Make Amazing Ice Rescue Of Dog

There was a close call for a dog that ran after some geese on a frozen pond in La Junta.

01/03/2012

A snowcat (credit: CBS)

Snowcat Breaks Down After Rescuing Stranded Drivers

A snowcat had to be used to rescue stranded motorists on Colorado’s Eastern Plains early Tuesday morning.

12/20/2011

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Report: Most Of Colorado Gets Priority Tax Status

A report by The Denver Post shows that tax credits created more than 20 years ago to spark economic development in the poorest areas of Colorado are now available in more than 70 percent of the state.

11/06/2011

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Trains Rerouted Through Colorado Because Of Flooding In Nebraska

Coal trains are being rerouted from Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska through Colorado because of flooding.

08/23/2011

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No Fewer Than 5 Wildfires Burning In Colorado

Right now there are no fewer than five wildfires burning in Colorado. They’re mostly in the southern part of the state.

06/10/2011

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1 Pinon Canyon Fire At 25K Acres; 3 More Burning In SE Colorado

Officials say at least four wildfires are burning in southeastern Colorado, including one at Fort Carson’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site which has scorched at least 39 square miles.

06/08/2011

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