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Recent Storms Bring Hope To Drought Stricken SE Colorado

The cycle of summertime thunderstorms is a crucial part of the climate in eastern Colorado.

06/19/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

Piping plover (credit: nps.gov)

Officials Close Reservoir Beaches To Protect Birds

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are closing areas around reservoir beaches at John Martin, Adobe Creek and Nee Gronda to protect two rare shorebirds that nest there.

04/14/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Semi Near Kit Carson

Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer while crossing a highway near Kit Carson in eastern Colorado.

04/05/2014

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Roads Closed In Southeast Colorado Due To Dust Storm

The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.

03/18/2014

Justin Orozco (credit: Lamar Police)

Police Searching For Assault Suspect

Police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a police officer.

01/12/2014

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Manhunt Underway After Lamar Officer Injured By Suspect

Police in Lamar are searching for a suspect after an officer was assaulted during a traffic stop and the officer opened fire.

01/09/2014

Amtrak (credit: amtrak.com)

Southern Colorado Amtrak Route In Jeopardy

New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas communities face the potential loss of passenger rail service if Amtrak fails to reach a new agreement by 2016 for maintaining and upgrading portions of the Southwest Chief route through those states.

11/12/2013

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Deal Would Put Coal-Fired Lamar Plant On Standby

A coal-fired power plant in Lamar would be put on standby under a proposed settlement with the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, which alleged the plant repeatedly violated the Clean Air Act.

07/02/2013

The Triumph (credit: CBS)

Couple From Lamar Among Those On Broken Cruise Ship

A Colorado couple on their honeymoon is among the 3,000 passengers on a broken cruise ship being towed now to the coast of Alabama.

02/12/2013

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