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New Castle

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Feds Aren’t Inspecting 4 In 10 Higher-Risk Wells

Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom.

06/16/2014

The Black Nugget Saloon (credit: Facebook)

Old Colorado Saloons Made New With A Touch Of History

This is a tale of two saloons, both with storied historical identities in the towns they serve, and both of which have been resurrected, in a sense, by new ownership.

01/19/2013

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Crews Build Line Around Part Of Middle Elk Fire

A 257-acre wildfire that grew from an abandoned campfire north of New Castle is 30 percent contained.

09/28/2012

Jennifer Stretch, right, walks with her boy. (credit: CBS)

Father Posts Fake Obit About 7-Year-Old Boy, Claims Son Died

Investigators and the mother of a happy, healthy 7-year-old Denver-area boy are trying to figure out why the boy’s father would post a fake obituary saying the 1st grader had died.

09/06/2012

Rifle High School in Garfield County (credit: CBS)

Garfield Re-2 Schools To Get Permanent 3-Day Weekends

Hundreds of students in Colorado will be enjoying permanent three-day weekends after the Garfield School District Re-2 School Board has voted to cut the learning week down to four days.

03/15/2012

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New Western Sport Plays On Cowboy Culture

Doing chores on a working ranch can be dangerous, and many a cowboy has a missing finger or toe, a mashed hand or a crooked elbow to prove it.

01/14/2012

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Missing Hunter In Garfield County Found Alive

A 65-year-old hunter missing in Garfield County was found alive on Monday.

10/17/2011

Irmelin Shively from Lafayette sent in this photo taken on Cameron Pass on Sept. 13, 2010.

Woman Killed When Car Hits Moose

A 31-year-old woman New Castle woman has died after the car she was in struck a moose on Interstate 70 near Frisco.

10/03/2011

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Shear Bliss For Colorado Sheep Farmers

The U.S. sheep industry is enjoying prices buoyed by rising domestic and international demand for lamb meat and wool.

03/13/2011

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