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District Wildlife Manager Kevin Wright talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Wildlife Officials Want Help In Bear Poaching Case In Snowmass Village

One of the first poaching cases of the spring has Colorado wildlife officials very worried. They found a bear next to a shed full of dumpsters in Snowmass Village.

05/06/2013

Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter poses with the elk he shot with his service gun while on duty. (credit: CBS)

Decision On Charges Against Officer Who Shot Elk Could Come Friday

The Boulder County district attorney says he should have a decision on Friday if criminal charges will be filed against a police officer who shot an elk.

01/09/2013

Boulder Police Chief Mark Beckner (credit: CBS)

Boulder Police Chief Meets Residents Over Elk Shooting

Boulder’s police chief on Monday met with neighbors very upset by an officer’s actions after he shot and killed a bull elk last week.

01/07/2013

An image from a candlelight vigil held for the elk Sunday evening (credit: CBS)

Candlelight Vigil Held For Elk Killed By Police Officer In Boulder

A candlelight vigil was held in Boulder Sunday evening for an elk that was shot by a police officer last Tuesday.

01/06/2013

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Tennessee Men Sentenced In Colorado Poaching Case

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say two Tennessee men have been sentenced for killing a bear out of season and throwing the carcass off a cliff.

10/16/2012

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Colorado Wildlife Officers Investigate Poaching Cases

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating two cases in which hunters illegally killed an elk and abandoned the carcass.

10/04/2012

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Soldier Accused Of Poaching Due In Court In October

A plea hearing for a soldier accused of poaching is now set for Oct. 15.

09/18/2012

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Wildlife Officials Set Up Hunter Checkpoints

Colorado wildlife officials are setting up checkpoints on an interstate highway checking every non-commercial vehicle for poaching.

11/08/2011