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Authorities Searching For Poachers In Lincoln County

Colorado Parks and Wildlife authorities and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating poaching and the deaths of nearly a dozen animals, including pronghorn and cattle in southeastern Colorado.

10/06/2014

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Bear Illegally Killed, Left On Trail Near Glenwood Springs

A mother bear was found shot to death and left along a trail near Sunlight Mountain Resort near Glenwood Springs.

09/29/2014

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$2,000 Reward Offered For Information In Canon City Bear Poaching Case

There is a reward for information leading to a citation or an arrest after the poaching of a black bear.

09/15/2014

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2 Delta Men Arrested On Federal Gun Charges

Federal prosecutors are pursuing gun charges against two men from Delta — a felon later convicted of poaching and another man who allegedly gave him a rifle to hunt.

08/01/2014

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Colorado Drones Used To Protect Elephants And Rhinos From Poachers

A Colorado man is teaching African park rangers to fly drones to combat poachers. Chris Miser, the owner of Falcon Unmanned, has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund in an effort to protect elephants and rhinoceros.

06/30/2014

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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

Former 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

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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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