Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable growers to crack down on safety, federal regulators said Friday.
Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof, a onetime fighter pilot, businessman and bank executive who served as the state’s chief executive for only two years, has died. He was 91.
After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.
Southern Colorado is getting some heavy rain, leading to detours for some drivers.
Farmers are starting their harvest of Rocky Ford cantaloupes.
A California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.
A Democrat who’s trying to unseat a Republican congressman in a newly drawn district knows the odds are against him.
Nearly a year after tainted cantaloupes from southeast Colorado sickened hundreds and caused a nationwide melon scare, farmers in Rocky Ford are celebrating a strong crop and high prices.
Rocky Ford cantaloupe arrive in Colorado grocery stores Friday, and farmers want consumers to know the melons are safe.
Mike Hauser, 68, of Monument died Tuesday. That brings the total number of adult deaths to 34 people across the country. Several Coloradans are still suffering five months after the outbreak began.