Rocky Ford

Johnny Ray Nunez (credit: CBS)

Inmate Accused Of More Crimes During Furlough

The chief judge in Otero County is being criticized for furloughing a criminal who had a history of running from authorities.

02/03/2014

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FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is Paramount

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.

09/27/2013

Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof (credit: colorado.gov.)

Former Colorado Gov. Vanderhoof Dies At 91

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.

09/23/2013

Rain in Southern Colorado (credit: CBS)

Southern Colorado Getting More Rain Than It Can Handle

After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.

08/08/2013

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Heavy Rain Leads To Flooding On Some Colorado Roads

Southern Colorado is getting some heavy rain, leading to detours for some drivers.

08/07/2013

Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

Harvest Of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes Gets Underway

Farmers are starting their harvest of Rocky Ford cantaloupes.

07/26/2013

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California Company Voluntarily Recalls Cantaloupes

A California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.

09/13/2012

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Democrat Tries To Defy Odds In Colorado Congress Race

A Democrat who’s trying to unseat a Republican congressman in a newly drawn district knows the odds are against him.

08/24/2012

Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

Melon Growers Rebounding After Outbreak

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.

08/18/2012

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Eastern Plains Cantaloupes Arrive In Groceries, A Year After Scare

Rocky Ford cantaloupe arrive in Colorado grocery stores Friday, and farmers want consumers to know the melons are safe.

07/13/2012

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