Obama raises money for absent Colo. senator WASHINGTON (AP) — In a tough race for re-election, Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall chose the benefit of President Barack Obama's fundraising prowess Wednesday over the pleasure of his company. He could have had both. But he opted to work in ... 07/9/2014 - 10:23 am | View Link
Exotic Snakes Stuck In Basement After Brighton, Colo. House Fire A fire has completely destroyed a home in Brighton, Colo. Thursday morning and has displaced two adults, five children and as many as 8,000 snakes and reptiles. Firefighters are now working with the homeowners in an effort to get the snakes out of the ... 04/17/2013 - 8:15 pm | View Link
Cops arrest gang member linked to suspected killer of Colorado’s prisons chief DENVER — A white supremacist prison gang member was arrested and another was still being sought for questioning Friday in the death of Colorado's prisons ... Authorities said the man was beaten so badly he could have been permanently disfigured. 04/5/2013 - 2:49 pm | View Link
Gang member arrested in Colo. corrections killing DENVER — A white supremacist prison gang member was arrested but another was still being sought for questioning today in the death of Colorado’s prisons ... El Paso County authorities said the man was beaten so badly he could have been permanently ... 04/4/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Calls show residents panicked over Colo. wildfire “I was beaten, I was fondled, I was humiliated and I was taught nothing,” one trainee, Ramona Villareal, said in a deposition. But rather than leading to a workplace discrimination judgment, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s sexual ... 04/4/2012 - 6:11 am | View Link
By Rachel Molenda
Charleston Councilman Cubert Smith submitted a letter to the City Clerk on Monday notifying Council and the mayor that he would be making his remarks on city matters in writing from now on."On many occasions, the Mayor and this body have made it abundantly clear that they have no patience with my struggling effort to speak, and, more broadly, for my point of view.
By Rick Steelhammer
For decades, a short stretch of the Big Coal River beneath the Corridor G Bridge between Southridge and the Lincoln County line has been a landing zone for scrap tires flung off the bridge deck by fly-by-night tire shop operators and other unscrupulous individuals. On Monday, a small army of Coal River Group volunteers, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps participants, Department of Environmental Protection interns and state REAP program workers used an armada of eight canoes and jonboats to launch a three-day attack on the streambed eyesore known to Coal River kayakers as the "Valley of 1,000 Tires." "Once those tires are thrown off that bridge, they get silted in fast and stay put," said Chris Cartwright of the DEP's REAP program.
By By Seanna Adcox and Jeffrey Collins
The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S. C. - After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system shredded by historic flooding, and in a cruel twist, thousands of residents faced the prospect of going days without running water.
By Elaina Sauber
WINFIELD - The new owner of the former J. L. Bowling Cemetery is working diligently to restore its original luster through compassion, community engagement and lots of weed whacking. Winfield resident Marty Burns, 65, has about a dozen pets buried at the 28,000-acre cemetery - even her mother is buried there.
By By George Hohmann
For the Gazette-Mail
St. Albans City Council has approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Dick Callaway to execute an agreement with the West Virginia Office of Economic Opportunity to continue an annual grant for the Roark-Sullivan (Twin Cities) shelter at 100 MacCorkle Ave. Barb Hughes, St. Albans' clerk-treasurer, said the annual grant is about $15,000.