Local Headlines - December 31st, 2005


FLASHBACK: Tuesday, September 20th, 2005 - Fire On Storm Mountain... Fire crews are currently responding to a large fire on Storm Mountain. The fire is centered in the vicinity of Storm Mountain Drive and Elk Way. Evacuations are under way for residents in the immediate area and path of the fire... more

FLASHBACK Sunday, September 11th. 2005 - Photo Of The Week, "Northern Lights Display This Morning"... Beginning around midnight and continuing into the early morning, sky-watchers throughout the area were treated to a wonderful display of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights... more

FLASHBACK: Tuesday, July 5th, 2005 - Three Teens Rescued From Poudre River...  On the Fourth of July 2005, around 5:00 P.M. three females were stranded on a small ‘island’ in the Cache Le Poudre River near Kinikinik and West Hwy 14 while tubing.... more  

Fireworks Light Up Lake Estes...  The annual fireworks display in Estes Park was held Monday evening on the shores of Lake Estes. Thousands of residents and visitors turned out to watch the 5th largest display in Colorado.... more  

Youth Collapses and Dies On Trail...  A seventeen year old male collapsed near the Westbranch trail, northwest of Chambers Lake in Larimer County at approximately 10:30 A.M. on Monday.... more  

FLASHBACK:  Friday, May 13th, 2005 - Chemicals Continue To Contaminate Streams And Properties... Chemicals applied to FDR 128 last year in an attempt to control dust, are still contaminating our National Forest streams, months after their last use...more

FLASHBACK:  Thursday, March 3rd, 2005 - Residents Battle To Save "Peace Tree"... A battle is currently underway in an attempt to save the, "Peace Tree", on Hwy 34 from being cut down... The Colorado Department of Transportation is claiming that the tree is now an advertisement and must be removed...more

FLASHBACK: Saturday, January 1st, 2005 - Tsunami Relief Source Link Added... In the wake of the devastating Tsunamis that recently struck Asia, millions of people are now homeless and in desperate need of food, water, and medical supplies quickly...more

Comet Machholz Ushers In 2005 New Year... Recently discovered Comet Machholz is promising to put on a very nice display for sky watchers the next few weeks...more


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