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Colorado lakes, reservoirs remain free of invasive mussels; but more boats found with mussel infestations in 2019

More boats requiring decontamination because of infestations of destructive mussels entered Colorado last year than in 2018, but the statewide inspection program coordinated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife again succeeded in keeping invasive mussels out of the state’s lakes and reservoirs.


2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit will take place March 31-April 1 in Amarillo, Texas

The 2020 Ogallala Aquifer Summit will take place in Amarillo, Texas, from March 31 to April 1


Serial rapist sentenced to 90 years to life for Littleton attack

A serial rapist was sentenced Friday to 90 years to life in prison for an attack on a woman on a Littleton trail.


Texas man receives conviction for illegal hunting activities in Evergreen and Conifer; fined in excess of $53,000

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigation into illegal hunting reports over the course of several years led to a plea deal with a Texas man who paid fines in excess of $53,000 thanks to the persistence of wildlife officers.


The 2019 US tornado season included an ‘extraordinary’ occurrence

By John Roach, AccuWeather staff writer Updated Dec. 13, 2019 10:33 AM A pair of unforgettable tornadoes bookended the 2019 U.S. tornado season, which is effectively over; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has no reports of tornadoes so far in December. The U.S. tornado season typically runs from March through November or sometimes into early December, although tornadoes can occur at any time.   The year’s deadliest event was an EF4 tornado that killed 23 people in Lee County, Alabama, in early March. Tornadoes and their destruction killed a total of 38Read More