U.K. Fears Iran Is Taking A 'Dangerous Path' After Seizure Of Tanker

Updated at 11:58 p.m. ET The U.K. Foreign Office is summoning the Iranian charge d'affaires following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. The Stena Impero was traveling to a port in Saudi Arabia, when, according to Iran's Fars News Agency , the ship collided with an Iranian fishing boat. Iran's Revolutionary Guards took control of the tanker, and Iran says the vessel and its crew will remain in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas during an investigation...

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Across the Mountain West, the majority of our land mass is publicly owned. A new mapping project by Headwaters Economics provides county-level data that can help you understand what that means.

 


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NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says authorities have wasted no time in sending the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo to an ultra-high-security prison where he will serve a life sentence.

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Several utility companies in the West have announced they will institute power blackouts in areas with high fire risk when conditions are particularly bad. 

  • Tonight, beginning at 7 p.m., the Gold Room in downtown Colorado Springs will host a Lip Sync Battle for adults, 21 and older. Costumes and props are encouraged, as is advance registration.
  • The Rocky Mountain State Games, Colorado’s largest multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities, including those with physical disabilities or visual impairment, will take place at Memorial Park beginning tomorrow and running thru July 28.
  • This Saturday, from 7-9 p.m., the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park will present “A Cowboy Variety Show,” featuring singing, music, poetry, and much more.
  • For more information on these and many other events check out peakradar.com

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Colorado officials are asking ranchers to report sick animals after a disease that primarily affects horses and cattle has been confirmed in the state. 

The number of deaths and accidents on Colorado’s rivers is right around normal for a high flow year, according to data from the conservation group American Whitewater. 

Since early June, 12 people have died while rafting, kayaking and paddleboarding on Colorado’s rivers.

“What we’re seeing is what happens during a high water year,” said American Whitewater’s Charlie Walbridge, who has kept a record of river accidents and fatalities since 1975. He maintains the database by editing user-generated posts and combing through news articles.

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor says he anticipates that individuals' health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act market will be substantially lower next year.

Gov. Jared Polis released projections Tuesday showing that average individual premiums in 2020 will be reduced by more than 18 percent, thanks to a pending state reinsurance program.

Polis says some individuals on the market could see rates drop by 41 percent

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A new live music venue has found a home in Manitou Springs.  Lulu's Downstairs inhabits a space that, back in the day, hosted the likes of Ray Charles, Frankie Avalon and Chubby Checker.  91.5 KRCC  invites you to be part of building the new tradition of exciting music in your own backyard.

The Bureau of Land Management is officially relocating its headquarters to the Mountain West. That’s according to an announcement by Colorado Senator Cory Gardner.

 


Looking Up: Your Fob Is Fabber

Jul 15, 2019
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If you have no memory of the Apollo lunar missions it's ok. Even the computers back then didn't have much memory as we learn on this week's Looking Up. 

Next Saturday marks the official 50th anniversary of our first Moon landing, Apollo 11.

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