Friday Newscast, 2/14/20 8:04 a.m.

Feb 14, 2020

Newscast for Friday, February 14, 2020, 8:04 a.m.

  • The Pueblo Rescue Mission held a grand opening yesterday after years of not having a permanent homeless shelter in the city. KKTV reports a soft opening at the end of last month included basic needs like bathrooms and beds. Yesterday's event marked the first time a warm meal was served at the location. For the past few years, the city has operated a temporary emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness. The new site was primarily funded by the Department of Local Affairs. It has about 100 beds...
     
  • Wild horse advocates say proposed changes to how the Bureau of Land Management controls the animals in Wyoming will reduce that state's population of the horses by 40 percent. The Bureau of Land Management's Acting Director William Perry Pendley says wild horses are the agency's number one problem. Now the agency wants to remove three out of four wild horse herds in Southern Wyoming. The horses will either be adopted or put to pasture on private lands contracted to the BLM. Suzanne Roy is with the American wild horse campaign. She says the BLM is doing this under pressure from a ranching group in Southern Wyoming...