Western USA
Teen with pain condition wants to reach every kid with his disease
TV This Week: British film awards; 'Gold Rush'; 'Seven Seconds'; 'Ugly Delicious'
Windchills could reach 40 below Tuesday
Rockies Begin Full Squad Workouts During Spring Training On Monday
Local restaurant to appear on Travel Channel’s Food Paradise
Main Question Surrounding School Shooting Suspect: Life Or Death?
'Lost that hope' waiting for a disability decision
Event offers affordable services for San Diego pet owners
2018-02-19 04:45:45 SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Dozens of adorable pooches took over Chicano Park on Sunday. Pet owners got to take advantage of several pet services at a festival put on by PAWS San Diego – a program run by the San Diego Humane Society. The event offered a host of services to low-income pet owners including pet licensing and a spay and neuter clinic   Read More ...
Masonic Lodge can’t find century-old time capsule
2018-02-19 04:45:01 RIVERTON — With the whereabouts of the Riverton Masonic Temple’s 100-year-old time capsule still unknown, Riverton Lodge No. 26 A.F. & A.M. members have gathered items for a new capsule. The lodge started to dig last July for the old time capsule, which was believed to be sitting in the cornerstone of Main Street and Broadway in downtown Riverton. “We never found it,” past master Otto Uecker said   Read More ...
28th annual Phoenix Chinese Week Culture & Cuisine Festival
2018-02-19 04:32:21 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook 28th annual Phoenix Chinese Week Culture & Cuisine Festival A young performer waves to the audience at the end of the dances at the annual Phoenix Chinese Week Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018   Read More ...
Teen with pain condition wants to reach every kid with his disease
2018-02-19 04:08:41 There are no limits to Patrick Boland’s letter writing. “There was one I was really proud of last time,” Patrick said, pulling up a letter on his laptop. The 14-year-old has scripted 451 letters over the past few years. “Here is part of what I wrote.” Patrick started reading. “If you’re ever feeling like this disease is making life stressful or just too much to handle, please text me or message any of our telegram groups   Read More ...
All 65 people aboard plane feared dead in southern Iran crash
2018-02-19 04:08:36 An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran, which for years was barred from buying necessary airplane parts due to Western sanctions over its contested nuclear program   Read More ...
With church donation, Wyoming organization to create info packets for families affected by suicide
2018-02-19 04:04:11 After the loss of a loved one to suicide, family members are left to navigate difficult, unthinkable questions in a haze of loss. What do they tell their loved one's former employer? What do they need to do with the deceased's bank account? How do they arrange the funeral? With a $22,700 grant from the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming, suicide prevention organization Grace For 2 Brothers will provide packets with information that address those questions to coroners in all of Wyoming's counties   Read More ...
Lack Of Snow Leads To Snowmobiling Ban In Sierra
2018-02-19 04:03:34 RENO, Nev. (AP) — The sorry state of the snowpack in the Sierra has forced a ban on snowmobiling at a popular recreation area near the California-Nevada line until further notice. It’s one of the earliest seasonal closings ever at the Bridgeport Winter Recreation Area, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Officials said 2018 would be its shortest season on record if the area doesn’t reopen   Read More ...
Warming shelters open in Portland area Sunday night
2018-02-19 04:00:48 PORTLAND, Ore. – Warming centers will open in Multnomah County Sunday night as temperatures are expected drop below freezing. Transition Projects will open shelters at the following locations: Bud Clark Commons at 655 NW Hoyt in Portland. Shelter open to adults from 8:30 p.m. Sunday until 7:30 a.m. Monday. Imagio DEI at 1302 SE Ankeny in Portland. Shelter open to adults from 8:30 p   Read More ...
Wyoming men's hoops fires off record number of 3-pointers in win over San Jose State
2018-02-19 03:45:01 LARAMIE — When he was handed a stat sheet at the postgame news conference, Wyoming point guard Cody Kelley was surprised to see Wyoming had shot 42 3-pointers Saturday. That’s more than any Wyoming team has ever shot and the second most attempts at the Arena-Auditorium. Wyoming made 16 of those, tied for the second-most in stadium history. But despite matching their most 3-pointers under second-year head coach Allen Edwards (Northern Iowa, 2016), the Cowboys have actually shot a better percentage from behind the arc in five games this season   Read More ...
TV This Week: British film awards; 'Gold Rush'; 'Seven Seconds'; 'Ugly Delicious'
2018-02-19 03:36:59 SUNDAY. Joanne Lumley takes over hosting duties for what are popularly known as the BAFTAs, Britian's answer to the Oscars."The Shape of Water" has the most nominations, with 12. (8 p.m. BBC America) MONDAY. The drama adapted from Caleb Carr's bestseller about the search for a serial killer who's murdering boy prostitutes in 1896 New York City continues to be slow-burning, but absorbing   Read More ...
‘Flower Lady’ Lands On Her Feet At Apartment Complex For Homeless
2018-02-19 03:10:05 Diane Cox is glad to be home, and she, more than anyone, deserves to take a load off. “This my chair. That’s my love seat,” Diane said as she sat down in her recliner. Diane hasn’t just had a long hard day, her entire life has been challenging. It’s a story she has been waiting to tell. “I want you all to know what these people have done for mama   Read More ...
Behavioral health murals enlist patients, provide meditation
2018-02-19 03:05:17 Two murals — one a more traditional work of art, based on a photograph, the other a therapeutic tool with ancient origins — are brightening the walls of the hospital's 10-bed inpatient unit. IMH Foundation Coordinator Lauren Whitby is helping lead the project, alongside Behavioral Health Services Director Mark Holder. "One is designed to be a paint-by-number, so as I've been able to work on it, we've been able to invite patients to help," Whitby said   Read More ...
Despite violation, coal company not at fault in death of miner last year, inspector says
2018-02-19 03:05:13 The roof was secured with bolts driven 12 feet into the rock. The face, a 10-foot high wall of coal, was abnormally quiet. There were no pops or cracks in the dark before the wall rolled on Jaime Olivas, a 10-year veteran coal miner who died from his injuries hours later on the way to the hospital in Rock Springs. Bridger Coal Company operates the underground coal mine for Pacificorp, the parent company of Wyoming’s largest utility, Rocky Mountain Power   Read More ...
Facebook will use postcards to verify political ads after Russian meddling
2018-02-19 03:03:10 MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to sway the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook's global politics and government outreach director, Katie Harbath, told a meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State in Washington on Saturday that the company would send postcards to potential buyers of political ads to confirm they reside in the U   Read More ...
Monday's Montanans: Missoula court reporters keep the record clear
2018-02-19 03:01:32 Regularly able to crank out roughly 300 words per minute, the official court reporters at Missoula County District Court make sure every word of every hearing is perfectly preserved. To graduate from school and be certified, court reporters need to pass a test that includes keeping up a pace of at least 225 words per minute while taking a transcript, with an added accuracy component   Read More ...
All 65 people aboard plane feared dead in southern Iran crash
2018-02-19 03:00:55 An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran, which for years was barred from buying necessary airplane parts due to Western sanctions over its contested nuclear program   Read More ...
Legacy Emanuel temporarily put into lockdown after gunfire in parking lot
2018-02-19 03:00:36 PORTLAND, Ore. – Legacy Emanuel Medical Center was temporarily placed into a partial lockdown after reports of gunfire in a hospital lot. Portland police received reports of the gunfire at around 4:45 p.m. Hospital security told responding officers people drove away immediately following the shots. Officers located evidence of gunfire but did not find any victims. Police said it does not appear the gunfire was intended to disrupt hospital operations   Read More ...
1 dead, several injured in Scripps Ranch head-on car crash
2018-02-19 02:46:02 SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch. It happened around 1:30 p.m. on Avenue of Nations near Pomerado Road. Crash investigators interviewed two of the three drivers involved in the serious collision. A third driver was immediately taken to the hospital along with his three passengers   Read More ...
Keyed cars becoming big issue in Scripps Ranch
2018-02-19 02:45:59 SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) —According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, causing a "vandalism alert" flyer to be passed around. “Came out first thing in the morning and found our truck with a big scratch," said Karen Franke. On Valentine's Day, Franke and her husband spotted a white scratch keyed on their black truck   Read More ...
US cities highlighting their diversity to attract businesses
2018-02-19 02:37:34 Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials as part of being open for business. "For Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, ethnic and racial diversity has been an integral part of our history and a rich part of our narrative," said Stefani Pashman, CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development   Read More ...
Firefighters From Multiple Agencies Respond To Wildland Fire
2018-02-19 02:11:17 BENNETT, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters from multiple agencies including South Metro Fire Rescue responded to a wildland fire on Maplewood Drive south of Bennett on Sunday afternoon. Officials say 75-100 acres were scorched. Firefighters were able to get control of it in about 45 minutes. Crews were seen spraying water on a blackened earth. No one was reportedly hurt, and no buildings were threatened   Read More ...
Girl Scouts Leaders: It’s Up To Parents To Decide Where To Sell Cookies
2018-02-19 02:11:13 LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – Selling cookies can be hard work. Just ask Girl Scout Annie Jordan, “If you are doing four hours, you get tired a bunch of times.” But with the help of mom, anything is possible. “I have been Girl Scout Cookie mom for eight years and it is so worth it,” said Carrie Jordan, mother of two Girl Scouts and a Boy Scout   Read More ...
Austin Dillon wins Daytona 500, drives No. 3 back to victory
2018-02-19 02:11:08 The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that Earnhardt piloted for most of his career. Earnhardt was behind the wheel of No. 3 when he won his only Daytona 500 in 1998, and when he was killed in an accident on the final lap of the race three years later   Read More ...
Unhealthy or untrue? National news dings Montana county for eating, grocery habits
2018-02-19 02:05:21 ROUNDUP — Musselshell County, home to two grocery stores and about 4,500 Montanans, made national news earlier this month when a Washington Post story gave its residents a worst-in-the-nation ranking when it comes to making healthy food purchases. That designation, out of 3,142 counties in the nation, came from a recent study by researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research   Read More ...
Windchills could reach 40 below Tuesday
2018-02-19 02:03:08 To date, it's been the snowiest winter in Havre since records started being kept in 1880 and the city is on pace to break its all-time record for a full winter season. Wochit. Buy Photo. Bone-chilling temperatures are moving in behind recent snowfall across northcentral Montana. Matt Jackson, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Great Falls, said temperatures will probably be around 20 below across a large portion of northcentral Montana Tuesday morning with windchills as low as 40 below   Read More ...
Sled dogs provide bond for Falls father, son
2018-02-19 02:03:04 Brett Bruggeman was a linebacker at BYU and two of his sons were standout football players at C.M. Russell High. A third son, Spencer, had his football dreams derailed by a congenital birth defect that prevented muscle growth in one of his legs. It was not easy for the youngest son in a football family to learn he couldn’t play. “There are people who deal with a lot more difficult things,” Brett says softly   Read More ...
Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona
2018-02-19 02:00:07 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Austin Dillon put the No. 3 back in victory lane in the Daytona 500. Dillon drove the iconic car number made famous by Dale Earnhardt to the win 17 years to the day the Hall of Famer was killed in an accident on the final lap of the Daytona 500. The win also comes during the 20th anniversary celebration of Earnhardt’s only victory in “The Great American Race   Read More ...
Rockies Begin Full Squad Workouts During Spring Training On Monday
2018-02-19 01:10:19 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (CBS4) – The Rockies will have their first full squad workout in Scottsdale, AZ on Monday. While pitchers and catchers have been in Scottsdale since Tuesday, the position players had their physicals on Sunday and will have their first official workout on Monday. As the Rockies enter 2018, they have renewed confidence after a postseason berth in 2017; their first since 2009   Read More ...
Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer, who broke his neck at Olympics, says he'll walk soon
2018-02-19 01:10:14 Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer suffered a horrific injury Thursday at the Winter Olympics, breaking the fifth cervical vertebra in his neck in a snowboard cross quarterfinal after he landed on his neck during a jump. He finished the race, and the Austrian Olympic Committee later said there were no early signs of neurological impairment. It is unclear where he is receiving medical treatment   Read More ...
Sunday court date for man accused of stabbing mother of four to death
2018-02-19 01:10:10 A criminal courtroom opened Sunday in Denver for Terry Dunford, the man accused of stabbing a mother of four to death. Dunford is facing charges of first-degree murder in the death of Jeanna Leslie, 49. Investigators say he stabbed her to death inside her apartment in Denver. Her body was found late on the evening of Feb. 13 in her apartment on the 1500 block of Stout Street   Read More ...
Post-Olympic letdown nearly drove Nick Goepper to take his own life. After a silver at Pyeongchang, he knows what's next
2018-02-19 01:07:50 Concerns raised about the Olympics often center on the places that stage the Games, specifically what will happen to these debt-ridden municipalities when the festival leaves town. Less talked about is what happens to the athletes when they leave the Olympics. Over the last four years, freestyle skier Nick Goepper lived through the worst-case scenario. The post-Olympics blues he experienced following the Sochi Games were severe enough to where he contemplated suicide   Read More ...
Austin Dillon clears the wreckage to win the Daytona 500
2018-02-19 01:07:46 Austin Dillon led one lap on Sunday, but it was the lap that counted most. He emerged from a wreck-filled race to win the Daytona 500. The carnage set up a two-lap overtime dash. Aric Almirola took the lead but Dillon emerged from a pack that included the past two winners – Denny Hamlin and Kurt Busch. The win in the No   Read More ...
BioPark to host Kids Fishing Fair
2018-02-19 01:00:12 12 are invited to Tingley Beach to learn how to fish with the Department of Game and Fish. The event is free and pre-registration is not required. Other activities include a solar telescope, an art station and exploring the bosque with BioPark volunteers. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids over 12 who attend will need a fishing license   Read More ...
Local restaurant to appear on Travel Channel’s Food Paradise
2018-02-19 01:00:06 An Albuquerque restaurant is going to be in the national spotlight Sunday. Farm and Table will make an appearance on the Travel Channel’s Food Paradise. The episode will highlight the world’s most luxurious steaks and vibrant veggies. Farm and Table was selected as one of the restaurants focusing on homegrown cooking. The episode airs at 6 p.m. on the Travel Channel   Read More ...
Some past performances in Olympic Speedskating
2018-02-19 00:45:01 With the XXIII Olympic Winter Games under way in PyeongChang, South Korea, here is a look back at some memorable images of Olympic speedskating from past Winter games. 1984 Women's 1,500-meter winners 1992 Women's 5,000 meter winners 1992 Men's 10,000-meters 1994 Johann Olav Koss 1998 Catriona Lemay-Doan 1998 Women's 1,000 meter 1998 Men's 500 meters 2002 Casey FitzRandolph 2006 Men's 1,500 meter 2006 Women's 1500 meter 2014 Team Netherlands 2014 Women's team pursuit 2014 Men's team pursuit   Read More ...
Video of a shivering, abandoned puppy goes viral — but it has a happy ending
2018-02-19 00:42:43 It was 27 degrees, one of the coldest mornings anyone could remember in Daytona Beach, Florida, when the call came in about a puppy in distress on the banks of the Halifax River. Daytona Beach police officers John Pearson and James Lee arrived and found a tiny pit bull, not more than a few weeks old, shivering alone under the Seabreeze Bridge   Read More ...
Main Question Surrounding School Shooting Suspect: Life Or Death?
2018-02-19 00:16:02 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison. The fate of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17 counts of first-degree murder in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, will depend on his mental state and the wishes of the victims’ families, which have a say in how the prosecution proceeds   Read More ...
Driver Killed After Driving Off Side Of I-25 & Into Gully
2018-02-19 00:15:57 DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol officers responded to a deadly crash on Interstate 25 near Lone Tree on Saturday night. They say a driver of a blue Mazda pickup truck was heading northbound and drove off the side of the road and into a gully near Surrey Ridge. Investigators did not release any more details about the driver or what caused them to drive off the road   Read More ...
'Lost that hope' waiting for a disability decision
2018-02-19 00:15:51 At just over 14,000 feet, Mount Huron, near Buena Vista, stays snowcapped for much of the year. In early May 2014, the summit was covered in white powder. And like many mountain tops, the weather – even on a seemingly perfect day – can deteriorate rapidly. “We are skiing down and we are doing the final ski out back to the camp when the light changed,” said Steve Burns   Read More ...
Yukon Quest champion Moore, others honored at finish banquet
2018-02-19 00:12:55 WHITEHORSE, Yukon — Another chapter of the Yukon Quest’s illustrious history came to an end Saturday night, when teams, officials and fans gathered for the Finish and Awards Banquet at the Yukon Convention Centre. The banquet served as the final event for the 35th running of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race. The highlight of the night was the awards ceremony, which included multiple honors given to mushers   Read More ...