Category Archives: "Local News"

16 Feb, 2021

Colo. Teen Who Volunteered at Animal Shelter Is Beaten to Death in Parking Lot: ‘Heinous Act’

A 20-year-old ex-boyfriend of Danielle Hopton, 18, of Fort Collins, and another man have been arrested and charged in connection with her beating death, say police. As a longtime animal lover, 18-year-old Danielle Hopton spent her free time working at a local animal shelter and helping her dad raise guide dog puppies for the blind. But […]

5 Feb, 2021

50 Purebred Siberian Huskies Surrendered to Colorado Animal Shelters by Overwhelmed Breeder

DENVER (KDVR) — The Denver Dumb Friends League says 50 purebred Siberian huskies were surrendered to four local animal shelters by an overwhelmed breeder on Tuesday. The Dumb Friends League, Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, and Larimer Humane Society collaborated on the transport of the dogs, and all […]

31 Dec, 2020

Pet Food Recalled After at Least 28 Dogs Die: FDA

Several pet food products have been recalled after 28 dogs died, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Three brands of Sportmix products for dogs and cats made by Midwestern Pet Foods may contain potentially fatal levels of the toxin aflatoxin, according to the FDA. The FDA said it is aware of at least 28 deaths and eight illnesses in dogs […]

25 Nov, 2020

Castle Rock sends letter to Polis opposing COVID ‘Level Red’ restrictions, will not enforce them

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KDVR) — Castle Rock has officially declared its opposition to the state’s decision to move Douglas County to “Level Red” on the COVID dial and says it will not participate in the enforcement of Level Red restrictions. Town council voted four to one in favor of the resolution at a special meeting Tuesday night. […]