Mountain Lion

  • State House one vote away from repealing Colorado death penalty
  • 17-year olds get to vote in Primaries for first time
  • Parks and Wildlife issues report on frequency, causes of bear interactions

  • Parks and Wildlife to hold Delta meeting about mountain lion management plan
  • State's waterways kept free of invasive mussels due to inspection program
  • Bill that would outlaw discrimination against hair styles moves through state house
  • Movement to end Columbus Day in Colorado again gathers momentum
  • Bill in US Congress would give wilderness protection to land in three states

  • Governor Polis tells oil and gas execs to follow the market, not politics
  • Sheriff Mark Taylor defends positions in front of Delta County Democrats
  • Shawnee Peak Fire near Kenosha Pass still listed as 0 percent contained
  • Bear euthanized near Pine was the one that attacked a 71-year old man
  • 8-year old boy in Bailey recovering from dangerous mountain lion attack

  • Petition to put Presidential electoral issue to voters submitted, has enough signatures
  • Business owner in DeBeque Canyon fined for actions that led to July rockfall on I 70
  • Two mountain lions killed by Parks and Wildlife officials; one of the lions bit a boy
  • Three small wildfires burning across the state; two are being allowed to burn out
  • Free dental services will be offered to any and all in Glenwood Springs in October

  • Parks and Wildlife dealing with active mountain lion, deer seasons
  • Berthoud becomes only city in state to ban sale of dogs from puppy mills
  • Montrose hunter fined, penalized for illegally killing a bear in 2017
  • 16-year old young man from Naturita dies in car accident
  • Paonia activist testifies before committee in House of Representatives

  • Public Utilities Commission has authority to decide DMEA, Tri State buyout
  • DMEA takes next step in buying out Tri State contract, June court date
  • Colorado trail runner fends off attack by mountain lion

A Colorado woman managed to fight off a mountain lion that was attacking her 5-year-old son.

During the harrowing rescue Friday evening, she "reached into the animal's mouth and wrested her son's head from its jaws," The Aspen Times reported.

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National Parks Service

Colorado State Patrol has a failed to report a vehicle hitting a mountain lion near Hotchkiss on Sunday to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. 

A mountain lion was reportedly hit by an SUV outside of Hotchkiss on Sunday.

Kathy Linnell, a Paonia resident, said she struck the cat on Highway 92.