2 rescued from four-plex fire

Good News Notes: “Two people were rescued from balconies after a fire started in a four-plex early Wednesday morning. Officials say the flames spread to the stairs, trapping two occupants on the upper floor. Firefighters used ladders to reach the people and brought both down safely. ‘Right now, they are doing fine. They are staying…

Endangered Black-Footed Ferrets Released Near Pueblo

Good News Notes: “In an effort to restore the state’s black-footed ferret population, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) released 14 of the species near Pueblo in November. This latest release is one of several across the state, dating back to 2001. The ferrets were released on Walker Ranch near Pueblo West. Since 2013, CPW has…

Mountain offers free skiing for canned good donation in Colorado

Good News Notes: “Bring non-perishable food items or cash donations and receive one FREE lift ticket to Monarch Mountain on Monday, December 9.” “As part of celebrating the community and the resort’s 80th anniversary, Monarch Mountain is offering free skiing and snowboarding on Monday, December 9 in exchange for non-perishable food items and/or cash donations.”…

Denver opens warming shelters, resources for homeless during snowstorm

Good News Notes: “As a heavy snow blanketed the region Monday night into Tuesday, those experiencing homelessness in Denver who are looking to get out of the elements have a few options for seeking shelter, city officials suggested.” “Denver was hit with 5 to 10 inches of snow overnight with more expected to accumulate Tuesday.“ “Denver…

Volunteers Clean Up Boulder Creek

Good News Notes: “More than one hundred people were on hand to help clean up Boulder Creek on Sunday.” “With the help of the Can’d Aid Foundation in more than one hundred volunteers were out scouring for trash.” “At the end of the day, and covering more than two-and-a-half miles, volunteers pulled just about everything…

John Cena surprises injured police officer who was shot in the head

Good News Notes: In 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a police officer was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire with a suspect. The officer had always considered John Cena one of his heroes. After acknowledging the officer’s story on the internet months before, Mr. Cena was finally able to actually pay the…