Lioness celebrates Mother’s Day with newborn cubs at Denver Zoo

 Good News Notes: “Kamara, a lioness at the Denver Zoo, is celebrating her first Mother’s Day since giving birth to two cubs. The zoo revealed that the two cubs are brother and sister and said they haven’t been named yet but will be announcing more about their naming plans soon. The pair of cubs were…

Therapy dog brings comfort to ER doctors on the frontlines

Good News Notes: “Heroes come in all shapes and sizes — this one just happens to have four legs and a furry coat. Wynn, a service dog in training, is bringing joy and comfort to the medical staff on the front lines of the coronavirus fight in Denver. The one-year-old yellow Labrador serves up cuddles…

Solar Energy Kicks Carbon Capture Butt In Renewable Energy Rampage

Good News Notes: “Wild Springs is the name of the South Dakota’s new 128 megawatt solar farm, to be located about 20 miles east of Rapid City in Pennington County. The developer is Geronimo Energy, a leading renewable energy company under the umbrella of National Grid — but that’s not what makes this project particularly interesting. After all, solar…

LOOK: About 100 people got married at Denver’s wedding-palooza

 Good News Notes: “We’ve been together almost four years,” Don Kuroda said Friday, moments after he and his bride, Kim, were married. “Five,” Kim interjected. “Yes, five,” Don corrected. The newly-minted couple wedded alongside dozens of others on Valentine’s Day during the city’s 13th annual celebration of love. During the event, the city sets up…

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…