Friday Newscast, 9/29/17, 7:04 a.m.

Sep 29, 2017

Newscast for Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:04 a.m.:

  • The U.S. Air Force Academy says someone wrote racial slurs on message boards outside the dorm rooms of five black students at a preparatory school on the academy campus. Air Force security personnel are investigating.  The slurs were discovered Tuesday morning at the prep school, which helps potential students qualify for the four-year academic and military program at the academy.  Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria told students at an assembly yesterday that if they cannot treat others with dignity and respect, they should leave.  He said students and staff should be outraged about the incident.  Racial slurs are illegal in the military and can bring charges of violating orders and conduct unbecoming an officer.
  • The U.S. Forest Service is preparing to conduct a prescribed burn in Park County.  91.5 KRCC's Katie Lawrie has more...