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(credit: Angie Wingerd/Ignited Imagery) The Animas River at Bakers Bridge on Sunday afternoon shows changes in the color of contaminated water from the Gold King Mine blowout near Silverton. The water is cleared up to an extent since Thursday, when it was a deeper orange color from metals. The plume of contaminants has moved into Utah.

Gov. Hickenlooper Declares Emergency Over Mine Spill Into Animas River

The latest in the mine spill into the Animas River:

08/10/2015

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Cottonwood Campground Evacuated After 6 Mudslides Cut Off Road

Cottonwood Lake campground was evacuated on Thursday after six mudslides cut off the road leading to the grounds.

07/03/2015

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Red Cross Giving Day Hopes To Raise Money, Awareness

The American Red Cross hosted its first Giving Day on Tuesday to raise money for disasters relief and also give people an idea of what happens in the day in the life of the local Red Cross.

06/02/2015

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Red Cross Installs Smoke Detectors In High-Risk Denver Neighborhoods

In an effort to reduce deaths and injuries from home fires, the American Red Cross on Saturday went to neighborhoods in the Denver metro area and installed free smoke detectors.

10/25/2014

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Colorado Red Cross Workers Head To California To Help Wildfire Victims

Two American Red Cross workers from Colorado are on their way to California to help communities affected by wildfires.

09/22/2014

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Red Cross Volunteer From Loveland Heading To Washington Wildfires

A local Red Cross volunteer will go to Washington state to help the area reeling from a series of wildfires.

08/05/2014

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Residents Jump From Balconies To Escape Fire, 8 Hospitalized

Eight people were taken to the hospital early Monday when a fire broke out in Centennial at an apartment complex.

06/23/2014

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‘Sandless’ Sandbags Being Used To Prepare For Floods

“Sandless” sandbags are helping communities across Colorado prepare for the possibility of flooding.

04/28/2014

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Littleton Public Schools Turns To Red Cross To Get Prepared

It’s the scanner traffic no one ever wants to hear: an active shooter is in a school, followed by “This is not a drill.”

03/21/2014

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30-Year-Old Lesson Helps Man Save Pregnant Co-Worker’s Life

Every year the American Red Cross trains thousands people to do CPR. It’s a lesson Denver resident Douglas Schillinger learned several decades ago.

03/21/2014

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