Highway 119 in Boulder Canyon had to be closed Monday morning after a tanker overturned while going around a curve.
The last highway closed in Colorado after September’s historic floods is back open.
Colorado is still recovering from last month’s devastating flooding, and huge volunteer efforts are helping move things forward in many places.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that contractors and Colorado highway workers “moved heaven and earth” to get a major highway from Boulder into the Colorado Rocky Mountains finished a week early.
A highway devastated by last month’s floods reopened ahead of schedule on Sunday.
Planning a wedding in Colorado in 2013 has been tough. Wildfires closed some venues, and then came the September floods, and then the shutdown.
Authorities say a 20-year-old woman was seriously injured when she fell about 30 to 40 feet while rock climbing in a canyon west of Boulder.
If you’re in Boulder Canyon this summer and you hear what sounds like a live jazz-rock band echoing off the canyon walls, relax, you’re not losing your mind.
In the northeast part of the state fire danger ranges from high to even extreme thanks to the warm weather and low humidity. The danger is much lower in the high country, but it doesn’t take long for that to change.
A rock climber has died and another was injured in two separate incidents west of Boulder on Sunday.