Friends preparing to bury five relatives who died in a Colorado rock slide are remembering the father credited for saving his daughter’s life as a selfless volunteer who probably didn’t flinch to jump in front of cascading boulders to protect his daughter.
Hundreds of people crowded a high school football stadium Tuesday night to honor a family killed in a rock slide. Five died and the lone survivor is alive only because her father shielded her from the crashing boulders.
A family from Buena Vista that was killed in a rock slide below Mount Princeton was well-known and liked in their community.
A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail – an action that authorities say probably saved her life even as her father and four other family members were killed.
Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is asking for the public’s help in crafting legislation to create a national monument that would include 22,000 acres on both sides of the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista in south-central Colorado.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
After a dismal season last year with low water flows, rafting companies are riding on the rushing rapids forecasted this spring and summer.
A man from Buena Vista who lost his leg more than 60 years ago is moving into the future with a bionic leg.
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn and Spa is back open after a fire damaged the office building.