Chaffee County

(credit: Chaffee County Sheriff's Office)

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

Kayakers in the Arkansas River in Salida on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Novices Should Just Stay Spectators At This Year’s FIBArk Festival In Salida

All the rain is affecting a popular whitewater festival in Chaffee County. At least one event at the FIBArk Festival has been canceled while others could be moved to new locations.

06/16/2015

Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Restrictions In Place As Some Colorado Rivers Run High

Recreation bans and flood warnings have been issued for several Colorado rivers and streams because high water made it too dangerous for swimmers, people on inner tubes and rescuers.

06/13/2015

The blue inflatable kayak is similar to that of the Grand Junction kayaker (credit: CBS)

Coroner Identifies Golden Boy Who Died On Arkansas River Rafting Expedition

After a massive search that combined crews from six agencies scouring the Arkansas River, the body of a juvenile boy was recovered from the rapids near where an 11-year-old from Golden went missing Wednesday.

06/12/2015

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Search For Boy Who Fell Out Of Raft Includes Dogs, Underwater Cameras

Search crews from six different agencies were back out on the Arkansas River on Friday searching for an 11-year-old boy who fell out of a raft.

06/12/2015

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Search Continues For Boy Who Fell Out Of Raft On Arkansas River

Crews continued the search Thursday morning for a boy who went missing while rafting the Arkansas River.

06/11/2015

David Morris (credit: CDOT)

CDOT Worker Killed On Monarch Pass Remembered As ‘Tremendous Man’

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker, killed while working on Highway 50 on Friday afternoon, is being remembered as a good worker and friend.

05/16/2015

Georgie Hand (credit: Moffat County DA)

Police: Pair Held Officers At Gunpoint Before Deadly Scuffle

Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff’s deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show.

03/12/2015

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Colorado Officers Held Hostage Before Suspect Fatally Shot Near Dinosaur

A Colorado sheriff’s deputy and a state wildlife officer were held hostage by a man and a woman before a struggle erupted and the man was fatally shot, authorities said.

03/11/2015

Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado. (credit: CBS)

Rep. Buck: ‘No More Acting Like King Barack’

Colorado Republican Representative Ken Buck is joining other GOP leaders in claiming that President Barack Obama has abused his authority.

02/19/2015

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