A former volunteer fire chief who seemed to care deeply about his community is now accused of stealing approximately $634,000 from his department.
Thousands of people in Jefferson County will have their power turned off as crews repair the electric system.
State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.
The roundabout at Colorado Route 74 and 73 is closed and the city of Evergreen is now dealing with an emergency situation.
The search is on in Southern Colorado for a bear that bit a camper.
A wildfire burning in the foothills about 30 miles southwest of Denver is expected to be fully contained soon and evacuation orders have been lifted.
The evacuation order remains in effect in the Lime Gulch Fire burning in Jefferson County, and officials say the weather on Friday isn’t helping in their efforts to contain the blaze.
A wildfire that likely started from lightning on Tuesday and flared up intensely on Wednesday in a remote area of southern Jefferson County is forcing emergency evacuations.
A man has died after being taken into custody by Jefferson County deputies Sunday morning.
Colorado’s newest state park- Staunton State Park- is open to the public.