The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Fremont County in Colorado as a primary natural disaster due to a series of freezes that occurred in April and May, and expanded drought assistance to nine counties.
Residents evacuated from a Colorado wildfire are beginning to return home.
Fire officials say costs of fighting a blaze burning on seven square miles in the southern Colorado mountains have reached about $4 million.
Firefighters are working to contain a seven square mile wildfire burning in the southern Colorado mountains ahead of hot, dry, windy weather returning this weekend.
A wildfire burning in southern Colorado that has forced the evacuation of a church camp has spread to about 1,000 acres.
Some Colorado counties are lifting temporary horse bans at county facilities prompted by an outbreak of equine herpes virus.
A potentially fatal horse virus quarantine that has shutdown rodeos and horse shows across the country has been lifted at rodeo grounds in one southern Colorado county.
Deputies in southern Colorado have made an arrest in a deadly shooting at a mobile home park.
Authorities say a 15-year-old Colorado boy took his own life after a 30-year-old woman allegedly had a sexual relationship with him.
Pueblo police believe a man killed his girlfriend then committed suicide by driving off a cliff near the Royal Gorge in Fremont County early Sunday.