High Country

Pitkin County's 911 call center (credit: CBS)

911 Dispatchers In Pitkin County Start Accepting Texts For Help

Pitkin County 911 communication center dispatchers now are monitoring another source for emergency responses.

11/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Early Season Avalanche Briefly Closes Loveland Pass

Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 6 over Loveland Pass for a short time on Friday morning after an early season avalanche.

11/01/2013

Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Tourists Flocked To High Country Over Holiday Weekend

Wildfires in Colorado this summer have made national headlines, and there are concerns fewer people will visit our state because of it.

07/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

Wildlife Officials Kill 2 Moose After Woman Gets Trampled In Grand County

A woman from Grand Lake has returned home from the hospital after being trampled by a moose near her home on Tuesday.

06/06/2013

Crews dig out the parking area at the Alpine Visitor Center along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, located at 11,796 feet. (credit: nps.gov/romo)

Mountain Passes Open For Memorial Day Weekend

For many, Memorial Day weekend is a kick-off for summer activities and that means heading to the mountains. We should be able to do that this weekend as many mountain passes are opening up as we head into the long holiday stretch.

05/24/2013

Independence Pass on April 30 (credit: CDOT)

Snow Clearing Crews Have Big Job On Colorado Mountain Passes

Despite recent snowstorms in the high country, officials say they are on track to open Mount Evans and Trail Ridge roads for the busy Memorial Day Weekend.

05/07/2013

(credit: CBS)

Twin Tunnels Expansion Means Long Detour

A project to widen the eastbound lanes of the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs means drivers heading home from the mountains will encounter a detour for the rest of the year.

04/02/2013

Bear cubs in Golden in August 2012 (credit: City of Golden)

Parks And Wildlife Gets Working On Their Bear Aware Campaign

State wildlife officials in the high country say the weather in upcoming weeks will be critical in determining what bear season will be like.

03/15/2013

(credit: CBS)

Columbine Victim’s Uncle Gets School Thinking About Student Safety

The FBI teamed up with the uncle of a Columbine victim Wednesday in an effort to prevent gun violence in schools.

03/07/2013

Joshua Mock (credit: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Passengers Call 911 After Man Allegedly Steals Summit County Bus

Police in Summit County arrested a 23-year-old man overnight after he reportedly stole a public bus with passengers on it, crashed it and then walked off.

03/01/2013

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