John Spezze

The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

Coroner IDs Kayaker Who Drowned In Arkansas River

Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.

07/29/2014

The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

Woman Killed In Rafting Accident On Arkansas River

Authorities say a Texas woman was killed in a rafting accident on the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.

07/24/2014

An area near where the slide occurred (credit: CBS)

Trail Closed At Least Until Spring After Fatal Rock Slide

A popular Colorado trail where a rock slide killed five members of the same family will remain closed at least until spring, the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday, and one local official believes the closure should be permanent.

10/02/2013

Students painted a rock with messages for the Johnsons outside of the high school (credit: CBS)

Family Killed In Rock Slide Was Well Known & Liked In Buena Vista

A family from Buena Vista that was killed in a rock slide below Mount Princeton was well-known and liked in their community.

10/01/2013

The Johnson family. (Left to right: Kiowa-Rain Johnson, Dawna Johnson, Gracie Johnson and Dwayne Johnson. The photo includes the Johnson's son, Dakota, who was not with the family during the hike). (credit: CBS)

Deputy: Father Likely Saved Girl In Deadly Rock Slide

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.

10/01/2013

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