Multiple crashes, one of them deadly, forced officials to close Highway 285 in two locations west of Denver during a snowstorm Friday afternoon. The highway reopened just after 4:15 p.m.
The Colorado State Patrol has reopened U.S. Highway 285 between Fairplay and Kenosha Pass after high winds and blowing snow closed it on Friday.
The Colorado State Patrol has closed U.S. Highway 285 between Fairplay and Kenosha Pass because of reports of winds over 60 miles per hour and blowing snow.
Portions of Colorado’s Western Slope continue to be battered by a winter storm that has dumped more than two feet of snow in some areas.
Summer in Colorado means thousands of hikers hitting the trails. Trails that are sometimes taken for granted. But all those foot-falls can wreak havoc on those pathways.
Firefighters battled a small fire burning near Kenosha Pass on Wednesday evening. The fire is about three and a half acres in size.
Fire officials say a wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass is 40 percent contained.
Firefighters on Monday are mopping up hotspots at the scene of the Snyder Creek Fire near Kenosha Pass.
A construction accident left Bob Alexander paralyzed from the waist down. “I was very active, I did sledding, I did football and baseball,” he said. Wilderness On Wheels offers him the opportunity to stay active in Colorado’s outdoors.