Colorado officials hope to repair a deep hole in a mountain highway in time for the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race to use the route as planned.
The story behind a sinkhole near Leadville runs deep. A 100-year-old railroad tunnel under the road collapsed.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says part of U.S. 24 is still open after a sinkhole 100 feet deep and 20 feet across opened beside the road, apparently caused by the collapse of an abandoned railroad tunnel far below.
U.S. 24 is closed north of Leadville because a sinkhole 100 feet deep and 20 feet across opened beside the road, apparently caused by the collapse of an abandoned railroad tunnel far below.
Heavy rain near Leadville forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to close Highway 24 near Tennessee Pass on Monday.
The Treasure Fire burning near Leadville in Birdseye Gulch reached 300 acres on Sunday and is only 5 percent contained.
Another wildfire broke out near Leadville Saturday afternoon.
Investigators are trying to figure out why a cyclist taking part in this year’s Ride the Rockies died.
George and Christine Mott are expected to appear in court Thursday afternoon in Leadville after police say they abused the child who they recently got custody of.
A wanderer of sorts, ultra-marathoner Micah True was always looking for what friends described as “a right path in life” – from his early days as a professional fighter to the time he spent in Hawaii running trails and living in a cave.