Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.
A storm that brought up to four inches of snow to Colorado’s High Country and light rain to the Front Range is moving out.
Authorities say no charges will be filed against jail officers after a 33-year-old Leadville man died at the Summit County Jail while deputies were trying to stop him from harming himself.
Authorities say a 33-year-old Leadville man who experienced cardiac arrest at the Summit County Jail while deputies were trying to stop him from harming himself has died.
Don Poole, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s maintenance patrol supervisor for Highway 82, and two other employees took two reporters up to show CDOT’s process and progress in clearing the state’s second-highest paved road.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.
The 486-mile Colorado Trail between Denver and Durango is adding 80 miles of trail through the Collegiate Peaks, which is home to a dozen mountains topping 14,000 feet.
An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.
The first major snowstorm of the season is hitting the high country and the Colorado Department of Transportation says that means it is time to close down Independence Pass.
Authorities are looking for a man who never returned from fishing on Turquoise Lake near Leadville.