Lizard Head Pass
From frostbitten kittens to bomb-sniffing dogs, 2014 was quite a year for pets and animals in Colorado. Here are a few of our favorite furry tales (or is it tails?) from this year.
A dog that stayed by its owner’s side to keep away predators after he died in the frigid mountains has been returned home to his family.
Four people survived a helicopter crash during a search and rescue mission of a cross-country skier who was later found dead.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order declaring an emergency disaster due to a rockslide that closed U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray on Jan. 12.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray is open after crews cleared a rock slide that cut off Red Mountain Pass almost a month ago.
Crews working to stop a rock slide near U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass near Ouray are expected to finish by Friday a 360-foot-long by 24-foot-high fence to keep more rocks from falling onto the roadway.
Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting closer to reopening U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass will remain closed indefinitely while workers are being brought in by helicopter to fix damage caused by a rock fall.
Rocks continue to tumble down onto U.S. 550 south of Ouray, and the Colorado Department of Transportation says the road will remain closed through the weekend.
Organizers of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge estimate that more than 1 million people will line Colorado roads this week to watch some of the world’s top cyclists.