The landslide that skidded down out of a bowl shaped drop-off from the Grand Mesa Sunday night had enough material to stretch out for three miles, and it was hundreds of feet deep in some spots.
Already billed as the biggest spectator event in Colorado, the USA Pro Challenge, the weeklong stage race will take riders to a summit finish for the first time in its four-year history this August when they tackle Monarch Mountain.
The route for this year’s USA Pro Challenge cycling competition was announced on Tuesday and for the first time a stage will end on a mountaintop.
An injured hunter has been rescued from Huntsman Ridge northwest of McClure Pass in Pitkin County.
Colorado Highway 133 has fully reopened after a rock slide left a rock the size of a dump truck on the road near Paonia Reservoir.
Colorado transportation officials have opened one lane of Colorado Highway 133 to alternating traffic near Paonia Reservoir, as workers finish cleaning up a rock slide.
A massive rock slide closed Highway 133 south of McClure Pass on Monday.
A federal appeals court ruling upholding a 2001 rule protecting national forest roadless areas is raising doubts about the status of oil and gas leases issued while the court case was pending.
A conservation group worried about gas drilling in the Thompson Divide area is picking up efforts to see a member of Congress try to slow natural gas companies from using federal leases to start drilling.