Ordway

(credit: CBS)

Colorado Tumbleweeds Overrun Drought Areas

Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.

04/09/2014

The Indian Gulch Fire in 2011 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Won’t Pursue Building Code For Fires

Colorado lawmakers looking ahead to the next fire season after a historic year are shying away from statewide building requirements.

11/13/2013

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Coroner: Colorado Corrections Officer Was Killed With Kitchen Knife

The female corrections officer killed at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway last week was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

10/06/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Memorial Held For Slain Prison Worker

The death of a correctional officer who was killed in an assault involving an inmate drives home that there aren’t enough people like her, Gov. John Hickenlooper said at a public memorial service Monday.

10/01/2012

Miguel Contreras-Perez (credit: Colorado Department of Corrections)

Inmate Suspected In Prison Guard Killing Had Past With Victim

A guard killed inside prison walls may have been targeted by an inmate who knew her from years ago.

09/27/2012

Mary Ricard, left (credit: Department of Corrections) Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility, right (credit: CBS)

Suspect In Killing Of Prison Employee Is A Convicted Kidnapper

The suspect in the murder of a state prison guard is a convicted kidnapper and sex offender.

09/25/2012

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