Red Mountain Pass

(credit: Nancy McKendry)

Rare Wildlife Make Winter Appearances

A variety of rare wildlife encounters is making this winter’s scenery even more picturesque and quintessentially Coloradan.

02/27/2015

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Body Found In Car Pulled From Colorado Valley

The Ouray County Sheriff’s Department says a man’s body was found in a car that crews extricated from a rugged valley.

02/19/2015

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Removal Of Car Closing Red Mountain Pass Road

The highway connecting Ouray and Silverton is being closed so workers can remove a vehicle that plunged 400 feet to the valley floor below the road.

02/19/2015

(credit: San Miguel County)

Popular 4×4 Trail Into Telluride Back Open After Rock Slide

TELLURIDE, Colo. (CBS4) – A popular 4×4 trail near Telluride is once again open. A rock slide over the weekend shut down Black Bear Pass. Black Bear Road is officially Forest Service Road 648. The […]

09/22/2014

Black Bear Pass rollover (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff's Department)

None Injured In Rollover On Mountain Pass

This jeep was involved in a rollover accident on Black Bear Pass in San Miguel County, the sheriff’s department said.

09/01/2014

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Mayor Of Ouray Wants To Declare Emergency

The mayor of Ouray in southwestern Colorado wants to declare and economic disaster and emergency.

05/15/2014

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Disaster Declaration For Rock Slide May Get Funding

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.

03/04/2014

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Red Mountain Pass Near Ouray Opens To 24/7 Traffic

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.

02/11/2014

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US 550 Could Completely Reopen On Monday

US 550 could completely reopen at Red Mountain Pass as soon as Monday.

02/09/2014

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Red Mountain Pass Could Open To 24/7 Traffic Soon

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.

02/04/2014

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