Over the years, the former Anvil Points federal oil shale research site west of Rifle was busy enough at times that workers lived in 74 homes built by the government and three buses came by to take children to Rifle schools.
Authorities say a routine traffic stop in western Colorado turned up almost 5 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $218,500.
Two men suspected of robbing a home and pulling a gun on the homeowner are now under arrest. Their big mistake was stealing a smartphone.
The Federal Aviation Administration is deploying dish-less plane tracking technology on the Western Slope to help pilots navigate through bad weather.
Forest officials in western Colorado say this year’s wildfire season is lingering longer than usual.
Wildfire season is hanging on in western Colorado.
Firefighters say a brush fire about 13 miles north of Rifle is threatening a home and some radio towers.
Colorado’s largest water utility and two western counties are ratifying a deal aimed at balancing the Denver-area’s demand for water with the needs of mountain communities.
Two people wanted for questioning in a fatal shooting in Phoenix have been arrested in western Colorado.
New details have been released about a deadly high-speed chase in Garfield County.