Thousands of people have descended on a small town in Colorado’s mountains to enjoy a music festival this weekend. The people who call Salida home are welcoming those guests.
Salida is preparing for a large concert event this weekend as Gentlemen of the Road ‘stopover festival’ comes through.
Drake Durkee attended the Demaryius Thomas camp last summer and he had planned on attending again this year, but in June the 11-year-old from Golden was tragically killed in a commercial rafting accident.
One person was killed and three others were hurt in a lightning strike in Chaffee County on Friday afternoon.
An Air Force Academy professor missing for two days after going for a hike is recovering after being rescued by a helicopter.
Rapidly melting snow and heavy spring rains are sending Colorado’s rivers tumbling out of the mountains, so far claiming the lives of at least 11 people and forcing some whitewater rafting companies to seek out calmer rapids and stock extra safety gear.
All the rain is affecting a popular whitewater festival in Chaffee County. At least one event at the FIBArk Festival has been canceled while others could be moved to new locations.
Recreation bans and flood warnings have been issued for several Colorado rivers and streams because high water made it too dangerous for swimmers, people on inner tubes and rescuers.
After a massive search that combined crews from six agencies scouring the Arkansas River, the body of a juvenile boy was recovered from the rapids near where an 11-year-old from Golden went missing Wednesday.
Search crews from six different agencies were back out on the Arkansas River on Friday searching for an 11-year-old boy who fell out of a raft.