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A missing poster for Mike Rust (credit: CBS)

Authorities Baffled In Mystery Of Missing Man 5 Years Later

Investigators believe there was foul play in the disappearance of Mike Rust. But five years after he was last seen, there are still few leads as to what happened to him.

04/02/2014

Gene George (credit: Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office)

Remains Found In Chaffee County Believed To Be Ohio Man

Authorities believe remains found on a Colorado mountain are those of 64-year-old Gene George of Ohio, who has been missing he went hiking in the area in September.

03/24/2014

Students painted a rock with messages for the Johnsons outside of the high school (credit: CBS)

Family Killed In Rock Slide Was Well Known & Liked In Buena Vista

A family from Buena Vista that was killed in a rock slide below Mount Princeton was well-known and liked in their community.

10/01/2013

The Johnson family. (Left to right: Kiowa-Rain Johnson, Dawna Johnson, Gracie Johnson and Dwayne Johnson. The photo includes the Johnson's son, Dakota, who was not with the family during the hike). (credit: CBS)

Deputy: Father Likely Saved Girl In Deadly Rock Slide

A 13-year-old girl said her father shielded her as boulders crashed down on them on a Colorado hiking trail – an action that authorities say probably saved her life even as her father and four other family members were killed.

10/01/2013

An area near where the slide occurred (credit: CBS)

5 Hikers Killed In Chaffee County Rock Slide

Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.

09/30/2013

An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo Facing New Lawsuit To Stop His ‘Over The River’ Project

The push for a massive art project along the Arkansas River is facing a new lawsuit.

08/12/2013

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3-Week Road Trip Promotes Food Made In Colorado

Colorado’s agriculture commissioner is kicking off a three-week road trip meant to promote food produced in the state.

08/01/2013

Christo (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Returning To Colorado

World-renowned artist Christo is returning to Colorado this summer for two lectures about his latest projects.

07/29/2013

Browns Canyon National Monument (credit: John Fielder/brownscanyon.org)

Udall Seeks Feedback On Proposed National Monument

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is asking for the public’s help in crafting legislation to create a national monument that would include 22,000 acres on both sides of the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista in south-central Colorado.

05/18/2013

Christo (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Takes Small Steps On Colorado Project

Construction of the proposed “Over the River” project in Colorado is on hold pending legal challenges, but artist Christo said Wednesday his team is doing other work.

01/23/2013

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