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.
A Colorado Department of Transportation worker, killed while working on Highway 50 on Friday afternoon, is being remembered as a good worker and friend.
A pregnant woman escaped a burning log cabin near Saguache, south of Salida.
Mumford & Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado.
Colorado Republican Representative Ken Buck is joining other GOP leaders in claiming that President Barack Obama has abused his authority.
President Barack Obama is designating a new national monument in Colorado for protection as an ecologically significant site.