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The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

Woman Killed In Rafting Accident On Arkansas River

Authorities say a Texas woman was killed in a rafting accident on the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.

07/24/2014

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Woman Tossed From Raft, Body Found 3 Miles Downstream

A woman’s body was found three miles away from where she was tossed from a raft on the Arkansas River.

07/03/2014

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Colorado Health Officials Report 2 West Nile Cases

Colorado health officials have reported two human cases of West Nile virus, the first reported cases this season.

07/03/2014

The Arkansas River (credit: outdoors-adventures.org)

Woman Missing After Colorado Rafting Accident

Authorities are looking for a 31-year-old Utah woman who was tossed from a raft in the Arkansas River near Salida and swept downstream by the swift current.

06/29/2014

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Dead Kayaker ID’d As 63-Year-Old Crestone Man

The man who died after apparently falling out of his inflatable kayak in the Arkansas River has been identified as a 63-year-old man from Crestone.

06/24/2014

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Body Pulled From Arkansas River In Fremont County

Authorities say a 63-year-old man died after he apparently fell out of his inflatable kayak in the Arkansas River in western Fremont County.

06/23/2014

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

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