The arrest of a 15-year-old boy on charges that he attempted to sexually assault two girls on a ski slope has shocked a small community near Monarch Mountain.
A man tried twice to sexually assault teenage girls on the ski slopes at Monarch Mountain, and now detectives are sifting through new information. But if the suspect was a tourist, the case could be hard to solve.
Opponents of a plan by the artist Christo to hang nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River say the project is still a danger to fish and visitors and they are considering an appeal after a federal judge refused to intervene.
A judge Friday shot down a lawsuit intended to stop international artist Christo’s plans to hang 1,000 luminous silvery fabric panels over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.
Writer Kent Haruf, who authored “Plainsong” and several other novels set in small town Colorado, died Sunday at age 71, his publisher said.
The only hospital in Leadville is closing. The closest hospitals to Leadville are in Vail, Frisco and Salida, but they’re all about an hour-drive away. That can be a death sentence for anyone with a heart attack or stroke.
Authorities say a 92-year-old man whose body was found under his southern Colorado home committed suicide, and investigators believe he intended to explode the house at the same time as his death.
A house containing a large quantity of explosives and chemicals — enough that would have surely destroyed the home, the county sheriff said — is the focus of wide-ranging investigation after the homeowner was found dead.
The artist Christo took a rafting trip down the Arkansas River, the same location he has planned to make the centerpiece for his next art project.