Brothers Caught In Avalanche Escape Separately, Think The Other's DeadA major avalanche was triggered in the Ophir backcountry Wednesday when two brothers were skiing a popular route.
NWS Boulder Issues First Advisory Of Season Due To Mountain SnowIt seems a little late for this type of headline but this year it's true.
Storm Allows Ski Patrol To Test Slopes At Silverton MountainA storm spinning over Arizona was bringing much needed moisture to Colorado on Tuesday, including some snow in the mountains.
Rare Photos Of Colorado Lynx Captured By Automated CamerasScores of fierce-looking lynx roam the remote Colorado high country, 16 years after they were reintroduced to the state. But the elusive animals are rarely seen or photographed.
Death Toll In Small Plane Crash Near Silverton Revised To 4, No SurvivorsAviation investigators said Tuesday that four people died when a twin-engine plane crashed in Colorado over the weekend, not five as they initially reported.
EPA Test Results Show Mine Spill Unleashed Highly Toxic StewThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said its surface-water testing done before, during and after 3 million gallons of mine waste flowed through Colorado show very high levels of heavy metals.
Damages In Mine Spill Will Take Years To TabulateThe spill of toxic wastewater from an abandoned gold mine high in Colorado's San Juan Mountains caused untold millions in economic disruptions and damages in three states.
Mine Spill Into Animas River 3 Times Larger Than Believed, Feds SayThe yellow plume of contaminated wastewater that spilled from an abandoned Colorado mine and flowed downstream toward two other states is three times larger than originally estimated, federal officials say.
Durango Businesses Dealt Blow By Animas River SpillBusiness owners in Durango will meet on Monday to discuss the impact of the Animas River spill.
Thousands Of Mines With Toxic Water Lie Under The WestBeneath the western United States lie thousands of old mining tunnels filled with the same toxic stew that spilled into a Colorado river last week, turning it into a nauseating yellow concoction and stoking alarm about contamination of drinking water.
Lengthy Study Finds Most Black Bears Won't Rely On Human FoodA groundbreaking study could change many of the things that are known about black bears. Researchers in the San Juan Mountains have been in close contact with 40 bears, going right into their dens during hibernation.
Wolf Creek Gets More Than 4 Feet Of Snow From StormSnowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado's mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass.