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San Miguel County

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Skier Survives Being Caught In Avalanche

A backcountry skier survived being caught in an avalanche on Sunday.

03/16/2014

An image of the crash (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff)

3 Killed In Small Plane Crash Near Telluride ID’d

All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.

02/17/2014

An image of the crash (credit: San Miguel County Sheriff)

Private Plane Crash Kills 3

All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.

02/16/2014

(credit: Bill Masters)

Sheriff Captures Wall Of Water On Video After Ice Dam Breaks

San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters was in the right spot at the right time when an ice dam broke on the San Miguel River on Tuesday.

12/11/2013

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Plane Carrying Team Working On J.D. Salinger Movie Lands Hard In Telluride

A plane carrying 12 people, including team members of a project about famed author J.D. Salinger, landed hard at Telluride airport after its landing gear collapsed, but officials said no one was injured.

09/02/2013

1 Dies In Backcountry Avalanche South Of Telluride

A Colorado man has died in an avalanche on Ophir Pass, near Telluride.

03/30/2012

The San Juan Mountains (credit: fs.usda.gov)

Colorado Man Died On One Of Toughest US Ice Climbs

A nationally known ice climber who died after falling 60 feet in Colorado over the weekend was attempting to ascend a 365-foot waterfall regarded as one of the most challenging ice climbs in the United States.

01/17/2012

Danny Eberly, 14; Christopher Ihinger, 12 (credit: sanmiguelcounty.org)

Search For Boys Enters 3rd Day On Western Slope

Authorities have entered their third day of searching for two boys who disappeared while one of the boy’s fathers was rock climbing nearby in western Colorado.

10/05/2011

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4 Arrested, 1 Sought In Robbery In SW Colorado

Four people have been arrested in connection with a bizarre robbery in southwestern Colorado.

09/29/2011

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Man Working On Power Line Dies After Fall

A man working on a power-line project in southwest Colorado died after he fell into a deep trench and severe weather delayed rescuers.

07/13/2011