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The fire in Widefield (credit: Fountain Fire Department)

3 Wildfires Handled By Firefighters On Tuesday

Hot and windy weather is blamed for causing three wildfires on Tuesday, including this one in El Paso County.

06/18/2014

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Sheriff Sends Video Of Party Trash In National Forest To Parents

San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters says teens from a mountain town trashed a part of the forest, and they should know better than to litter their own back yard.

06/11/2014

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Man Rescued After 1,500-Foot Fall On El Diente Peak

An injured climber is recovering after being rescued from El Diente Peak near Telluride.

06/11/2014

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Oprah Winfrey, California Man Battle Over Trail Access Near Telluride

The fight for trail access across a 60-acre piece of land in San Miguel County owned by Oprah Winfrey is getting harsh.

05/20/2014

File photo of Oprah Winfrey. (credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Oprah Winfrey Sued Over Trail Access Near Telluride

An 86-year-old nuclear physicist is suing Oprah Winfrey over access to hiking trails.

05/15/2014

Marlene Blake and Buddy (credit: CBS)

Dog Reunited With Widow After Protecting Owner’s Body From Coyotes

A dog that stayed by its owner’s side to keep away predators after he died in the frigid mountains has been returned home to his family.

05/07/2014

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

Tanker Truck Spills Oil In San Miguel County

A tanker truck rolled over in western San Miguel County on Wednesday, spilling about 8,000 gallons of oil.

05/07/2014

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Dog Bite Reveals Possible Hash Oil Operation Near Telluride

Authorities in southwestern Colorado say they have discovered a suspected home hash oil operation after responding to a dog-bite call.

05/07/2014

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Some Colorado Sheriffs Ending Immigrant Detainers

Some Colorado sheriffs will no longer honor requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they are eligible to be released on the charges for which they were initially arrested.

04/29/2014

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Skier Survives Being Caught In Avalanche

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

03/16/2014

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