South Platte River
Denver firefighters saved a couple in the South Platte River at Confluence Park Monday afternoon.
Smoke billowed up along Highway 7 near Brighton this afternoon after crews allowed a brush fire to keep burning.
State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought.
A combination of warm weather and more afternoon thunderstorms will keep snowpack melting and water levels on the rise.
Warm temperatures and the threat for more afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast.
Cleanup is underway at two mobile home parks in Evans. They were heavily damaged in last fall’s flooding.
Crews have been working on cleaning up after six cars of a train derailed.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock took part in the effort, which was centered at Johnson Habitat Park. He said it was Step 1 of what will be some big changes in the area.
There are allegations that a company is filling a popular swimming and kayaking area in Denver with dangerous pollutants.
Police in Englewood have released the identity of a man who was found dead in the South Platte River last Wednesday.