Mudslides Close Red Mountain Pass Near OurayHeavy rain caused rock to fall and mudslides on Sunday, stranding motorists and closing U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass. The road will be closed indefinitely two miles south of Ouray.
Evacuation, Pre-Evacuation Orders Lifted For Some 416 Fire ResidentsLa Plata County officials lifted evacuation for residents in the Hermosa area on Sunday. The 416 Fire has been burning in the area for two weeks.
Truck Driver Shares Video Of Fellow Drivers Not Using ChainsA truck driver posted video on YouTube after a white-knuckle drive through Vail Pass showing semi drivers getting stuck. He comments that they aren't using chains.
Backcountry Skier Rescued After Triggering AvalancheA backcountry skier who triggered an avalanche that covered US Highway 550 earlier this week was rescued by people who were said to be "in the right place at the right time."
Many Avalanches Reported In Rocky Mountains Over Christmas HolidayThere were reports of dozens of avalanches over the Christmas holiday in the Rocky Mountains, but no reports of any injuries.
It Could Take Until Friday To Clear Rock Slide On U.S. 550 Near Durango It's taking longer than expected to clear a rock slide that occurred on U.S. Highway 550 near Durango over the weekend.
Portion of Highway 550 Remains Closed Near Durango Due To Rock SlideParts of a highway near Durango are set to open up Tuesday after a weekend rock slide closed down some of Highway 550.
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.
Highway 550 On Red Mountain Pass Remains Closed For Avalanche MitigationThe Colorado Department of Transportation announced that Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass will remain closed for avalanche mitigation following a slide on Sunday night.
Ouray Needs More Tourists To Stay On The Road To RecoveryAfter declaring an economic disaster leaders in one Colorado town are saying they're on the road to recovery, as long as tourists keep visiting.
Mayor Of Ouray Wants To Declare EmergencyThe mayor of Ouray in southwestern Colorado wants to declare and economic disaster and emergency.
CDOT Trying To Stay Ahead During Rock Slide SeasonThe constant shifts in temperatures Colorado has been experiencing in recent weeks also means a shift in rock walls along places like Interstate 70.
Disaster Declaration For Rock Slide May Get FundingGov. John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order declaring an emergency disaster due to a rockslide that closed U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray on Jan. 12.
Red Mountain Pass Near Ouray Opens To 24/7 TrafficThe Colorado Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray is open after crews cleared a rock slide that cut off Red Mountain Pass almost a month ago.
Red Mountain Pass Could Open To 24/7 Traffic SoonCrews working to stop a rock slide near U.S. Highway 550 over Red Mountain Pass near Ouray are expected to finish by Friday a 360-foot-long by 24-foot-high fence to keep more rocks from falling onto the roadway.