The Colorado Avalanche Information Center report on the fatal avalanche in Beck Basin off Red Mountain Pass included this image of the accident site taken by the group as they left the avalanche on the evening of January 5, 2019. The initial avalanche is on the right and the second, remotely triggered avalanche, on the left. (Courtesy CAIC)

The first death of Colorado’s avalanche season came after a series of minor mistakes, report shows

Instructor and five students in an avalanche-safety class spent hours planning, but were swept down the slope after missteps

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Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

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Colorado’s Catholic churches will open records to independent investigator in effort to account for alleged sex abuse

Prompted by a Pennsylvania grand jury’s bombshell report last year, the Colorado effort is aimed at giving alleged victims recognition, solace. Former Colorado U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer will lead the review.

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Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”

April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings