Looking up the March 7, 2019, Jones Pass avalanche path at the crown. The cornice likely collapsed in the upper right portion of the image, resulting avalanches on both sides. The cornice face was over 15 feet tall. Avalanches stepped down in both directions into a layer of near-surface faceted crystals about a meter deep as well as into the depth hoar layer at the ground. (Provided by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center)

Guides’ familiarity with terrain, underestimating danger possibly had role in fatal Jones Pass avalanche

Hans Berg, a photographer and guide with Empire-based Powder Addiction snowcat skiing, was killed March 7 in a massive slide that broke trees “like popsicle sticks”

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Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact

The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.

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Bureau of Land Management to move headquarters to Grand Junction, Cory Gardner says

Other places that were being considered for the move include Salt Lake City and Boise, Idaho