People ignored and stepped over the police tape signifying that the Del Norte Riverwalk along the Rio Grande was closed due to high and rising water levels. This occurred while officers were at the other end of the Riverwalk. If caught, violators face heavy fines. Note the water level is just under the platform. Saturday June 8, 2019. (John McEvoy, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“You fall in and you are not getting out”: Rio Grande in southern Colorado closed because of high runoff

Police are warning people to stay away from the raging waterway, which last year was a placid stream. San Luis Valley ranchers, meanwhile, are celebrating.

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Colorado Supreme Court rules TABOR repeal can move forward in major victory for critics

The 5-2 opinion reverses a state title board decision in January that ruled the ballot measure violated the single subject clause of the state constitution

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Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.