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Wolf Creek Ski Area plans to kick off Colorado’s ski season on Saturday; A-Basin opens Sunday

Wolf Creek received more than a foot of snow from a storm that pounded the high country this week

Outdoors

CSU Pueblo student who authorities say made threats is arrested after discovery of guns, ammunition

Robert James Killis is suspected of unlawful carrying/possessing a weapon on a university campus

Crime and Courts

Four teens die in SUV crash on Colorado’s Eastern Plains

The crash happened in Prowers County at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Prowers County Road 196 near the town of Wiley. The youngest victim was 15.

News

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will be closed for two days after “incident” on ride leaves 6-year-old dead

The park told The Glenwood Springs Post Independent that “an incident occurred this evening at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park on the Haunted Mine Drop ride that resulted in a fatality"

News

Vail Resorts names its first female CEO as longtime chief steps back

Kirsten Lynch, Vail Resorts’ chief marketing officer for a decade, will take over from Rob Katz on Nov. 1

Outdoors

Coloradan pleads guilty to federal offense in deadly Jan. 6 riot at U.S. Capitol

Croy, of Colorado Springs, admitted to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building late last month

Crime and Courts

Colorado Sun receives Facebook grant to extend statewide outreach

The Facebook Journalism Project awarded The Sun a $20,000 grant to help support digital initiatives

Sun News

U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass shut by mudslides, hazmat vehicles must now go through Eisenhower tunnel

Alternate routes advised: I-70 remains closed through Glenwood Canyon as removal of mud and rocks from 10 slides goes slow.

Transportation

See if your Colorado county is among those where the CDC recommends you resume wearing a mask indoors

A majority of Colorado counties have transmission rates high enough that the CDC's new guidance applies

Coronavirus

Coroner identifies two of the three people killed in Poudre River flooding; one person remains missing

The flooding happened along the Cameron Peak fire burn scar. Several structures were also destroyed in the torrent of water, mud and other debris.

Crime and Courts

WATCH: Sen. Michael Bennet talks the Child Tax Credit

Plus a representative from the nonpartisan Taxpayer Advocate Service will be on hand to answer your questions

News

Mudslides bury I-70, prompt “extended” Glenwood Canyon closure during busy holiday weekend

Dozens of vehicles were trapped for hours between mudslides in Glenwood Canyon Saturday afternoon. All were able to drive out under their own power.

Transportation

WATCH: Kids and the COVID vaccine Q&A

Coronavirus

Second mudslide from Grizzly Creek burn scar closes I-70 through Glenwood Canyon

Fire managers last summer warned the scar left 32,000-acre fire in and above Glenwood Canyon was a threat to the highway in some areas.

Transportation

Good Samaritan was killed by officer responding to “unspeakable tragedy” in Olde Town Arvada Square, police say

In a video statement Arvada’s police chief calls Hurley’s actions “decisive, courageous and effective in stopping further loss of life”

Crime and Courts

Here are 5 hot weather facts about Denver amid a sweltering week

Warning: This will not cool you down.

News

Loveland man dies after ski crash at Rocky Mountain National Park

The man was skiing on a north-facing trail on Sundance Mountain between Trail Ridge Road and Old Fall River Road when he fell 400 to 500 feet

Outdoors

At least 70% of residents in 12 Colorado counties — including Denver, Boulder and Jefferson — are vaccinated

Sixteen counties have less than 40% of their eligible population vaccinated

Coronavirus

LIVE BLOG: Final days of the Colorado 2021 legislative session

News

Denver removes capacity limits for large outdoor events, including Coors Field and Red Rocks

A new public health order that takes effect on Tuesday and runs through July 1 also drops regulations for indoor events up to 1,999 people

Coronavirus
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