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Hanging Lake Trail will take a long time to rebuild, but there’s clear water on the horizon

The Hanging Lake trail was buried in mud, rock and charred timber following intense rain. But the oasis was untouched by debris flows and the Forest Service hopes to rebuild a more sustainable path.

Outdoors

Hanging Lake indefinitely closed after mudslides, with trails needing major rebuild

Glenwood Canyon mudslides left the renowned lake and waterfall intact, but access is impossible. Officials are canceling 15,000 reservations for the rest of the year.

News

I-70 through Glenwood Canyon partially reopens; full reopening may not happen until Thanksgiving

The Colorado Department of Transportation warned motorists to prepare for heavy traffic and delays on Saturday afternoon

Transportation

I-70 through Glenwood Canyon may reopen as soon as Saturday afternoon

The canyon has been closed since July 29, when mud and rock slides forced more than 100 people to spend the night on I-70, including nearly 30 who took refuge in a tunnel near the Hanging Lake exit

Transportation

Colorado seeks $116 million in federal aid for mudslide cleanup along I-70 in Glenwood Canyon

It remains unclear when the heavily traveled route may reopen

Transportation

Passengers rescued after Greyhound bus gets stuck on forest service road in the Flat Tops

Greyhound says it is investigating the "rerouting" that sent its bus up a road that usually is accessible only by 4-wheel drives and ATVs.

Transportation

It may be weeks before I-70 reopens through Glenwood Canyon after mud and rock slides

Gov. Jared Polis is preparing state and federal disaster declarations as state officials assess “extreme damage” to the highway and threats to the rail line that runs adjacent to the Colorado River

Transportation

I-70 in Glenwood Canyon will remain closed after CDOT finds damage “unlike anything they had seen before”

To detour around the latest closure, motorists are asked to travel north on U.S. 40 through Steamboat Springs, which adds several hours

Transportation

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

Mudslides in Glenwood Canyon force more than 100 to spend night on I-70

The highway likely will be closed through the weekend because of the massive level of clean up required and heavy rain in the weather forecast.

Transportation

Mudslides and flash flooding along Colorado’s burn scars could cause disasters, or mere travel delays, all summer long. Here’s why.

Last year’s historic wildfire season increased the area that’s prone to flooding, causing “an abnormal year of flooding events” this year, climate researcher says.

Environment

When mudslides close I-70, flocks of visitors head to the small town of Craig. Is it ready?

Can the city handle the influx and see a micro business boom in return?

Business

One dead, three missing after flash floods sweep mud and debris from wildfire scars into Poudre Canyon

Larimer County has closed the Poudre River to all use as crews assess damage to bridges downstream of Black Hollow Creek and attempt to remove debris from the road and river.

Environment

Drought-caused Colorado River fishing restrictions lifted, but it may be a temporary reprieve

Wildfire smoke has help deflect solar radiation and kept the river relatively cool. But aquatic biologists warn hot weather, low water levels and sediment in the river could combine to starve trout of oxygen and future bans.

Water

Glenwood Canyon closes again as forest ecologists scramble to seed burn zone and prevent mudslides

Glenwood Canyon closed to traffic for almost three hours on Tuesday as rain threatened more mudslides. Forest botanists are working to stabilize and restore the Grizzly Creek burn zone to prevent more debris flows and highway closures.

Transportation

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

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

“Too many uncontrollables”: From coronavirus to wildfires, Colorado’s hunting season brings a slew of uncertainties

While the long-term outlook for wildlife could benefit from the reshaping of the forest, less habitat plus more hunters equals a problem.

Outdoors

Scouring soil, sowing seeds and spending millions for wildfire recovery in Glenwood Canyon

Glenwood Springs is spending more than $10 million on repairs and upgrades to water supply infrastructure following Grizzly Creek Fire.

Wildfire

Glenwood Springs needs $10.5 million — right now — to prepare for watershed impacts of Grizzly Creek Fire

The city has sketched plans for $86 million in public projects, including a $57 million bridge for wildfire evacuation, to handle debris and ash threatening its water supply now and to manage threats from future wildfires.

Wildfire
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