Interstate 70

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

A deputy’s knack for sussing out mules has made a lonely stretch of I-70 the top drug-bust site in Colorado

Mesa County deputy Mike Miller has patrolled a stretch of desert west of Grand Junction for decades. The DEA says his busts have kept 20 tons of illicit drugs off the streets

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

“I’m absolutely not supportive of that”: Front Range passenger train service appears derailed on arrival at Capitol

House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder, says she doesn’t support train service on Colorado’s Front Range and that transportation dollars should be spent elsewhere

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Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat

Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"

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The fire-suppression system in the I-70 tunnels is a critical Colorado insurance policy. We toured it to find out why.

The Colorado Sun spoke to the experts who run the tunnels to learn more about their fire suppression system and how they work. Here’s what we found.

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Work on another I-70 mountain toll lane starts Monday and will span into 2021. Here’s what you need to know.

The lane will run 12 miles in the westbound lanes of the interstate from the Veterans Memorial Tunnels in Idaho Springs to Empire Junction. The eastbound toll lane is already open.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

“Welcome to Colorful Colorado,” but please take your selfie — safely — with one of these replica signs

A million travelers stop at welcome centers each year and too many of them risk life and limb getting photos taken near the iconic signs at the border

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Heavy snow led to a top-five Colorado ski season and a whole lot of cars through the I-70 tunnels

It wasn't quite a record season in Colorado, but 2018-19 saw double-digit jumps in interstate traffic over last season

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Texas man accused in fiery I-70 tractor-trailer crash told authorities his brakes had failed; four killed are identified

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, of Houston, made his first court appearance Saturday after being arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

4 killed in fiery I-70 crash in west Lakewood; driver of tractor-trailer that caused wreck arrested, facing vehicular homicide charges

Interstate 70 was still closed Friday morning at Denver West Parkway as mangled, charred vehicles remained on the roadway