The size of the landslide that took three lives this spring on the north side of Grand Mesa was remarkable in the relatively recent history of the mountain, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A research project headed by Jeff Coe, a research geologist who has studied landslides elsewhere in Colorado and around the world, found that the slide moved in at least five phases when it ran down from the top of the mesa at a speed of about 50 mph on May 25.
A 19-year-old teen with a history of mental issues was taken into custody Thursday after allegedly stabbing Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff, who was seriously injured but is expected to make a full recovery. Logan Piper of Meeker was taken to the Rio Blanco County Jail after the altercation, which occurred in the parking lot of Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker. According to an arrest affidavit, it occurred after Piper’s mother brought him to the hospital for treatment. The
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DENVER (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.
DENVER (AP) — Two U.S. senators called for an outside investigation of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to football coaches.
CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — The artist Christo says his plan to suspend nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River is in a "stand-still situation."
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado is backing away from a proposal to name two of its dorms after two 19th century Arapaho chiefs using the tribe's traditional spellings — instead looking to use the English names.
A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.
ATLANTA (AP) — As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus.
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.