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CDOT tells travelers to stay off I-70 through mountains

March 7, 2019

Colorado Department of Transportation is advising travelers to avoid traveling over the mountains on Interstate 70 Thursday, due to a natural avalanche and continued avalanche mitigation work. The cleanup efforts for the avalanches near Vail...

Trail Ridge Road opens day earlier than expected

May 24, 2018

Rocky Mountain National Park officials made the surprising announcement just after noon on Thursday that Trail Ridge Road had opened one day earlier than expected, thanks to the good weather and efforts of the park’s...

Wreck on Highway 40 stalls traffic Monday morning

February 5, 2018

An early morning, multi-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 40 east of Hot Sulphur Springs ended without injuries Monday as a modest winter storm and driving winds made road conditions hazardous across the county. At around...

How they do it: Keeping local roads safe in winter

January 9, 2018

Snow is a fundamental part of life when you live in Grand County and while many locals know first-hand how difficult it is to keep sidewalks and driveways cleared, many may be unaware of the...

State increases penalty for hit-and-run crashes

January 2, 2018

A new law will increase the consequences for hit-and-run crashes starting in 2018, though some feel the laws are still too lenient. Under the new law, the Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles...