MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - Gusty winds have spread two wildfires in western Colorado that have burned more than 7,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of several campgrounds. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Steve Segin says crews are battling a wildfire that has scorched at least 5,000 acres of rugged canyon land... more »
You're probably gearing up for Memorial Day weekend, and so are local hot spots.
Those at Lake Pueblo State Park say the camping area is already full for the upcoming holiday weekend, but there will be plenty of room on the lake and in the picnic areas. Just remember, if... more »
DENVER (AP) - A project to install fiber-optic cable in Clear Creek Canyon west of Denver will prevent some kayakers from getting to the area's world-class rapids. The Denver Post reports, beginning Sunday, the state Department of Transportation will close U.S. 6 between Golden and Colorado 119 through the work... more »
Not everyone is in the mountains for Memorial Day Weekend; thousands of people are enjoying Territory Days in Old Colorado City.
The hot weather fueled the sales today; folks couldn't get enough ice cream, and the guy selling sunglasses made out like a bandit. At Stephanie's Sunglasses, they're saying,... more »
"The Heat Is On" campaign went into full swing late Friday evening as the Colorado Springs Police and Colorado State Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint in downtown Colorado Springs.
The DUI checkpoint was conducted along South Nevada Avenue at Las Vegas Street with Colorado Springs Police, State Troopers and... more »
DENVER (AP) - This is supposed to be mud season, when most seasonal Colorado ski resort employees have left for the summer and most ski areas are closed.
But so much snow has fallen in the Colorado mountains this month that Aspen Mountain is reopening 136 acres at the... more »
Campsites are filling up quickly for the second annual MeadowGrass Music Festival on Memorial Day weekend. The two day festival takes place at the La Foret resort in Black Forest and features roots, Americana, bluegrass, indie and blues music.
Only holders of the all-festival pass are eligible to attend... more »
This Friday is another Furlough Friday for Colorado state workers, turning the Memorial Day Weekend into a four day weekend for those workers.
The El Paso County Motor Vehicle offices have released this info: On Friday, May 28, no Driver's License transactions will be processed in any of the... more »
If you're planning a camping trip over Memorial Day weekend, the US Forest Service is urging your to call ahead to make sure your chosen campground is open.
Late spring snowstorms are preventing the openings.
Leadville Ranger District: 719-486-0749
All sites are open on the Leadville Ranger... more »
AAA says more Americans will hit the highways and airports over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but they'll probably spend much less than last year.
The travel group released a forecast Thursday that projects about 32.1 million people will go on trips during the final weekend in May. That's... more »