The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued a Blowing Dust Advisory for Western Colorado and the San Luis Valley.
Cities in the Blowing Dust Advisory include, include Rangely, Craig, Hayden, Meeker, Aspen, Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Delta, Montrose, Nucla, Telluride, Cortez, Durango, and Alamosa
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Seven people are behind bars for their suspected involvement in the distribution of methamphetamine and cocaine in the San Luis Valley.
The Colorado State Patrol worked with the Alamosa Police Department and the Department of Corrections on an eight-month investigation into a local drug trafficking organization.
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Governor John Hickenlooper says he worries about the people who have lost their jobs, even if temporarily, because of the massive fire that scorched 4 businesses in downtown Alamosa Wednesday night.
The governor was visiting the San Luis Valley on a bill signing tour when the fire started.
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Fans of Colorado Springs' Rachael Flatt have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the Olympic figure skater this Saturday. She'll appear at the annual Monte Vista Potato Harvest Festival in the San Luis Valley.
"I'm looking forward to being part of this year's celebration." Said Flatt; "I've had the... more »
If you love micro-brews, this is your weekend to sample lots of beers and mingle with like-minded aficionados.
The Springs Beer Fest will be held Saturday at Antlers Park in downtown Colorado Springs. You may sample beers from more than 30 brewers eat amazing food and enjoy live music.... more »
State and federal agencies and the Orient Land Trust have established a trail and viewing area for people to watch bats ascend from a San Luis Valley mine during the summer.
About 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats roost during July and August in the former iron-ore mine. They emerge before... more »
Late in February thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin their annual trek from south to north, stopping off near the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge to load up on fuel. For millions of years, the Sandhills have been spending their spring break in "Colorado's Valley of the Cranes", now every spring... more »
The Rio Grande County sheriff says he expects a 14-year-old boy to be charged in the deaths of his mother and stepfather after their bodies were discovered at their home. Sheriff Brian Norton says he expects the district attorney to file charges by Friday. A relative found the bodies of... more »