Mesa County has a burning issue: Too many residents are putting a match to trash, yard refuse and fields. Clean air advocates want to douse this longstanding practice.
- An early morning rockfall had combined with a later earth failure, resulting in the sequence that led to the slide that killed three people.Read more
Drones helped cut costs and keep rescuers safe, but they haven't helped find the bodies of three men lost in the massive landslide in Western Colorado.
Residents are told to be ready to evacuate quickly in the event of another slide at a town hall meeting on Thursday in Mesa County.
The Mesa County sheriff has warned 35 residents to be ready to leave quickly in case there is another slide.
This footage of the mudslide area was taken by the Mesa County Sheriff's office on Monday, May 26, 2014. Karen Berry, the interim State Geologist and Director of the Colorado Geological Survey, narrated the video and shared what she saw with CPR's Mike Lamp.