US 550 is open but transportation officials still advise caution. Crews are still clearing the shoulders of the road. Also, they found an 11-foot-wide boulder on the road.
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The order comes amid complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land in the American West can only be reached by traveling across private property as federal law allows the sale or exchange of public lands.
Tribes want specific language in a BLM plan that would prevent drilling near the park, instead of protesting four times a year when the energy industry requests lease sales on certain parcels.
The moratorium on new oil and gas development in the county is just a "timeout" while Senate Bill 181 is ironed out at the state Capitol.
The U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday that more than 50 percent of the state is not under any drought conditions -- last week it was only 17 percent.
One good year of snowpack won't reduce long-term risks on the river.
Increased snow and rain in the Rio Grande basin states during February and March have created a statewide snowpack 135 percent above normal.
In the past two decades, there have been more daily records set for highs than for lows across all regions of the United States.
This season's avalanches and snow slides are surprising even CDOT veterans.
The new plans are expected to remove the most protective habitat designations for about 13,000 square miles of public land.
And get this: Their last name is Winter.
The Judge said attorneys for the shareholder had revised the lawsuit twice, but that it still didn't meet legal requirements.
Stopping future blowouts from mine shafts is the toughest of the three goals.
Hours after the commission approved Extraction’s proposal, the Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that would overhaul state oil and gas rules.
So-called urban or roof avalanches are actually more common than the kind sliding down a mountainside.