Rocky Mountains News

Colorado Governor Plans Disaster Declaration After Mudslides

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Monday he was planning to issue a state disaster declaration and it could be “a few days to a few weeks” before a canyon in the western part of the state can …

Gusty Winds Fan Big Rocky Mountain and Sierra Nevada Wildfires

CreplaceENNE, Wyo. — Two big Rocky Mountain wildfires flared up again Monday as dry, gusty winds blew embers past areas where firefighters had been making progress. Firefighters at the Mullen Fire on the Wyoming-Colorado line and the Cameron Peak Fire …

Truck Driver Who Triggered Deadly Colorado Crash Charged with Homicide

Police have charged a truck driver with vehicular homicide after he triggered a fiery multi-vehicle crash that killed a still unknown number of motorists, some of whom remain in the wreckage on an interstate near Denver, authorities said on Friday. …