avalanche danger


  • Missing woman's remains were found in Mesa County
  • Winter weather brings highly dangerous avalanche conditions
  • Land around thousands of shuttered oil and gas wells still unrestored
  • Capitol reporters discuss the oil and gas task force and its political impact


  • Public hearings begin today on new air quality rules for oil and gas drilling

  • A bill to let bars stay open later failed in the statehouse

  • An avalanche forecaster explains why the backcountry is so dangerous right now


  • Avalanche Near Vail Kills One, Injures Three
  • Snowpack Levels Off to Better Start than Last Year
  • New Medical Marijuana Licenses on hold in Pitkin County
  • Oil & Gas Groups Say New Rules will be costly
  • Telluride Foundation Awards Millions in Grants

Avalanche Takes Second Life This Season

Jan 15, 2013

An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It's the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter. From Aspen Public Radio, Luke Runyon reports:


  • Work halted at Oxbow's Elk Creek Mine due to high levels of Carbon Monoxide
  • No ruling yet on Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County
  • Avalanche Fatality in high country near Marble
  • Commissioners set hunting regulations for 2013 season
  • Arvada Pastor court ordered to change name of program


  • Report on backcountry snow conditions from CAIC
  • Hotchkiss businessman creates handy app for Androids


  • Avalanche danger increases after recent snows
  • North Fork Airport receives awards
  • Relatives of Aurora shooting victims urge gun control