GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities continue to search for a Colorado woman reported missing from a private river trip in Grand Canyon National Park. Park rangers say 21-year-old Kaitlin Anne Kenney of Englewood, Colo., was last seen Friday night at her group's camp near Tapeats Creek on... more »
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities have identified two people found dead in a van near the Colorado River last weekend as a Denver-area father and son. Grand County sheriff's officials said Tuesday it appears 62-year-old William Ahrold and his 9-year-old son, Jackson, died in what may have been... more »
MOAB, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a 47-year-old Colorado man has died after falling from a raft in the Colorado River near Moab.
The Grand County Sheriff's Office says Jaymond Brasher was on a rafting trip with three others when the boat capsized in a rapid on Thursday. All... more »
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Denver Water is nearing a deal aimed at easing concerns of western Colorado water users over the utility's ability to divert more Colorado River water to the Front Range.
The Denver Post reports the emerging deal includes a provision for Denver Water to contribute... more »
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Divers from the FBI are searching the Colorado River for a second day as part of an investigation.
Grand Junction police spokeswoman Kate Porras declined to release details Wednesday. She said the search is part of an ongoing local investigation. There have been no... more »
A body has been retrieved from the Colorado River west of Grand Junction.
Mesa County sheriff's deputies have not released the name or gender of the victim. They say there are no indications of foul play.
Rafters reported seeing the body on Sunday. A county coroner's investigator recovered... more »
Property owners have declared a temporary truce in a dispute with commercial rafters and will allow commercial rafting on their property this summer. The Jackson-Shaw company, which owns the Wilder on the Taylor fishing reserve, said Friday it is granting the two Taylor River rafting companies, Three Rivers Outfitting and... more »
A move to resolve a feud between landowners and professional river rafters is coming to a crest in the Colorado Legislature. The House Judiciary Committee is taking up a measure on Monday that would clarify rights of navigation for guides employed by river outfitters and provide limits on landowner liability... more »
Recent storms in Texas brought some long-awaited relief to the nation's most drought-stricken state, but the brutal dry spell is far from over as it drags into its third year.
About 16 percent of the state - all in the southern and central parts of Texas - is classified... more »