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2 years 4 months ago

Rye fire 20% contained

A fire this afternoon in Rye is now 20% contained. It happened near Baxter Road between Bartlett Trail Road and Clennin Road. Pueblo County Sheriff's deputies say it spans two acres. Four crews responded: Rye, Beulah, Sheriff's Fire, and Pueblo West. Right now the cause of the fire is...

3 years 4 months ago

New honor for veterans in Colorado City

Veterans from the Greenhorn Valley area have a new monument to their service. Several people came from Colorado City and Rye for the unveiling of a new memorial at the Colorado City Cemetery Saturday. It's a monument honoring veterans from each branch of service; something they've wanted to build...

4 years 1 week ago

UPDATE: Wildfire in Rye contained

News First 5's James Amos has just given an update from the scene of the wildfire near Rye in Pueblo County. Officials report that the fire has been contained and no homes were damaged. The fire sparked from embers that blew in from an unrelated controlled burn. A majority...

4 years 1 week ago

Wildfire near Rye on a Red Flag day

The Pueblo County Sheriffs Office tells News First 5 that a grass fire is burning near the town of Rye. There are homes threatened but no injuries have been reported at this time. The photos attached by our reporter James Amos shows the remote area where smoke is rising.

4 years 9 months ago

Heavy smoke pours into Rye

Heavy smoke is pouring over the mountains southwest of Pueblo. According to the Pueblo Sheriff's Office it is coming from the Medano fire at the Sand Dunes. The smoke is obscuring the view of Greenhorn Peak from Pueblo and residents of Rye say visibility is down to a quarter...

4 years 11 months ago

Fugitive caught, lockdown lifted

Fugitive Robert Thompson was arrested Wednesday afternoon according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office. Thompson was on trial last week for sexual assault when he failed to show up in court. The trial continued without him and he was then convicted. His vehicle was found Tuesday in the...

5 years 6 months ago

Body recovered near Rye is missing hunter

The Pueblo County coroner confirms that a body found near San Isabel Lake northwest of Rye is that of a hunter reported missing a week ago. Coroner James Kramer said Friday that 53-year-old Rick Greenhood died from a close-range gunshot wound. Sheriff Kirk Taylor says it appears to be either...

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