State Briefs

FRISCO | Avalanche forecasters are cautioning backcountry enthusiasts after a series of recent storms and with more snow expected over the weekend. Ethan Greene, director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, tells The Summit Daily (http://bit.ly/1BEo2WW ) “there’s plenty of risk out there right now” because most slides happen during and right after snowstorms. The center has […]

The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office says 64-year-old John Martin Gancsos was found dead Monday afternoon at the bottom of a snow-covered chute at about 9,400 feet. A fellow skier had notified emergency workers of the backcountry avalanche and of a missing skier in the Castle Creek Valley.

ASPEN | The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office says a skier died in an avalanche on Aspen Mountain Monday. In a press release, the office said a second skier who had been in the backcountry area at the time notified emergency workers of the avalanche and of a missing skier in the Castle Creek Valley shortly after 3 […]

Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says the Monday morning episode prompted an evacuation of the station on the city’s southwest side. She says the man walked through the front doors of the station and was quickly arrested by officers who also recovered the gun.

“These two favorable court rulings are a victory for the countless supporters from Colorado and around the world who have stood with us wanting to see Over The River realized,” he said.

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