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Mount Weber Fire

  • The Mount Weber Fire burning southwest of Mancos is now at 50 percent containment as a team of scientists and emergency responders say that Colorado’s wildfire mitigation efforts have some flaws and need reform; Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says three officers and two paramedics have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of Elijah McClain.
  • Health officials are marking international drug overdose day at the Colorado state Capitol on Wednesday morning by pledging to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to tackle the overdose issue in the coming years; The Mount Weber Fire continues to burn about six miles southwest of Mancos, near Weber Mountain, and is at 10% containment.
  • The Department of Energy is launching a new research lab in Colorado; A wildfire broke out on Friday about six miles southwest of Mancos, near Weber Mountain.