Mesa County http://aspenpublicradio.org en Geologists: Soft Rock, Steep Slope Contributors In Collbran Mudslide http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/geologists-soft-rock-steep-slope-contributors-collbran-mudslide <p>The area where the Collbran mudslide happened has seen similar slides in the past. Geologists say relatively weak rock and steep terrain create a recipe for such natural disasters. Still, Colorado in general is less vulnerable to slides than wetter areas, like the west coast. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Colorado Geological Survey began mapping landslides near </span>Collbran<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the 1980’s. They discovered the area where this debris flow happened was prone to slides.</span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 01:42:13 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19145 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Geologists: Soft Rock, Steep Slope Contributors In Collbran Mudslide Mudslide Search On Hold, Another Slide Possible http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mudslide-search-hold-another-slide-possible <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been a difficult several days for the community of </span>Collbran<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, west of Carbondale. The small town is near a massive mudslide that let loose over the Memorial Day weekend. Three men from the area are missing, and now search and rescue crews are on hold.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 23:27:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 19109 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mudslide Search On Hold, Another Slide Possible Suspect in Glenwood Double Shooting Turns Himself into Authorities http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/suspect-glenwood-double-shooting-turns-himself-authorities <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The primary suspect in a fatal </span>glenwood<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> springs shooting turned himself in yesterday. </span>Freddy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Argueta<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Cabrera is currently in custody in Mesa County. Aspen Public Radio's Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:23:30 +0000 Marci Krivonen 5446 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Suspect in Glenwood Double Shooting Turns Himself into Authorities