A search is underway for two men who escaped from the Conejos County Jail Friday.
After a short reprieve, elevated fire risk is returning to eastern Colorado to close the week.
The United States Geological Survey recorded a relatively minor earthquake near Trinidad in Las Animas county Saturday night.
The quake measured 3.6 on the Richter scale, and was located 18 miles west of Trinidad at a depth of about three miles. Two hours after it occurred, only four people had reported feeling the quake.
The location is just outside the southwest boundary of the Spanish Peaks State Wildlife area.
The risk for fire Monday will be elevated across a number of southeast Colorado counties.
Signs are being installed along roadways across Colorado to honor State Patrol members who have died in the line of duty.
After some improvement in drought conditions last week for northeast Colorado, extreme drought has entered the southwest part of the state.
A new disturbance moving over Colorado Thursday will bring additional light snow to the southern mountains, however the southeast plains will remain mostly dry.
Temperatures will maily be in the 40s over the plains for the day, below average for this time of year.
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