Tag Archives: Dotsero

State Legislature Week Ahead

co-state-capitol-300The upcoming week in the Colorado Legislature includes possible votes by the full House and Senate on some hefty bills. They include a final vote in the House on a requirement that all noncommercial vehicles have snow tires or Continue reading

Dump Truck Driver Crashes into I-70 Bridge

Vehicle-Accident-300A 53-year-old Grand Junction man was seriously injured Tuesday night when the dump truck he was driving crashed into an Interstate 70 bridge. At about 9:30 Tuesday night, Steven Bounds was driving a large construction dump truck on Highway 6 near Dotsero. The initial investigation has implied Continue reading

I-70 Closed for Most of the Day Due to Shooting Investigation

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A shooting has forced the Colorado State Patrol to close down I-70 today.  According to reports, a trooper made a routine stop near Dotsero, when shots were fired.  The trooper was injured, and the suspect is reportedly dead.  The trooper has not been identified, and is being treated at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood.  I-70 is west bound is closed  Continue reading