Cottonwood Pass

Amy Hadden Marsh / KDNK

  • Highway 50 returns to regular closures Sept 1
  • July the hottest month ever recorded
  • Research shows wildfire smoke harmful to dairy cows
  • Colorado will require vaccines for workers at 24/7 facilities for vulnerable populations
  • FEC alleges Lauren Boebert has been spending campaign funds for personal use
  • KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports Cottonwood Pass, at times narrow and dangerous, has become more popular during Glenwood Canyon closures, but a long-term plan is needed


  • Communities in West End dealing with loss of coal jobs
  • First report of three about changing economies on Western Slope
  • Hunting access to Cottonwood Pass limited by road closure
  • Colorado rated as one of the thinnest states in the country