Alaska

Firefighters prepare to deploy to Alaska for wildfire prevention (credit: CBS)

Newly-Trained Firefighters From Colorado Headed To Alaska

A dozen newly-trained firefighters from Colorado prepared to deploy to Alaska.

06/25/2015

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Monitoring Legal Pot: How Do We Know If It Works?

Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington state for meetings focused largely on one question: How do we know if it’s working?

06/10/2015

Sarah Wilson (credit: CBS)

Colorado Woman Cycling To Alaska To Raise Money For Nepal Quake Victims

A Colorado woman kicked off a solo bike ride from Denver to Alaska all for a good cause.

05/31/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Park Service Says Colorado Man Dies In Alaska Skiing Mishap

A Colorado skier had died after falling through a cornice in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

04/02/2015

(credit: Rob McClure)

Live The Iditarod Dream Of Yelling ‘Mush’ Right Here In Colorado

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to participate in Alaska’s Iditarod, you don’t have to go far to get an idea.

03/11/2015

(credit: CBS)

Alaska Becomes Third State To Legalize Marijuana

Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don’t expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.

02/24/2015

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Colorado Hosts Alaska Cops For Pot Legalization Tips, Pitfalls

Law enforcement officials from Alaska caught a firsthand look at retail marijuana operations in Colorado as their state prepares for its own legalized recreational use.

01/16/2015

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Planning Your Alaska Vacation

Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.

01/09/2015

Dr. Colleen Duncan of CSU and research colleague Todd Atwood of the U.S. Geological Survey prepare to collect biological samples and health data from a tranquilized study subject. (credit: Colorado State University)

CSU Researcher Uses Polar Bears To Study Climate Change, Infectious Disease

Researchers are taking a closer look at climate change and how it impacts polar bears.

08/15/2014

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