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The Eisenhower Tunnel (credit: CBS)

Longtime Eisenhower Tunnel Superintendent Retires

Every day at least 45,000 vehicles approach a pair of gaping holes puncturing through the stony heart of the Continental Divide. At more than 11,000 feet above sea level the world closes in to a symmetrical tranquility of blurred tiles and fluorescent lights.

07/26/2014

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Rescue Effort On For Injured Man In Rocky Mountain National Park

Crews are working to rescue a stranded, injured man in Rocky Mountain National Park.

06/29/2014

Deep snow on Loveland Pass in March (credit: Chris Spears)

Colorado Weather Observer Measures Nearly 500 Inches Of Snow

A series of winter storms dropped foot after foot, including over 100 inches in a single month.

05/15/2014

Arapahoe Basin (credit: Arapahoe Basin)

Spring Storm Means June Skiing At Arapahoe Basin

In a statement Tuesday, officials at the Arapahoe Basin ski resort said after receiving two feet of snow, they will be open the weekend of June 6-8. Weekday skiing, though, ends June 1.

05/13/2014

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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

The Twin Tunnels (credit: CBS)

I-70 Twin Tunnels May Be Named For Vets

The Twin Tunnels on Interstate-70 near Idaho Springs could be getting a new name. Lawmakers want to name them the “Veterans Memorial Tunnels.”

03/11/2014

An image from the high country on Monday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Mountains Pummeled By Snow And Wind

More snow and high winds are expected in Colorado after portions of the state were pummeled by winter weather and gusting wind.

01/13/2014

The west portal of the Eisenhower–Johnson Memorial Tunnel (credit: CBS)

10.9M Vehicles Used Eisenhower Tunnel In 2013

The Colorado Department of Transportation says nearly 10.9 million vehicles traveled through the Eisenhower Tunnel on Interstate 70 in 2013, up from 10.7 million the year before.

01/08/2014

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

Snow in Breckenride (credit: Tom Scanlan)

Ski Resorts Hope Monday’s Snow Images Get Shown During Broncos Game

A storm that brought up to four inches of snow to Colorado’s High Country and light rain to the Front Range is moving out.

09/23/2013

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