Estes Park

Dee Robinson (credit: CBS)

‘Mountain Strong’ Movement Born Out Of Flood Recovery

Disaster is an inevitable part of life, especially in a place like Colorado where there are so many potential hazards caused by weather.

09/12/2014

Estes Park businesses (credit: CBS)

Flood Recovery In Estes Park A Mixed Bag For Some

One year after flood waters ripped through Estes Park, a mountain town that relies intensely on tourism, visitors are bustling through the area again.

09/11/2014

Crews approach submerged cars in Lafayette during 2013's historic floods. (credit: CBS)

‘The Man Was Alive’ – And Other 2013 Flood Stories With Happy Endings

CBS4 this week gathered a handful of recollections from last year’s historic flood that highlight the good-news stories that emerged. Here are a few.

09/10/2014

The ribbon cutting Monday morning (credit: CBS)

State Leaders Officially Reopen Highway 36 In Lyons

Nearly one year after historic flooding Colorado state leaders celebrated reaching a major milestone in the recovery effort.

09/08/2014

Crews working on Highway 36 (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper To Give Update On Flood Repairs

Gov. John Hickenlooper will be in Lyons on Monday to give an update on repairs to U.S. Highway 36 and other roads damaged in last September’s flooding.

09/08/2014

(credit: CBS)

Day Hikes To Check Out As Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100

No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.

09/03/2014

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Estes Park Wants Help Building New Community Center

People living in Estes Park want help from Colorado to build a new community center. They believe the lack of such a place became quite apparent after last year’s devastating flooding.

08/28/2014

The bear in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Bear With Sweet Tooth Hanging Out In Estes Park

A bear with an apparent sweet tooth was hanging out in Estes Park on Friday.

08/23/2014

The wildfire in Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: John Butler)

Weather Helps Fight Wildfire In Rocky Mountain National Park

Authorities say weather conditions have helped them make progress fighting a small wildfire burning near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

08/13/2014

Estes Park on May 26, 2011, with Rocky Mountain National Park in the distance (credit: CBS)

Top Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near Denver

Don’t let the last days of summer pass you by without one last quick vacation. Here are some inexpensive long weekend trip ideas near Denver.

08/09/2014

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