Great Outdoors Colorado

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Nature Park Planned For Urban Denver Neighborhood

The uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore’s trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.

06/01/2014

Meadows Park in Lyons was completely destroyed in the flooding (credit: CBS)

Parks And Trails Devastated By Flooding Will Rebuild With $13 Million In Grants

Parks and trails devastated by last fall’s record flooding are getting a second chance thanks to a $13 million grant. More than a dozen projects are benefiting from the funding.

04/09/2014

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Great Outdoors Colorado Grants $5M For Flood Recovery

Colorado is still recovering from the floods in September, and those efforts got a big boost Wednesday from Great Outdoors Colorado.

12/11/2013

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Auditors Slam Colorado Lottery Staff Bonuses

The Colorado Lottery is getting criticized for its sales staff bonuses. State auditors say the Lottery has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars without tying the payouts the actual sale performances.

10/07/2013

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Unknown Powerball Player In Colorado Wins $2M

The interest in Powerball this week has some wondering how Colorado benefits from having the numbers game here.

11/29/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper at the announcement on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

$29.5M In Lottery Funds Going To Colorado River Projects

Gov. John Hickenlooper is doling out nearly $30 million in outdoor recreation funds for open space, outdoor recreation and trail projects centered around river corridors.

06/19/2012

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Colorado Lottery Reports Record In Sales

The Colorado Lottery says record sales of Scratch tickets and new Jackpot games helped it post $518.9 million in sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

08/03/2011

Valmont Bike Park (credit: CBS)

Valmont Bike Park Opens To The Public

A bike park that has been 2 years in the making opened this weekend in Boulder.

06/11/2011

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