Gunnison River

The headframe over one of the mine shafts of the Ute Ulay (credit: CBS)

‘The Mine That Built Lake City’ Looks To Reclaim Title

Along the way from Lake City to Silverton you’ll encounter as many as seven ghost towns and many old ruins. On any given summer day, you’re likely to see a dozen or so cars parked at the site with folks wandering around taking photos at the buildings on site.

04/09/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Takes A Slight Dip After January Thaw

All 8 major river basins dropped 2 to 7 percent due to the very warm temperatures over the past week.

01/29/2015

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Colorado Snowpack Struggling In Some River Basins

The latest numbers for statewide snowpack show parts of Colorado are running behind where they should be for this time of year.

01/23/2015

Gunnison River (credit: waterdata.usgs.gov/)

Former Grand Junction Fire Chief Found Dead In Gunnison River

The body of a former Grand Junction Fire Department chief was found in the Gunnison River on Friday.

09/07/2014

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BLM Seeks Path For Managing West Conservation Area

If there’s one thing that’s clear on the canyon-riven, earthen upheaval known as the Uncompahgre Plateau, it’s that there’s no direct route to anywhere.

06/08/2013

The Girl Scouts on the Gunnison River (credit: CBS)

Girl Scouts Find Water Still Running Strong On The Gunnison River

Colorado waterways are still running pretty strong, even this late in the summer. A group of Girl Scouts and some of their parents were kind enough to let a CBS4 crew tag along for a day in a canoe.

07/30/2011

A boat tour offers a closer view of the Black Canyon. (credit: CBS)

Boat Ride Down Gunnison Reveals Ancient Secrets

A ride down the Gunnison River gives visitors a stunning view of the Black Canyon from water level, courtesy a boat called “Curecata Two.”

07/07/2011

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