High Country

Frisco (credit: CBS)

Frisco Comes In At No. 2 In Coolest Town Rankings

It’s a quaint and quintessential Colorado mountain town, and according to at least one Internet list Frisco, Colorado, is the second coolest town in America.

02/25/2015

The spruce beetle (credit: for.gov.bc.ca)

Spruce Beetle Hits More Colorado Forests; Pine Beetle Slows

One type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, mostly because it’s running out of live trees to infest, officials said Friday.

02/06/2015

The Eisenhower Tunnel Saturday night (credit: CBS)

Winter Storm Warning For Colorado High Country

The National Weather Service says up to 20 inches of snow can be expected in the Colorado mountains through Monday.

11/23/2014

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Opens, Trail Ridge & Mt. Evans Road Open Friday

Highway 82 over Independence Pass opens for the season at noon on Thursday.

05/22/2014

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High Country Health Insurance Shoppers Urged To Contact State

Four Western Slope counties have the highest insurance rates in the country, and time is running out for thousands of Coloradans there who are trying to get less expensive health care.

05/05/2014

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Skiers And Boarders Enjoy Last Few Days

This is the final weekend for several ski resorts in the high county.

04/27/2014

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Work On Twin Tunnels Lasting Until End Of The Year

Construction at the Twin Tunnels to widen the westbound tunnel and make it safer for drivers will last until December.

04/01/2014

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More Snow, Windy Conditions Could Mean More Avalanches

Windy conditions and a fresh blanket of snow are creating unstable conditions which could mean more avalanches.

03/30/2014

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Fresh Powder Great For Skiing, Raises Avalanche Danger

This week’s fresh powder is great for skiers and boarders who want to enjoy spring skiing in Colorado’s mountains but it’s concerning for those who monitor avalanche conditions.

03/28/2014

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Snow Continues, Some Difficult Travel Overnight

It’s a soggy and chilly night across Colorado as a Pacific storm system crosses the state.

03/07/2014

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