High Country

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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Ski Traffic On Interstate 70 Sunday Was Worst Ever For Some

Road conditions in the high country on Sunday messed up the travel plans for thousands of skiers and snowboarders.

02/10/2014

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Avalanche Danger High For Backcountry Skiers

Continued snowfall in the high country is resulting in high avalanche danger for backcountry skiers.

02/09/2014

Pitkin County's 911 call center (credit: CBS)

911 Dispatchers In Pitkin County Start Accepting Texts For Help

Pitkin County 911 communication center dispatchers now are monitoring another source for emergency responses.

11/04/2013

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