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High Country

Crews dig out the parking area at the Alpine Visitor Center along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, located at 11,796 feet. (credit: nps.gov/romo)

Mountain Passes Open For Memorial Day Weekend

For many, Memorial Day weekend is a kick-off for summer activities and that means heading to the mountains. We should be able to do that this weekend as many mountain passes are opening up as we head into the long holiday stretch.

05/24/2013

Independence Pass on April 30 (credit: CDOT)

Snow Clearing Crews Have Big Job On Colorado Mountain Passes

Despite recent snowstorms in the high country, officials say they are on track to open Mount Evans and Trail Ridge roads for the busy Memorial Day Weekend.

05/07/2013

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Twin Tunnels Expansion Means Long Detour

A project to widen the eastbound lanes of the Twin Tunnels near Idaho Springs means drivers heading home from the mountains will encounter a detour for the rest of the year.

04/02/2013

Bear cubs in Golden in August 2012 (credit: City of Golden)

Parks And Wildlife Gets Working On Their Bear Aware Campaign

State wildlife officials in the high country say the weather in upcoming weeks will be critical in determining what bear season will be like.

03/15/2013

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Columbine Victim’s Uncle Gets School Thinking About Student Safety

The FBI teamed up with the uncle of a Columbine victim Wednesday in an effort to prevent gun violence in schools.

03/07/2013

Joshua Mock (credit: Summit County Sheriff's Office)

Passengers Call 911 After Man Allegedly Steals Summit County Bus

Police in Summit County arrested a 23-year-old man overnight after he reportedly stole a public bus with passengers on it, crashed it and then walked off.

03/01/2013

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Forest Service Shuts Blocks High Country ATV Business

A man who runs ATV tours in the high country says he’s being shut down by the U.S. Forest Service.

09/02/2012

Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge ended in Crested Butte (credit: CBS)

Colorado Cities Vie For USA Pro Challenge Locations

This week’s USA Pro Challenge is taking many of the world’s best cyclists through more than a dozen cities in Colorado. It’s very competitive for those cities to win a race stop.

08/22/2012

Accidents near the entrance to the Eisenhower Tunnel on Monday (credit: CDOT)

High Country Hit With Snowy Weather

Snow moved into the high country in Colorado overnight and caused some problems near the Eisenhower Tunnel on Monday morning.

10/17/2011

Debbie Gaskill of Arvada took this photo on Boreas Pass on Sept. 18. "The Aspens are just beginning to turn gold," she wrote.

Fall Colors: The Annual Autumn Show Begins

It’s that time of year! The annual changing of the leaves in the Colorado mountains has begun.

09/19/2011

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