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Open Early, It’s ‘Bonus’ Time At Ski Cooper

Opening Day arrived two weeks early this year for Ski Cooper; its projected opener was Dec. 13. The entire resort — more than 400 acres — is open.

11/28/2014

St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville (credit: CBS)

Some Leadville Residents Didn’t Think Hospital Would Really Close

The only hospital in Leadville is closing. The closest hospitals to Leadville are in Vail, Frisco and Salida, but they’re all about an hour-drive away. That can be a death sentence for anyone with a heart attack or stroke.

11/19/2014

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Mother Describes ‘Sing Jesse’ Explicit Pics, Texts Sent To 13-Year-Old Daughter

Leadville police are looking for information about a male on Facebook who is sending inappropriate messages and photos to underage girls. One Leadville woman believes her daughter was a target.

10/29/2014

Cross country skiing on Tennessee Pass (credit: CBS)

State’s Water Interests Converge On Tennessee Pass

A water-measuring flume on a ditch sitting exactly astride Tennessee pass outside Leadville might be as good a place as any to bring Western and Eastern Slope interests together to talk about water.

10/04/2014

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Airmen Hike Mount Elbert For Nationwide Challenge

A group of cadets and airmen from the Air Force Academy are climbing Mount Elbert as part of a plan to fly the Air Force flag from the highest point in every state.

09/20/2014

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Leadville Fish Hatchery In Danger Of Shutting Down

There aren’t many things still operating since the days of Colorado’s mining boom in the late 1800s. Last weekend the Leadville Fish Hatchery turns 125 years old, but this could be its last year in business.

07/28/2014

Damage from an explosion in Leadville (credit: Facebook)

Lives Put At Risk As Hash Explosions Are On The Rise

The number of hash explosions in Colorado have skyrocketed in Colorado since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized on Jan. 1, according to a CBS4 investigation.

05/01/2014

Damage from an explosion in Leadville (credit: Facebook)

Hash Oil Explosion Investigated In Leadville

Authorities are investigating a hash oil explosion at a home in Leadville.

04/29/2014

Sgt. Jeffrey Hartman (credit: Lake County Sheriff's Office)

2 Lake County Officers Accused Of Stealing Guns From Evidence Locker

Two law enforcement officers are going to face charges after allegedly stealing several guns from the evidence locker.

04/28/2014

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Rock Slide Closes Highway 24 Near Minturn

A rock slide that brought down more than 150 tons of rock onto a roadway early Tuesday has closed Colorado Highway 24 near Minturn.

04/22/2014

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