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Colorado Trail Adds 80 Miles In Collegiate Peaks

The 486-mile Colorado Trail between Denver and Durango is adding 80 miles of trail through the Collegiate Peaks, which is home to a dozen mountains topping 14,000 feet.

03/06/2013

A worker clears a tree killed by pine beetles. (credit: CBS4 File)

Aerial Survey Shows Beetle Infestation Spreading

An annual aerial survey of forest health in Colorado shows the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak is expanding.

02/06/2013

Independence pass (credit: CBS)

Independence Pass Closes For The Season

The first major snowstorm of the season is hitting the high country and the Colorado Department of Transportation says that means it is time to close down Independence Pass.

11/09/2012

Turquoise Lake (credit: haystack.mit.edu)

Dive Teams Search For Man Missing On Turquoise Lake

Authorities are looking for a man who never returned from fishing on Turquoise Lake near Leadville.

10/21/2012

Jamie Paulin-Ramirez (credit: CBS)

Leadville Woman Faces Prison Over Terror Plot

Two American women and a Maryland teen convicted of helping terrorists plan a Muslim holy war are set to be sentenced by year’s end.

10/15/2012

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Asbestos Mitigation Forces Camp Hale Shut Down

A popular and historic place for camping and hunting in the mountains is now shut down because it’s contaminated with asbestos.

10/13/2012

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Colorado Battleground District Hard To Predict

Colorado’s largest congressional district is the size of Arkansas and boasts the state’s most contested race as first-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and Democrat Sal Pace court voters with wildly divergent interests.

08/22/2012

The sinkhole on Highway 24 (credit: CBS)

Highway 24 To Reopen Friday Evening

Highway 24 over Tennessee Pass is expected to be completely reopened Friday evening after for the first time since a sinkhole shut it down.

08/10/2012

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DAs: Deadly Force On Leadville Teen Justified

Prosecutors say an officer was justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old Leadville man who led officers on an 80-mile chase and had a gun.

08/03/2012

The sinkhole on Highway 24 (credit: CBS)

Highway 24 Opens As Progress Made Filling Massive Sinkhole

Highway 24 over Tennessee Pass opened to single-lane traffic on Monday for the first time since a sinkhole shut it down.

07/30/2012

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