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No Charges In Death At Summit County Jail

Authorities say no charges will be filed against jail officers after a 33-year-old Leadville man died at the Summit County Jail while deputies were trying to stop him from harming himself.

08/27/2013

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Man Dies After Cardiac Arrest In Summit County Jail

Authorities say a 33-year-old Leadville man who experienced cardiac arrest at the Summit County Jail while deputies were trying to stop him from harming himself has died.

07/14/2013

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Inside The Effort To Open Independence Pass

Don Poole, the Colorado Department of Transportation’s maintenance patrol supervisor for Highway 82, and two other employees took two reporters up to show CDOT’s process and progress in clearing the state’s second-highest paved road.

05/18/2013

An avalanche is set along Independence Pass on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Avalanche Mitigation On Independence Pass Makes For An Exciting Show

Crews with the Colorado Department of Transportation are getting some extra help in their effort to get Independence Pass cleared for the summer.

05/14/2013

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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

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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

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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

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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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