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Rocky Mountain National Park Will Reopen With State Funds

The National Park Service has allowed Colorado to reopen Rocky Mountain National Park by using state funds.

10/11/2013

Longs Peak (credit: James Varner of Castle Pines)

2 Stranded Hikers On Longs Peak Make It To Safety

A pair of hikers made it down one of Colorado’s highest peaks on their own Friday after being stranded by an ice storm for two days, the National Park Service said.

09/13/2013

Paul Nahon (credit: KOLR-TV)

Missouri Tennis Star’s Body Recovered From Longs Peak

Crews have recovered the body of a 20-year-old Missouri man who died in a fall at Rocky Mountain National Park.

08/18/2013

(photo from Justin Kenney via Nat'l Park Service)

Colorado Woman’s Drowning At Grand Canyon Remains Mystery

Kaitlin Kenney was on a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon in January when she wrote a journal entry about her deep respect for the unforgiving environment and her desire not to become too intoxicated and keep a clear head.

08/04/2013

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County Leaders Hope Endangered Fort Lyon Could Help Veterans

Among the Colorado historical sites making the list of Colorado’s most endangered places is a place seeped in tragedy and pop culture, Fort Lyon.

04/09/2013

Dinosaur National Monument in 2011 (credit: CBS)

BLM Deferring Dinosaur-Area Oil, Gas Leasing In Western Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management says it won’t offer any parcels in the Dinosaur area in western Colorado at its oil and gas lease auction in May.

02/13/2013

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Expanded Wi-Fi Service Coming To National Parks

It soon may be harder to get away from email, Facebook and Twitter — even at a national park.

02/02/2013

The Fern Lake Fire (credit: Estes Park Trail Gazette)

Battle On To Keep Fern Lake Fire Inside National Park

Firefighters are trying to keep a wildfire from spreading outside the boundaries of Rocky Mountain National Park.

12/04/2012

An image of the Fern Lake Fire (credit: Steve Hoffman)

Wildfire Forces Evacuations In Rocky Mountain National Park

A wildfire that broke out Tuesday has forced the evacuations of campers and hikers in Rocky Mountain National Park.

10/09/2012

Garden Park Fossil Area (credit: blm.gov)

Proposal Would Add Dino Quarries To Garden Park

The public is getting time to comment on a proposal to expand the Garden Park Fossil Area north of Cañon City and designate it a national natural landmark.

10/04/2012

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