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Northern Colorado

Flood Concerns

Race Underway To Protect Towns Against Spring Flooding

It’s a race against the calendar and nature as residents and engineers work to protect towns in Northern Colorado against spring flooding.

03/31/2014

The pine beetle (credit: CBS)

Pine Beetle Problem Waning, But May Be Moving To Lower Elevations

The U.S. Forest Service plans to spray nearly 8,000 trees in Northern Colorado to protect them from pine beetles.

03/24/2014

A Kind Place medical marijuana dispensary in Fort Collins hopes to soon have retail sales (credit: CBS)

Big Demand For Retail Pot Sales In Fort Collins

t turns out there is a big demand for retail pot in Northern Colorado after the Fort Collins City Council voted earlier this week to allow recreational marijuana sales.

03/21/2014

Cloud 9 Caregivers in Garden City (credit: CBS)

Garden City Welcomes First Legal Sales Of Recreational Pot In Northern Colorado

The first legal sales of recreational marijuana in Northern Colorado began Monday morning in Garden City.

01/20/2014

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Top 10 Talkers On CBSDenver.com In 2013

Reports about flooding, wildfires and marijuana in Colorado were among the top viewed stories on CBSDenver.com this year, but you might be surprised to learn that the following specific stories were also big talkers and drew big numbers.

12/17/2013

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3 Northern Colorado Towns Try To Change US Train-Noise Rules

Three northern Colorado towns tired of freight train horns blaring day and night are on a mission to change federal train safety policy so they can muffle warning blasts.

12/11/2013

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14 Arrested In Meth Bust In Fort Collins, Denver

Fourteen people were arrested in a methamphetamine bust over the weekend.

12/09/2013

Michael Patterson's bike after the crash in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Looks To Reduce Hit & Run Bike Accidents

A student at Colorado State University remains in intensive care after being hit by a car while riding his bike home from class this week.

11/09/2013

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11 Counties Wanting To Secede From Colorado Gets National Attention

A ballot issue getting national attention is a proposal by 11 counties to secede from Colorado and form a new state. The question on the ballot asks if those county commissioners should make a case to the state Legislature for secession.

11/05/2013

Irish Elementary School Principal Lindsey Walton shows how hot it is inside a classroom in Aug. 2013. (credit: CBS)

‘Heat Day’ Keeps Classrooms Closed In Fort Collins

Many in Northern Colorado are used to the term “snow day” but what about a “heat day.” That’s what has happened for students who won’t be in class on Friday.

08/29/2013

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