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Swollen Colorado Rivers Force Rafters To Seek Calmer Waters

Rapidly melting snow and heavy spring rains are sending Colorado’s rivers tumbling out of the mountains, so far claiming the lives of at least 11 people and forcing some whitewater rafting companies to seek out calmer rapids and stock extra safety gear.

06/26/2015

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Jefferson & Douglas Counties Close South Platte River

In light of the dangerous high waters, Jefferson and Douglas counties are closing the South Platte River.

06/18/2015

A high South Platte River at Confluence Park in Denver (credit: CBS)

Denver Water: ‘Great Year To Be A Kayaker Or Rafter In Colorado’

With more rain in the forecast Denver Water says they’re monitoring water levels, but they’re actually in a good spot.

05/18/2015

Patrons at a marijuana store celebrate its opening in January. (credit: CBS)

Marijuana, Gay Marriage Lead Top 6 Colorado News Stories Of First Half Of 2014

Social issues and the weather found center stage in the first half of 2014 in Colorado, with legal pot and not-so-legal gay marriage claiming the headlines.

07/08/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

Rafting Companies Shutting Down Some Upper River Section Runs

It’s been a deadly couple of weeks on both Clear Creek and the Cache La Poudre River, and until Saturday there hadn’t been a death on a commercial rafting trip in Colorado since 2011.

06/08/2014

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Risky Colorado Rivers Place A Premium On Safety

Three deaths in two weeks and Colorado rivers rushing at record levels have put a premium on safety for kayaking and rafting enthusiasts this spring.

06/06/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

High Country Rafting Companies Enjoying Successful Season So Far

As the snowpack in the mountains begins to melt Colorado rafting companies report a good season so far.

05/26/2014

Rafting on the Blue River (credit: CBS)

Melting Snow Equals Cash Flow For Rafting Industry

Water isn’t the only thing flowing in Colorado right now — all the melting means more cash flow for one Colorado industry.

04/24/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

The Yampa River in Steamboat Springs is a popular activity for visitors and residents alike in the summer months. (credit: CBS)

Top Rafting And Tubing Near Denver

Summer is upon us and Denver locals are fortunate to have some of the top rafting venues in the state within only a couple hours’ drive.

07/06/2013

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