Rocky Mountains

Durango Mountain Resort on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Economic Factors Look Good For Mountain Tourism That’s Already On Record Pace

The tourism industry in Colorado’s high country continues its record pace, according to a group of Denver-based economists.

03/18/2015

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Top Horseback Riding Vacations In The U.S.

Get away from it all by venturing out on one of the best horseback riding vacations in America.

03/06/2015

The spruce beetle (credit: for.gov.bc.ca)

Spruce Beetle Hits More Colorado Forests; Pine Beetle Slows

One type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, mostly because it’s running out of live trees to infest, officials said Friday.

02/06/2015

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Colorado’s Terrain Plays A Role During Bitter Cold Outbreaks

Just like the mountains play an important role in winter storms, they also help determine who sees bitter cold.

12/25/2014

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Snowstorm Delivers White Christmas For Large Swaths Of Colorado

The snowy Christmas that Coloradans began prepping for days ago arrived Thursday afternoon, as more than a foot of snow was expected in some mountain locations.

12/25/2014

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America’s Best Places For A White Christmas

A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.

12/02/2014

Denver Cold Snap

Denver’s 77 Degree Temp Swing Rare, Even For The Rockies

A rare early season arctic blast left its mark in the Denver history books.

11/14/2014

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Lynx Protections Expanded But New Habitat Denied

U.S. wildlife officials are expanding protections for Canada lynx to include animals in New Mexico, while again denying critical habitat designations for the elusive wild cats in the Southern Rockies.

09/11/2014

Denver (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Travel Guide For Denver, Colorado

This practical guide serves as the perfect introduction to the city affectionately known as the Mile High City.

07/10/2014

Denver Zoo (credit: CBS)

Great Numbers Show Denver Not Just A Gateway To The Rockies For Tourists

New numbers show people all across the country love the city of Denver. Tourism to the Mile High City and surrounding areas set a new record last year with more than 14 million visitors.

06/18/2014

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