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Best Summer Backpacking Trips In America

While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.

04/22/2014

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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Gray Wolf Decision Could Have Big Ramifications In Colorado

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species in Colorado.

11/20/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

Peyton Manning during a 2013 minicamp practice (credit: CBS)

Broncos Have Super Bowl In Their Sights

Forget about Peyton Manning’s neck and right arm. Both held up just fine last year. The question now is about his broad shoulders.

07/23/2013

Rep. Diana DeGette (credit: CBS)

DeGette Reintroduces Colorado Wilderness Bill

Colorado congresswoman Diana DeGette has reintroduced a bill that would protect 750,000 acres in Colorado as designated wilderness.

06/25/2013

The Indian Gulch Fire in 2011 (credit: CBS)

Feds Send Colorado $19M In Wildfire Funds

The federal government on Monday belatedly sent $67 million in disaster relief to 15 states, with the biggest share going to Colorado to help recovery from last year’s devastating wildfires.

06/10/2013

NCAR's G5 aircraft (credit: CBS)

NCAR Scientists Get High-Flying New Tool To Help With Forecasts

Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder are heading up a project to help improve forecasts for severe weather in the central United States.

05/14/2013

Shannon Lukens riding through Steamboat Springs after all the snow (credit: Shannon Lukens)

Snowstorm That Hit The Rockies Heads To Midwest

A storm that has dumped more than a foot of snow in the Rocky Mountains could cause headaches for travelers as it tracks into the Midwest and Great Lakes region.

12/19/2012

The Flight For Life in Summit County (credit: CBS)

New Medical Copter Device Can Zero In On Avalanche Victims

It’s a new tool that could save lives in the mountains — a medical helicopter with a sensor that can zero in on people trapped in an avalanche.

11/14/2012

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