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Browns Canyon National Monument (credit: John Fielder/brownscanyon.org)

Browns Canyon National Monument Measure Debated

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.

12/06/2014

Kent Haruf  (credit: unco.edu)

Publisher Says Novelist Kent Haruf From Colorado Dies At Age 71

Writer Kent Haruf, who authored “Plainsong” and several other novels set in small town Colorado, died Sunday at age 71, his publisher said.

11/30/2014

St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville (credit: CBS)

Some Leadville Residents Didn’t Think Hospital Would Really Close

The only hospital in Leadville is closing. The closest hospitals to Leadville are in Vail, Frisco and Salida, but they’re all about an hour-drive away. That can be a death sentence for anyone with a heart attack or stroke.

11/19/2014

Edwin Bartheld's cabin in Turret (credit: Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department)

Man Who Died With Explosives Committed Suicide

Authorities say a 92-year-old man whose body was found under his southern Colorado home committed suicide, and investigators believe he intended to explode the house at the same time as his death.

09/17/2014

(courtesy to CBS)

Mystery Deepens After Explosives, Detonators Discovered In Dead 92-Year-Old’s House

A house containing a large quantity of explosives and chemicals — enough that would have surely destroyed the home, the county sheriff said — is the focus of wide-ranging investigation after the homeowner was found dead.

09/16/2014

The artist Christo takes a rafting trip down Arkansas River (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Rafts Down The Arkansas River

The artist Christo took a rafting trip down the Arkansas River, the same location he has planned to make the centerpiece for his next art project.

08/21/2014

USA Pro Challenge - Stage 1

Pro Challenge Riders Face Another Uphill Finish

USA Pro Challenge riders will have another uphill finish as they race from Gunnison to Monarch Mountain.

08/20/2014

Flooding in Pueblo (credit: CBS)

Flooding In Pueblo, Mudslide Near Salida

Severe weather hit southern Colorado over the weekend causing flooding in Pueblo and a mudslide near Salida.

08/11/2014

Estes Park on May 26, 2011, with Rocky Mountain National Park in the distance (credit: CBS)

Top Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near Denver

Don’t let the last days of summer pass you by without one last quick vacation. Here are some inexpensive long weekend trip ideas near Denver.

08/09/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team rides during the individual time trial in Stage 5 of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 23, 2013 in Vail, Colorado.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

USA Pro Challenge To Impact Highway Traffic

As thousands of bicyclists hit the mountain roads and highways across Colorado for the USA Pro Challenge, highway traffic along the route will be impacted.

08/07/2014

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