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San Juan Mountains

(credit: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad)

Cumbres & Toltec Provides ‘Antique Railroading’ Experience

Colorado residents hankering to see the state in the days before automobiles and the Internet might find satisfaction in the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

08/04/2014

Adam Cambell (credit: Twitter)

Ultrarunner Hit By Lightning Finishes In 3rd Place

Canadian ultrarunner Adam Campbell was over halfway through Colorado’s Hardrock 100 endurance race when he was struck by lightning.

07/15/2014

The San Luis Valley (credit: CBS)

Group Threatens To Sue Colorado Over River Flows

An environmental group is threatening to sue Colorado, saying its management of water in the San Luis Valley is putting New Mexico’s stretch of the Rio Grande at risk.

01/22/2014

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Winds Ease At West Fork Complex Fire, But Town Still A Concern

This is what counts as good news in Colorado’s wildfire season: a breezy day but at least not three straight hours of winds blowing at 25 mph or more.

06/25/2013

Snow surveyors measure the snowpack on Berthoud Pass in this undated file photo. (credit: CBS)

Southwestern Dust Found In Snow Across Colorado

Dust blown in from the Southwest settled on snow over many of Colorado’s mountains during this week’s storm and will eventually affect how fast the snowpack melts and possibly how much water the state can hold onto.

04/19/2013

Colorado County Sees Tourism In Historic Silver Mine

A contaminated 19th century silver mining camp could become a bigger tourism draw for a sparsely populated, high-alpine county in southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.

03/07/2013

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Avalanches An Ever-Present Hazard In Colorado

The death of a 23-year-old Durango man Feb. 2 in an avalanche near Silverton drives home how deceptively treacherous snow conditions can bury skiers, hikers or snowboarders in an instant.

02/16/2013

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Avalanche Warnings For Western Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the danger of snow slides continues to be high in western Colorado.

01/07/2013

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Avalanche Warning Issued For Southwest Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has issued a warning for hikers and skiers in the Southern San Juan mountains as another snow storm moves into Colorado.

12/17/2012

Colorado Working For Cutthroat Trout Comeback

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are reintroducing native cutthroat trout to a part of the San Juan Mountains where they once lived.

09/28/2012

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