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

Marijuana, Gay Marriage Lead Top 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

Lake County Road 9 closed for concerns of water damage (credit: CBS)

Flooding Concerns Rise In Western Colorado, High Country

The warm temperatures across Colorado the past two days and recent severe storms have created some issues on the western half of the state with regards to flooding.

05/29/2014

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

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Flood Concern Growing With Snowmelt, Potential Weekend Rain

If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.

05/23/2014

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Aspen Mountain To Open For Memorial Day Skiing

Aspen is marking the unofficial start of summer with more skiing.

05/20/2014

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Mother’s Day Storm Pushes Colorado Snowpack Past 100 Percent

The Mother’s Day snowstorm that hit Colorado put the state’s snowpack well over 100 percent of normal.

05/14/2014

An image of a small avalanche on Berthoud Pass on Saturday (credit: CAIC)

May Snowstorm Heightens Avalanche Risks

Colorado’s May snowstorm is increasing the state’s avalanche danger.

05/12/2014

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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Crews Work To Avoid Flooding Problem In Housing Development Near Leadville

Spring melt is causing concerns in the mountains as creeks and rivers start to rise.

04/22/2014

Dillon Reservoir on Monday (credit: CBS)

Dillon Reservoir Could Fill For The First Time In Years

The mountain snow is melting and it looks like Colorado’s white winter in the high country will bring good news for residents along the Front Range.

04/21/2014

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