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File photo of wildfires in Colorado.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Wildfires Threaten Summer Rocky Mountain Tourism

Several large wildfires across the West have placed some tourist destinations from Montana to New Mexico in danger just at the height of midsummer family road-trip season, putting cherished Western landscapes at risk along with hordes of vacationers.

06/26/2012

This image was captured on June 18, 2012, inside the lines of the High Park Fire. (credit: Colorado National Guard)

High Park Fire May Not Impact Tourism

Tourism experts believe there won’t be fewer people visiting Colorado because of the High Park Fire.

06/21/2012

Volunteers plant pine seedlings in the Hayman Fire Burn Area. (credit: CBS)

Tourism Back After Iron Mountain Fire, Hayman Fire

Tourism in Fremont County, and in much of the state, took an economic hit after the Iron Mountain Fire moved fast and furious in the Copper Gulch area after igniting on June 2, 2002.

06/16/2012

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Breckenridge Moves Forward With Rodeo Plans

Despite a loud outcry from residents, Breckenridge has decided to move forward with a professional rodeo series this summer. The move is expected to boost tourism.

05/06/2012

The San Juan Mountains (credit: fs.usda.gov)

Gov. Hickenlooper Vetoes Tourism Bill

Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoes a tourism bill because he believes it would decrease competition.

05/04/2012

Bill Smith of Golden took this photo in August 2011 in the San Luis Valley looking north from New Mexico Route 522.

Colorado’s Tourism Head Pleased To See New New Mexico Tourism Ads

New Mexico this year is celebrating 100 years of statehood, but many people still confuse the Land of Enchantment with its south of the border neighbor. And some who do know the state think it’s nothing but a boring desert wasteland they would only visit on the way to Arizona or Colorado.

04/17/2012

(credit: Colorado.com)

With Resorts Suffering, Colorado Advertises For Skiers

With skiers staying away from Colorado resorts in droves this year, the Colorado Tourism Office took a largely unprecedented step Sunday and ran a full-page ad in the New York Times proclaiming that snow had arrived in the state.

01/24/2012

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Colorado Tourism Office Reports Record Visits In 2010

A new report estimates a record 55.1 million people visited Colorado last year, representing a 6.1 percent increase from 2009.

06/15/2011

Saguache of the past (credit: CBS)

Town Of Saguache Tries To Attract More Visitors

The small town of Saguache is like many Colorado mountain towns, built by the gold and silver booms in the late 1800s. At the time it was mainly a supply depot for the mining towns of Bonanza and Crestone.

11/28/2010

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