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A worker removes pot plants from a site in the White River National Forest (credit: U.S. Forest Service)

$8.4M Worth Of Pot Plants Removed From White River National Forest

More than 3,000 marijuana plants at an estimated worth of $8.4 million have been removed from an illegal growing site in the White River National Forest, according to U.S. Forest Service.

09/23/2013

(credit: CBS)

CDOT Hopes To Use New Method For Avalanche Blasting

It’s the unofficial end to summer this weekend but crews are already looking ahead to winter.

09/01/2013

Rose Hammes (credit: CBS)

Girl’s Body Found, Determined To Be That Of Missing Teen

A 17-year-old girl drowned after she was caught in heavy rain in Colorado Springs as storms pounded a region still reeling from mudslides and flash flooding that killed one person in nearby Manitou Springs last week.

08/13/2013

A volunteer in Manitou Springs (credit: CBS)

Volunteers Continue To Clean Up In Manitou Springs

There was a huge volunteer effort in Manitou Springs as residents spent another day cleaning up after severe flooding and mudslides.

08/11/2013

The zip-line on Vail Mountain (credit: CBS)

New Law Helping Summer Tourism In The High Country

Colorado’s ski resorts host tens of thousands of people a day in the winter, but they were handcuffed with what they could offer in the summer — that is until Sen. Mark Udall made a law changing that.

08/10/2013

An exploding target (credit: CBS)

Forest Service Banning ‘Exploding Targets’ In Colorado

Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.

08/05/2013

Copter4 flew over a mudslide on Hwy. 14 in Poudre Canyon on July 18. (credit: CBS)

CDOT Spending Millions To Protect Highway 14 From Mudslides

The Colorado Department of Transportation is spending millions of dollars to protect Highway 14 from mudslides.

07/28/2013

The fire in Douglas County (credit: Ted Trauernicht)

Several Fires Break Out Across Colorado

A 2-3-acre grass fire broke out in Douglas County near Monarch Boulevard and Serena Street. South Metro Fire responded.

07/27/2013

(credit: fs.fed.us)

Visitor Survey Shows Uses Of Forest Service Land

People aren’t always looking to just hike, camp or ski when they head to U.S. Forest Service lands.

07/19/2013

Forest Service Demolishing 1860s Mining Community

The U.S. Forest Service is starting demolition work on one of the earliest mining communities on the west side of the Continental Divide.

07/11/2013

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