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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

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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

Breckenridge Ski Resort (credit: CBS)

Work On Breckenridge Ski Resort’s Peak 6 Begins

Construction has begun on what will become 543 acres of new terrain in the Peak 6 area of Breckenridge Ski Resort.

07/11/2013

James "Randy" Udall (Sublette County Sheriff's Office)

Teams Looking For Sen. Udall’s Brother Find Body

Teams looking for the brother of Colorado Sen. Mark Udall in western Wyoming’s Wind River Range have found his body, the family said Wednesday night.

07/03/2013

An employee working at Hester Log and Lumber (credit: CBS)

Mill Owners Want Better Logging Contracts From Forest Service

Many in the timber industry are saying enough isn’t being done to clean up beetle kill trees. Some Coloradans are turning the dead tree problem into profit, but they say they need more help.

07/03/2013

A C-130 tanker (credit: CBS)

4 Military Air Tankers Moving From Colorado To Arizona

Four military firefighting planes are being moved to Arizona from Colorado.

07/02/2013

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