White River National Forest

The USA Pro Challenge peloton rides through Big Thompson Canyon during Stage 6 on Aug. 24, 2013, in Loveland. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Top 5 Most Awesome Sections Of This Year’s USA Pro Challenge Route

This will be the fourth year of the USA Pro Challenge, and race continues boast an impressive group of elite pro racers and a punishing overall elevation gain.

08/11/2014

Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Summit County Wants To Acquire Land For More Affordable Housing

There’s an effort to bring more affordable housing options to one of Colorado’s most popular destinations. It’s taking an act of Congress, but Summit County should soon acquire a big chunk of land for more housing.

07/10/2014

The Indian Peaks, as seen from Brainard Lake (credit: Gary Anderson)

Top Summer Backpacking Trips Near Denver

When it comes to backpacking escapes, Colorado has some of the best areas to explore.

05/03/2014

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Coloradans Tell Feds Not To Change Oil, Gas Leases

Hundreds of natural gas workers, contractors and their supporters say the Bureau of Land Management should not change dozens of energy leases it is reviewing, The Daily Sentinel reported Friday.

05/02/2014

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Appeals Court Upholds Snowmass Ski Project

A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing new ski terrain on Burnt Mountain in the Snowmass ski area near Aspen.

04/29/2014

James McGrogan (credit: CBS)

Search For Missing Hiker Suspended Due To Weather

After days of combing through the backcountry, the search for a missing hiker has been called off.

03/18/2014

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

No Evidence Of Cartel Ties To Massive Pot Growing Operation In High Country

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.

09/24/2013

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

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Ward Gulch Fire Evacuees Allowed Back Home

Residents near a 485-acre wildfire burning north of Rifle are back home.

06/17/2013

Sen. Mark Udall at the meeting (credit: CBS)

Udall Meets With High Country Fire Chiefs To Prepare For Wildfire Season

One Colorado senator wants air tankers to be a more frequent sight during the wildfire season in Colorado and throughout the West, but as of right now, Washington red tape is holding it up.

02/10/2013

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