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Leadville, Colorado is located in Lake County. Zip codes in Leadville, CO include 80461. The median home price in Leadville is $175,000. More Leadville information.

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Yesterday | Vail Daily News

Highway 24 reopens after rockslide

A CDOT crewman takes a look at the path a rockslide cleared as it tumbled to U.S. Highway 24 on Tuesday.

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Tuesday | KKTV

Some Mountain Communities Vulnerable To Flooding Due To Rapid Snowmelt

Monday night in Lake County, workers scrambled to fill sandbags, build dikes and build trenches to divert water from homes in the Leadville area after rapid snowmelt left the town vulnerable to flooding.

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Tuesday | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Crews divert spring runoff to avoid flooding Leadville homes

In a preview of what's likely to come, crews worked overnight to divert quick spring runoff away from homes that otherwise would have flooded.

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Tuesday | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Rockslide closes U.S. 24 between Minturn and Leadville

U.S. 24 between Interstate 70 and Leadville was closed Tuesday morning because of a rockslide, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Gazette

Readers weigh in on crazy Colorado weather

With the weather alternating between summer and winter over the past two weeks, The Gazette took to Facebook to ask: "What's your craziest Colorado weather story?" Here's a sampleof the responses: "When my dad got transferred from Hawaii to NORAD in 76 or 77, there was a blizzard about 2 weeks before in April.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Death notices, April 18, 2014

Survivors include her mother, Jan Lowndes of Cortez; one sister, Marcie Alban of Leadville; and one brother, Tasker Lowndes of Cortez.

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Vail Daily News

Distillery coming to Vail Valley

Christian Avignon's grandfather was in the 10th Mountain Division during World War II.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

GantDaily.com

Arkansas River emerges as favorite trout fishing destination in Colorado

Denver, CO, United States - After being known as an unheralded river with a reputation for heavy metal contamination 30 years ago, the upper Arkansas River has emerged as one of the favorite trout fishing stream destination in Colorado.

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The Gazette

Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest

Contestants brave a heavy snowstorm to compete in the Eenie Weenie Bikini Contest Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Copper Mountain as part of the resort's Sunsation celebration.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Denver Post

Trout Fishing

After nearly 30 years of work, the Ark has become an overnight sensation. The formerly unheralded river with a reputation for heavy-metal contamination has suddenly entered the conversation as a contender for the title of Colorado's top trout fishing stream.

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Fort Collins Coloradoan

Floyd D. Smith

<![CDATA[Floyd D. Smith, 77, of Fort Collins, Colo. peacefully passed away March 31, 2014. He was born April 11, 1936 in McCook, Neb. to Howard and Wilma Smith. Floyd enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 and served his country with honor from 1953 to 1956 when he was honorably discharged. Floyd was united in marriage to Jane M. Baird on August 29, 1958 in Denver, Colo. He had a successful 30-year career with the Colorado and Southern/Bur-lington Northern Railroads. His career took him to places such as Leadville, Colo., Cheyenne, Wyo. and Amarillo, Texas. After retiring they traveled extensively living in Aurora, Colo., Cheyenne, Wyo. and Fort Collins, Colo. Floyd's passion was railroading, but in retirement his enthusiasm was RVing; they traveled from coast to coast and Canada to Mexico. Floyd is survived by his wife, Jane; sons, Ken Smith of Alliance, Neb. and Terry Smith of Ft. Worth, Texas; brother, James Smith of Lakewood, Colo., sisters, Donna Readwin of Tacoma, Wash. and Virginia Morgan of Gambrills, Md.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother, Lloyd. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 12, 2014 at the Allnutt Drake Chapel in Fort Collins, Colo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Floyd D. Smith

<![CDATA[Floyd D. Smith, 77, of Fort Collins, Colo. peacefully passed away March 31, 2014. He was born April 11, 1936 in McCook, Neb. to Howard and Wilma Smith. Floyd enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 and served his country with honor from 1953 to 1956 when he was honorably discharged. Floyd was united in marriage to Jane M. Baird on August 29, 1958 in Denver, Colo. He had a successful 30-year career with the Colorado and Southern/Bur-lington Northern Railroads. His career took him to places such as Leadville, Colo., Cheyenne, Wyo. and Amarillo, Texas. After retiring they traveled extensively living in Aurora, Colo., Cheyenne, Wyo. and Fort Collins, Colo. Floyd's passion was railroading, but in retirement his enthusiasm was RVing; they traveled from coast to coast and Canada to Mexico. Floyd is survived by his wife, Jane; sons, Ken Smith of Alliance, Neb. and Terry Smith of Ft. Worth, Texas; brother, James Smith of Lakewood, Colo., sisters, Donna Readwin of Tacoma, Wash. and Virginia Morgan of Gambrills, Md.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother, Lloyd. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on April 12, 2014 at the Allnutt Drake Chapel in Fort Collins, Colo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Female ski groomers blaze trails in snow sports industry

Brent Neumeier / Colorado Mountain College Katy Crook , Allison Kohn and Debbie Cavesare among a growing number of female snowcat operators making names for themselves in a traditionally male-dominated field.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Tributes for March 27

Roger was discharged from the Army in December 1955. He married Betty Clark on June 1, 1956, in Leadville, Colo.

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