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  1. Rare Wildlife Make Winter AppearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CBS Local

    At the end of January, Nancy McKendry was driving on Red Mountain Pass and encountered three lynx. Two scampered into the brush, she said, but the third walked right up to the car.

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  2. Deputies Detain Man, Confiscate Gun At Estes Park MotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | CBS Local

    The Larimer County Sheriff's Department says deputies received a report Monday that a man in the Olympus Motor Lodge just east of Estes Park might be armed and suicidal. The motel was evacuated and a 10-mile section of U.S. 34 was closed as a precaution.

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  3. National Park Rangers Trying To Find Missing HikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | CBS Local

    Rangers in Rocky Mountain National Park are trying to find a New York man who disappeared while hiking over a mountain road covered in snowdrifts wearing only tennis shoes, pants, a jacket and no hat or gloves, carrying a plastic grocery bag.

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  4. 2 Friends Climb Into History By Their Bloodied FingertipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | CBS Local

    American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson. Climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.

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  5. Colorado Climber & Partner Finish Historic Yosemite RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | CBS Local

    Colorado rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop the ledge of the 3,000-foot vertical wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in the glow of the afternoon sun, followed minutes later by Kevin Jorgeson. The two longtime friends embraced, and then Jorgeson pumped his arm in the air and clapped his hands above his head.

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  6. Colorado Climber, Partner Nearing Top Of El CapitanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | CBS Local

    Two climbers vying to finish the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California's Yosemite National Park without climbing aids are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot peak. If all goes as planned, 30-year-old Kevin Jorgeson of California and 36-year-old Tommy Caldwell of Estes Park, should reach the summit of El Capitan early Wednesday, possibly as early as 1 p.m. said spokeswoman Jess Clayton.

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  7. 2 Yosemite Climbers Closing In On Historic FeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | CBS Local

    A Colorado climber and his partner who are vying to become the first in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer granite face in California's Yosemite National Park are almost to the top. A spokeswoman said Tuesday that 30-year-old Kevin Jorgeson of California and 36-year-old Tommy Caldwell of Estes Park will likely finish the half-mile climb up El Capitan's Dawn Wall on Wednesday evening.

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  8. Duo Continues World's Hardest ClimbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    Two men are attempting what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Estes Park, Colorado, are using only their hands and feet as they make their way up the steep and difficult exposed granite on one side of El Capitan.

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  9. El Capitan Climber's 'Impossible Dream' About Halfway RealizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | CBS Local

    A Colorado man and his climbing partner are halfway through what's dubbed the most difficult rock climb in the world. Tommy Caldwell of Estes Park and Kevin Jorgeson of Santa Rosa, California, are attempting to scale a half-mile section - or about 3,000 feet - of exposed granite called Dawn's Wall on Yosemite National Park's El Captain in California.

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  10. Estes Park Man Halfway Through 'World's Hardest Rock Climb' In YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | CBS Local

    Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Tom Evans, a climber and photographer, has been chronicling Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, California, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Estes Park, Colorado, as they scale their way using only their hands and feet.

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  11. 'Mountain Strong' Movement Born Out Of Flood RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    Disaster is an inevitable part of life, especially in a place like Colorado where there are so many potential hazards caused by weather. And no matter how much training and education there is on how to deal with it, one never fully understands until they've lived it.

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  12. Flood Recovery Continues, But Deep Scars RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    In the disaster zone left behind after the September 2013 flood, there are still numerous side roads and rural driveways that need to be repaired. When heavy rains fell over the Front Range foothills, the water traveled by any means necessary to make it to lower elevations, where it eventually met the South Platte River.

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  13. Trail Work Along St. Vrain After Flood Helps Lyons Residents, WildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    Trails that run along the St. Vrain River between Lyons and Estes Park are getting much-needed repairs after last year's devastating flooding. Part of the repair work in the area includes trails that aren't used only by hikers but also wildlife.

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  14. Flood Recovery In Estes Park A Mixed Bag For SomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | CBS Local

    One year after flood waters ripped through Estes Park, a mountain town that relies intensely on tourism, visitors are bustling through the area again. Estes Park is popular with tourists, especially in the fall, because of its main-street shops, changing leaves and elk populations.

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  15. 'The Man Was Alive' - And Other 2013 Flood Stories With Happy EndingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | CBS Local

    Those words, shouted by CBS4 photographer Eddie Castro, captured the emotional turnaround during an early-morning water rescue during last September's historic and devastating flooding. Reporter Kelly Werthmann and Castro headed to Lafayette on Sept.

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  16. Hickenlooper To Give Update On Flood RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | CBS Local

    Gov. John Hickenlooper will be in Lyons on Monday to give an update on repairs to U.S. Highway 36 and other roads damaged in last September's flooding. All state roads destroyed by the water have reopened but more permanent repairs and improvements are still planned.

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  17. Day Hikes To Check Out As Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | CBS Local

    No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.

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  18. Estes Park Wants Help Building New Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | CBS Local

    People living in Estes Park want help from Colorado to build a new community center.

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  19. Highway 36 Closed Between Lyons & Estes Park For More RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | CBS Local

    The route between Lyons and Estes Park was closed to "through" traffic on Tuesday.

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