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Man Dies After Slipping Into Platte River Overnight

DENVER (CBS4) – A man died after slipping into the South Platte River overnight.

The man’s friend went in after him, and had to be rescued by Denver firefighters. 75 more words


43-Year-Old Man Drowns While Tubing

DECKERS, Colo. (CBS4) – A Castle Rock man drowned while tubing in the South Platte River in Jefferson County on Saturday.

Investigators say the 43-year-old was with his fiancee and friends near Deckers and the Platte River Campground. 41 more words


South Platte Bike Tour June 2017

Each year, the Colorado Foundation for Water Education leads an urban waters bike tour through Denver. This tour is open to water professionals and citizens alike to learn about the South Platte Watershed and what is being done to make the 8-mile stretch of the river more user-friendly.  941 more words

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Homeless Camps Popping Up Along Popular Recreation Area

By Rick Sallinger

DENVER (CBS4) – It is one of Colorado’s treasures for recreation, but the north fork of the South Platte River in Denver and Adams County has now become an intersection of outdoor recreation and abject poverty, dotted with homeless camps. 408 more words


Spring Storm, Snowmelt Increases Flooding Possibility

By Chris Spears

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– Some residents of northeast Colorado are preparing for the possibility of flooding over the next several days.

The threat is due to a combination of heavy runoff from our recent spring storm and snowmelt in the mountains. 94 more words