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South Platte Winter Run

In late January the South Platte River near Deckers, Colorado becomes a magical place. Waterton Canyon is  a popular trail that follows the South Platt river from the base of the foothills up into the mountains. 229 more words

Snow Moves Out But Coldest Air Arrives Wednesday Morning

By Justin McHeffey

Monday night’s storm left Denver under a blanket of snow, but the coldest temps of the system arrive Wednesday and Thursday. Light northerly winds, clear skies, and the fresh snow cover will cause the mercury to drop near zero degrees both mornings. 242 more words


Mile-High Seventy-Mile High Line Canal.

(research.) It took me a little while to figure out what I was looking at when I took a short trip to Denver and saw the 130-year-old High Line Canal. 133 more words


Colorado Touchpoints ~ South Platte River, Brighton

Early in the story, Claire spends the afternoon with her family at a small municipal park on the banks of the South Platte River in Brighton. 154 more words

Wit's End The Book

Engineers Enjoy Unique Situation During Scheduled Maintenance On Bear Creek Dam

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Bear Creek is dry below the lake and dam that share the same name in Lakewood. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is doing scheduled maintenance, and it couldn’t come at a better time. 381 more words


A caretaker's daughter

What it was like to grow up in Waterton Canyon

By Jessica Mahaffey

For most people in the Denver area, Waterton Canyon is a nearby recreation destination, perfect for weekend family hikes, morning bike rides and afternoon fly fishing. 1,473 more words

Denver Water

Marathon runners complain of foul smells along the South Platte River

DENVER — Runners had some sore legs Monday, one day after Denver’s popular Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. But it’s not just race times and winners on top of mind. 278 more words