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2013-06-14 23:17:48

Shieldmans Mobile Accessories is bringing social good to online shopping by designing and selling a limited-edition phone case to benefit first responders, non-profits and other agencies involved

2008-07-23 09:00:39

By Rocky Mountian News Fire crews announced the Oxyoke Fire west of Castle Rock was 100 percent contained at about 6 p.m.

2008-07-21 03:00:25

By Hazlehurst, John During the last 10 years, mountain pine beetles have killed more than 1.5 million acres of lodgepole pines statewide. Summit County, home to Colorado's ski industry, has been particularly hard hit.


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Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

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