Glenwood Canyon


Sat July 5, 2014

Remembering Tragic Fire Deaths On Storm King Mountain

Memorial to 14 firefighters who died on Storm King Mountain. Taken June 27, 2014.
U.S. Forest Service photo U.S. Dept of Agriculture


Fri December 6, 2013

A Little Hydro Plant, But A 'Big Dog' In Colorado Water Rights

The Shoshone Generating Station, just off I-70 in Glenwood Canyon. Contruction started 1904 and it opened in 1909.
Maeve Conran KGNU

A complex series of agreements govern the distribution of water throughout the state. Along the Colorado River, farms, cities & towns, and the recreation industry are all big players. But everyone takes a backseat to a tiny hydroelectric plant that’s over 100 years old.

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Mon August 26, 2013
Colorado Wonders

Watch This And Hold On To Your Colorado Summer

Screencap from Zach Becker's video, 'Colorado Summer '13'
Zach Becker

This is going to either bring back your own memories or set you to furious work on that summer bucket list. As the days shorten, this video captures a lot of the grandeur and fun you'll find in Colorado's mountains.

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Sun October 14, 2012
Glenwood Canyon

Happy 20th Anniversary To I-70's "Modern Engineering Marvel"

A dramatic view of the west portal of Reverse Curve Tunnel as seen from the lower roadway
iagoarchangel Flickr - Creative Commons

Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of I-70 through Colorado’s Glenwood Canyon. That stretch of interstate often referred to as a “modern engineering marvel” took 13 years and nearly $500 million to construct.

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Wed April 4, 2012

Private Company Wants to Bring Cell Service to Glenwood Canyon

ellenm1 Flickr - Creative Commons

Cell phones are everywhere but cell service is another story especially on the road. Whatever one thinks about driving and cell phone use, there is no service along a 12 mile stretch of I-70 in the Glenwood Canyon.

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