Government Shutdown


Tue March 11, 2014
Colorado Flood

One Road, Two Cities, Enduring Challenges After Colorado Floods

Neil Sullivan stands at the counter of his deli, The St. Vrain Market in Lyons, Colo.
Grace Hood KUNC

It’s been six months since heavy rain flooded 24 Colorado counties, damaging businesses, homes, roads and ending 10 lives. An estimated 28,000 residents were impacted and nearly 1,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed.

When it comes to business, the small towns of Lyons and Estes Park have faced a particularly steep road to recovery.

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Wed March 5, 2014
Government Shutdown

Report Measures The Cost Of Government Shutdown On Parks

Mummy Range, Rocky Mountain National Park
by Mark Jarvis Flickr/Creative Commons


Fri October 18, 2013
Government Shutdown

Colorado May Be Out Money Used To Reopen National Park

Elk are a popular sight at Rocky Mountain National Park
ricketyus Creative Commons/Flickr

The end of the government shutdown was welcome news for visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park and other popular tourist destinations across the country. 

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Tue October 15, 2013

On Capitol Hill, A Flurry Of Activity But Still No Deal

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 9:16 pm

House Speaker John Boehner (center) and House Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (right) arrive for a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol.
Jonathan Ernst Reuters/Landov
(This post was last updated at 11:05 p.m. ET)

With a little more than a day to go before the nation potentially defaults on its debts, there's still no solid plan on the table in Washington.

There was a flurry of activity on Tuesday, but it produced little significant movement.

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Mon October 14, 2013