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State officials are launching a new effort they hope will encourage companies to start carrying a state logo on their products. The royalty-free licensing program called “By Colorado” is for businesses and others interested in including the new logo in marketing.

An estimated 7 million people have been shut out at 12 of the busiest and biggest U.S. national parks, costing parks and nearby communities about $76 million in lost visitor spending for each day the partial government shutdown drags on.

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Colorado ski towns are preparing for more than just snow this winter. The first recreational marijuana stores will open in the state in January. While a few communities across Colorado are banning retail stores altogether, others are taking different approaches to the sale of recreational marijuana.

National Parks Service

A new analysis from the Regional Economics Institute at Colorado State University says a decline in tourist activity in Estes Park could ripple through the rest of the state's economy.

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It’s been just over two weeks since communities in Northern Colorado and Boulder County were hard-hit by floodwaters. The recovery is underway, but damage from the flooding is still being assessed.

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If you try to use Google Maps to figure out how to get to Iceland from Colorado, it’ll admit that it can’t calculate it. As the crow flies, it’s about 3,609 miles. Of course, the Taste of Iceland aims to bring it all closer to Colorado.

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The massive flooding that began last week across much of the Front Range has largely subsided, but the cleanup and recovery are sure to take a long time.

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The town of Estes Park was dealt a harsh blow in the recent rain and subsequent flooding that hit Colorado’s Front Range. The town is still essentially cut off, with few ways in and out. For a town dependent on tourism, limited access means fewer dollars being spent.

As we reported Aug. 29, Colorado has selected a new marketing logo and slogan after a multi-month campaign that launched back in April. While the mark is primarily aimed at out-of-state clientele, reception in state has been less than positive.

Making Colorado

After months of speculation, Colorado is set to roll out a new state logo that officials hope will boost recognition of the state’s unique brand.

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