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Cold Front Coming to Colorado Later Sunday

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Sunday continues the recent trend of above-average temperatures, though a system moving later in the day will push temperatures closer to seasonal averages starting Monday and continuing at least through mid-week. While heavier snow will mainly be confined to northweast Colorado for now, it's a great time to brush up on your winter driving preparations.

Eastern Plains

Upper 60s are in store for the northeast and east central portions of the state Sunday, while the southeast will see low 70s.

Ask a Ranger – Tracking is a Fun and Challenging Winter Hobby

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Winter in Colorado, as we all know, means a hodge-podge of weather: snow, mud, wind and a lot of sunshine.

While Colorado's crazy winter weather makes it a challenge to dress appropriately each day, the muddy, snowy conditions actually are ideal for one of my favorite hobbies: looking for and identifying animal tracks.

Every animal leaves tracks, or something else, behind for us to discover. Looking for the clues and identifying them is fun.

613 DUI Arrests During Thanksgiving Enforcement Sweep

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Holiday Parties Enforcement Begins Friday

It was a busy Thanksgiving holiday on Colorado roads, as residents and tourists traveled to celebrations with friends and family. To increase safety for all drivers, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies increased impaired driving enforcement as part of The Heat Is On campaign. From November 17 through November 27, officers arrested 613 drivers, an increase from the 522 drivers arrested during the same period last year. 

Flags Lowered to Honor Sergeant First Class Stephen Cribben

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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise until sunset Tuesda, in honor of Sergeant First Class Stephen B. Cribben, who lived in Colorado Springs with his family.

Cribben, 33, died November 4 of injuries sustained from small arms fire. He was serving in Logar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Fresh Air Friday – Skip the Crowds, Enjoy Colorado Parks

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Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the busy holiday season, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges you to step away from the hustle and bustle this time of year can bring. November 24, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) invite you to connect with family and friends by getting outside and celebrating Fresh Air Friday.

19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run/Walk Set

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The 19th Annual Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run begins at 7:00 am Thursday, November 23, 2017, at Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The run/walk is an annual event sponsored by the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (Oklahoma) to honor the victims and survivors of the Sand Creek Massacre and for healing of ancestral homelands. This year's event will mark the 153rd year since the Sand Creek Massacre. (For locations of each phase of the event, see the map at the bottom of this page.)