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Watch: Drone Footage Shows California Fire Devastation Aftermath

Friday, October 13th, 2017 8:57am MST

Wildfires in Northern California have caused massive devastation, killing at least 26 and destroying people’s homes and businesses. There were still 22 wildfires fires blazing Thursday morning. The fires have burned over 190,000 acres of land and 3,500 structures.

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Photo: Bald eagle and afternoon iridescent clouds

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 5:11pm MST

One of our friends was hanging out along the South Platte again this afternoon.  Had to shoot pictures into the sun but with the iridescent clouds in the background it looks really cool. Cloud iridescence is caused by clouds (usually cirrus) that have small water droplets or ice crystals in them causing the light to […]

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Photo: Bald eagles roost along the South Platte River

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 4:39pm MST

I nearly suffered frostbite and hypothermia but I couldn’t resist after spotting these bald eagles along the South Platte in Thornton this afternoon. They put on quite a show.  Gorgeous, amazing creatures I just can’t get enough of.

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Photo: Gear down, flaps extended!

Saturday, February 1st, 2014 12:14pm MST

Went for a walk along the South Platte in Thornton this morning and this bald eagle – along with four friends – put on a nice show despite the cold and snow.

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Photo: Bison grazing this afternoon at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 2:03pm MST

Kind of like this shot. The lack of ‘civilization’ seen in the picture allows one to imagine this is how it might have looked 150 years ago. Of course tomorrow this will be a much, much whiter scene as well.

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Headed to the mountains? It looks like the bears are out and looking for food!

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 5:20pm MST

Headed to the mountains? It looks like the bears are out and looking for food! This picture posted by the Town of Snowmass which says that a sow and her three cubs have been breaking into cars looking for food recently. The cubs look cute but you know mama is nearby and we wouldn’t want […]

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