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.
A hiker gazes 3,000 feet down to the Colorado River at Toroweap Overlook in Grand Canyon National Park. A parks advocacy group says the Grand Canyon region has lost 120,000 visitors and $11 million in visitor spending since the government shutdown began.
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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.
Telluride's Main Street during the summer and the annual Bluegrass Festival, June 2012.
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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.