Sous Chef Ingi þ Friðriksson at the LAVA Restaurant, Iceland
Credit Nathan Heffel / KUNC
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.
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.
Colorado wanted a makeover. It felt square and out-of-style, and it worried that every time you looked at a map you might mistake it for Wyoming. So, last week, the Rocky Mountain state unveiled a new logo: a green, snow-capped mountain emblazoned with the state's "CO" initials.