Deep ruts along the Young Gulch Trail in the Roosevelt National Forest; Nov. 19, 2013.
Credit U.S. Forest Service
Colorado’s historic floods, coupled with the 2012 wildfires, were especially punishing for many Northern Colorado recreation areas. Six months after the water receded, officials with the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest are still working to gauge the extent of the damage.
The Colorado River running through Colorado as it appeared in July, 2010.
Credit Rennett Stowe / Fickr - Creative Commons
Although same-sex marriage, government spending and the new healthcare law seem to get most of the public’s attention lately, those won’t be the only issues Western voters will be thinking about in the 2014 election.