While the 1980s introduced luxurious large homes for middle-income families, the tide is turning, in a big, or rather, small way. Across the country tiny homes are being built, some as small as 65-square-feet. Many are vacation homes, tiny cabins set on a choice piece of land, but some homeowners have turned to tiny homes […]

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Many people from all over visit Rocky Mountain National Park every year, but perhaps the busiest time for the Northern Colorado area is in the late summer to fall months. People gather in large numbers to witness what’s known as the elk rut. KRCC’s Susan Glairon stopped by the park at the end of the […]

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