An ounce of gold today costs more than twice what it did five years ago. That rise is reviving Colorado's historic goldfields. But a lot has changed since the state's last mining boom and some new residents are wary of welcoming the industry back. KCFR's Megan Verlee has more. View photos.
Tension Between Gold Mining's Past and Present
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