RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a small wildfire burning in northern Colorado near the Wyoming border. The Roach Fire was estimated to be burning on between 60 and 75 acres Tuesday in northwest Larimer County in the Roosevelt National Forest. No structures are threatened. A twenty-person... more »
Is it possible that Colorado is "prettier" than other states? Many of you who live here definitely say yes. A Headwaters Economics study done recently says the outdoor quality of life in Colorado leads people to move here, find jobs here, and stay here. Its attractive advantage over other states... more »
The state Division of Wildlife says it is trying to figure out how to manage an influx of nonnative fish species that have been illegally introduced in two western Colorado reservoirs.
DOW spokesman Randy Hampton says Rifle Gap in western Colorado had four species of fish in 1974 and... more »
If you have a boat, jet ski or other watercraft, give yourself extra time when going to Lake Pueblo and some 200 locations statewide. The Colorado Division of Wildlife is operating mandatory inspections for invasive mussels.
"The Colorado watercraft inspection program, now in its third year, is part of... more »
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has ruled out closing Chicago-area shipping locks on a regular basis.
It says doing so wouldn't stop dreaded Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes but could damage the local economy. The Thursday decision dashes the h opes of Michigan and neighboring states... more »
It's still more than a week away, but if you're planning to go camping in a Colorado state park over the Memorial Day Weekend, you need to make a reservation. Some popular campsites are filling up.
From high mountain lakes to the eastern plains, Colorado has 4,000 campsites, some... more »
Recent storms in Texas brought some long-awaited relief to the nation's most drought-stricken state, but the brutal dry spell is far from over as it drags into its third year.
About 16 percent of the state - all in the southern and central parts of Texas - is classified... more »
The most severe drought in the nation is drying up one of Austin's most treasured natural resources, the spring-fed Barton Creek Pool where more than 400,000 visitors from around the world flock each year.
The drought is dragging into its third year in parts of central and southern Texas.... more »