FRUITA, Colo. (AP) - Officials say a suspect has been arrested in several thefts from cars at a trailhead in and near the Colorado National Monument.
Monument officials said Wednesday they received several reports of vehicles being broken into in early June at the western Colorado site.
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COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - A 15-year employee of the National Park Service will take over as acting superintendent at Colorado National Monument in western Colorado.
Michelle Wheatley will take over the head job July 2 after Joan Anzelmo retires as superintendent. Anzelmo has been superintendent since May... more »
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - Nature enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the great outdoors next week with free admission to over 300 National Park Service sites, including Rocky Mountain National Park.
National Park Week runs from April 16-24. It's the longest of the no-fee periods announced earlier this... more »
Officials say a grass fire in Rocky Mountain National Park has burned 40 acres.
Park spokesman Larry Frederick says the Onahu fire on the park's west side is not threatening structures, campgrounds or visitors, although some campers 5 miles north of the blaze decided to leave.
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Admission will be free on August 14 and 15 at Bent's Old Fort near La Junta, as well as hundreds of other national parks.
"This fee-free weekend provides an opportunity for individuals and families alike to take an affordable vacation or to explore a nearby park they have never... more »
There have been lots of feet on the trail this weekend at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. Many people are looking for an adventure where the sidewalk ends
"We decided to come out and see what was here, says Beverly Aguilar, whose family was enjoying the beautiful Sunday.... more »
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday to decide whether a college student charged with disrupting a federal auction for oil and gas drilling leases in Utah can claim he was acting in the interest of the greater good. Tim DeChristopher says he wanted to protect wild lands near Utah's... more »