A wildfire is burning in the central Colorado mountains, west of Fraser, has grown to 530 acres.
The fire was reported Sunday afternoon and residents have been warned to get ready in case evacuations are needed. Right now the fire isn't threatening those homes.
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Women in law enforcement are getting some valuable training in Pueblo this week. It's called the Rocky Mountain Women in Law Enforcement conference. On Tuesday a group of about 7 women learned how to defend themselves from an attacker with a knife. The conference aims to build their confidence and... more »
If you love micro-brews, this is your weekend to sample lots of beers and mingle with like-minded aficionados.
The Springs Beer Fest will be held Saturday at Antlers Park in downtown Colorado Springs. You may sample beers from more than 30 brewers eat amazing food and enjoy live music.... more »
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is taking more steps to shore up the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep herd north of Gunnison. Wildlife biologists are exploring whether to move sheep into the Taylor River area, where herd numbers have dwindled in recent years because of disease. In March, three pregnant ewes... more »
Rocky Mountain National Park plans to use federal stimulus money to replace part of the water system for a lodge once used for employee housing. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says the cost of the Onahu Lodge project hasn't been determined yet. Patterson says the lodge was deemed unsafe for occupants... more »
Airborne nitrogen pollution from vehicle exhaust and farm fertilizer is turning algae in the alpine lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park into junk food for fish, a study says.
A similar phenomenon is occurring in Sweden and Norway, according to the study of about 90 high-elevation lakes set to... more »
Two Colorado charities are raffling off homes, each selling tickets to a dream for $100 a shot. The Colorado Boys & Girls Clubs are giving you a choice--a $1,000,000 ski home at The Sanctuary at Keystone; a loft in LoDo; or $1,000,000 cash. All proceeds benefit the 37 community Boys... more »