DENVER (AP) - Two Colorado companies have won contracts to thin national forests in Wyoming and Colorado, with some of the wood likely going toward heating homes. The U.S. Forest Service said Monday that the 10-year stewardship contracts will reduce help threats of catastrophic wildfires on at least 20,000 acres.... more »
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service has ordered more studies after an appeals officer denied attempts to prevent the White River National Forest from implementing parts of a plan determining what methods of travel are allowed on forest routes.
The appeals officer says more studies are... more »
A longtime Colorado hunting outfitter and a hunting guide indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver are accused of putting out hundreds of pounds of salt to lure deer and elk for their clients.
State and federal authorities say Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh of Meeker and Brian Douglas Kunz... more »
A wildfire burning in Colorado's White River National Forest has grown to about 1,200 acres.
The fire, eight miles northwest of New Castle in western Colorado, isn't threatening any structures or private property.
About 90 people are at the scene, but the fire is being allowed to burn... more »
Firefighters are largely allowing a fire on about 800 acres in the White River National Forest to burn for the benefit of vegetation and wildlife habitat in the area.
The U.S. Forest Service says no private property, structures or recreational areas are threatened, but there was smoke in the... more »
The popular Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon will be closed for much of the summer for maintenance. The trail will be closed from May 1 to Aug. 1 and from Sept. 15-20 for work that includes replacing the boardwalk around most of the lake. White River National Forest public... more »
Federal foresters are expanding logging of trees killed by pine beetles in Summit County.
The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday it will cut trees on an additional 1,100 acres of White River National Forest in northern Summit County. Last month the Forest Service said another 4,000 acres would be... more »