Roughly half the homes in the city need new roofs, and city officials are grappling with what it takes to get 7,000 permits issued.
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The Colorado Springs-based Global SuperTanker says the U.S. Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by offering a contract limiting firefighting aircraft to 5,000 gallons.
We first heard about the Trail Trash of Colorado Instagram account earlier this year while reporting on Hanging Lake problems. The account's owners talks with us about his motives.
High visitation has littered Conundrum with human waste. In response, the Forest Service may soon require backpackers to pack it out.
As if the flames were not formidable enough, fire management crews have a new and different problem on their hands when they go to work: drones.
Even with rainier days ahead, fire bans are still in place and strictly enforced.
Broomfield residents will vote next Tuesday in a special citizen recall election.
“We will reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide by 2025, by more than 26 percent below 2005 levels,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said.
The attraction expects to see 3-4 million visitors to the park this year. On a busy day, it can take about two hours to drive from one side of the park to another.
What's burning, what shouldn't be burning, and what it all does to the air we're breathing right now.
Insurance companies also paid to send contracted fire engines to the area to try to protect the pricey ski properties. Efforts to save properties could be undercut if winds shift.
The figures come from energy company reports ordered by the state after a fatal house explosion in Weld County was blamed on a severed gas line.