The beetle beetle has infested or killed more than 10,500 acres of the 90,000 acres of manageable ponderosa stands
Forest Service officials anticipate that two-thirds of the agency's entire budget will go to firefighting by 2025.
A volunteer who checks Hanging Lake regularly spotted this latest graffiti; arriving so soon after the perpetrator that the paint was still wet.
- The money could be used for improving ski areas, providing avalanche education and offering interpretive presentations.Read more
- In Aspen, a visitors' center in downtown won't be open this year. Near Durango, campgrounds and trails could be closed.Read more