Texas-based Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture plans to build 1,700 to 2,000 housing units along with stores and restaurants at the base of the Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Officials are worried that foot and car traffic during the peak season could harm nature at the site, so they’re implementing a shuttle and a fee.
Warm, dry weather is on the rise in Colorado. It's also the beetle's preferred climate.
The fire season starts as early as March in the southeastern United States, and by April, fires pop up in the Southwest.
The investigation into the cause of the fire has been completed, but an outside probe is being conducted to vet the results before release.
That number of at-risk Coloradans soared 45 percent in just five years, from 2 million to nearly 3 million.
Shuttle details, including prices, will be announced in coming months.
Permits are “part of a big effort to grapple with the stewardship challenges” at one the state’s hottest outdoor spots.
A study from the University of Idaho found that wildland firefighters are fatigued and have delayed reaction times, which may be a result of not getting enough sleep. The study leaves more questions than answers.