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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

The spruce beetle (credit: for.gov.bc.ca)

Forest Survey: Spruce Beetles On March In Colorado

The U.S. Forest Service says an outbreak of spruce beetles is spreading at an accelerating rate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado.

02/14/2014

An Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in June 2012. The plane was called to help drop slurry on the Flagstaff Fire near Boulder. (credit: CBS)

Fatal Crash Grounds Key Part Of Firefighting Fleet

The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force C-130 air tankers across the country, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies.

07/02/2012

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