Firefighters have been able to stop the spread of over 30 fires sparked by lightning strikes in northwestern Colorado in recent days despite stretched resources.
Lightning across northwestern Colorado is suspected of sparking about 30 fires over the weekend, keeping firefighters running from one fire to another.
Lightning storms across northwest Colorado are being blamed for several wildfires, including one north of Craig that was estimated at 450 acres.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released the name of a 56-year-old Colorado man who was killed when he crashed his motorcycle into an SUV.
The future of the Colowyo Mine south of Craig in northwestern Colorado is still up in the air.
Residents in northwestern Colorado are worried one of the region’s largest economic engines will be shut down.
Federal regulators are moving ahead with a court-ordered environmental review of a Colorado coal mine’s permit that could save the jobs of about 220 miners. However it’s not clear if regulators will still challenge the court’s overall ruling that that they consider the impacts of coal mining on climate change.
A federal judge in Denver is considering a lawsuit to stop the expansion of coal mining in northwestern Colorado.
Just like the mountains play an important role in winter storms, they also help determine who sees bitter cold.
A 17-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon when the pickup truck he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer near Craig.