More Mountain Lions Could Be In The Crosshairs Next YearColorado Parks and Wildlife is considering a controversial plan to allow more hunting of mountain lions in Colorado. Commissioners met in Craig on Thursday to vote on a proposal to allow the killing of 11 additional mountain lions next year.
Interior Department OKs Plan To Keep Colorado Coal Mine OpenThe Interior Department has signed off on a plan to keep a northwestern Colorado coal mine open.
Federal Regulators Back Keeping Colorado Coal Mine OpenFederal regulators have recommended that a northwestern Colorado coal mine threatened with closure partly over its impact on global warming remain open.
Firefighters Stop Spread Of Over 30 Blazes In ColoradoFirefighters have been able to stop the spread of over 30 fires sparked by lightning strikes in northwestern Colorado in recent days despite stretched resources.
Only 3 Of 20 Wildfires In Northwest Colorado Remain UncontainedLightning across northwestern Colorado is suspected of sparking about 30 fires over the weekend, keeping firefighters running from one fire to another.
Wildfires Battled In Northwest ColoradoLightning storms across northwest Colorado are being blamed for several wildfires, including one north of Craig that was estimated at 450 acres.
Colorado Motorcyclist Killed In Wyoming Crash IdentifiedThe 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.
Future Still Uncertain For The Colowyo Mine Near CraigThe future of the Colowyo Mine south of Craig in northwestern Colorado is still up in the air.
Commissioner: Shutting Down Colowyo Mine Near Craig 'Would Be Catastrophic'Residents in northwestern Colorado are worried one of the region's largest economic engines will be shut down.
Colorado Coal Mines Getting Court-Ordered Environmental StudyFederal 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.
Judge Weighs Whether To Stop Expanded Coal Mining Near CraigA federal judge in Denver is considering a lawsuit to stop the expansion of coal mining in northwestern Colorado.
Colorado's Terrain Plays A Role During Bitter Cold OutbreaksJust like the mountains play an important role in winter storms, they also help determine who sees bitter cold.