US Wildfire Costs Hit Record $2.3 Billion; Season Isn't OverThe U.S. government says it has already spent a record $2.3 billion fighting wildfires this year, and 64 major fires are still burning in 10 states.
Jumbo Airtanker Gets Approval To Fight U.S. WildfiresFederal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado.
Keystone Fire In Wyoming Crosses Containment LinesThe Keystone Fire advanced grew to more than 2,400 acres Friday and marched past containment lines on its southern edge. 
Critical Part Of Firefighting Operations Warehoused In ColoradoIt is the part of the firefight that most people don't see but it's critical. It's the team behind the scenes, organizing and inspecting the tools fire fighters need on the front lines.
Pikes Peak Area ReopensOfficials announced they have reopened the road leading to a popular tourist area of Colorado's Pikes Peak.
Lightning Sparked Summit County Fire That Burned 238 AcresInvestigators say lightning caused a wildfire that scorched 238 acres north of Silverthorne.
Large Marijuana Growing Operation Found In Colorado ForestColorado authorities say they removed more than 11,700 marijuana plants that were part of an illegal growing operation in the San Isabel National Forest.
Bad Fire Season Running Through U.S. Firefighting BudgetThe Obama administration says wildfires have been so bad this season that the Forest Service will exhaust its firefighting budget within the next month and will again have to tap into other programs for more money.
'Same Old Problem' Says Wildlife Manager About Bears Closing CampgroundsA popular Colorado high county camping and hiking area will be closed until further notice due to problems with bears.
Too Many Bears: Overnight Camping Banned At Crater LakeOvernight camping is no longer allowed at Crater Lake because of bears.
Deadly Ice Cave Collapse In Washington Claims 1, Injures 4An ice cave in Washington State collapsed on Monday evening, killing one person and injuring four others.
Maroon Bells Visitors Now Required To Take A BusThe bus from the Aspen Highlands Ski Area up to the Maroon Bells started on Saturday. The Forest Service says it's just too popular of a location to let everyone drive.

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