The 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.
A popular Colorado high county camping and hiking area will be closed until further notice due to problems with bears.
Overnight camping is no longer allowed at Crater Lake because of bears.
An ice cave in Washington State collapsed on Monday evening, killing one person and injuring four others.
The 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.
Some of country’s top officials are warning of a potentially catastrophic wildfire season across the West, and now state forest rangers say they’re ready for the worst.
Despite a wet spring over much of the nation, the Obama administration warned Tuesday of potentially catastrophic wildfires this summer, especially in the Southwest and Northwest.
The 213 Fire burning on about 60 acres of Southern Ute tribal land on both sides of the Animas River was about 60 percent contained on Tuesday.
Firefighters are working to contain two wildfires burning in Colorado.
In the old days, after the snow melted at ski resorts, all that remained was grass, a gondola and the occasional alpine slide.