Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given final approval to Colorado’s strategy to reduce pollution, which relies on switching some coal-fired power plants to natural gas.
Three rangers and three ranchers headed up a mountain near Aspen on Thursday to carve up cattle found frozen in a cabin before the carcasses thaw and contaminate a popular hot springs nearby.
A small herd of cattle tried to make the inside of this cabin their winter home, but they still couldn’t survive the elements. Now the Forest Service has the grim task of determining what to do with the carcasses.
Wildlife officers shot and killed a bear they believe attacked campers over the weekend. The attacks happened near Crater Lake in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness Area.
An expanded bear hunting season in Colorado is off the table next year, according to a lawmaker who proposed the idea unsuccessfully this year.
A movement to name a Colorado mountain peak after the late John Denver has hit a snag.