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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

(credit: epa.gov)

EPA Approves Colorado Plan To Reduce Pollution

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.

09/11/2012

A small herd of cows found frozen in a hut in Pitkin County. (credit: Marshall Kay)

Crews With Saws Get Ready To Carve Up Frozen Cows

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.

05/03/2012

A small herd of cows found frozen in a hut in Pitkin County. (credit: Marshall Kay)

Small Herd Of Cows Found Frozen In A Hut In Pitkin County

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.

04/18/2012

Image of a bear in Aspen in August, 2011 (credit: CBS)

Bear Warning Out For USA Pro Cycling Challenge Spectators

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.

08/21/2011

Tom Hansch of Roxborough Park took these photos of black bears on May 16, 2010. "The mamma has 3 new cubs all of which are light brown in color," he wrote.

Expanded Bear Hunt Off Table For Now

An expanded bear hunting season in Colorado is off the table next year, according to a lawmaker who proposed the idea unsuccessfully this year.

08/21/2011

John Denver (credit: AP)

Naming Mountain Peak For John Denver Hits Snag

A movement to name a Colorado mountain peak after the late John Denver has hit a snag.

08/08/2011

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