Red Feather Lakes
In the Roosevelt National Forest northwest of Fort Collins, subalpine fir trees and aspens have started to grow in the shadows of dead lodgepole pine trees. It is becoming a new forest, with new hazards.
Larimer County sheriff’s officials say a man is dead after a shooting involving a sheriff’s deputy, who wasn’t injured.
Evacuation notices have been lifted for residents in northern Colorado following a wildfire that destroyed a summer cabin overnight.
Firefighters are making progress against a wildfire burning in Colorado’s Roosevelt National Forest near the Wyoming border.
Belinda Ellis’ farewell went as she wanted. One by one, her family placed juniper boughs and logs about her body, covered in red cloth atop a rectangular steel grate inside a brick-lined hearth. With a torch, her husband lit the fire that consumed her, sending billows of smoke into the blue-gray sky of dawn.