Rio Blanco County
A new plan for oil and gas development in energy-rich northwestern Colorado would ease restrictions on what time of year drilling rigs can operate on federal land if well sites are consolidated to minimize disruptions to the environment.
More warm, dry conditions are expected in northwestern Colorado, where crews are fighting two fires started by lighting.
Sheriff’s officials say a wind-driven wildfire south of Rangely has prompted the evacuation of a youth camp as a precaution.
The Bureau of Land Management will start rounding up wild horses from a hotly-debated herd area on the far reaches of the Western Slope.
North America’s second-largest producer of baking soda is working to boost production at its Colorado plant while it looks to research how to commercially develop oil shale in the state.
Sheriff’s officials say a search dog has found the body of a 19-year-old snowmobiler who was caught in an avalanche in northwest Colorado.
A man accused of killing his father with a hatchet over the 2009 Fourth of July weekend goes to trial this week in Rio Blanco County.