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Rio Grande National Forest

Wolf Creek Ski Area (credit: wolfcreekski.com)

More Time Sought To Protest Federal Land Swap Near Wolf Creek Ski Area

Environmental groups want more time to file a protest on a public land swap involving a proposed development near the Wolf Creek Ski Area.

12/30/2014

Wolf Creek Ski Area (credit: wolfcreekski.com)

National Forest Recommends Land Swap For Ski Road

The Rio Grande National Forest recommended approval of a land swap Thursday that would allow a developer to build an access road to a proposed ski village near the remote Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwestern Colorado.

11/20/2014

Beetle-killed trees (credit: CBS)

Market Improving For Beetle-Killed Trees

Rising timber prices are improving the market for trees killed by spruce beetles in the Rio Grande National Forest.

11/20/2014

North Clear Creek Falls (credit: fs.usda.gov/riogrande)

Michigan Man Killed In Fall In Rio Grande National Forest

A Michigan man was killed Friday morning after falling while taking a picture from the top of a waterfall in Rio Grande National Forest.

08/18/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/William Thomas Cain)

More Progress Made On Pipeline & West Fork Complex Fires

The Pipeline Fire burning near Trinidad was started by lightning on Wednesday and so far has burned 100 acres.

07/14/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Assessment Reveals West Fork Complex Fire Only 19 Percent Contained

The battle against the massive West Fork Complex Fire took a setback on Monday.

07/08/2013

West Fork Fire as seen from Creede. (credit: Keith Siddel)

Crews Hope For Any Kind Of Break At West Fork Complex Fire

Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break – any break – in the weather that will allow them to launch a more strategic assault.

06/24/2013

West Fork Fire (credit: Denise Benavides)

Fire Rages, South Fork Braces For Long Evacuation

A colossal wildfire near a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a drought-stricken area, authorities said Sunday.

06/23/2013

The West Fork Fire (credit: Jeff Stuckwish)

West Fork, Windy Pass Fires Prompt Health Warning

Two backcountry wildfires in southwestern Colorado are expected to continue sending smoke into nearby towns, including Pagosa Springs.

06/16/2013

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Wildfire Chars 75-100 Acres In Southwestern Colorado

Crews are battling a wildfire that has charred between 75 and 100 acres and is threatening a handful of homes in southwestern Colorado.

06/01/2013

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