Rio Grande National Forest
The Pipeline Fire burning near Trinidad was started by lightning on Wednesday and so far has burned 100 acres.
The battle against the massive West Fork Complex Fire took a setback on Monday.
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.
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.
Two backcountry wildfires in southwestern Colorado are expected to continue sending smoke into nearby towns, including Pagosa Springs.
Crews are battling a wildfire that has charred between 75 and 100 acres and is threatening a handful of homes in southwestern Colorado.
Colorado wildlife authorities say the state’s small moose population faces a frustrating threat: sloppy hunters who think they’re aiming at elk.
Opposition to a resort village near the top of Wolf Creek Pass remains strong despite efforts by supporters to either build a resort or trade the land to the Forest Service for easier highway access.