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Coyotes Kill Several Dogs In Arapahoe County

Coyotes near Yale Avenue and Interstate 25 have killed about a dozen dogs recently, snatching many from back yards near the High Line Canal.

08/23/2014

A Dumpster in Aspen where a bear was observed (credit: CBS)

Campsite Closure Near Aspen Latest Of Several Bear-Related Encounters

The closure of 11 campsites near Aspen this weekend due to bears follows a string of bear-related encounters that have worried officials.

08/18/2014

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Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen

The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.

08/17/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.

08/04/2014

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Arrest Made In Red Feather Lakes Stabbings

Larimer County authorities have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with three stabbings at Red Feather Lakes.

07/17/2014

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Forest Service Floats Recreational Shooting Limits

The U.S. Forest Service is floating a plan to restrict recreational shooting to designated areas in 625 square miles near developed areas in Colorado’s Front Range foothills and along the Interstate 70 corridor.

07/02/2014

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Forest Service Cautions About Using National Forest Land Near Boulder

The U.S. Forest Service on Friday released a statement stressing caution for those who use National Forest System lands.

06/14/2014

A firefighter battles flames in the Black Forest Fire in 2013. (credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Sheriff Maketa: Cause Of Black Forest Fire May Never Be Known

Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.

06/10/2014

A C-130 making a drop at the West Fork Complex Fire on Monday (credit: CBS)

Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.

06/09/2014

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2 Brush Fires In Jefferson County Were Human-Caused

The U.S. Forest Service says two small brush fires in Jefferson County were human-caused.

06/02/2014

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