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Spike Strips Found In Pike National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service is warning hikers and bike riders on Rampart Range trails that spike strips have been found hidden underneath trails in the Pike National Forest.

05/13/2014

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Firefighters To Outline 2014 Fire Season Outlook

State and federal firefighting bosses are briefing Gov. John Hickenlooper on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado.

05/12/2014

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Fire Crews Preparing For Wildfire Season

Fire crews are on high alert this weekend after a brush fire in Aurora on Friday.

05/02/2014

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Airborne Firefighting Training Delayed

The U.S. Forest Service and U.S. military’s annual airborne firefighting training using air drops in Wyoming has been delayed to the end of the week because of high winds.

04/30/2014

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Appeals Court Upholds Snowmass Ski Project

A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing new ski terrain on Burnt Mountain in the Snowmass ski area near Aspen.

04/29/2014

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Pine Beetle Problem Waning, But May Be Moving To Lower Elevations

The U.S. Forest Service plans to spray nearly 8,000 trees in Northern Colorado to protect them from pine beetles.

03/24/2014

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Forest Survey: Spruce Beetles On March In Colorado

The U.S. Forest Service says an outbreak of spruce beetles is spreading at an accelerating rate across hundreds of square miles of new forest in Colorado.

02/14/2014

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Survey: Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation Slows

A new survey of Colorado forests indicates that the mountain pine beetle epidemic has slowed dramatically, but the spruce beetle outbreak continues to spread.

01/31/2014

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Denver Water, Forest Service Team Up On Thinning Project

A massive burn project is underway near Winter Park as the U.S. Forest Service is trying to prevent wildfires, and the project could also be good news for Denver Water customers.

11/10/2013

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No Impact Seen On Ski Season From Furloughs

A group representing the nation’s ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year’s ski season because of federal furloughs.

10/07/2013

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