ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A wildfire that burned at least one cabin and forced the evacuation of several areas in and near Rocky Mountain National Park has grown to more than 3,500 acres. The Fern Lake Fire grew rapidly Saturday morning, more than doubling in size before... more »
DENVER (AP) - A bear in a candy store is nothing like a bull in a china shop. At least not this one. A black bear went in and out of a candy store in the Colorado resort town of Estes Park multiple times early one July morning, but he... more »
ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) - One trail is closed as firefighters try to put out a small blaze in Rocky Mountain National Park. An 18-person ground crew hiked to the area, which covered about half an acre on Wednesday. A helicopter was called in to drop water on the fire.... more »
DENVER (AP) - State officials are considering a proposal to turn a Denver-metro area archaeological dig into a tourist attraction. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Economic Development Division this month will examine the proposal to turn the Lamb Springs Archaeological Preserve south of Chatfield State Park into the "Colorado... more »
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - Rocky Mountain National Park rangers have reached a 68-year-old Boulder resident who says he injured himself after sliding 30 feet on Longs Peak.
Rangers say they received a cell phone call from the man Friday reporting the fall. He said he stopped... more »
Officials say a Kansas man has fallen some 300 feet to his death in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The National Park Service says the man fell Saturday afternoon from a ledge on Longs Peak.
The Boulder County coroner identified him Sunday as John M. Regan, 57, of Wichita.... more »
Coloradans are continuing to keep a nervous eye on rising rivers as a late spring heat wave melts snow quickly, swelling waterways, wiping out bridges and flooding some homes.
The high water has prompted some rafting companies to halt guided trips.
In Estes Park, hundreds of sandbags were... more »
Fire managers say a 25-acre blaze north of Estes Park is 40 percent contained. The fire is burning in heavy timber and steep terrain about 10 miles north of Estes Park. Authorities said Wednesday that 75 firefighters were on the ground and two helicopters were making water drops. The cause... more »