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3 years 7 months ago

More studies ordered on forest road plan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service has ordered more studies after an appeals officer denied attempts to prevent the White River National Forest from implementing parts of a plan determining what methods of travel are allowed on forest routes. The appeals officer says more studies are...

4 years 8 months ago

Colorado wildfire grows to 1,200 acres

A wildfire burning in Colorado's White River National Forest has grown to about 1,200 acres. The fire, eight miles northwest of New Castle in western Colorado, isn't threatening any structures or private property. About 90 people are at the scene, but the fire is being allowed to burn...

4 years 8 months ago

Hot weather fuels Colorado forest fire

Firefighters are largely allowing a fire on about 800 acres in the White River National Forest to burn for the benefit of vegetation and wildlife habitat in the area. The U.S. Forest Service says no private property, structures or recreational areas are threatened, but there was smoke in the...

5 years 1 month ago

More pine trees coming down in Summit County

Federal foresters are expanding logging of trees killed by pine beetles in Summit County. The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday it will cut trees on an additional 1,100 acres of White River National Forest in northern Summit County. Last month the Forest Service said another 4,000 acres would be...

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