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A Creative Solution to Disappearing Lion Habitats

For years, African lions have been struggling with shrinking habitats. As the human population grows, savannahs and plains where lions used to roam freely have become farms and settlements, areas where man has taken the place of the king of the jungle. 686 more words

Our Creatures

Court Hears Icy Feud Between Snowboarders, Skiers

DENVER (AP) – It’s a mountain-bound battle between those who want to whoosh and those who want to shred.

A group of snowboarders argued Tuesday for the right to rip down the slopes of a Utah ski resort. 629 more words


Forest Service OKs Breck summer expansion plan

Summer attractions expected to draw 150,000 new tourists

Staff Report

The U.S. Forest Service is giving Vail Resorts a green light for more development on the slopes of the Tenmile Range, at Breckenridge Ski Area. 375 more words

Summit County Colorado

Waldo Canyon Researchers: New Firefighting Approach Needed

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A study of the 2012 Waldo Canyon wildfire recommends that crews fighting similar fires that spread into urban areas be trained in both structure protection and traditional wildland firefighting tactics. 116 more words


Forest Service stalls on Wolf Creek land trade order

Controversial swap would enable massive development project at Wolf Creek Pass

Staff Report

The U.S. Forest Service continues to delay the release of records related to a controversial land trade in southwestern Colorado. 391 more words


Hundreds line up for permits to chop down their own Christmas trees

NORTHERN UTAH — It’s an annual tradition: Cutting down your tree for Christmas. But in order to do it, you must get a permit.

Hundreds of people stood in line Friday morning at Soldier Hollow Lodge to get a tree cutting permit for Heber-Kamas Range District. 185 more words


Smoke Pours From Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge During Controlled Burn

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – A large plume of smoke was visible across some parts of the northern Denver metro area Friday due to a controlled burn. 78 more words