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La Plata County commissioners return from D.C. advocacy trip

Broadband access, fire mitigation hurdles on agenda at annual conference

Many Colorado HOAs have rules that make homes more vulnerable to wildfires. New legislation could block those

Colorado lawmakers on Friday advanced new legislation that would make it easier to build or upgrade homes to harden them against wildfires. The legislation would void language in existing ho...

Logging by train

State forest service partners with railroad for fuel thinning project near Rockwood

Durango residents at a loss as homeowners insurance becomes harder to find

Insurers are shrinking coverage because of wildfire risks, leaving buyers hung out to dry

Slash pile burns sends smoke into Durango area

Bureau of Land Management burning piles Wednesday and Thursday

Firefighters to burn slash piles near Durango city limits

Residents asked to avoid calling 911 to report smoke

Working with ‘good fire’

Fire managers in Southwest Colorado are changing they way they respond to wildfires

Mancos Conservation District to receive $2.48 million federal grant

The grant, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is a ‘game-changer’ for the small district

Boebert touts legislative wins that Biden vows to veto

Bills, amendments and funding requests pass House

Durango Fire Marshal to shape wildfire building code on state board

Karola Hanks was nominated to serve as chair of the Wildfire Resiliency Code Board

Colorado’s latest tool to fight forest fires: Mushrooms

Infusing slash and wood chips on vast forest floors with mycelium could dampen fuel and improve soil quality, enthusiastic researchers say.

Two wildfires – one active, one stagnant – burn near Pagosa Springs

One blaze caused by lightning; cause of other fire undetermined