MEEKER I The Middle Elk Fire on the Blanco Ranger District is located some 30 miles north of New Castle, Colo., to the west of the Buford New Castle Road at Hiner Springs. For safety reasons the area of the fire remains closed at this time. Hunters need to be made aware that this closure does not apply to other portions of Game Management Unit 23. You can find a map of the closure area on www.inciweb.org under the “Middle Elk Fire” closure notice and http://wildlife.state.co.us /Hunting/Pages/Hunting.aspx on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
RBC I The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for a fifth round of awards under the Wildfire Risk Reduction Grant Program. This phase will provide $1 million to reduce the risk of […]
This Helitack truck from Vale, Ore., is one of the many Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service vehicles visible all around Meeker, Rangely and Rio Blanco County as fire attack teams and support […]
RBC I The 2012 wildfire season was the worst in Colorado history, with more than 650 homes destroyed in four major fires, six fatalities and damage estimates in excess of $500 million. Suggestions are being […]