Firefighters keep Colorado drought in mind as multiple fires spark Sunday

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Multiple firefighter agencies responded to the Miner’s Candle Fire on Sunday. Clear Creek County officials said the fire was estimated at about 20 acres. “It’s not a wildlands season anymore, it’s becoming an ever-present wildfire situation,” captain Greg Pixley with the Denver Fire Department said. The cause of the Miner’s … Read more

Sunday Reading: The Wild World of Winter Sports

Winter sports, for me, are an indoor matter: an unhealthy obsession with the N.B.A. and a lifelong mystification by, and indifference to, the slippery world of the N.H.L. Evidently, there are those who think more broadly and actually participate—outdoors, even. Maybe, after such a long quarantine, those enthusiasts—the skiers, the climbers, and the rest—have a … Read more

How Minnesotans Can ‘Winterize’ Their Vehicles For Winter Driving

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As a winter storm rolls through, Minnesota roads are expected to be slick. Auto shops say a quick vehicle checkup could save you a big headache down the road. “I’m never ready for the winter. But I guess I’ll have to be!” Minneapolis resident Gail Whitson said as she checked her tire … Read more