DENVER (AP) — The ramifications of a lawsuit that ended with the U.S. government paying an injured mountain biker several million dollars after a crash on a washed-out trail continue to challenge Colorado fourteener hikers.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Department of Natural Resources lands east of the Cascades will reopen to public access on Thursday.
The department closed those lands on July 23 because of extreme heat, drought and wildfire danger and large fires burning across the West that had stretched wildfire resources.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have rejected the requests of landowners who sought to restrict public access to streams and rivers that flow through their properties, marking just the latest development in a legal battle that likely won't end until the state Supreme Court weighs in.
MAZAMA, Wash. (AP) — State authorities said Tuesday the Department of Natural Resources would temporarily close all recreation and public access to DNR-managed lands in eastern Washington due to the extreme fire danger.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An effort is underway to make the larger Chesapeake Bay area part of the National Park Service.
The Virginian-Pilot reported Saturday that it would be called the Chesapeake National Recreation Area.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich is weighing in on a long-running dispute in New Mexico over public access to rivers and streams that flow through private property.
The Democratic lawmaker is taking aim at a rule adopted by the state Game Commission in 2018 that gives landowners the ability to petition state wildlife officials to certify waters on private property as “non-navigable” and prohibit public access without written permission.
The federal government plans to purchase a private ranch in the Jemez River Valley to expand the Santa Fe National Forest io northern New Mexico.
Acquisition of the 3.1 square miles will both protect land rich in natural and cultural resources and provide public access to areas of the forest currently difficult to reach, officials said Friday in a statement announcing the purchase.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Last winter, a group of farmers, educators and economic development professionals gathered on the Casper College campus to discuss what it would take to develop a self-sustaining food network in Wyoming and begin to solve food security issues that have long plagued small communities around the state...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to levy fines of up to $47,000 against hotels, restaurants or other property owners who restrict access to the country’s beaches...
After her son was arrested for allegedly throwing rocks at police during a protest over racial injustice, Tanisha Brown headed to the courthouse in her California hometown to watch her son's arraignment...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials are suing a billionaire who has been fighting for more than a decade to keep a secluded beach to himself, a move designed to ensure that the public always has access to the scenic stretch of sand...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A neighborhood group in California rejected a potential compromise that would have allowed public access to a gated beach popular with surfers and nudists that it charges a fee to use, saying it is willing to take the fight to court instead.