Danger News

New Mexico’s Green Chile Crop Endangered by Weather

Wet weather in recent weeks has left some of New Mexico’s green chile crop in danger. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported  that a hail storm last week was the latest in a spate of precipitation to plague chile fields in …

Alaskan Volcano’s Alert Level Reduced to Orange

Rumblings under Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano have diminished, but scientists are keeping an eye on the state’s most active volcano in case it sends up another ash cloud. The volcano sent an ash plume to 22,000 feet Monday, and it drifted …

Danger of Another Colorado Landslide Ends Search For 3

Authorities are bracing for the possibility of another landslide in a remote part of western Colorado amid dangerously unstable conditions that led them to call off the search for three ranchers missing there. Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey said Tuesday …

Feds Say 160K Tires At Southern California Recycling Plant Pose Danger

Federal regulators say a Southern California desert tire recycler’s 160,000 discarded tires are dangerous. The Environmental Protection Agency told Mecca’s Consolidated Tire Recyclers a year ago that the tires were a fire risk and the outdoor piles needed to be …

Avalanche Danger in Rockies At High This Season

Business is lagging this year at the Boulder Outdoor Center in Colorado, where adventurers come to book and buy equipment for ski trips into the backcountry. Except, that is, in one area. The outfitter’s avalanche training courses keep selling out. …