By Patty Henetz
The Salt Lake Tribune
WASHINGTON, D.C. — All of those dream homes that are sprouting up at the edge of national forests in the West are creating a nightmare for the U.S. Forest Service.
Increasingly, the federal agency is raiding its bank account to douse wildfires at the expense of some of the public's favorite outdoor programs.
Wildfires near U.S. forests eat up funds