Waldo Canyon Fire http://www.kunc.org en Satellite Photos Show How Far Coloradans Have Moved Into Wildfire Zones http://www.kunc.org/post/satellite-photos-show-how-far-coloradans-have-moved-wildfire-zones <p>Are wildfires getting more severe or are more Coloradans moving into fire prone areas? Seen from space, development in the wildland&nbsp;urban interface near Colorado Springs has grown significantly.</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:02:55 +0000 Nathan Heffel 51708 at http://www.kunc.org Satellite Photos Show How Far Coloradans Have Moved Into Wildfire Zones Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective' http://www.kunc.org/post/flying-above-colorado-photographer-has-rare-perspective John Wark has had an unusual view of his home state of Colorado. He's a freelance photojournalist who pilots his own plane above the landscape, making pictures of flames and floods, farms and cities as he goes.<p>When he takes flight, he's usually not on a specific assignment, and when he went up to take a look at the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/30/156034889/colorado-firefighters-gain-ground-on-blaze">Waldo Canyon fire</a> in June, it wasn't yet a big deal. "I don't think anybody knew that was going to be a disaster," he tells NPR's Rachel Martin. Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:31:10 +0000 Sarah Handel 50174 at http://www.kunc.org Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective' Cleanup And Community In The Aftermath Of Manitou Springs Flooding http://www.kunc.org/post/cleanup-and-community-aftermath-manitou-springs-flooding <p>After flash floods battered Manitou Springs Friday, efforts over the weekend centered on cleanup - and the community pitching in to lend a hand.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:50:50 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 48247 at http://www.kunc.org Cleanup And Community In The Aftermath Of Manitou Springs Flooding Black Forest Fire Preliminary Insurance Costs Total $300 Million http://www.kunc.org/post/black-forest-fire-preliminary-insurance-costs-total-300-million <p>3,630 auto and insurance claims have been filed since the June wildfire according to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rmiia.org/index.asp" target="_blank">Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Executive Director Carole Walker expects that number will grow.</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:31:52 +0000 Grace Hood 47118 at http://www.kunc.org Black Forest Fire Preliminary Insurance Costs Total $300 Million Waldo Canyon Home Rebuilding Efforts Soar Above 50 Percent http://www.kunc.org/post/waldo-canyon-home-rebuilding-efforts-soar-above-50-percent <p>The number of homeowners seeking to rebuild inside the Waldo Canyon Fire burn zone has edged above 50 percent.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 22:54:46 +0000 Grace Hood 45090 at http://www.kunc.org Waldo Canyon Home Rebuilding Efforts Soar Above 50 Percent