Thu July 26, 2012

Four Mile Fire Report Draws Lessons For 2012

The remains of a home destroyed by the 2010 Four Mile Canyon Fire west of Boulder.
Kirk Siegler

The US Forest Service has released its final report on the 2010 Four Mile Canyon fire that destroyed 169 homes west of Boulder.

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Wed July 25, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

What Does it Take to Rehabilitate the High Park Burn Zone?

The Young Gulch trail and others along Highway 14 are expected to remain closed for restoration work.
Grace Hood KUNC


Wed July 25, 2012

Governor’s TBD Initiative Enters Next Phase

Members of Governor John Hickenlooper’s TBD initiative to tackle the state’s biggest policy challenges are now looking ahead to the next steps in the process. Advisers met with the Governor this week to analyze the initial data and offer their feedback.

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Wed July 25, 2012

Colorado Middle Of The Road For Child Well-being

Annie E. Casey Foundation

A national report released Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Colorado 22nd among states in overall child well-being.

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Wed July 25, 2012
Pop Culture

Move Over Mantle: Balloon Boy Trading Card Now Available

Screencap from an eBay auction of the valued 'Relic' card in question. Note the designation as "used memorabilia".

Back in July of 2011 Morning Edition noted that a Colorado man had paid $2,500 for the infamous balloon from the Balloon Boy hoax at auction. That investment may now bear fruit, snippets of the balloon are included in the 2012 Allen & Ginter Baseball card series.

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