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5:00am

Thu June 28, 2012
Wildfires

In Colorado, a Push to Control Wildfire Costs

The Flagstaff Fire ignited Tuesday, June 26th near Boulder, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

It’s already shaping up to be an expensive firefighting year. The tab for fighting two of the state’s worst blazes – the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires – is now approaching $40 million and climbing.

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5:00am

Thu June 28, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

A Day in the Life of a Wildfire Evacuee

Sharon and Mike Guli ran River Crossing Inc., a leather clothing and historic program business, out of their Paradise Park home until June 9. Since that time, they've put 1,000 miles on their car each week running errands.

While thousands remain evacuated near Colorado Springs due to the Waldo Canyon Fire, High Park evacuees got some good news yesterday. Barring any significant changes, most will be allowed back home in the next 24 hours.

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5:09pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Environment

Crews Keep Flagstaff Fire at Bay

The Flagstaff Fire as seen from south Boulder June 26th.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

In Boulder, the Flagstaff Fire remains at about 230 acres and hasn’t grown considerably today though a couple thousand pre-evacuation orders are still in effect for neighborhoods on the south side of the city as the blaze continues to threaten scores of homes and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

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1:16pm

Wed June 27, 2012
Community

Colorado Towns Cancel 4th of July Fireworks

4th of July Fireworks as seen over Golden, CO in 2009.
Steve Hicks Flickr - Creative Commons

12:23pm

Wed June 27, 2012

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