Colorado Springs


Fri November 8, 2013

Satellite Photos Show How Far Coloradans Have Moved Into Wildfire Zones

A 2013 photo of the Pike National Forest showing residents moving into the wild-land urban interface.
Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, Caption by Adam Voiland NASA Earth Observatory


Thu November 7, 2013

Bennet Bill Would Study Other Than Honorable Discharges

Colorado Springs Gazette

Last spring, the Colorado Springs Gazette investigated the connection between war wounds, military misconduct and other-than-honorable or bad conduct discharges. Now Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet wants to officially study the topic.

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Tue November 5, 2013

High Speed Rail Study Shows 150 MPH Possibilities

A French TGV high speed train. Similar trains could run along the front range at 150 MPH.
Patrick Janicek Flickr-Creative Commons

High speed rail along the Front Range has long been a pipe dream in Colorado. It’s a dream taking a baby step forward though as the Colorado Department of Transportation held the first of four public meetings Monday on a continuing study exploring the feasibility and public support for a line from Fort Collins south via Denver International Airport to Pueblo.

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Wed October 9, 2013
Government Shutdown

Colorado Ranked 8th Most Impacted By Shutdown

A view of the Denver skyline from the nearby Federal Center in Lakewood, Colo., where many government agencies are located.
Bradley Gordon Flickr - Creative Commons


Mon October 7, 2013
Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown Taking A Toll On Colorado Economy

Colorado Springs City Hall. A recent survey by the Washington Post found the city is the most federally dependent in the U.S.
Paul Sableman Creative Commons/Flickr