Thu July 5, 2012

Full Containment Of Waldo Canyon Fire Expected Tomorrow

Hot Shot firefighters cut a fire line on June 28, 2012 in the Mount Saint Francois area of Colorado Springs, Colo., while helping to battle several fires in Waldo Canyon.
USDAgov Flickr - Creative Commons

Firefighters have built containment lines around 90% of the Waldo Canyon Wildfire burning west of Colorado Springs. Crews got some help last night when .4 inches of rain fell on the fire.

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Thu July 5, 2012

Patent Pending: Satellite Office Comes To Denver

We learned this week that Denver has been selected for a new satellite operation of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office along with Dallas, Fort Worth, Texas and San Jose, California.

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Wed July 4, 2012

Colorado, Weld County Farmers Battle Drought

Grace Hood KUNC

There’s an old saying that corn should be “knee high by the fourth of July”. That’s not necessarily true for Colorado farmers battling drought this year. For some in Weld County, the picture is even worse.

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Wed July 4, 2012


Tue July 3, 2012

Tax Breaks, Grant Money Available For Colorado Wildfire Mitigation

Flames leap on the hills above Colorado Springs on the first day of the Waldo Canyon fire. Landowners hoping to reduce the danger from wildfires can apply for grants and tax breaks.
Mike Laur Colorado Public News

With tens of thousands of acres aflame in Colorado, many mountain home and property owners are madly working on fire mitigation – but may not know they can get both tax breaks and grant money to help.

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