With a wildfire continuing to burn through the foothills southwest of Denver, Governor John Hickenlooper says he will temporarily ban the state government’s use of prescribed burns on state land.
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Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 8:31 am
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The Lower North Fork Fire continues to burn southwest of Denver, however officials hope weather conditions allow greater containment of the fire that has burned over 4,000 acres, destroyed more than 20 homes, and taken the lives of two people.
The Wall Street Journal is warning us today that tick season is upon us and because of a series of ecological events, it could be a "horrific" season for the diseases they carry.
But the Journal reports that while some of the uptick (The Journal uses this pun: "This Season's Ticking Bomb") is directly related to this season, there's a bigger narrative here. They explain: