Waldo Canyon Fire

5:00am

Fri August 10, 2012
Environment

Two Months On, Colorado Wildfire Recovery Slow

Cj Moore lost two homes in the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs.
Kirk Siegler

Colorado has found itself in the unwelcome national spotlight this summer.  Even before the deadly movie theater shootings in Aurora, the state was in the midst of its most destructive and expensive wildfire season in history.

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11:56am

Thu August 2, 2012
Wildfires

Colorado Lawmakers Lobby for Wildfire Relief Funds

Cj Moore lost her home in the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs.
Kirk Siegler

Colorado’s congressional delegation is urging the federal government to expand disaster assistance funds to communities hit hard by this summer’s destructive wildfires. 

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5:00am

Thu July 26, 2012
Environment

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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2:10pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Parks & Rec

National Parks Popular Despite Hot Weather and Wildfire Risk

Smoke from High Park fire as seen from Rocky Mountain National Park
Dave Dennis KUNC

Many tourism-based businesses in Colorado have reported a dip invisitors this summer due to the busy wildfire season. But officials with Rocky Mountain National Park aren’t complaining.

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12:41pm

Tue July 17, 2012

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