Colorado Springs

8:02am

Thu August 2, 2012
Politics

Long Lines Across Colorado For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

Screencap from a video posted by Fox 21 News showing lines at a Colorado Springs Chick-fil-A.
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From Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, both lunch seekers and political supporters caused long lines at Chick-fil-A restaurants, many in observance of Mike Huckabee's 'Appreciation Day.'

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5:27am

Fri July 13, 2012
Wildfire

The Waldo Canyon Burn Zone At Risk For Flooding

Rocky Mountain Community Radio

A team of scientists has been examining damaged land to understand the flood risks associated with the fire. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin recently traveled to Cascade to see the science behind the assessments, and to understand why flooding becomes such a risk after a fire.

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10:16am

Thu July 5, 2012
WIldfires

PHOTO: Satellite Image Of Waldo Canyon Fire Burn Scar

The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on the Terra satellite acquired this view of the fire’s burn scar on July 4, 2012. Click on the image to enlarge.
Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon NASA Earth Observatory image

The Waldo Canyon Fire is the most destructive wildfire in the history of Colorado. 347 homes were lost since the blaze started on June 23rd.

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9:37am

Thu July 5, 2012
Wildfire

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.
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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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7:44am

Mon July 2, 2012
Wildfire

Inside The Waldo Canyon Burn Zone

Rocky Mountain Community Radio

The Waldo Canyon Fire has burned nearly 18,000 acres near Colorado Springs.  As of Sunday evening, the blaze was 55% contained. It has damaged almost 350 homes in the city and is responsible for two deaths.

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