Colorado's fire ban has been lifted. There are hopes that more rain is on the way.
To be governor of Colorado right now means to think a lot about wildfires. For Governor John Hickenlooper, it also means traveling to the scene of these disasters and reviewing fire policy.
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.
Late Thursday evening, the White House announced Governor John Hickenlooper's request for an expedited disaster declaration for fire ravaged counties has been approved.