Wildfires

1:08pm

Thu March 13, 2014
Colorado Flood

Fires And Floods Crimp Northern Colorado Outdoor Recreation

Deep ruts along the Young Gulch Trail in the Roosevelt National Forest; Nov. 19, 2013.
U.S. Forest Service

Colorado’s historic floods, coupled with the 2012 wildfires, were especially punishing for many Northern Colorado recreation areas. Six months after the water receded, officials with the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest are still working to gauge the extent of the damage.

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2:48pm

Wed March 12, 2014
Politics

Disaster Relief On The Docket At The State Capitol

Jim Hill KUNC

The annual legislative session is typically marked with plenty of partisanship – but this year lawmakers in both parties are working together on flood relief bills. As dozens of natural disaster bills are making their way in the statehouse, some of the more significant policies are stalled.

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6:00am

Mon March 10, 2014
Politics

Taking A Tally At The Colorado Legislative Midpoint

A view of the newly regilded dome atop the capitol from the 16th Street Mall.
Jim Hill KUNC

Colorado’s 2014 legislative session is already halfway over. So far lawmakers have tackled a whole host of issues – everything from gun law repeals to wildfire and flood related measures.

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4:16pm

Thu February 20, 2014
Environment

Forest Health, Fire Mitigation Are Factors As Colo. Moves Deeper Into Wildlands

A firefighter walks though the burned aftermath of the Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs. Picture taken June 21, 2013.
Credit Earth Observatory / NASA

7:00am

Thu February 20, 2014
Wildfires

Black Forest Fire Chief Acted Properly Says Report

Flames spread quickly once the fire reached the treetops in the Black Forest Fire. This picture was taken June 13, 2013.
USDA inciweb.org

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