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Top photos from The Gazette photo staff, June 9-15, 2014.

FORT CARSON MEMORIAL

A rifle team walks past Provider's Chapel at Fort Carson Tuesday, June 10, 2014, following a memorial service for PFC Jacob H. Wykstra. Wykstra died May 28 in an aircraft accident while deployed to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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FORT CARSON MEMORIAL

Staff Sgt Luis Ortiz plays taps at Provider's Chapel at Fort Carson Tuesday, June 10, 2014, during a memorial service for PFC Jacob H. Wykstra. Wykstra died May 28 in an aircraft accident while deployed to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MARK REIS

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MAKETA PROTEST

Protesters for the removal of Sheriff Terry Maketa from office demonstrate outside the Sheriffs Office Thursday, June 12, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Santa's sleigh is up and running at the North Pole, the Colorado North Pole that is. A new ride at Santa's Workshop in Cascade features a zip line in Santa's sleigh. Riders are first pulled up 500 feet and then glide downhill at 30 mph. Baley Crippen and her mom, Christie Crippen, take a ride during the inaugural day of the ride on Friday, June 13, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Santa's sleigh is up and running at the North Pole, the Colorado North Pole that is. A new ride at Santa's Workshop in Cascade features a zip line in Santa's sleigh. Riders are first pulled up 500 feet and then glide downhill at 30 mph. Baley Crippen and her mom, Christie Crippen, take a ride during the inaugural day of the ride on Friday, June 13, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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Dan Higgins, Interim Manager of the Colorado Springs Utility Energy Supply Dept., shines a flashlight on the oil pressure and sensing equipment located beneath Unit #5 while leading the most recent  media tour of the Martin Drake Power Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The melted equipment was the point of origin for the fire that shut down the power plant.   (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Dan Higgins, Interim Manager of the Colorado Springs Utility Energy Supply Dept., shines a flashlight on the oil pressure and sensing equipment located beneath Unit #5 while leading the most recent media tour of the Martin Drake Power Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The melted equipment was the point of origin for the fire that shut down the power plant. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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CSU workers get Unit #6 ready for testing. Media Tour of the Martin Drake Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

CSU workers get Unit #6 ready for testing. Media Tour of the Martin Drake Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

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(The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

(The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa speaks to the press Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Sheriff's Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., about the details of the Black Forest Fire action report on the eve of the anniversary of the fire. Maketa wouldn't talk about the recent allegations of sexual improprieties in his office. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK

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El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa speaks to the press Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Sheriff's Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., about the details of the Black Forest Fire action report on the eve of the anniversary of the fire. Maketa wouldn't talk about the recent allegations of sexual improprieties in his office. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE

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WGA FIRE

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colo. speaks during a Western Governors' Association press conference at The Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo. Monday, June 9, 2014. They addressed western fire prevention as a way to maintain watershed quality. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

JULIA MOSS

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FORT CARSON MEMORIAL

A rifle team walks past Provider's Chapel at Fort Carson Tuesday, June 10, 2014, following a memorial service for PFC Jacob H. Wykstra. Wykstra died May 28 in an aircraft accident while deployed to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

FORT CARSON MEMORIAL

Staff Sgt Luis Ortiz plays taps at Provider's Chapel at Fort Carson Tuesday, June 10, 2014, during a memorial service for PFC Jacob H. Wykstra. Wykstra died May 28 in an aircraft accident while deployed to Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

MAKETA PROTEST

Protesters for the removal of Sheriff Terry Maketa from office demonstrate outside the Sheriffs Office Thursday, June 12, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Santa's sleigh is up and running at the North Pole, the Colorado North Pole that is. A new ride at Santa's Workshop in Cascade features a zip line in Santa's sleigh. Riders are first pulled up 500 feet and then glide downhill at 30 mph. Baley Crippen and her mom, Christie Crippen, take a ride during the inaugural day of the ride on Friday, June 13, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Santa's sleigh is up and running at the North Pole, the Colorado North Pole that is. A new ride at Santa's Workshop in Cascade features a zip line in Santa's sleigh. Riders are first pulled up 500 feet and then glide downhill at 30 mph. Baley Crippen and her mom, Christie Crippen, take a ride during the inaugural day of the ride on Friday, June 13, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Dan Higgins, Interim Manager of the Colorado Springs Utility Energy Supply Dept., shines a flashlight on the oil pressure and sensing equipment located beneath Unit #5 while leading the most recent  media tour of the Martin Drake Power Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The melted equipment was the point of origin for the fire that shut down the power plant.   (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

Dan Higgins, Interim Manager of the Colorado Springs Utility Energy Supply Dept., shines a flashlight on the oil pressure and sensing equipment located beneath Unit #5 while leading the most recent media tour of the Martin Drake Power Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The melted equipment was the point of origin for the fire that shut down the power plant. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

(The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

CSU workers get Unit #6 ready for testing. Media Tour of the Martin Drake Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

CSU workers get Unit #6 ready for testing. Media Tour of the Martin Drake Plant on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)

(The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

(The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

maketa

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa speaks to the press Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Sheriff's Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., about the details of the Black Forest Fire action report on the eve of the anniversary of the fire. Maketa wouldn't talk about the recent allegations of sexual improprieties in his office. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa speaks to the press Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Sheriff's Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., about the details of the Black Forest Fire action report on the eve of the anniversary of the fire. Maketa wouldn't talk about the recent allegations of sexual improprieties in his office. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

WGA FIRE

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colo. speaks during a Western Governors' Association press conference at The Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo. Monday, June 9, 2014. They addressed western fire prevention as a way to maintain watershed quality. Photo by Julia Moss, The Gazette

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