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Jake Bywater walks through the remains Wednesday, April 18, 2018, of his 30-foot by 60-foot pole barn that burned in the 117 Fire. Bywater spent the night and day fighting the fire and putting out hot spots. Bywater saved his home but lost the barn, school bus, four boats and the 100-year-old homestead that he and his wife, Kim, had restored. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
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The damage and devastation could be seen in the 117 Fire in the Hanover Area on Wednesday, April 19, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
Colorado Fire
This image provided by the National Weather Service shows a false-color image made by a NOAA geostationary (GOES) satellite, showing a long plume of smoke and dust from wildfires in Colorado Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The plume is heaviest in the San Luis Valley in the southern part of the state, bottom, trailing off more than 300 miles (480 kilometers) to the northeast to the Nebraska border. Fire crews are fighting five new wind-swept wildfires around Colorado as hurricane-force winds also kick up dust, topple trucks and close highways in the state. (National Weather Service via AP)
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Jake Bywater, left, with the help of friend Leonard Lasco, right, knocks down hot spots Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in the remains of his 30-foot by 60-foot pole barn that burned in the 117 Fire. Bywater spent the night and day fighting the fire and putting out hot spots. Bywater saved his home but lost the barn, school bus, four boats and the 100-year-old homestead that he and his wife, Kim, had restored. The fire burned 23 homes and about 41,000 acres. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park will focus on expanding its entertainment lineup now that the new Pavilion Amphitheater is open. Upcoming performers include David Crosby, Kevin Bacon and Graham Nash. Courtesy.
Amazon HQ2
FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, construction continues on three large, glass-covered domes as part of an expansion of the Amazon.com campus in downtown Seattle. Amazon said Thursday, Sept. 7, that it will spend more than $5 billion to build another headquarters in North America to house as many as 50,000 employees. It plans to stay in its sprawling Seattle headquarters and the new space will be "a full equal" of its current home, said founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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The sun sets behind the smoke of the Hayman fire near Trumbull on Friday June 14, 2002. (The Gazette file)
Spc. Melissa Evalle walks away from a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk flown by the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade as it lifts supplies that Evalle and Spc. Gabriel Torres attached to the helicopter Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, during a training session down range at Fort Carson.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Spc. Melissa Evalle walks away from a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk flown by the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade as it lifts supplies that Evalle and Spc. Gabriel Torres attached to the helicopter Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, during a training session down range at Fort Carson. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)