More Waldo Fire Articles

  • Mountain Shadows residents lose round on two-story house; lawsuit possible?

    By ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    The Colorado Springs City Council will not hear the appeal of two Mountain Shadows residents who claim the city wrongfully permitted a two-story home to be built in the fire-ravaged community of Parkside, Councilman Don Knight said Monday. Donald Meaney and Debby Zawacky, both of...

  • Long forgotten development plan raises rebuilding issues for Waldo Canyon fire victims

    By Ryan maye handy ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    For more than 20 years, Parkside resident Donald Meaney's house had a view of the hillsides west of Mountain Shadows. After the Waldo Canyon fire destroyed most of his neighborhood, Meaney designed and rebuilt a new home - one that preserved the best of the old: the view. But a year...

  • Hundreds gather as Waldo Canyon fire memorials are dedicated

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    On Saturday morning, John and Sheryl Everett listened as elected officials and neighbors in the Mountain Shadows community recounted the harrowing days in June and July 2012, when 347 homes were destroyed and 18,000 acres burned in the Waldo Canyon fire. And the stories from one...

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