<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - waldo%20fire]]> http://gazette.com/rss/waldo%20fire Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:10:55 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Cascade residents receive funds to rebuild, but still on the hook for thousands]]> http://gazette.com/cascade-residents-receive-funds-to-rebuild-but-still-on-the-hook-for-thousands/article/1557932?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/cascade-residents-receive-funds-to-rebuild-but-still-on-the-hook-for-thousands/article/1557932?custom_click=rss

The road to Kathy and George Stultses' Cascade home is a precipitous one. Guests are told to leave their cars at the bottom of the hill, where they walk up a steep path along a jagged canyon edge to reach the front door.

A small crevasse cuts through what remains of the unnamed road, a dirt driveway branching off U.S. Highway 24 that leads to four homes. Since April, after flood water coursed off the Waldo Canyon fire burn scar and sliced a drainage through the road, the Stults and their neighbors have been hiking home. And this summer, when the neighbors were given a federal grant to help them rebuild the private road, it came with a catch: Each of the homeowners would have to pitch in at least $4,000 to help fix it.



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