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A Waldo Canyon fire interactive timeline

Sun, Jun 23, 2013 - 6:44 AM 0

The Gazette created an interactive timeline that shows how and where the fire burned in June 2012. See a birds-eye view of the fire's...

Waldo Canyon fire memories

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Investigation into Waldo Canyon fire has stalled, detective says

Fri, Jun 7, 2013 - 7:05 PM 0

The investigation into the cause of the Waldo Canyon fire has stalled almost a year after the fire destroyed 347 homes in Colorado Springs...

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Environmental, social impacts of Waldo canyon fire studied

Tue, May 21, 2013 - 12:55 PM 0

This spring, the Waldo Canyon fire has come under the microscope of two Denver professors and their five students, who spent the semester...

Waldo Canyon, Black Forest fire victims see dissimilar outcomes

Frequency of natural disasters in Pikes Peak region means new normal for communities
By: Stephen Hobbs - 0 Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Colorado and the Pikes Peak region have never been immune from natural disasters, but the big weather events seemed to be years apart.


Cascade residents receive funds to rebuild, but still on the hook for thousands
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

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...

Interactive map: See how much was paid for Mountain Shadows lots
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

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New problem on El Paso County's wildfire burn scars: noxious weeds
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Noxious weeds are still noxious weeds, even where nothing grows.

In the years since the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, noxious weeds...

Insurance issues arising from disasters bring little regulatory change to Colorado
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The Colorado Division of Insurance, the regulatory agency charged with protecting consumers, has emerged from years of wildfires and floods with few...

Analysis: Tracking the money spent on disaster recovery in the Pikes Peak region
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Sun, Jun 28, 2015

El Paso County continues to receive millions of federal, state and private funds targeted at disaster recovery.

More than $56 million came...

Side Streets: Waldo Canyon fire anniversary doubly sad as vandals destroy memorial children's bench
By: Bill Vogrin - 0 Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Three years ago today, the Waldo Canyon fire exploded down the Front Range into Mountain Shadows, killing two, destroying 346 homes and causing...

State's new firefighting aircraft will benefit Colorado Springs' wildfire battles
By: Ryan Maye Handy - 0 Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Colorado Springs Fire Department Chief Chris Riley counts the state's new firefighting fleet among the department's assets when crews are working to...

Burn scar sediment will be used to stabilize land near Colorado Springs homes
By: Kassondra Cloos - 0 Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Sediment from the Waldo Canyon burn scar captured in a debris basin will be used to stabilize the North Rockrimmon drainage channel, according to a...