Wildfires force new evacuations in Colorado

DENVER – Hot, windy conditions across Colorado left firefighters battling multiple wildfires Thursday, with new evacuations ordered in what has become the state’s most damaging fire season in...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds make trade-offs

COLORADO SPRINGS – As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place. A...

DATE: June 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire close to Denver prompts evacuations

DENVER – A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy conditions in much of Colorado and elsewhere in the West made it...

DATE: June 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More residents return after Black Forest Fire

DENVER – Authorities on Tuesday identified the two people who died trying to flee the most damaging wildfire in state history as firefighters appeared to be closer to containing the still-burning...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Radar shows tornado touched down at Denver airport

DENVER – Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. blaze possibly human-caused

COLORADO SPRINGS – Rain helped firefighters douse Colorado’s most destructive wildfire in state history, while a new wind-whipped blaze in California forced evacuations and threatened homes Monday...

DATE: June 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah is home to government’s largest data-storage center

BLUFFDALE, Utah – The nation’s new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyber threats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a National Guard base at the foot of snow-capped...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rain helps Black Forest Fire crews

COLORADO SPRINGS – With evacuees looking to return home, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

3,500 prospective jurors to be summoned for Aurora trial

DENVER – As many as 3,500 prospective jurors will be summoned when Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes goes on trial, another measure of the complexity and sensitivity of the case. Judge...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Looks like nuclear bomb went off’

COLORADO SPRINGS – Fire officials say crews have gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history and had more than half the blaze contained by late Saturday. Incident...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll: Colo. strongly supports death penalty

DENVER – Colorado voters overwhelmingly back the death penalty and are evenly split on whether Gov. John Hickenlooper, who last month blocked the execution of a convicted multiple-murderer,...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pet owners turn to nontraditional

ALBUQUERQUE – It’s the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? And one that has spawned a growing market not only of scientific research but of everything...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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