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  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Photos, videos: Waldo Canyon fire finally 100 percent contained

    Update: At long last comes the announcement residents of Colorado Springs have been awaiting since June 23, when the Waldo Canyon fire flared to life. The blaze, which destroyed 346 homes and took the lives of Barbara and William Everett, age 73 and 74, respectively, is finally 100 percent containe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Air Force flyovers: Special Ops to buzz southwest Colorado?

    ​Last month, under pressure from Representative Scott Tipton and ranchers in the Pinon Canyon area, Air Force officials backed off a plan to conduct intensive low-altitude training flights over southeast Colorado. But the recently unveiled boundaries for the low, low flights probably won't cau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Low-flying military craft headed for southern Colorado?

    ​The U.S. Air Force has delayed release of an environmental impact study of its proposal to conduct intensive low-altitude training flights across a wide swath of southern Colorado -- flights as low as 200 feet that had raised concerns among local ranchers and residents seeking the quiet life. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder

    Cue the Wagner: Blackhawks buzz the Kirby ranch.​All Shellie Kirby wants is a place where she and her husband Mark can live in peace with their Spanish mustang, Rebel, and their other horses and burros. But their seventy-acre ranch in the southeast corner of El Paso County, where the couple ha ... More >>

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Odd Man In

    Mike Miles could be the Democrats' choice in November.