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Military Plays Huge Role In Fighting Black Forest Fire

Part of the federal response to the Black Forest Fire is the huge role the military has played in battling the fire.

06/15/2013

Troops helped fight the Black Forest Fire burning north of Colorado Springs. (credit: CBS)

Military Teams Up With Firefighters To Battle Black Forest Fire

Military units helped fight the Black Forest Fire from the air. Troops from Peterson Air Force Base, the Air Force Academy and the Colorado National Guard have been instrumental in the battle.

06/14/2013

Ben Garland (credit: CBS)

Broncos’ Ben Garland Sends Prayers To Fire Victims

Denver Broncos guard Ben Garland says his thoughts and prayers are with families near the Black Forest wildfire – including his own.

06/12/2013

An image of the fire (credit: Robert Burns, Estes Park)

Firefighters Battle Big Meadows Fire In Rocky Mountain National Park

High winds, low humidity and a large amount of beetle killed trees caused a fire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park to blow up on Tuesday.

06/11/2013

The wildfire near Lyons (credit: CBS)

Wildfires Break Out, Parker Road Buckles On Hottest Day Of Year

Several small wildfires broke out on what turned out to be the hottest day of the year so far — Monday, June 10 — but they were extinguished quickly.

06/10/2013

Jordan Webb in court on May 15 (credit: CBS)

CU QB Jordan Webb, Ex-Lineman Charged With Assault To Appear In Court

On Monday a former and a current University of Colorado football player will go before a judge facing assault charges.

06/02/2013

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley delivered the commencement address at the Air Force Academy on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Cadets Graduate From The Air Force Academy

Hundreds of cadets graduated from the Air Force Academy on Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the newly minted Second Lieutenants being women.

05/29/2013

Air Force Academy Graduation on May 23, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Air Force Academy Marks Class Of 2013 Graduation

Volunteer pilots are hoping to make the Air Force Academy’s commencement ceremony memorable with a flyover.

05/29/2013

Prince Harry arrives in a black SUV at the Sanctuary Golf Course in Douglas County on Friday (credit: CBS)

Olympians, Execs To Greet Prince Harry In Colorado

Britain’s Prince Harry will mingle with Olympians including Missy Franklin as well as British business executives, students and military officers living in Colorado before cheering on wounded servicemen and women at the Warrior Games on Saturday.

05/10/2013

The president's speech in Colorado Springs took place on May 23, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Volunteers To Do Flyovers At Air Force Academy Graduation

The jets that typically streak over Air Force Academy seniors on graduation day have been grounded by federal budget cuts, but privately owned aerial demonstration teams are volunteering to do the flyover instead.

05/09/2013

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