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An image of smoke from the Black Forest Fire in June 2013. (credit: CBS)

EPA Promotes Global Warming Proposal To Governors

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.

06/10/2014

(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Sheriff Maketa: Cause Of Black Forest Fire May Never Be Known

Investigators believe they know where the Black Forest Fire ignited but they might never know for sure how Colorado’s most destructive fire started, El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said Tuesday.

06/10/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

A C-130 making a drop at the West Fork Complex Fire on Monday (credit: CBS)

Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado Springs

President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.

06/09/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

10 Western Governors Meeting In Colorado Springs

Ten Western governors are meeting this week in Colorado Springs to discuss issues including the drought and the environment.

06/09/2014

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Edibles Maker Changes Packaging After Hershey Files Lawsuit

Hershey has decided the look of edible candies being made in Colorado Springs are too close to the look of their popular treats, so they have filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement.

06/09/2014

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Crane Climbing Duo Busted In Colorado Springs

Authorities say two men have been charged with trespassing for climbing a suspension crane at a construction site in Colorado Springs.

06/08/2014

El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa (credit: CBS)

Sheriff Maketa Admits ‘Inappropriate Behavior,’ Won’t Step Down

The El Paso County Sheriff has apologized for his behavior but says he has no intention of resigning.

06/03/2014

(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Mechanic Blamed For Causing Springs’ Drake Fire No Longer An Employee

Firefighters preliminarily determined that a mechanic’s error lead to an oil leak that ignited a fire and damaged a turbine at a major power plant.

06/03/2014

(credit: Colorado Springs Fire Department)

Human Error Cause Of Colorado Springs’ Drake Fire

Firefighters preliminarily determined that a mechanic’s error lead to an oil leak that ignited a fire and damaged a turbine at a major power plant.

05/31/2014

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