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An area near where the slide occurred (credit: CBS)

5 Hikers Killed In Chaffee County Rock Slide

Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.

09/30/2013

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Fire Restrictions Lifted For Lakewood, National Forests

Thanks to recent rainstorms in the Denver metro area another city and more parks are lifting their fire restrictions.

07/17/2013

Diana Webb took this photo on June 26 when the Waldo Canyon Fire exploded.

Christmas Tree Tradition Survives Waldo Canyon Fire

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history leveled hundreds of homes but didn’t touch a cherished tradition in Pike National Forest near Colorado Springs – cutting live Christmas trees.

11/23/2012

Diana Webb took this photo on June 26 when the Waldo Canyon Fire exploded.

Christmas Tree Tradition Survives Waldo Canyon Fire

The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history leveled hundreds of homes but didn’t touch a cherished tradition in Pike National Forest near Colorado Springs — cutting live Christmas trees.

11/22/2012

Greenback cutthroat trout (credit: nas.er.usgs.gov)

Motorcycles Banned From Springs-Area Trail System

Federal land managers will ban motorcycles on a popular trail system near Colorado Springs to protect the endangered greenback cutthroat trout.

11/21/2012

Waldo Canyon Fire on June 27 (credit: CBS)

Looting Suspects Arrested In Evacuated Areas

A handful of looting suspects have been arrested in the evacuation areas of Colorado Springs and surrounding subdivisions while the Waldo Canyon Fire burns just miles away.

06/28/2012

An aerial view of the Mountain Shadows subdivision in Colorado Springs where most homes were destroyed in the Waldo Canyon Fire June 27 (credit: John Wark)

Colorado Springs Mayor: Fire Has Destroyed ’346 Homes’

Fire officials battling the Waldo Canyon Fire say they hope to make major progress in the effort to contain the blaze on Thursday.

06/28/2012

Springer Fire (credit: CBS)

Springer Fire Burned 1,145 Acres, 59 Percent Contained, 509 Fire Personnel

The Springer Fire is located 3½ miles from Lake George and is burning in the Pike National Forest.

06/22/2012

Springer Fire (credit: CBS)

Springer Fire Burned 1,145 Acres, 39 Percent Contained

Fire crews continue working to get control of the Springer Fire burning on the Pike National Forest about 3½ miles from Lake George.

06/21/2012

Springer Fire (credit: CBS)

Crews Get Some Containment On Springer Fire

A wildfire burning in the Pike National Forest has grown to 1,100 acres but it is now 10 percent contained.

06/19/2012

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