cbs4

Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site

(credit: army.mil)

Pinon Canyon Expansion Fight Nearing End

The Defense Department is repealing a 2007 land-aquisition waiver for the Army to try and add 418,000 more acres to the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.

11/25/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall Eyes Legislation To Restrict Army Pinon Site

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall says he’ll introduce legislation next week to restrict the Army’s ability to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site in southeastern Colorado.

11/16/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Army Weighs Step To Limit Colorado Training Site

The Army said Tuesday it will consider cancelling one of several clearances that Fort Carson would need to expand a training site in southeastern Colorado.

08/13/2013

Sen. Mark Udall (credit: CBS)

Udall, Army To Discuss Pinon Canyon Training Site

Sen. Mark Udall says he’s meeting with an Army official to discuss the future of a southeastern Colorado training site that has put nearby ranchers on edge for years.

08/10/2013

(credit: CBS)

Marine Osprey Aircraft Training At Fort Carson

A squadron of eight Marine MV-22B Osprey aircraft are training at Fort Carson and the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site this month.

09/08/2012

(credit: carson.army.mil)

Fort Carson Boss: Pinon Canyon Training Is Vital

The new commander of Fort Carson said Friday that Army training exercises at the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site are vital for soldiers’ safety in combat.

12/09/2011

US Air Force T-38 Talon jet trainers fly in formation (credit: AP)

Tipton Aide: Air Force Backs Off Plains Training

The Air Force is revising its plan for low-altitude training flights over Colorado to avoid the Eastern Plains, including the Army’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site northeast of Trinidad.

08/29/2011

(credit: CBS)

No Fewer Than 5 Wildfires Burning In Colorado

Right now there are no fewer than five wildfires burning in Colorado. They’re mostly in the southern part of the state.

06/10/2011

(credit: CBS)

1 Pinon Canyon Fire At 25K Acres; 3 More Burning In SE Colorado

Officials say at least four wildfires are burning in southeastern Colorado, including one at Fort Carson’s Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site which has scorched at least 39 square miles.

06/08/2011

(credit: carson.army.mil)

Army Backs Off Expansion At Colorado Training Site

The acting commander at Fort Carson says the Army has no current plans to expand a 370-square-mile training site in southeastern Colorado.

01/27/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,442 other followers