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Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis Valley

Prescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven’t been set.

03/25/2015

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Prescribed Burns Postponed At Rocky Mountain Arsenal Refuge

The first in a series of prescribed burns planned at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in the northeast Denver area was postponed on Tuesday.

03/24/2015

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Prescribed Burns Planned Near Colorado Springs

Authorities plan to take advantage of good weather conditions to set prescribed burns near Colorado Springs.

10/30/2014

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Survivors Mark North Fork Wildfire Anniversary

Survivors of the Lower North Fork wildfire are marking the one-year anniversary of the blaze, but they’re not planning on getting any compensation from the state any time soon.

03/26/2013

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Lawmakers Push Wildfire Victim Compensation Bill Forward

A deadly wildfire caused by the state last year has prompted a bill that would provide more compensation in cases of government negligence.

03/14/2013

An image from Copter4 during the High Park Fire on June 22 (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Bill Would Overhaul State Burns In Colorado

State-prescribed forest fires in Colorado would have a new set of safeguards under a bill that has gotten unanimous initial approval in the state Senate.

02/26/2013

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Fort Carson Plans Prescribed Burns

Fort Carson fire crews are preparing to burn piles of tree limbs produced by forest thinning.

02/14/2013

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US Forest Service Suspends Prescribed Burns

The U.S. Forest Service is suspending prescribed burns on 14 million acres of federal forests in Colorado until the weather improves.

03/30/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Political Lessons From Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado’s first wildfire of the season has not only brought devastation, but has also brought some important political issues to the surface, CBSDenver.com Blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

03/29/2012

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Hickenlooper Stops Prescribed Burns After Lower North Fork Fire

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has suspended the use of state prescribed burns like the one that may have caused a deadly wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Denver.

03/28/2012

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