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Holiday Weekend Visitors Check Out Newly Reopened Royal Gorge Park

More than a thousand people toured the new visitor center at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City on Saturday.

08/31/2014

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Al Qaeda Reportedly Targeting The Air Force Academy

Al Qaeda is reportedly targeting the Air Force Academy. An online Al Qaeda magazine is threatening more attacks on the U.S. and Colorado Springs could be a target.

08/29/2014

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Royal Gorge Opens To Public In Time For Labor Day Weekend

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park reopens on Saturday after being mostly closed to the public for more than a year.

08/29/2014

The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Buys Fire-Spotting Planes To Battle Fires

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster.

08/20/2014

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Brush Fire Gets Close To Homes Near Berthoud

Faulty farming equipment is being eyed as the cause of a brush fire in Berthoud.

08/14/2014

The wildfire in Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: John Butler)

Weather Helps Fight Wildfire In Rocky Mountain National Park

Authorities say weather conditions have helped them make progress fighting a small wildfire burning near the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

08/13/2014

The wildfire in Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: John Butler)

Small Wildfire Breaks Out In Rocky Mountain National Park

A small wildfire broke out inside Rocky Mountain National Park Tuesday afternoon.

08/12/2014

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Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Closes For Final Repairs

The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City closed for final repairs and construction on Monday.

08/11/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Colorado’s 2014 Wildfire Season Mild Compared To Recent Devastation

After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.

08/04/2014

An image from Copter4 of a home lost in the Lower North Fork Fire (credit: CBS)

Colorado Pays Nearly $18 Million To Wildfire Victims

People impacted by a 2012 Colorado wildfire started by the state have gotten their compensation payments from the government.

07/29/2014

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