Sheriff Maketa: Cause Of Black Forest Fire May Never Be KnownInvestigators 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.
El Paso County Sheriff Called On To Resign Amid Sex AllegationsThere's now a call for the El Paso County sheriff to resign or go on leave amid allegations he had sexual relationships with several subordinates.
El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa Accused Of Affairs, MismanagementThree department commanders say El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa had inappropriate relationships with three subordinates, abused those who questioned the alleged affairs, and removed all oversight of the department's $60 million budget.
A Wet Month Of May Buys Time Against Large Wildfires In Early JuneInside the 2013 Lower North Fork Fire burn area there thousands upon thousands of scorched trees, but right now there's also snow-covered ground, which is prolonging the wildfire season.
Parkinson's And Exercise: CU Study Aims To Show Disease ProgressionSome researchers in Colorado want to know if exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. They're studying newly diagnosed patients who have not been placed on medication.
Lawmakers Grapple On Tax Aid For Disaster VictimsLawmakers are trying to agree on last-minute changes to a proposal that would give a property tax break to residents affected by massive Colorado flooding and wildfires last year.
Lawmakers Weigh Tax Aid For Disaster VictimsPeople who lost their homes and businesses during historic Colorado floods and wildfires last year may still get some relief on their property taxes, but it'll be smaller than initially expected.
Colorado Closer To Getting Own Firefighting Fleet Colorado is one step closer to getting its own firefighting fleet just in time for wildfire season. A bill to establish the aerial fleet passed the state Senate.
Colorado Senate Funds Aerial Firefighting FleetColorado lawmakers agreed Wednesday to budget $21 million for an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster, a response to historic back-to-back wildfire seasons.
Homeowner Accidentally Sparks House Fire In Black ForestFirefighters say a house caught fire after a homeowner put ashes into a metal container located near some bushes.
Supervisor Calls Black Forest Fire Report ‘Ridiculous’A new report by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters secretly protected the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.
Red Cross Honors Local HeroesThe Century of Champions Red Cross Ball was held downtown Saturday night to celebrate local heroes.
Fort Carson Soldiers Proudly Serve At Home When Disasters StrikeUsually the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade flies combat missions overseas but when it moved to Fort Carson in 2013 the soldiers knew they could find themselves on missions much closer to home.
Report Claims Report Claims Firefighters Secretly Told To Protect Commander's HomeA report ordered by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters were secretly told to protect the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.
Tax Aid For Disaster-Destroyed Homes AdvancesColorado residents who lost their homes in last year's floods and wildfires could get property-tax relief under a bill advancing in the state legislature.