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Tag Archives: Wildfire

Keefe: It’s a dry kind of heat

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July 6, 2018 All stories, Keefe, The Mix

Littwin: It’s just one more day in the life with Daycare Donald

Everyone in America is talking about the Trump-Corker-World-War-III feud. Except for those talking about the latest Trump-NFL-Jemele-Hill flare-up. And, yeah, those talking about the Trump-Tillerson-IQ-test […]...

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October 10, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

News Poetry: Wildfire Blues

The sun rises prison orange as if it feels Oregon and Montana blaze from its perch one astronomical unit away, but only our thin slip […]...

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September 20, 2017 Just In, News Poetry, The Mix

Keefe: The new state bird

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August 22, 2016 Just In, Keefe, The Mix

Red-flag fire warnings and government’s high-tech fix

FRISCO — Last year’s drop in wildfire activity in Colorado and the West shouldn’t lull anyone into thinking that danger has passed. It’s only a […]...

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April 1, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Rocky Mountain Climate Watch, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawmakers decide how to spend pot tax cash; RMGO knows how to kill a bill

Notes from the final fugue, a.k.a. the 115th day of the 2014 legislative session ...

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May 2, 2014 Capitol Notebook, The Mix
DeGette seeks to win permanent health insurance for seasonal firefighters

DeGette seeks to win permanent health insurance for seasonal firefighters

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette is moving forward with a bill she introduced Tuesday that would extend health insurance coverage to seasonal firefighters and their families....

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July 12, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of woods yet

Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of woods yet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited his native state Monday where he declared there will be “better days ahead” but, he also warned, Colorado and the nation have not seen the end of fire season....

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July 10, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Hickenlooper lifts burn ban as milder weather cools off wildfire-ravaged Colorado

Hickenlooper lifts burn ban as milder weather cools off wildfire-ravaged Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted a statewide fire ban Sunday, saying recent rainfall and milder weather have brought relief to all 64 Colorado counties but he noted local fire restrictions may still be in effect....

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July 9, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado’s backcountry ‘roadless rule’ takes effect

Colorado’s backcountry ‘roadless rule’ takes effect

A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end of a seven-year process conducted among an eclectic mix of stakeholders. ...

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July 5, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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