Monday Jun 17
How you can help, get help
Alan Havens and other volunteers from the Kit Carson Riding Club get horses from the evaucated area of the Black Forest Fire.
Monday Jun 17
Black Forest evacuees find cheer at Father's Day barbeque
Dimitar Georgiev, 11, gets ready for to have his photo taken with characters from the Art of Healing Black Forest Fire Entertainment Groups outside the Red Cross shelter at Palmer Ridge High School, Sunday, June 16, 2013.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Black Forest Fire As See From SE Pre-Evac Perimeter
I first heard word of the fire raging in the Black Forest area as I was working my shift in the warehouse at Synthes in Monument, CO.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Colo. wildfire evacuees see destruction firsthand
Residents returning to the neighborhoods they were driven from just days ago by Colorado's most destructive wildfire ever are seeing firsthand the path of destruction left behind by the flames.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Black Forest fire subsides, some evacuees go home
The wildfire that forced thousands from their Black Forest homes was being tamed Saturday - generating good news for hundreds whose houses survived the most destructive blaze in Colorado history.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Photo: Dani Clopton, 14, visits with her kitten, Soldier,
Dani Clopton, 14, visits with her kitten, Soldier, at the American Red Cross shelter in Monument, Colo., for evacuees from the nearby Black Forest wildfire on Friday, June 14, 2013.
Black Forest fire: How to give and get help
Thousands of El Paso County residents remain displaced by the Black Forest fire, and hundreds of people are stepping up to help them.
Black Forest Fire Impacts Mail Delivery For Thousands
Fire danger will still be high today, but less than recent days. Gusty and erratic wind due to afternoon t-storms may cause issues for fire fighting efforts.
Colorado Springs Independent
Black Forest Fire evacuees: How to get your mail
The spread of the Black Forest fire has impacted the mail delivery to more than 10,300 addresses for Friday, June 14. The Elbert Post Office has been evacuated.
Ex-parole chief Tim Hand says 211 Crew prison gang also targeted him, others
The parolee blamed for killing corrections chief Tom Clements was working from a hit list that also named parole director Tim Hand and two other corrections employees, Hand said Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
June the month of WILDFIRES in CO, report from CO Springs
This morning the El Paso County Sheriff Maketa, , reported that 360 homes are now totally lost .
A Walmart port in the storm
"People don't understand how serious it gets or how the winds change," said John Robertson, a 66-year-old former firefighter who left his Black Forest home in a mobile home after being put on pre-evacuation notice.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Fear, anxiety due to Colorado wildfires
That's how Morgan Pace felt as she drove past a large plume of smoke near her home in Monument, Colorado, which is about 20 miles north of Colorado Springs.
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Tue Jun 11, 2013
Fifth Grader Discovers Fossilized Bird In Shale
More of the same today, as temperatures will surge well into the 90s and low 100s.