The Duckett Fire in Custer and Fremont Counties has now burned nearly 2500 acres. No structures have been lost and no injuries have been reported, but residents of the Brush Creek Estates Subdivision are added to the list of evacuations. Mandatory evacuations are also in effect for Eagle Peak Subdivision, Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp, […]

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Duckett Fire now in Northwest Custer County and Southwest Fremont County has burned about 1800 acres…and, on Capitol Hill, a plan from House Republicans to speed up renewable energy projects could affect hundreds of acres of federal lands in Colorado.

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Photo: Duckett Fire, 06/14/11; Credit: Bob Thomason.

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The so-called Duckett Fire located in northwest Custer County on the San Isabel National Forest has burned around 1000 acres…and, a wildfire in Colfax County, New Mexico north of Raton has consumed over 6,000 acres and burned two structures.

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The so-called Duckett Fire, located in northwest Custer County on the San Isabel National Forest, has burned around 1000 acres. Reports that the fire has spread to adjacent Fremont County have been rescinded, but the blaze is just south of the county line.

No structures have been lost, but 40 are threatened. No […]

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Colorado officials support oil shale development, but are looking for more impact statements…and, Custer County Consolidated plans to reopen, and a recent death of a student there was not attributed to H1N1.

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Custer County Consolidated School District remains closed after widespread illness…and, Colorado benefits from the federal stimulus plan.

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Custer County Flu Shot Clinics
El Paso County H1N1 information
Health Information from Pueblo County
Otero County H1N1 […]

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The ninth annual Jazz in the Sangres Jazz Arts Camp took place last week in Westcliffe. At the camp, six world class musicians from the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts spent a week teaching and mentoring thirty young jazz musicians, mostly from Colorado. They completed their classes with free […]

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The members of three Colorado Buddhist communities met in Colorado Springs at All Souls Unitarian Church, in the hopes of helping to bring healing to the world. The event coincided with Earth Week, and consisted of a 24-hour chant in the Pali language. KRCC’s Bob Thomason produced this audio postcard of […]

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