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Actor Gary Sinise Donates Nearly $60,000 To Colorado Firefighters

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Good News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Actor Gary Sinise (suh-NEES'), well-known for his role as Lieutenant Dan in the movie "Forrest Gump," has made a large...

Colorado Forest Fires Captured in Stunning Time Lapse Video

Brandon Ambrosino | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Brandon Ambrosino

By condensing the hours-long footage into short clips, Matt was able to capture the eerie, tireless way a wildfire stalks any and every sign of life in its path.

Seeing Global Warming Through Gray Braasch's Eyes

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

Stories of climate change however, come to us, one at a time, or a few might overlap, but rarely do we get a comprehensive look at once. If you live in New England, or visiting there this summer, you'll have an opportunity to see--varieties of climate change impacts from around the world.

Pascal's Wager: A Bet for All Seasons

John Tirman | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

Let's try a thought experiment called Pascal's Green Wager -- after the 17th century French philosopher Blaise Pascal's "bet": What if we took the steps to reduce greenhouse gases even if climate change scientists were somehow wrong?

Has America's Fire Been Contained?

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.04.2012 | Books
Ethan Casey

I've been intending to share a sketch of the itinerary I'm planning for my drive around the USA this fall for my next book, but that keeps getting overtaken by events. I'm starting to get used to the idea that this might be the way it goes for any of us from now on.

Thieves Target Evacuated Homes In Wake Of Colorado Fire

Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

Thieves are taking advantage of a historically devastating Colorado fire by looting evacuated homes. KKTV reports that Colorado Springs police have...

PHOTO: Stunning NASA Map Shows Heat Wave Fueling Wildfires

Posted 07.01.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire burning near Colorado Springs began burning on Saturday, June 23 and by Sunday -- fueled by record heat, high winds and dryness ...

WOAH: Wildfires Seen From International Space Station

Posted 06.29.2012 | Green

The National Interagency Fire Center reported on Friday that 52 large fires were burning over 900,000 acres in the United States, at least 39 of which...

LOOK: Waldo Canyon Fire As Seen From Space

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

The Waldo Canyon Fire burning near Colorado Springs began burning on Saturday, June 23 and by Sunday -- fueled by record heat, high winds and dryness ...

Colorado Wildfire Grows Out Of Control

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 08.24.2012 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Wildfires moved in on some of Colorado's most popular summer tourist destinations over the weekend, destroying nearly ...

Firefighters Battle Out-Of-Control Blazes In Western U.S.

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green

(Updates number of homes destroyed, adds details) By Jennifer Dobner and Keith Coffman SALT LAKE CITY/DENVER, June 23 (R...

High Park Fire Continues To Grow

Posted 06.16.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire, burning just 15 miles west of Fort Collins, Colo., expanded to 54,230 acres Friday night despite the best efforts of an additional...

High Park Fire Rages: Jumps Hwy 14, Prompts New Evacuations

Posted 06.15.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo. raged on Thursday night -- fire embers jumped Highway 14 and started a 60-100 acre fire on the north side ...

PHOTOS: Wildfire Continues To Grow, Smoke Reaches 34,000 Feet

Posted 06.14.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo. has grown to 49,763 acres with containment holding at only 10 percent. The wildfire has already destroyed ...

WATCH: High Park Fire As Seen From Airplane

Posted 06.13.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire is already the third largest fire in Colorado history. It's smoke has been captured by be a NASA satellite and now, while still fro...

1,000 Firefighters Battle High Park Fire On Wednesday

Posted 06.13.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo. has grown to 46,600 acres with firefighters having made progress Tuesday, containing 10 percent of the bla...

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Smoke Blankets Denver

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.12.2012 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. — A northern Colorado wildfire 60 miles away wrapped Denver in a pungent cloud of smoke for several hours Tuesday and complicate...

PHOTO: High Park Fire Visible From Space

Posted 06.12.2012 | Denver

Colorado's High Park Fire, ignited June 9 by a lightning strike, expanded to 43,000 acres and destroyed 100 structures by June 12. To put that in pers...

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Grows To More Than 43,000 Acres

Posted 06.12.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo. is burning on 43,433 acres as of Tuesday morning. The out of control blaze is being fought by more than 50...

High Park Fire Grows Again, Remains Of Missing Woman ID'd

Posted 06.11.2012 | Denver

The out of control High Park Fire burning in Larimer County, Colorado grew larger on Monday scorching more than 41,140 acres by nightfall. 9News re...

Heroic Boy Risks His Life In Attempt To Save Neighbors

Posted 06.11.2012 | Teen

In an act of true heroism, 15-year-old J.D. TenNapel put his own life at risk in an attempt to save others, according to KKCO 11 News. Although the bo...

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Burning Nearly 37,000 Acres, 'No Hope'

Posted 06.11.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire continues to burn out of control and nearly doubled in size overnight growing to 36,930 acres as of Monday morning. 9News report...

PHOTOS: Wildfire Grows Rapidly, 'No Hope' For Containment

Posted 06.11.2012 | Denver

As of Sunday evening, the High Park Fire burning Larimer County, Colorado continues to burn out of control -- more than 20,000 acres have been scorche...

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Near Fort Collins Grows To 8,000 Acres

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Crews on Saturday battled a fast-moving wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 8,000 acres and prompted several ...

Western Wildfires Force Evacuations

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

LAPORTE, Colo. — Firefighters on Sunday were fighting wildfires that have spread quickly in parched forests in Colorado and New Mexico, forcing ...