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Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

Climate and fire experts say they must now do even more to layer new sensor technology atop decades of firefighting experience to prevent more fires like the one that devastated Louisville and Superior.

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Marshall fire survivors who lost their vehicles face mobility challenges

Those replacing cars face high prices and low inventory. Disaster response agencies are lining up other rides.

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Investigators find small bone fragments in search for 91-year-old woman missing after the Marshall fire

The fragments were found at the Superior home of Edna Nadine Turnbull, who tried to rescue her dogs from the fire.

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There was no red flag warning the day of the Marshall fire. Forecasters are now rethinking their standards.

Some experts say they’re concerned that muddled messaging, not originally intended to warn the public, fails to effectively warn people about threats in disaster-prone areas.

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Opinion: On the edge of the Marshall inferno, drivers worked in concert to avert trouble

On busy U.S. 36, choking smoke and approaching flames triggered a retreat of vehicles in an amazing display of unspoken cooperation

Opinion

Zornio: Climate change is not enough of a focus in Colorado’s 2022 legislative start

Two weeks after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history, lawmakers appear ready to downplay the climate crisis

Opinion Columns

Survivors share what they’ve learned from their painful experience with Colorado wildfires

Every wildfire has its differences, but some common challenges arise. From insurance to emotional wellbeing, here’s what they had to say about recovery.

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Amid the charred ruins of Colorado wildfires, a sense of community evolves with the rebuild

While those touched by the Marshall fire regroup and reimagine their future, previous disasters reveal how fire reshapes the natural and human landscapes

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Carman: Rebuilding from the Marshall fire should be a model of climate adaptation

By not planning for climate change, not working to mitigate risk and failing to build sustainable systems, we set ourselves up for more multibillion-dollar disaster response efforts

Opinion Columns

A 91-year-old woman is still missing two weeks after the Marshall fire

Nadine Turnbull lived in a home burned on the outskirts of the town of Superior

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Opinion: The Marshall fire showed climate change has come to our backyard

It is infinitely better to prevent a fire than it is to help the victims deal with their loss

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Supply and labor shortages double the time it’ll take to rebuild homes lost in the Marshall fire

Housing and construction management professionals estimated it could take up to three years to rebuild homes from scratch

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Rebuilding after disaster takes a community — and a streamlined process — say Coloradans who lost homes in Waldo Canyon fire

Fires destroyed 347 houses in 2012, but the Mountain Shadows community in Colorado Springs found ways to work with city officials, contractors and others to rebuild fast, and now offer help to Marshall fire victims.

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Opinion: The fire in my legislative district had roots in the fossil fuels we put in our cars

Preventing another Marshall Fire will require reducing greenhouse gases. And that’s just the start.

Opinion Columns

Authorities identify Boulder County man as first confirmed death in Marshall fire

The county coroner’s office continues to investigate the death of Robert Sharpe, 69

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“Hang on to one another”: Joe Biden consoles Marshall fire survivors during Colorado visit

U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper Gov. Jared Polis and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, whose district includes the burned neighborhoods, accompanied Biden during his visit

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For those who lost it all in the Marshall fire, finding new homes is an uphill battle

Boulder County already faced a brutal housing shortage. That was before hundreds of homes burned.

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Drew Litton: From the ashes of the Marshall fire, Colorado kindness rises

Opinion

Zornio: For me and others, escaping the Marshall fire comes with a heavy dose of survivor’s guilt

The wildfire charred more than a thousand homes while sparing others, leaving many to wonder why they still have a house at all

Opinion Columns

First phone alert for the Marshall fire sent 42 minutes after it started — and only to 215 contacts

Authorities released details on the delayed alert after residents complained that they received little or no notice to flee the inferno riding 100 mph wind gusts

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