Posted 6:52 PM 6/18/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, firstname.lastname@example.org
People displaced by the Black Forest fire may run into trouble finding rental homes.
Economist Ryan McMaken with the Colorado Division of Housing says apartment and single-family home rentals are hard to come by as it is. In the last ten years there's been little new construction in the (More)
Posted 6:42 PM 6/18/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
It's a first for Colorado: enough signatures were gathered to recall a state legislator, Senate President John Morse. But don't expect a ballot in your mailbox anytime soon; the Morse camp is fighting back with a lawsuit to get the recall thrown out entirely.
Posted 6:38 PM 6/18/2013 by Andy Koen
Colorado House Bill 1225 expands consumer protections related to their homeowners insurance policies. The law takes effect January 1, 2014 and may not be available to all of policyholders in the Black Forest Fire.(More)
Posted 6:00 PM 6/18/2013 by Connie Murphy
El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the two people killed in the Black Forest Fire. They are 52-year old Marc Allen Herklotz and his wife, 50-year old Robin Lauran Herklotz of 6700 block of Jicarilla Drive in the Black Forest area. The El Paso County Sheriff Office believe (More)
Posted 2:48 PM 6/18/2013 by Juice Godfrey
DENVER (AP) - A recall petition against Colorado Senate President John Morse has been deemed sufficient, setting up the first potential recall of a state lawmaker in Colorado history.The Democrat from Colorado Springs was targeted for his support of gun control measures signed into (More)
Posted 11:51 AM 6/18/2013 by Andy Koen
To make the process of filling out insurance claims easier, the Rocky Mountain Association of Independent Public Adjusters has put together this 35 page memory guide. It walks individuals through their home room-by-room with a check list potential items they may have owned.(More)
Posted 11:46 PM 6/17/2013 by Tony Spehar - firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Black Forest Fire winds down with fire fighters gaining 75% containment on Monday many homeowners are getting a first look at what is left of their houses.
Posted 7:51 PM 6/17/2013 by Connie Murphy
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say they have now recorded more than 500 homes leveled by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history. El Paso County sheriff's officials on Monday updated their tally of homes destroyed in the Black Forest Fire near Colorado (More)
Posted 6:25 PM 6/17/2013 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The superintendent of Academy School District 20 estimates some 161 students and 22 staff members lost their homes to the Black Forest Fire. Mark Hatchell announced in a emailed statement Monday afternoon that the exact figures are still unconfirmed.
Speaking on behalf (More)
Posted 5:50 PM 6/17/2013 by Andy Koen
Fire victims looking to rebuild will likely have to pay higher construction costs. Framers and roofers in particular were in high demand before the fire. Home rentals will also be scarce during reconstruction which could drive up rent prices across the community.(More)