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authorities assess damage done by friday’s fast-spreading wildfire near fort car

el paso and pueblo county authorities are preparing to assess the damage saturday following a friday wildfire that burned more than 2,000 acres, forced evacuations and destroyed several structures along the southeast corner of the fort carson training area.

evacuation lifted for some close to wildfire near fort carson

fire and emergency crews saturday were opening up some areas evacuated due a friday wildfire that has burned 3,300 acres near the fort carson training area.

evacuations ordered for wildfire burning at the edge of fort carson

el paso county authorities are responding to a spreading fire near indian village heights and armadillo heights.

trash, tire fires keep some from going home after wildfire

fort carson, colo. (ap) — burning tires and trash are keeping a few residents from going home after a wildfire started on a southern colorado army post and spread across the post boundary, destroying three homes and several vehicles. fort carson spokeswoman brandy gill said monday investigators haven’t announced the cause of the fire or […]

fort carson prepares for massive road trip

more than 1,200 vehicles will roll south from fort carson this week in what's again the biggest convoy operation since world war ii.

former fort carson leader investigated for misconduct

former fort carson boss maj. gen. ryan gonsalves is accused of failing "to treat a congressional staffer with dignity and respect."

fort carson soldier punches her way toward olympics

sgt. rianna rios banged away with her m-4 rifle at a fort carson range tuesday, punching holes in paper targets at 300 yards.

two homes evacuated as wildfire burns northwest of fort collins

larimer county authorities evacuated two homes sunday night as firefighters battled a small wildfire burning grass in the foothills northwest of fort collins.

fort carson pushing boundaries with hydrogen-fueled rig

meet the hydrogen-powered zh-2, an experimental truck built by general motors and recently tested by the army at fort carson.

more than 6,000 fort carson troops headed to afghanistan

more than 6,000 fort carson soldiers will head to afghanistan in the coming months, joining a planned surge of american forces aimed at quelling violence there.

pentagon data: fort carson sexual assault reports increased

colorado springs, colo. (ap) — sexual assault reports have more than doubled since 2013 at fort carson, colorado, according to a report released friday by the pentagon. the colorado springs gazette reports 116 sexual assault reports were made at fort carson in 2016, up from 43 reports in 2013. the post has nearly 25,000 soldiers. […]

fort carson, 4th infantry division get new commander

a new commander is formally taking charge at fort carson in southern colorado.

fort collins wildfire caused by cigarette butt, officials say

a cigarette butt tossed from a passing car sparked a 150-acre wildfire near fort collins friday, according to the poudre fire authority.

fort carson soldier shot during altercation in downtown colorado springs

a fort carson soldier was shot after a fight broke out early saturday outside the thirsty parrot bar & grill.

jail records identify two soldiers held in fort carson shooting

two fort carson soldiers were held in the douglas county jail friday afternoon a day after a shooting on the post left one soldier injured and led to heightened security.

7 takeaways from denver nuggets’ open scrimmage at fort carson

as the denver nuggets move closer to the start of the 2017-18 regular season, they traveled south friday for a rare open scrimmage at fort carson.

cell-phone records help seal murder conviction against former fort carson soldie

an el paso county jury reached a speedy verdict tuesday in the case of an ex-fort carson soldier accused of killing a colorado springs escort, finding him guilty on all counts after deliberating for three hours.

fast-moving fire guts calverton home, authorities say

a fast-spreading fire gutted a 4-bedroom home in calverton and injured one of the 100 firefighters who tried to quell the flames friday afternoon, authorities said.

fort carson veterinary technicians mend plush pets for kids in “surgical” event

fort carson veterinary technicians worked on their surgical skills on care-worn teddy bears and other stuffed animals.

authorities surveying damage from wildfire near oroville, california, find at le

oroville, calif. (ap) — authorities surveying damage from wildfire near oroville, california, find at least three dozen homes destroyed.

forget “top chef.” fort carson field division is chopping and frying its way to

cooks from the 4th infantry division at fort carson have been slaving over stoves in what is like a top chef competition for army field chefs.

fort carson soldier dies in training accident

a soldier at the u.s. army's fort carson died in an accident during a training exercise early wednesday

fast spreading wildfire near big bear visible from space

a wildfire that erupted monday afternoon north of big bear quickly grew to more than 850 acres and is producing smoke that is visible from a noaa satellite. the national weather service released this image, showing the fire’s plume wafting north toward barstow. the fire is reportedly churning through...

fort carson soldier acknowledges killing infant girl

a fort carson soldier has acknowledged killing his girlfriend's infant daughter.

breckenridge area dodges a bullet as wind shift keeps intense wildfire from spre

a shift in the winds wednesday afternoon prevented an intense, fast-growing wildfire from moving into the town of breckenridge, nevertheless prompting the evacuation of about 450 homes and leading officials to put residents and visitors in the resort town on notice to leave.

fort carson soldiers suffer minor injuries in stryker crash

three soldiers suffered minor injuries when the stryker armored personnel carrier they were in rolled over at fort carson.

fort carson’s new, game-changing drones can strike targets deep behind enemy lin

fort carson's newest weapon is also its most revolutionary, allowing ground-pounding units to strike targets hundreds of miles behind enemy lines and giving commanders an unprecedented view of enemy movements.

no. 6 highlands ranch football outslugs no. 9 fountain-fort carson in mount linc

no. 6 highlands ranch outslugged no. 9 fountain-fort carson in a back-and-forth battle in the mount lincoln conference, which very well could be the deepest league in all of 5a with no. 1 valor christian (7-0), lakewood (5-2) and poudre (4-2) also of note.

army tight-lipped on whether live ammunition was used on day fire started at for

the army remained silent monday on whether live ammunition was in use during a training exercise at fort carson three days ago, the same day a fire started on the post, spread to private land and destroyed three homes.

ventura county wildfire rages over 45,500 acres, destroys more than 150 structur

a fast-moving, wind-fueled wildfire swept into the city of ventura early tuesday, burning 45,500 acres, destroying homes and forcing 27,000 people to evacuate. gov. jerry brown declared a state of emergency in ventura county on tuesday morning. “this fire is very dangerous and spreading rapidly,...

fort carson soldiers deploying to kosovo this spring

soldiers from fort carson’s 2nd brigade combat team will be deploying to kosovo this spring, according to a tuesday release.

authorities along the texas gulf coast assess damage from hurricane harvey

texas gulf coast assesses damage from hurricane harvey victoria, texas —residents across the texas gulf coast began to survey the damage saturday after hurricane harvey came ashore friday night as a powerful category 4 storm, drenching low-lying coastal areas, tearing roofs off buildings and leaving...

fort carson fire sparked at shooting range burns 2,800 acres on sunday

a fire sparked sunday at the cheyenne mountain shooting complex on fort carson fire is 95 percent contained after burning roughly 2,800 acres.

fast-moving wildfire destroys 3,000 acres; homes evacuated in l.a., burbank

a fast-moving brush fire grew to 3,000 acres in the verdugo mountains on saturday morning, threatening homes and keeping the 210 freeway closed. hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze overnight and into the morning, and at one point the flames were spreading in four directions amid intense...

fast-moving wildfire destroys 5,000 acres; homes evacuated in l.a., burbank

a fast-moving brush fire grew to 5,000 acres in the verdugo mountains on saturday morning, threatening homes and keeping the 210 freeway closed. hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze overnight and into the morning. at one point, the flames were spreading in four directions at once amid intense...