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Waldo Canyon fire update: Double rainbow over Colorado Springs; Meanwhile, Utah’s Alpine fire rages

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 3, 2012 09:57 PM

After a long-prayed-for rainstorm this afternoon, this just appeared over the Colorado Springs skies: I’m confident there wasn’t a dry eye across the city. Certainly not in my household. Please continue to keep all our friends and neighbors who lost everything in the Waldo Canyon Fire in your prayers. Help Colorado Now is still your […]

Waldo Canyon Fire Day 9: Home, but not out of the woods yet

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 1, 2012 03:36 AM

Our front door My family and I finally arrived home yesterday after a full week on mandatory evacuation. We are all counting our blessings and praying hard for our dear friends and fellow residents who don’t have a front door to walk through. Deepest thanks to all who e-mailed and tweeted well wishes for us […]

Exclusive: When did the Waldo Canyon Fire start, and when did the feds know it?; Update: Confirmed – Friday smoke investigation

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 29, 2012 11:56 AM

As you know, my family and I were evacuated Saturday afternoon on June 23 along with 11,000 other West side/Manitou Springs residents when the Waldo Canyon Fire erupted. According to the Colorado Springs fire public information unit and the city emergency operations center, local phone calls about the emerging blaze first came in around Saturday […]

Day 5 of Waldo Canyon Fire evacuation: Blaze engulfs homes/historic ranch; 32k total evacuated; more dangerous winds, heat ahead; Day 6: Surviving

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 27, 2012 04:12 AM

Update: June 28 – It’s Day 6 of life as evacuees for the Malkins. We’re all together and safe. Our house remains in one of the most threatened areas of the city, but it is still standing for now. As we keep reminding the kids since we were displaced on Saturday, a house is not […]

A personal note: Evacuated from Waldo Canyon Fire; Update: Sunset and smoke, 3,600 acres destroyed

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 24, 2012 06:22 PM

I took this photo of the Waldo Canyon Fire with my iPhone from the Chapel Hills Mall yesterday. Our family is among the 11,000 residents of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs who have been evacuated in the wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire. We’re homeless, but safe for now — though the kids are devastated […]

Colorado is on fire again; scrambling for tankers

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 11, 2013 09:06 PM

Regular readers will remember that a year ago this month, Colorado Springs was engulfed by the Waldo Canyon Fire. We were among the first evacuees and spent a nomadic week wondering if we would ever return to our neighborhood. We were among the lucky ones. Two people lost their lives, and an estimated 300 families […]

Giving Thanks for America's Givers

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 21, 2012 09:11 PM

Colorado Springs brothers Chandler and Cooper Osborn raising money for Hurricane Sandy victims at the Colorado Springs Sugar Plum Festival Giving Thanks for America’s Givers by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Chandler Osborn, 14, watched Fox News coverage of Hurricane Sandy last week and decided to take action. “Last weekend, me and my younger […]

Democrat global warming blame-ologists demand Capitol Hill hearing

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 13, 2012 01:00 PM

High Park Fire, image via InciWeb What did I tell ya? The embers of the High Park and Waldo Canyon fires have barely died down, but the enviro-nitwit Democrats on Capitol Hill are already pushing for a House hearing into wildfires and “climate change.” Via The Hill, which gets the headline right: “Dems use wildfires […]

Global warming blame-ologists play with fire

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 6, 2012 09:27 AM

Global warming blame-ologists play with fire by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Good news: The Waldo Canyon fire, which forced 32,000 residents (including our family) to flee, claimed two lives and destroyed 347 homes, is now 100 percent contained. Bad news: Radical environmentalists won’t stop blowing hot air about this […]

Independence Day 2012: Happy 236th birthday, America!

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 4, 2012 01:13 AM

The Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and […]

Democrats’ New Motto: Never Let a Wildfire Go to Waste

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 29, 2012 08:17 AM

Note: My column below deals with wildfire politics in advance of President Obama’s visit. But as you all know, this is also personal. My family and I are approaching a full week as Waldo Canyon Fire evacuees. As readers of this blog (archive here) and my Twitter feed have been reading, we were forced to […]

One day at a time

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 26, 2012 10:13 AM

We were told last night that there might not be containment of the Waldo Canyon Fire until July 16. Firefighters and first responders are working tirelessly. Still no word on when or if we’ll get back into our home. More than 5,100 acres have burned. Three of four C-130s will be used today to fight […]

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