University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Earth-filled water from a heavy rainstorm begins to flow over a drainage creek during flooding which occurred three days after a deadly flash flood struck at the same location, causing millions of dollars in damage, in Manitou Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

First fire, then floods in besieged Western forest

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Drenching rain in the wildfire-blackened hills below Colorado’s Pikes Peak sent a torrent of rock and mud into the tourist town of Manitou Springs this month, killing a 53-year-old man […]

08/26/2013

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