Grace Hood



Around the Nation
4:14 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Colo. Fire Now One Of The Biggest In State History

Originally published on Wed June 13, 2012 6:32 pm

Colorado's High Park Fire northwest of Fort Collins has topped 46,000 acres, making it one of the largest wildfires in the state's history. It's also destroyed more than 100 buildings. But firefighters are beginning to gain ground and have started containing the blaze.

4:53 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Ambulance Service A Struggle In Rural Colo. Counties

Originally published on Tue June 12, 2012 7:18 am

Some rural counties are having trouble affording ambulance services. Urban ambulances have frequent calls and less territory to cover, which helps keep them afloat. But in more sparsely populated areas, calls can be few and far between. Funding for these emergency services are low-hanging fruit for counties facing tough budgets. From member station KUNC, Grace Hood reports.