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By Billie Stanton Anleu
The Gazette 

Historic Colorado ranch reopens after fire, flood damage


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Leigh Ann Wolfe has been through hell and high water, seeing her family's historic Flying W Ranch and tourist attraction destroyed by the Waldo Canyon inferno in 2012, then inundated by flooding that hit Colorado Springs a year later.

Undaunted, Wolfe now is rebuilding attractions at the ranch where she grew up, planning to reopen on Memorial Day weekend in 2018 with the same starlit chuckwagon suppers and Flying W Wranglers Original Western Stage Shows that have drawn tourists and locals since 1949.

Even the disasters of 2012 and 2013 didn't impede Wolfe's...

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