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Colorado Wildfires Burn Large Areas, Hundreds of Buildings

DENVER — A pair of wildfires in northern Colorado set records as the largest and second-largest in the state’s history, burning nearly 630 square miles of land and hundreds of structures. The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado’s …

Snow, Cold Weather Puts Damper on Colorado Wildfire

DENVER — Snow and cold weather on Sunday put a damper on a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate in northern Colorado and burned part of Rocky Mountain National Park, but fire officials warned it would not …

Many Homes Likely Lost In North-Central Colorado Fires

BOULDER, Colo. — Nearly 3,000 people were forced to flee from a fast-moving fire in north-central Colorado and authorities believe a large number of homes were destroyed. The CalWood Fire started around noon Saturday near the Cal-Wood Education Center, which …

Strong Winds Fan Colorado’s Largest Recorded Wildfire

CreplaceENNE, Wyo. — The largest wildfire in Colorado history grew overnight as high winds pushed the blaze through rural communities and the forecast predicts more “extreme fire behavior” on Saturday. Gusts of up to 70 mph (112 kph) overnight created …

Residents Debate Mountain Living Amid Wildfire Concerns

RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. — Amanda Harmon spent years dreaming of living in Colorado’s mountains. And she worked for it, too. Seven days a week, Harmon waited tables at a golf course and cleaned vacation rentals here, a remote community …

Inmate Fire Crew in Western Colorado to Be Dissolved

ASPEN, Colo. — A loud, distant hum reverberated from a tree stand neighboring several Snowmass homes on a recent morning. Several dead brush and branch piles could be seen neatly stacked among the small patch of trees from the village …

Plaintiff Must Prove Use of Mitchell Program Violated Collateral Source Rule

For the second time in a year, a federal judge rejected a plaintiff’s attorney’s argument that an insurance carrier acted in bad faith by using the Mitchell Decision Point program when calculating the value of a Colorado policyholder’s underinsured motorist …

Moose on the Loose! Half-Ton Visitors Crash Colorado Resorts

Colorado’s moose population has boomed over the past few decades and that’s led to surprise encounters between human and beast in mountain resort towns, including house crashing. This year in Breckenridge, the sound of breaking glass prompted residents to call …

Colorado Home Inventory Business Expands

Colorado Springs-based TWS Home Inventory and Asset Management Group celebrates its two-year anniversary and expansion of services to the entire Front Range of Colorado. TWS was founded after the Waldo Canyon Fire to provide third-party detailed documentation of all personal …

New Colorado Food Safety Requirements for Medical Marijuana

The marijuana in those pot brownies isn’t the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made. The thriving edible marijuana industry in Colorado is …