Articles By Jesse Paul

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“An extremely, extremely challenging day”: Widespread destruction feared after East Troublesome fire explodes

The blaze grew to 125,000 acres as it swept Grand County on Wednesday night toward Grand Lake and through an area packed with homes, lodges and other businesses

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East Troublesome fire explodes toward Grand Lake, prompting urgent evacuations

The Cal-Wood and Lefthand Canyon fires in Boulder County were relatively inactive on Wednesday, but fierce winds are heading into the area

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Colorado governor bans evictions for tenants who can prove financial hardship because of coronavirus

The order, which lasts at least 30 days, comes after the Democrat faced months of pressure from housing advocates

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Democrats dominate campaign fundraising and spend big to build majority in the Colorado legislature

A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles

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U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close public lands in five Colorado counties because of fire conditions

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will be off limits in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder, and Larimer counties starting at midnight on Wednesday

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Colorado’s current coronavirus hospitalizations equivalent to 25% of intensive-care capacity as cases continue to spike

Colorado’s seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has eclipsed anything the state has seen since the start of the pandemic

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At least 20 homes torched by Cal-Wood fire as new Lefthand Canyon blaze threatens more destruction

The fire, which began about 12:30 p.m. Saturday near the Cal-Wood Education Center in Jamestown and quickly raced east, has burned 8,788 acres

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“It’s not looking good”: 900 homes north of Boulder evacuated because of raging Cal-Wood fire

The evacuation zone spans on U.S. 36 from Neva Road to Lyons. Jamestown, Raymond, areas west of Hygiene and neighborhoods in Lefthand Canyon are included in the order.

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Cal-Wood fire ignites in Boulder County; winds fuel more Cameron Peak fire growth

The fire, the largest ever recorded in Colorado, has grown to more than 187,000 acres