Articles By Lucy Haggard

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She thought the evacuation was a precaution. Then the Cal-Wood fire erased her family’s Boulder County home.

Courtney Walsh rushed her children, parents and pets out of harm’s way just as the blaze approached their house on Foothills Ranch Drive, just north of Boulder

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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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All of Colorado is under drought status for the first time since 2013

Most of the state is in “severe drought,” with 17% in the most extreme category of “exceptional drought”

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2020 Census comes to abrupt end, with Colorado almost entirely counted. Technically.

Experts question the accuracy of this year’s count given the chaotic behavior of the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Cameron Peak fire explodes into Colorado’s largest wildfire, prompting more evacuations as it nears Fort Collins

Fire officials say the blaze, which has burned more than 164,000 acres, expanded Wednesday into the area just west of Horsetooth Reservoir

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College students of Colorado: Here’s how to vote, whether you’re currently in the state or not

Many students who attend Colorado colleges and universities are living in other states and taking online classes because of coronavirus. They can still vote in Colorado.

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CU Boulder to resume in-person classes next week as coronavirus outbreak slows

Boulder County’s public health order banning gatherings of 18- to 22-year-olds will expire on Thursday at noon

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Amendment 76 explained: More than just affirming only citizens can vote in Colorado elections

Opponents worry the ballot question, which appears to be a matter of semantics, may cause confusion and lead to voter suppression efforts