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Amid the charred ruins of Colorado wildfires, a sense of community evolves with the rebuild

While those touched by the Marshall fire regroup and reimagine their future, previous disasters reveal how fire reshapes the natural and human landscapes

Wildfire

Authorities identify Boulder County man as first confirmed death in Marshall fire

The county coroner’s office continues to investigate the death of Robert Sharpe, 69

Marshall Fire

For those who lost it all in the Marshall fire, finding new homes is an uphill battle

Boulder County already faced a brutal housing shortage. That was before hundreds of homes burned.

Marshall Fire

Zornio: For me and others, escaping the Marshall fire comes with a heavy dose of survivor’s guilt

The wildfire charred more than a thousand homes while sparing others, leaving many to wonder why they still have a house at all

Opinion Columns

First phone alert for the Marshall fire sent 42 minutes after it started — and only to 215 contacts

Authorities released details on the delayed alert after residents complained that they received little or no notice to flee the inferno riding 100 mph wind gusts

Marshall Fire

Marshall fire destroyed 1,084 homes collectively worth more than $513 million, authorities now say

Of the homes destroyed, 550 were in Louisville, 378 were in Superior and 156 were in unincorporated Boulder County.

Marshall Fire

The minute-by-minute story of the Marshall fire’s wind-fueled tear through Boulder County

It took just over an hour for flames to make their way from Colorado 93 east of Eldorado Springs to Louisville. People in the fire’s path were caught off guard. Some barely escaped.

Marshall Fire

Investigators find partial human remains in Marshall fire wreckage

The remains were found along Marshall Road in unincorporated Boulder County. Authorities are also searching the remnants of a home in Superior for a second missing person.

Marshall Fire

“Is this another fire?”: Sisters haunted by the loss of their home in Marshall fire now face returning to school

Boulder Valley School District to reopen Wednesday despite petition signed by 5,200 calling for delay.

Marshall Fire

Louisville’s police chief knows his town’s pain. The Marshall fire destroyed his home, too.

Chief David Hayes would rather focus on protecting Louisville and helping the city recover than dealing with his own loss.

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“It is very, very difficult work”: Search continues for two people missing after Marshall fire

The investigation into the cause of the fire is still underway, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said.

Marshall Fire

Boulder Valley School District, largely unscathed by the Marshall fire, will resume classes Wednesday

The school district’s reopening comes as thousands of area residents remain without gas service, despite door-to-door effort by Xcel Energy crews

Marshall Fire

Federal agencies join investigation into the Marshall fire’s cause as two people remain missing

Authorities believe they know where the inferno started. The FBI and ATF will help try to determine how.

Marshall Fire

“Where do we go to escape this?” The Marshall fire is Colorado’s new reality.

The Marshall fire’s spread through a densely developed, urban environment made one thing clear: Very few parts of Colorado are completely safe from wildfire.

Marshall Fire

Littwin: Boulder County wildfire comes to the wrong place at the wrong time. You can expect it to happen again.

The most destructive fire in Colorado history hits the suburbs. And if you don’t think this is a climate-change event, you’re just not paying attention.

Opinion Columns

MAP: These are the 991 structures destroyed and 127 damaged in the Marshall fire

Boulder County authorities on Saturday released a list of the addresses of the 991 homes destroyed and 127 damaged in the 6,000-acre fire

Marshall Fire

Up to 1,000 homes may have burned in Marshall fire as snow stops spread

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said no fatalities have been reported. More than 500 homes are confirmed destroyed and the number could rise to 1,000.

Marshall Fire

Resources: What to do about insurance, unemployment, prescriptions and more after Marshall fire

Where to find evacuation services and more as grass fires destroy homes in Boulder County

Marshall Fire

Ron LeMaster, beloved ski coach, killed in collision at Eldora Mountain Resort

Outdoors

Parents of young Coloradans killed by fentanyl call it murder. So why aren’t there more convictions?

Fatal fentanyl overdoses are skyrocketing across Colorado, but there have been only a few death charges.

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