Posted inNews, Outdoors, Wildfire

People who lost their homes in the Marshall fire must now contend with Colorado’s statewide housing crunch

More than 170 people displaced by the destructive Marshall fire stayed in emergency shelters Thursday, as officials and good Samaritans worked to find more permanent lodging for the residents of up to 1,000 homes burned to the ground. Officials urged residents to contact their insurance companies for help covering out-of-pocket expenses like food and temporary […]

Posted inEnvironment, Growth, News, Outdoors, Politics and Government, Wildfire

A Colorado dashboard seeks to put a price on future wildfires, other natural disasters amid a warming climate

As Colorado experiences a record-breaking wildfire season amid accelerating population growth and statewide drought, many are asking: How can we be resilient in the face of inevitable disaster? It’s a dense question. To find an answer, the Colorado Water Conservation Board teamed up with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and a handful […]