Larimer County

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Pairing mental health counselors with police on calls shows promise in Colorado

Colorado's marijuana taxes funded 10 co-responder programs that dispatch mental health pros with cops. Two years in, the concept seems to be working in cities along the Front Range.

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Election 2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado opens statewide in-person voting with rules designed to prevent coronavirus outbreaks

Counties across the state have set up voting procedures to address health guidelines and voter fears about COVID-19, using money from the federal CARES Act to buy everything from gloves to disposable pens.

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

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

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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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Cameron Peak fire continues to spread, destroy more structures as it becomes Colorado’s 3rd largest blaze

Officials said the fire grew Saturday by about 20,000 acres when winds reaching 60 mph caused the blaze to jump over fire lines. More structures were destroyed.

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25 homes destroyed by Cameron Peak fire west of Fort Collins

Officials believe the fire, which is the fifth largest recorded in Colorado, was human-caused

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Snow and cold temps slow down Cameron Peak fire, downgrade evacuations — if only for a few days

The massive wildfire west of Fort Collins surpassed the 100,00-acre mark over the weekend and will likely burn well into October

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

“A lot of structures under threat”: Cameron Peak fire continues its rapid expansion

The fire had burned more than 102,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, making it the fifth largest recorded in Colorado