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Majority of homeowners trying to rebuild after the Marshall fire may be massively underinsured, analysis finds

The Colorado Division of Insurance says the total amount of underinsurance may be as high as $179 million

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Louisville burned down Dec. 30. The city manager started the next day.

City manager Jeffrey Durbin joined the swelling ranks of officials who have weathered climate disasters. One difference: He started his job the morning after the Marshall fire.

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Homesites destroyed in the Marshall fire are going up for sale. Who will buy them?

At least 10 lots in Superior and Louisville where homes were leveled by the fire are on the market. None have changed hands yet.

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Boulder County housing prices are still climbing 6 weeks after Marshall fire

In an area that already struggled with housing affordability and low inventory, the loss of more than 1,000 homes is a devastating blow

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Emergency alerts were a problem long before the Marshall fire, reports show

Adoption of Amber-style alerts has been slow, even as experts and after-action reports say counties’ reverse 911 systems alone are inadequate.

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Long before the Marshall fire, Boulder County fire chiefs wanted a more robust response on dry, windy days

A consortium of fire chiefs in the county say they’ve been frustrated by the pace of change as they work to try to improve the dispatch system.

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“The only piece of their life that’s normal”: Schools are scrambling to help 800 kids displaced by the Marshall fire

Boulder Valley School District, already struggling to staff school buses, has had to create a new bus route and change others to pick up students affected by the fire

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Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

Climate and fire experts say they must now do even more to layer new sensor technology atop decades of firefighting experience to prevent more fires like the one that devastated Louisville and Superior.

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Investigators find small bone fragments in search for 91-year-old woman missing after the Marshall fire

The fragments were found at the Superior home of Edna Nadine Turnbull, who tried to rescue her dogs from the fire.

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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

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Opinion: The Marshall fire showed climate change has come to our backyard

It is infinitely better to prevent a fire than it is to help the victims deal with their loss

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Opinion: The fire in my legislative district had roots in the fossil fuels we put in our cars

Preventing another Marshall Fire will require reducing greenhouse gases. And that’s just the start.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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