User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Fire
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 20:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado wildfire risk likely to be heavily reduced this summer 12.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For Colorado, spring was merely a continuation of winter. Snow fell as late as May 21st, temperatures consistently stayed well below average virtually all spring long, and of course, the mountains got socked with unusually high amounts of late-season snow.
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Beaver Fire in Larimer County grows to 85 acres as a result of firefighting efforts 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The fire's growth in Larimer County is primarily due to burnout operations -- where firefighters burn fuel between the fire and the indirect fire line.
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Durango residents divided as beloved coal-fired train faces lawsuits over its role in the 416 fire 7.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As Durango comes to terms with news that its beloved coal-fire train started the 416 fire, residents are divided over whether its operators should be held liable.
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416 fire was started by Durango & Silverton train, federal investigation finds 3.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad started the devastating 416 fire that charred 54,000 acres last summer in southwest Colorado, a federal investigation found.
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Photos from last year’s 416 fire near Durango 2.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The 416 fire began on June 1, 2018, and quickly spread into the sixth-largest wildfire in Colorado history. The flames triggered thousands of evacuations, caused millions of dollars in damage to the local economy and shut down the San Juan National Forest for the first time in its 113-year history. Firefighters battled the blaze for two months before it was fully contained at the end of July.
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Denver fireworks 2019: Your guide to Fourth of July displays in the metro area 2.7.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Plan your Fourth of July now with this family-friendly guide to Denver-area fireworks displays.
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Denver fireworks 2019: Your guide to Fourth of July displays in the metro area 2.7.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Plan your Fourth of July now with this family-friendly guide to Denver-area fireworks displays.
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GPS, special maps and the wild: Tech helps searchers zero in on missing people 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker.
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1 dead, several injured in vehicle-pedestrian crash outside Gaylord Rockies Resort 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One person died and several others were injured in a vehicle and pedestrian crash Saturday night outside the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, according to Aurora police.
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Firefighters managing wildfire in Clear Creek County sparked Thursday north of I-70 29.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office is managing a small wildfire that started Thursday north of Interstate 70.
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Wildfire burning in Clear Creek County above Interstate 70; firefighters are on scene 28.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A wildfire is burning above Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County.
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Search underway for missing Eagle County man 28.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Tayler Esslinger, of Gypsum, was last seen driving a black 2011 Dodge pickup truck, and was believed to be heading into the mountains, according to the Eagle County Sheriff's Office.
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Waterton Canyon reopens Wednesday after crews contain grass fire 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Waterton Canyon near Lockheed Martin reopened early Wednesday morning after a 3 1/2-acre grass fire southwest of Denver led to an evacuation.
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Waterton Canyon evacuated after lightning sparks fire 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The grass fire is near Lockheed Martin, southwest of Denver and no structures were in danger as of Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
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He spotted over 200 wildfires while at the Front Range’s last fire lookout. Now he’s retiring. 26.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It's the end of an era.
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Fire bans and warnings issued for parts of Colorado’s Front Range, Western Slope 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
North Metro Fire Rescue District has banned outdoor burning because of high-to-medium fire danger and the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning due to hot temperatures, low humidity and high winds for parts of the Western Slope.
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Job Corps cuts hurt communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief 19.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers meets bipartisan pushback.
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The rise of wildfire-resilient communities 17.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As fire seasons become longer and deadlier, communities turn to urban planning to combat dangers.
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18,000 sandbags later, Lake City flood fears diminish even as rivers rise across southwestern Colorado 16.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Although many mountain towns have been under flood warnings recently, Lake City’s predicament was particularly dire and threatened lives, state emergency officials said. 
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The West’s worst fires aren’t burning in forests 13.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Range fires get bigger every year, threatening sagebrush habitat and rural towns.
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