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Monday, July 28, 2014

‘Community News’ Archives

Reservoir Road Fire: Sept 13 update

Reservoir Road Fire: Sept 13 update

A smoky pall lay over the foothills and the Thompson Valley this morning as an overnight inversion layer kept the smoke from the Reservoir Road Fire close to the ground. The inversion also kept the aerial tankers from the fire site until 10:15 a.m. At the morning press briefing incident commander Major Bill Nelson of the Larimer County Sheriff’s office told the media and the residents in attendance that the fire had been relatively quite during the night but was about ... Full Story

Reservoir Road Fire, Sunday evening update

Reservoir Road Fire, Sunday evening update

The wild land fire between Flatiron Reservoir and Pinewood Reservoir west of Loveland has officially been named the Reservoir Road Fire. Initial response was by Loveland Fire Department with assist from Big Thompson Volunteer Fire, Loveland Rural, Berthoud Fire, Union Colony, Windsor Severance, Poudre Fire Authority, Larimer County Sheriff, US Forest Service, Lyons Fire, Hygiene Fire, Estes Park Fire, Wellington Fire, Glen Haven and Pinewood Springs. Approximately 100 firefighters are on the ... Full Story

Major wild land fire at Flatiron Reservoir

Major wild land fire at Flatiron Reservoir

A smoke plum visible from along the front range marks the location of a major wild land fire just west of Flatiron Reservoir west of Loveland. The location of the fire at noon on Sunday was bounded by Pole Hill Road (West County Road 18E), Chimney Hollow Road and an unnamed road on the west side of the reservoir. At 11 a.m. the fire covered approximately 30 acres and is growing. Reports indicate the fire is moving north and west. Residents have been ordered to evacuate ... Full Story

Sept 11 Fourmile Canyon fire update

Sept 11 Fourmile Canyon fire update

The Christian Science Monitor Firefighters gain upper hand against Fourmile fire in Colorado By Pete Spotts Staff writer / September 11, 2010 So far, the wildfire has burned more than 6,400 acres in the Fourmile Canyon area, five miles west of downtown Boulder. Associated Press Fire managers confident Colo wildfire won't spread By P. Solomon Banda (AP) BOULDER, Colo. — Firefighters put out hot spots and built lines around a 10-square-mile ... Full Story

All about 60, 61 and 101

These two amendments and one proposition may be among the most important issues facing Colorado voters this year. Several newspapers have issued editorial opinions on these issues and most government entities, special districts and many organizations have come out opposing the measures. Below we list the links to three editorial opinions and below that are links to a description of each issue on the site Ballotpedia. The Ballotpedia links hold a great deal of information about the issues ... Full Story

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Fourmile Canyon Fire threatens Boulder

Wind changes plans for residents, firefighters involved in Fourmile Canyon Fire 9News.com by Cristina Dickinson 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 Those winds are making residents inside the Boulder city limits prepare ...         Fourmile Canyon fire may be 40 percent contained by morning The Denver Post  (September 9, 8:13 p.m.) By Tom McGhee and Kleran Nicholson Federal fire managers today said firefighters will likely ad another 10 to 15 percent to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

Berthoud Fire assists at FourMile Canyon

The Berthoud Fire Protection District sent the following press release today, September 8. Berthoud Fire Protection District Tuesday, September 8, 2010 The Berthoud Fire Protection District has deployed resources to the Four Mile Fire 10 miles west of Boulder. The first resource, Engine 13 a Type 3 Engine with four firefighters, was sent for structural protection Monday morning. An additional fire engine, Engine 16, a Type 6 Engine with three firefighters, was deployed Tuesday. The ... Full Story

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon

Fema Authorizes Funds To Help Fight Four Mile Canyon Fire

Denver, Colo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Four Mile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The fire is burning on state and private land in the Gold Hill area. FEMA approved Colorado's request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 4:20 p.m. MDT. At the time of the state's request, the fire had burned more than 2.500 acres and threatened ... Full Story

Berthoud Community Library District Conducts Survey

Berthoud Community Library District Conducts Survey

The Berthoud Community Library District is conducting a survey that will run through October 15, 2010.  Surveys are available online at www.berthoudpubliclibrary.org and in print at the library, 236 Welch Avenue, Berthoud. As a thank you for participating, you can enter a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate to Grandpa’s Café after completing the survey. Speak up and help us make the Library the best it can possibly be. Even if you are not a library user, your feedback is ... Full Story

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

Southbound Madison in Loveland to reopen Wednesday

The third westbound lane Eisenhower Boulevard at Madison Avenue. —closed since July 6-- reopened yesterday. Early next Wednesday morning, the entire southbound Madison portion of the continuous flow intersection at Eisenhower will debut. Just before noon Friday, traffic safety control worker Jackie Gion finished resetting about two dozen barrels, hitched up her electronic arrow board and opened the lane. It didn’t take but seconds for traffic to take advantage of the newly opened ... Full Story

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