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Flood Safety: From Governor Hickenlooper and FEMA

Anita Thompson | Posted 09.14.2013 | Denver
Anita Thompson

It is the worst since the Big Thompson Flood of 1976. Raging late-summer storms overwhelmed the Rocky Mountain canyons, which gushed water into urban ...

Colorado Churches On Alert After 'Islamist Jihadist' Threats

Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

Colorado churches are on alert after a self-proclaimed "Islamist jihadist" made threats against Roman Catholic and Mormon churches in the Fort Collins...

Hick Says State Willing To Compromise On Fracking Bans

Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

After criticism from Fort Collins city council and many residents of the northern Colorado city, Gov. John Hickenlooper appears to be softening on his...

Fort Collins Bans Fracking Despite Hickenlooper's Threat Of Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday night, Fort Collins City Council banned fracking within city limits defying a recent threat from Gov. John Hickenlooper saying the state wo...

Hickenlooper: State Will Sue Any City That Bans Fracking

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper is defending fracking once again, but this time he's ready to go to court. In a recent interview with CBS4, Hickenlooper tol...

Olympic Gold Swimming Champion Sells Out Last High School Meet

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 04.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The teen sensation will perform in front of a capacity crowd this weekend, hoping to treat the fans to one last splashy show. And no, Justi...

New Belgium Brewing Now Completely Employee-Owned

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- The company that makes Fat Tire beer is now completely owned by its employees. Fort Collins, Colo.-based New Belgium Brewing a...

Matt Ferner

Author J.A. Tyler Talks Mud Luscious Press, Colorado Fiction

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver

J.A. Tyler is busy. Very busy. An author and editor, Tyler is producing some of the most challenging, distinct and provocative works of modern fiction...

CSU Student Breaks Ankle During Climbing Trip, Goes Viral

Posted 08.22.2012 | Denver

Alexandra "Lexi" DeForest, a 21-year-old Colorado State University senior, was climbing in the Wyoming mountains with a friend earlier in August when ...

High Park Fire: 100 Percent Contained

Posted 07.02.2012 | Denver

After burning for a devastating three weeks and growing to 87,284 acres, authorities announced that the High Park Fire near Fort Collins, Colo. is 100...

High Park Fire End In Sight, Now 2nd Most Destructive Fire

Posted 06.29.2012 | Denver

An end to the High Park Fire appears to be in sight after weeks of devastating loss. As of Thursday evening, 1,125 firefighters have the High Park Fi...

Firefighters Make Big Progress On High Park Fire

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

After weeks of growth, devastating loss, record heat and high winds, firefighters have made huge strides in the High Park Fire battle. The second larg...

High Park Fire: Most Residents Can Return Home In 2 Days

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

Firefighters appear to be gaining the upper hand on the High Park Fire burning near Fort Collins, the largest fire currently burning in the state. On ...

A 'Very Good Day' Gaining Ground On High Park Fire

Posted 06.27.2012 | Denver

Firefighters battling The High Park Fire near Fort Collins, the largest fire currently burning in the state, have gained some ground on the 87,250 acr...

High Park Fire Grows Over Weekend Of Record Heat

Posted 06.25.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire raging near Fort Collins, Colorado, fueled by high winds and record heat has grown again over the weekend burning an additional 57 ...

High Park Fire Sunday

Posted 06.25.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire continued to rage growing to 81,190 acres as of Saturday night. The fire is now the second largest fire in Colorado history as well...

High Park Fire Grows: 2nd Largest Fire In State History

Posted 06.23.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire delivered a devastating blow to residents and firefighters Friday as it grew to 75,537 acres and consumed as many as 10 more homes....

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Devastation

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire burning near Fort Collins, Colo. since June 9 is now the second most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, as Waldo Canyon fire...

Colo. Wildfires: Hot, Windy Weather To Challenge Fire Crews

AP | Posted 08.22.2012 | Denver

BELLEVUE, Colo. — The return of hot, dry and windy weather on Friday will challenge firefighters working to encircle a wildfire burning on over ...

PHOTOS: High Park Fire Destroys More Homes

Posted 06.22.2012 | Denver

The High Park Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, grew to 68,440 acres Friday morning. Overnight, firefighters expanded conta...

Man May Have Impersonated Firefighter Before

Posted 06.22.2012 | Denver

The man arrested for impersonating a firefighter in the High Park Fire may have also done so during the Lower North Fork Fire in March, according to J...

PHOTOS: A Look At The High Park Fire Devastation

Posted 06.21.2012 | Denver

The cool weather on Wednesday gave firefighters an advantage, and they took it, raising containment of the High Park Fire to around 55 percent. Howeve...

PHOTOS: Meteor Reports Ground Firefighting Planes

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

By DAN ELLOTT, Associated Press BELLVUE, Colo. -- Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Col...

High Park Fire Reaches 65,000 Acres, Nearly 2,000 Firefighters

AP | ED ANDRIESKI | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

BELLVUE, Colo. — Firefighters are making progress on a wildfire burning on more than 100 square miles in northern Colorado that has destroyed mo...

Law Enforcement Restricts Media Wildfire Coverage

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Reporters covering northern Colorado's massive wildfire were kept out of areas that have been evacuated for 11 days – an unusual ...