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The devastating fire in Colorado explodes, forcing thousands to evacuate

A devastating fire in Grand County, Colorado exploded from 19,000 acres to more than 125,000 acres on Thursday, forcing thousands of families to evacuate. The so-called East Troublesome Fire raced through the city of Grand Lake into the western part of Rocky Mountain National Park, which was closed to visitors on Thursday, CBS Denver reported. Thick smoke and flames approached …

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Colorado residents were asking for evacuation plans when the Calwood fire broke out

The fire started north of Jamestown on Saturday lunchtime, according to Gabi Boerkircher, spokeswoman for the Boulder Officer of Emergency Management. Almost 900 houses are in the evacuation area, a tweet from the Boulder Office of Emergency Management said on Saturday evening. Jamestown is at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, about 14 miles northwest of Boulder and about 43 …

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Colorado Brewery Winner at the 2020 Great American Beer Festival

Thousands of beer fans flocked to the Great American Beer Festival at the Colorado Convention Center on October 12, 2013. Here are the Colorado winners of GABF 2020. (Denver Post File) The Great American Beer Festival 2020 has been one of a kind since its inception in 1982 thanks to the pandemic that forced the cancellation of the country’s biggest …

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Colorado Governor Talks About The State’s COVID-19 Immunization Schedule

Colorado Governor Jared Polis spoke on Friday about the state’s plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available. He held the press conference shortly after Denver introduced a tougher mask mandate and said they would put new restrictions on public and private gatherings as the city sees an increase in cases. A public health regulation effectively mandates that …

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The largest devastating fire Colorado has ever seen near Fort Collins

A Colorado wildfire, propelled by high winds, grew more than 22,000 acres on Wednesday, making it the largest in the state’s history. The Cameron Peak Fire, which burned in the mountains west of Fort Collins, had grown to 158,300 acres by Wednesday evening, making it the largest devastating fire in the state’s history. This comes from the newspaper The Denver …

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Idaho man charged with murdering 12-year-old Colorado girl who disappeared in 1984

An Idaho man who had made two long-term offers for governor was arrested and charged with the kidnapping and killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews, who disappeared in 1984 and whose remains were found in rural Colorado last year. 69-year-old Steven Pankey was arrested in Idaho Monday after being charged with first degree murder and other charges by a grand jury …

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Candidates from the Colorado Senate debate find common ground on coronavirus despite fiery exchanges

As the race in the Colorado Senate intensified, candidates John Hickenlooper (D) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R) found common ground in the previously controversial battle for the Senate seat. The couple met for the third of four previously scheduled debates and the first, which was broadcast live across the state on Friday. The 90-minute fiery interaction was mainly used by …

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Colorado Zoo Livestreams Giraffe Birth, Viewers Happy With Adorable Newborns: “Such a Sweet One”

Fans wish a new giraffe calf a happy birthday. A giraffe was born on Monday at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. The delightful event was shared via a livestream from the park’s giraffe camera. DALLAS ZOO ANNOUNCES THE BIRTHS OF 3 AFRICAN LIONS Bailey, the proud mother, first showed signs of labor on Monday afternoon. SIBERIAN ZOO SEES …

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Colorado officer pointing gun at doctor’s head on his own property suspended 1 week

An Aurora, Colorado police officer who pointed a gun at an Indian-American doctor who tried to park in a refugee center he owns and operates has been suspended for 40 hours without pay. Aurora Police Department spokesman Matthew Longshore said officer Justin Henderson must also attend de-escalation training. Dr. Paramjit Parmar, 45, believes that his race influenced his treatment and …

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Two other Colorado K-12 schools and two Greek organizations are reporting COVID-19 outbreaks

Two more K-12 schools have reported COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado, bringing the total to five since some districts resumed face-to-face classes in August. Outbreaks have also been linked to two brotherhoods – including one that had nine cases among its residents and guests in July. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment defines an outbreak as two or more …

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