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1 year 7 months ago

Jefferson County fire 50 percent contained

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are working to contain a small wildfire burning in the foothills of Jefferson County. The Glencoe Valley Fire was 6 acres and 50 percent contained Tuesday morning. Firefighters hope to have if fully contained by the end of the day. Evacuation orders went out Monday...

4 years 3 months ago

Drought threatens Arkansas Valley

DENVER (AP) - While parts of Colorado's High Country have gotten plenty of snow, parts of southern Colorado are showing signs of drought. The U.S. Drought Monitor lists the entire Lower Arkansas Valley east of Pueblo as having severe drought conditions. The Rio Grande basin is categorized as abnormally...

4 years 7 months ago

Deer population drops in Roaring Fork Valley

State wildlife officials say development and recreation have contributed to the declining number of deer in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Colorado Division of Wildlife is looking at lowering the population goal and changing the number of hunting licenses issued for the area that stretches from Aspen to Glenwood...

5 years 6 months ago

College closes as Southern Calif. fire nears

A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus. Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning. County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight...

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