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Fire closes Rocky Mountain National Park

Late yesterday the East Troublesome fire near Granby, Colo., blew up and raced east at the rate of 100 acres per minute. That’s 100,000 acres since yesterday. Evacuation orders for […]

This is firefighting in Colorado

Firefighting in Colorado’s mountains is tough. Really tough. Temperatures, precipitation, and wind can change in minutes. And this is in addition to rough, often steep terrain and high elevation. (Remember, […]

Don’t look now, but …

Yep, another fire. This one is the Lefthand Canyon fire. The evacuation area is just southwest of the still-burning Calwood fire northwest of Boulder, Colo. Lefthand Canyon runs west from […]

It’s about the light

Seeking an escape from unrelentingly awful news, I visited Erik Stensland’s “Images of RMNP.” And as usual I was met with dozens of beautiful shots of Rocky Mountain National Park, […]

About Colorado’s Cameron Peak fire

The national media are focused on the California wildfires, and rightly so. They far surpass Colorado’s fires in size and threat to life and property. But here in Colorado, along […]