Conifer

(credit: CBS)

Thousands Of IREA Customer To Lose Power For Switch Repair

Thousands of people in Jefferson County will have their power turned off as crews repair the electric system.

09/24/2013

A dump truck sits in standing flood water from the South Platte River on September 14, 2013 in La Salle, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Nebraska Officials Urge People To Stay Clear Of Flood

State officials urged residents on Friday to avoid the contaminated floodwater pouring into western Nebraska from Colorado, while offering assurances that the flood posed no immediate threat to cities, railroad lines or Interstate 80.

09/20/2013

Flooding at Cactus Jack's in Evergreen (credit: Cactus Jack's)

Evergreen Gets Flooded, Residents Along Bear Creek Asked To Leave

The roundabout at Colorado Route 74 and 73 is closed and the city of Evergreen is now dealing with an emergency situation.

09/13/2013

The bears in Conifer (credit: Steve Gittelman)

Camper Bit By Bear Near Pagosa Springs

The search is on in Southern Colorado for a bear that bit a camper.

08/17/2013

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire on June 20, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Fire Near Conifer Near Full Containment

A wildfire burning in the foothills about 30 miles southwest of Denver is expected to be fully contained soon and evacuation orders have been lifted.

06/23/2013

Lime Gulch Fire (credit: CBS)

Heat, Wind Complicate Lime Gulch Firefight

The evacuation order remains in effect in the Lime Gulch Fire burning in Jefferson County, and officials say the weather on Friday isn’t helping in their efforts to contain the blaze.

06/21/2013

A plane drops slurry on the Lime Gulch Fire. (credit: CBS)

Lime Gulch Fire Flares Up, Forces Evacuations In Jefferson County

A wildfire that likely started from lightning on Tuesday and flared up intensely on Wednesday in a remote area of southern Jefferson County is forcing emergency evacuations.

06/19/2013

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Man Dies While Being Taken Into Custody In Conifer

A man has died after being taken into custody by Jefferson County deputies Sunday morning.

06/02/2013

Staunton State Park is the latest state park to open in Colorado. (credit: CBS)

Colorado’s Newest State Park Dedicated, Open To Public

Colorado’s newest state park- Staunton State Park- is open to the public.

05/17/2013

Staunton State Park (credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

Colorado’s Newest State Park Opens This Weekend

Colorado’s newest state park is being dedicated Friday.

05/17/2013

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