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Copter4 flew over a helicopter making water drops on a wildfire in June, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Study: Front Range Fires Not Getting More Severe

Researchers say wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range might burn more area but aren’t much more severe than before firefighting became commonplace in the 1920s.

09/24/2014

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Post Office Hiring 200+ Positions Along Front Range

The U.S. Postal Service is hiring more than 200 positions for assistant letter carriers along the Front Range.

09/17/2014

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Lightning Deaths At Rocky Mountain National Park Concern Visitors

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park are hiking more cautiously after lightning strikes at the popular park killed two people in two days at the height of summer travel season.

07/15/2014

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Forest Service Floats Recreational Shooting Limits

The U.S. Forest Service is floating a plan to restrict recreational shooting to designated areas in 625 square miles near developed areas in Colorado’s Front Range foothills and along the Interstate 70 corridor.

07/02/2014

Chris Hartmann of Evans took this photo on May 10, 2011, looking south as thunderstorms moved through.

3 Hot Spots For Lightning Fatalities In Colorado

This week has been declared lightning safety awareness week by Governor Hickenlooper.

06/22/2014

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Spraying To Begin Early After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile

One Front Range town will start spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday as the concern over the West Nile virus grows.

06/17/2014

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Flood Concern Growing With Snowmelt, Potential Weekend Rain

If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.

05/23/2014

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Lafayette Tornado Sirens Sound At 3 A.M. By Mistake

People living in Lafayette were jolted awake in the middle of the night by the sound of tornado sirens blaring. The alarm sounded after days of severe storms made their way along the Front Range.

05/22/2014

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Falling Tree Branches Leads To Power Outages

Cold temperatures and wet snow caused many downed tree branches across the Front Range which led to power outages for thousands.

05/12/2014

Ryan Stone (credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Chase Suspect’s Trial Won’t Start Anytime Soon

A chase suspect who led dozens of officers on a 75-mile chase along the Front Range won’t go to trial anytime soon.

05/08/2014

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