The Colorado River’s winter whisper in the Kawuneeche Valley was becoming a quiet spring roar last week as the stream hinted at the beginnings of the snowmelt’s pell-mell tumble off the mountains.
Lory State Park has reopened following last month’s wildfire there.
Sunday morning runners are supposed to take part in the Horsetooth Marathon in Larimer County but with Northern Colorado getting several feet of snow in the last week parts of the course are buried.
Authorities say a resident accidentally started a 2-square-mile wildfire in Larimer County last month, and no criminal charges will be filed.
Climatologists at Colorado State University want some help in tracking what promises to be another dry summer.
Brown stalks of corn sliced off a few inches above the ground stretch across a field at Ackerman Farms north of Fort Collins, where Eldon Ackerman’s family has farmed since 1928.
Residents of a neighborhood west of Fort Collins remain on standby to evacuate in case winds whip up a wildfire that burned between 750 and 1,000 acres.
Gusty winds could hinder firefighters’ efforts to contain a wildfire that has scorched up to 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.
Cold air and snow moved over the Galena Fire area in Larimer County giving fire crews some relief on Sunday.
Calmer weather on Saturday is expected to help crews fighting a wildfire that has scorched between 750 and 1,000 acres in the foothills west of Fort Collins.