Colorado is wrapping up one of the driest summers ever. August was the fourth driest on record and water levels at reservoirs across the state are down dramatically.
An attack is now under way to prevent the damage done by the two recent wildfires from getting worse. It’s a fight to save the reservoir providing drinking water to tens of thousands of people.
One Front Range community has taken measures to protect their water supply after the High Park Fire.
The High Park Fire has forced changes to the route for this year’s Bike MS, including the cancellation of the century route option.
There’s been a lot of aerial support helping to fight the High Park Fire and one key spot for helicopters to pick up water is Horsetooth Reservoir. But the area is also home to many people and the flames have come dangerously close.
The High Park Fire has forced Ride The Rockies officials to alter the last leg of the bicycle tour.
The man who admitted starting a destructive wildfire in Larimer County has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
The man accused of starting the Crystal wildfire in Larimer County has now changed his plea to guilty.
A man now on trial claims he took precautions before starting a fire that quickly raced out of control.
Larimer County officials approved new campsites at Horsetooth Reservoir west of Fort Collins over objections from nearby residents worried about increased noise and blocked views.