High Country serves up the spice

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Black Hawk Emergency Operations Center gets ready

John Scarffe, Black Hawk.  Black Hawk City Council members toured the new R.A. Clark Emergency Operations Center at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2017. The Aldermen expressed enthusiasm ...

Portions of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests join counties in fire restrictions

Portions of Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests join counties in fire restrictions   Reid Armstrong, USFS.  Due to a forecast of continuing dry and warm conditions, and in ...

Gilpin and Boulder County enact FIRE BAN

Boulder County enacts fire ban “Warm winter temperatures and low moisture have increased the fire danger” *Boulder County, Colo.* -On Wednesday, March 15, Sheriff Joe Pelle ...

Ondr begins year as chief

Barbara Lawlor, Gilpin County.  Last Saturday, at the Timberline Fire Protection District awards ceremony, recently appointed chief Paul Ondr was a bit nervous before he got up to ...

Stupid ways to die in the mountains

Irene Shonle, CSU Extension. Gilpin County.  While many people think that if you die in the mountains, it will come from causes like avalanches or car crashes, there are many other ...

TPFD feeds, honors firefighters

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Timberline appoints new chief

Jennifer Hinderman, Timberline Fire.  The Timberline Fire Protection District announces the appointment of Mr. Paul Ondr as Fire Chief. He replaces Glenn Levy, who has retired.   Chief ...

Firefighters fought huge 2016 battles

          Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  It was one of the hottest mountain summers on record, a condition that puts fire emergency teams on alert. Nederland Fire Protection District ...
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