Information and Reminders Regarding Burning Your Slash Piles

Glenn M. Levy, Fire Chief.  We are quickly approaching the time of year when property owners start thinking about burning slash piles and brush from their summer mitigation projects. ...

Extinguishing Central City fire?

Dear Readers, The potential of extinguishing Central City’s Fire Department has raised some flags across the community. I write to you not with a boo who story of how I was going ...

Thanks from the kids

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  This past summer has been a child’s nightmare come true: a raging fire that destroyed homes of people they knew; an evacuation of many of their friends, ...

Wildfire panel meets in Ned

Barbara Lawlor Nederland A group of wildfire panelists from Boulder County mountain fire districts, state fire management teams, Allstate Insurance and Slaws and Saws greeted about ...

No open burning allowed due to forecast

Cmdr. Mike Wagner, Public Information Officer. The National Weather Service has issued watches and warnings that preclude open burning throughout unincorporated Boulder County. The ...

EXPOSED ( a poem of sorts )

EXPOSED The familiar neighborhood trails seem a slightly different place now, and I have changed some too. Not so much because of the input my nose and eyes receive from the scorched ...

Campers charged with arson

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.   Two campers were arrested Sunday afternoon on charges of fourth degree arson after being identified as the people who were camping near the origin ...

Pickup destroyed in engine fire

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Woman injured on Caribou trail

Barbara Lawlor, Boulder County.  In the past couple of weeks, the mountains have been inundated with visitors who seek cooler air and wildflower-studded trails. It is what keeps our ...
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