Sun June 17, 2012
Reporter's Notebook

Returning Home: An Evacuee's Story

A group of alpaca stare anxiously at their owner Denise Haines. She and her 140 herd fled her ranch as the High Park Fire quickly advanced.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Progress is being made in the effort to contain the High Park Fire burning west of Ft. Collins. Hundreds have been displaced by the blaze including Denise Haines. KUNC's Nathan Heffel met Haines last Sunday after she fled, with an entire alpaca herd, from her ranch in Bellevue. 

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Sat June 16, 2012

High Park Fire: Day 8 & 9 Updates

June 16th public information map of the High Park Fire.
U.S. Forest Service

The High Park Fire was reported at about 5:54am on Saturday, June 9th. The Larimer County Sheriff's office has confirmed that 181 homes have been destroyed since the fire first started.

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Sat June 16, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'Clock Blues: The Louisiana Blues

Al Rapone's 1990 album, 'Zydeco To Go'.
Blind Pig

The Louisiana blues style developed rather late. It was not until after World War 2 that the state really began to make a notable mark on the blues world.

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Sat June 16, 2012
Garden Report

A Simple Tool to Help You Be More Water-Wise

Rain gauge in Norway garden
Bernt Rostad Creative Commons/Flickr

Water is a precious resource – and will likely be very scarce along the Front Range this summer. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton says being educated is the first step in saving water – and that education starts with one simple tool...

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Fri June 15, 2012

High Park Fire: 181 Homes Confirmed Destroyed [Updated]

The High Park fire as seen on Monday, June 11th.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that 181 homes have been destroyed by the High Park fire that started last Saturday.

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