Unwelcome smoke and ash has been a staple in downtown Golden for the past few days
Firefighters on the Indian Gulch blaze just west of Golden continued to get the upper hand Wednesday afternoon thanks to calmer winds that allowed air crews to resume water drops.
A portion of Highway 6 at the entrance to Clear Creek Canyon was closed for a time Wednesday while helicopters dumped water on the fire. Authorities were worried the water may trigger rock slides onto the road.
Fire managers reported they had the fire 25% contained. It has grown to 1,211 acres since it first started Sunday morning.
Debate on a bill that aims to curb bullying in Colorado schools got personal when lawmakers shared their own stories of being bullied as children. The bill still needs a final vote in the house, but has strong support from almost every lawmaker.
Rocky Mountain Kind has been closed since the March 1 Loveland ban went into effect.
A judge in Colorado’s 8th Judicial District decided not to allow three Loveland medical marijuana dispensaries to remain open after the city’s March 1 ban. But a case challenging the ban will continue through the court.