Colorado

3:40pm

Tue June 26, 2012
Wildfires

The Flagstaff Fire Is Estimated At 300 Acres, No Containment

Jackie Fortier KUNC

The Flagstaff fire is estimated at 300 acres and was suspected to be sparked by lightning. Resources have been deployed including air support to fight back the fire right outside of Boulder.

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3:01pm

Tue June 26, 2012
Wildfires

Investigators Determine Cause of Estes Park Fire

Woodland Heights fire
T. Alan Hill Used with permission

Larimer County officials say they have determined the cause of the Woodland Heights fire. The Estes Park Trail Gazette reports that investigators believe a power line rubbing against a tree during gusty winds caused the blaze, which is now fully contained.

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8:52am

Tue June 26, 2012
inTune Station Blog

91.5fm Is Back At Full Power

Jim Hill KUNC

Electricity has been restored at Buckhorn Mtn. and we're happy to report that KUNC is back on our main transmitter. Buckhorn Mtn. had been without power since the start of the High Park Fire on June 9th.

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8:21am

Tue June 26, 2012
Wildfires

Wildfires: High Park Fire 55% Contained, Waldo Canyon Fire 5%

Type 1 Helicopter operating inside the High Park Fire.
Dave Dennis KUNC

As Tropical Storm Debby slowly douses the southeast of the country, Colorado continues to be the polar opposite in terms of weather. Several days of hot temperatures & dry conditions have helped fuel several fires across the state.

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2:34pm

Mon June 25, 2012
Environment

Conditions Net Steamboat Springs a Voluntary Fishing Ban

Fly-fishing angler casting in the Yampa
Greg Hamilton Flickr – Creative Commons

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