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Winds fuel Boulder County fire activity on Tuesday; new interactive map lets people see how far they are from blazes

Winds fuel Boulder County fire activity on Tuesday; new interactive map lets people see how far they are from blazes

The CalWood fire was burning 9,365 acres and was 17% contained as of Tuesday afternoon. The Lefthand Canyon fire had grown to 470 acres and was 4% contained. 
U.S. forest lands across the Front Range to close in response to 'unprecedented' fire conditions

U.S. forest lands across the Front Range to close in response to 'unprecedented' fire conditions

The temporary closure applies to all national forest land in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder and Larimer counties, effective at midnight Tuesday, according to a Forest Service news release. The closure will be re-evaluated daily.
Drone to take to skies over Union Reservoir Wednesday afternoon

Drone to take to skies over Union Reservoir Wednesday afternoon

The city on Tuesday announced that an unmanned aerial system would take flight between 1 and 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Reservoir air quality monitoring site.
Evacuees Of Calwood, Lefthand Canyon fires await word on their homes, others learn of total losses

Evacuees Of Calwood, Lefthand Canyon fires await word on their homes, others learn of total losses

About two dozen total structures have been destroyed in the CalWood fire, according to the sheriff’s office.
Mobile home residents explore option for purchasing neighborhood

Mobile home residents explore option for purchasing neighborhood

Residents of the St. Vrain Village Mobile Home Park asked lots of questions Monday about purchasing their neighborhood. ROC USA was there to provide some answers.
Boulder County extends application window for round 2 of COVID business relief grant program

Boulder County extends application window for round 2 of COVID business relief grant program

The deadline to apply for the second round of Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Program funding has been extended to noon Oct. 28.
Bingo on your ballot: Amendment C would ease rules for fundraising games

Bingo on your ballot: Amendment C would ease rules for fundraising games

After Longmont Bingo Alley was impacted by COVID-related restrictions, owner looking to ballot measure for a permanent boost for his and other bingo halls across Colorado.
Businesses, nonprofits can now apply for grants to offset impacts of COVID

Businesses, nonprofits can now apply for grants to offset impacts of COVID

City started taking applications Tuesday for new Boost Longmont Business Grant program.
Community Foundation Boulder County announces creation of fire relief fund

Community Foundation Boulder County announces creation of fire relief fund

Donations will benefit those impacted by the CalWood and the Lefthand Canyon fires, which ignited over the weekend, along with any additional fires that may occur in Boulder County this year, according to news release.
Longmont Rotary Club pursues polio eradication

Longmont Rotary Club pursues polio eradication

Event is among thousands to be held by Rotary clubs around the world on World Polio Day, October 24