Inmates Fighting Wildfires – for $6 a Day

A group of about 25 prisoners in Colorado are fighting wildfires in the state as part of the State Wildland Inmate Fire Team (SWIFT), a 16-year-old program operated by the Colorado Department of Corrections. Alex Burness with the Colorado Independent […]

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Dot Org: Gold Hill Gold Run

The historic mining town of Gold Hill is located about 10 miles northwest of Boulder.  It will be celebrating it’s 157th year with the Gold Hill Gold Rush on Sunday, September 17.  Toni Vrba is chair of the Gold Hill […]

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Cold Springs Fire Burning North of Nederland

Update – Monday July 11, 1:00 pm: Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, Marshal Carrill, and the incident commander for the Type 2 Incident Management Team held a press conference in Nederland this afternoon at 1pm. The fire is currently about 606 […]

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