Jacob Laxen is Townsquare Media’s Northern Colorado Digital Managing Editor. The Minnesota native moved to Northern Colorado in 2016 and plans to stay because the snow melts here. Laxen loves multi-course dining at Chimney Park, Cafe Vino and Simmer. He’s a beer geek who especially enjoys Odell, New Belgium and Funkwerks. While the former USA Today reporter has a face for radio, he works behind the scenes managing websites, social media and working on major projects.
Despite Heavy Snow, Cameron Peak Fire Has 3 Smoke Hotspots
A Tuesday aerial reconnaissance flight found smoke visible in three specific spots despite there being more than a foot of snow across the fire.
Larimer County Imposes More COVID Restrictions With Friday Order
The order makes a number of changes for residents and businesses.
Colorado’s 3 Largest Fires Ever Have Come in 2020
Drought conditions throughout the state have allowed fires to spread like, well, wildfires.
CSU, New Mexico Football Game Canceled
The University of New Mexico team is unable to participate because of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Cameron Peak Fire Explodes To About 200,000 Acres
More than 1,500 are currently working on the flames that now span more than 60,000 acres more than any other fire in Colorado history.
Cameron Peak Fire Growth Continues, Surpasses 129,000 Acres
The Cameron Peak Fire, which has grown every day this week so far, is now less than 10,000 acres from being Colorado's worst in history.
UPDATE: Missing 12-Year-Old Found
Hunter Denny left his Livermore home around 3 p.m. on Sept. 29 after a disagreement with his family.
Cameron Peak, Mullen Fires Burning Over Combined 240,000 Acres
The fires that are less than 30 miles away from each other currently cover 244,214 acres. Officials have expressed concern that the fires may merge into a mega fire.
Reports: CSU’s Conference To Resume Football Oct. 24
College Football insider Brett McMurphy said the Rams' Mountain West Conference has agreed to play an 8-game schedule starting on Oct. 24.
PHOTOS: How The Cameron Peak Fire Has Progressed Over 30 Days
About 1,200 have been assigned to fight the fires — an increase of about 300 from this point last week.