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.
Coloradans Have Unwisely Started Ice Fishing Already
CPW shared a photo of someone ice fishing this week already on Steamboat Lake. The temp was still in the 50's and open water can still be seen.
Cameron Peak Fire Full Containment Could Come This Weekend
The fire has been sitting over 208,913 acres since Nov. 2. Containment is at 92% as of Thursday's morning's official update.
3 Northern Colorado Teen Girls Are Missing Since Oct. 30
Fort Collins Police are searching for 13-year-old Ava Chance of Fort Collins and 13-year-old Isabel Romualdo of Loveland — who are believed to be traveling together. The Larimer County Sheriff's Office, meanwhile, is looking for 16-year-old Katelyn Miller of Windsor who is report…
Tuesday Morning Crash Temporarily Closes Prospect Road Stretch
A single-vehicle collision is being investigated and both directions of Prospect Road are closed from College Avenue to Stover Street.
Colorado Weekend Winds Reached 85 MPH
Winds in Colorado reached the equivalent of a Category 1 Hurricane over the weekend.
VIDEO: Tour The Fire Damage At Rocky Mountain National Park
About 30,000 acres or 9% of the park has burned. Park staff is working on a plan to help the areas most impacted.
Cameron Peak Fire Has Now Been Burning For 3 Months
It was started on the afternoon of Aug. 13 — the cause is under investigation but it is believed that it was human-caused because of a lack of lightning activity in the area.
PHOTOS: 10 Reminders To ‘Leave No Trace’ in Colorado
Here are photos Colorado Parks & Wildlife has shared through the years of different incidents where they had to help free wild animals stuck in a variety of items that could have been avoided with more responsible human activity.
10 Colorado Kids Have Been Reported Missing This Fall
Anyone who spots or has information about the whereabouts of any of these children is asked to call 1-800-843-5678.
7 Northern Colorado Shootings Reported Since Thursday
There have been multiple incidents reported in Fort Collins, Greeley and Windsor since Thursday (Oct. 29). At least one person has been killed in the shootings. Another was in critical condition.